GEEK OUT! X-MEN: APOCALPYSE

Background Whilst ostensibly, X-Men: Apocalypse deals with the emergence of the world’s first mutant, Apocalypse in the 80s, and the X-Men’s attempts to defeat his extinction level plan, it is actually the conclusion of the time-hopping trilogy that began with the Matthew Vaughn-helmed X-Men: First Class. With the re-introduction of Continue Reading

REEL TO REAL: FRANK – A WITHERING COMMENTARY ON CONTEMPORARY POP CULTURE

Directed by Lenny Abrahamson Written by Jon Ronson & Peter Straughan Starring  Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Scott McNairy and Michael Fassbender.  What is music? A business? Yes, certainly but what about art? Of course, but sometimes music is life and there’s nothing more. For Jon (Gleeson), music is the ticket Continue Reading

GEEK OUT!

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Directed by Bryan Singer. Starring Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen and many more.  Well, for once, the hype was justified. X-Men: Days of Future Past is no doubt one of the biggest comic book movie adaptations ever, not Continue Reading

REEL TO REAL

Man’s inhumanity to his fellow man. Does this sad fact of life really need to be shoved down our throats by movie entertainment? Yes, as many times as possible so that hatred, bigotry and prejudice will be marked and branded as atrocities and crimes against humanity and not justified in Continue Reading