Captain Marvel: Film Review

Among the most awaited films of this year (despite some real competition) was Marvel’s latest juggernaut: Captain Marvel. The film is set in the mid 90s, years before the events of the Avengers films or, indeed, and first Iron Man. It follows the story of a Kree warrior referred to as ‘Vers’ (real name CarolContinue reading “Captain Marvel: Film Review”

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Review

This March saw the release of the third and apparently final instalment in the How to Train Your Dragon franchise in the form of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. This franchise, which started in 2010 with the release of the first film and continued with a sequel and a number of televisionContinue reading “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Review”

Love, Death + Robots: Anthology Review

Everyone has a favourite Love, Death & Robots is the new Netflix series that everyone is talking about. It is an anthology of animated short stories from the partnership of ‘Deadpool’ director Tim Miller and David Fincher. I just finished watching the whole anthology in one go and I am absolutely blown. I had beenContinue reading “Love, Death + Robots: Anthology Review”

Love, Death + Robots: Anthology Review

Everyone has a favourite Love, Death & Robots is the new Netflix series that everyone is talking about. It is an anthology of animated short stories from the partnership of ‘Deadpool’ director Tim Miller and David Fincher. I just finished watching the whole anthology in one go and I am absolutely blown. I had beenContinue reading “Love, Death + Robots: Anthology Review”

THE SECRET WAR: Episode Review – Love, Death + Robots

This is the perfect ‘desert’ for this roller coaster of a meal, he perfect icing on the cake, he perfect way to close out the series on a high. Real high. ‘The Secret War’ steps up to the plate and delivers a phenomenal end to this phenomenal anthology. Set in the heart of Siberia, thisContinue reading “THE SECRET WAR: Episode Review – Love, Death + Robots”

ICE AGE: Episode Review – Love, Death + Robots

‘Ice Age’ was one of the more light-hearted episodes of the anthology. Though it may have a cliché, unoriginal concept, it is visually satisfying and thematically does very well. The prevalent theme of the ‘possible future’ is consistent throughout this episode as well. In many ways, ‘Ice Age’ isn’t like the other episodes in theContinue reading “ICE AGE: Episode Review – Love, Death + Robots”

BLINDSPOT: Episode Review – Love, Death + Robots

‘Blinspot’ gives a very need for speed type feel. Relatively, this episode doesn’t have much to offer in terms of substance but it does use colour, lighting and camera angles to portray a high-speed, action-packed car chase. The story revolves around a dysfunctional gang of cyborg bandits, in pursuit of robbing a microchip from anContinue reading “BLINDSPOT: Episode Review – Love, Death + Robots”

ZIMA BLUE: Episode Review – Love, Death + Robots

One episode that stands out as a ‘piece of art.’ The idea of finding the meaning of life being explored in an animated short story is surprisingly profound. The idea, that is conveyed through the medium of art is highlighted by the beautiful plot twist towards the end which works perfectly here. The story revolvesContinue reading “ZIMA BLUE: Episode Review – Love, Death + Robots”

LUCKY 13: Episode Review – Love, Death + Robots

‘Lucky 13’ combines a short, intense, action-packed episode with beautiful photo-realistic animation again. It is extremely well written and the camera angles are highlighted throughout the episode. The plot revolves around a plane, ‘Unlucky 13, that is until rookie pilot Lieutenant Colby is handed its keys. Stacking up consecutive successful missions, the impression of thisContinue reading “LUCKY 13: Episode Review – Love, Death + Robots”