Tag Archives: Avengers

Mind in the artificial body

Yes, I saw Ghost in the Shell. Although, I’m not sure why. I was confused about why almost everyone spoke English, except for one deeply capable older gent with the odd haircut. I was annoyed by why characters had to … Continue reading

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Review: this is what’s so civil about war

If you’re going to make a film where the conflict is self-created like in Avengers: Age of Ultron, that’s ok, but to up the emotional intensity and the battle of principles, then Captain America: Civil War is a better deal. … Continue reading

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Post review musings on Ultron, Mad Max and The Fall

On the last sunny day before Melbourne’s erratic winter settles in, I thought I’d pull together a few stray thoughts I’ve had after recent viewings. It might be a bit spoilery. Avengers: Age of Ultron felt like a welcome visit … Continue reading

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Review: Upon discovering The Fall (2006)

Falling in love again Big screen cinema is for spectacle. For Avenging super heroes and three-dimensional stuff being thrown at you by two-dimensional characters. It’s fun and makes a lot of money and is all ok by me. Then there … Continue reading

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Avengers: Never ending cast of thousands

I’ve been thinking about Avengers: Age of Ultron since I saw it a week and a bit ago. I’m not a huge fan of heroes creating their own problems to solve, vis a vie Ultron. But I get it is … Continue reading

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Fellowship of the Orb: Review of Guardians of the Galaxy

If you like Marvel films you’ll like Guardians of the Galaxy. You may like it even more if you don’t like everything Marvel has done. I liked it. It was smart and sweet and nostalgic, with some great performances from … Continue reading

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