Tag Archives: Marvel

Doctor Who: Suspension of relief?

It’s been a momentous couple of weeks in Doctor Who news. The announcement of the 13th Doctor kept me smiling all the way to work (or at least until I began to read responses), while the preview for the Christmas … Continue reading

Posted in Stuff I Like | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: Crimson Peak

It’s big news in Australia that apparently Tom Hiddleston is here filming the eleventy billionth Marvel film, Thor: Ragnarok. Although, I’m wishing it was just Ragnarok. In a not completely unrelated event, I finally got around to watching the luscious … Continue reading

Posted in Stuff I Like | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad felt like a long introduction, followed by a self-generated plot, all to lead up to the next Batman film. I think the writers and producers should have taken notice of the marketing and lead ins for Marvel’s Deadpool and ripped … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Reviews, Stuff I Like | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Review: lessons on appropriation

The Dandenong Ranges, just on the edge of Melbourne, is full of Devonshire tea, tourists and the tallest flowing plants in the world. The other day I visited a particularly green and serene bit: William Ricketts Sanctuary. For decades this artist … Continue reading

Posted in Notes on Writing Related Stuff, Reviews, Stuff I Like | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dead right & so wrong

I don’t have the deep back ground knowledge and appreciation of the mythos behind the current Marvel and DC films. I didn’t grow up with the comics or cartoons, except perhaps the occasional Superman film or Batman outing and before that … Continue reading

Posted in Random Short Thoughts, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Summerisle not forget

Sir Christopher Lee has passed into the West and into legend. His long career and abilities are now being examined far and wide by those who worked with him and those who admired, his many, many, films, amidst his other … Continue reading

Posted in Stuff I Like | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment