Tag Archives: Nicholas Hoult

Review: X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019)

I’ve already forgotten most of APOCALYPSE, though I do for some reason remember Michael Fassbender floating in the air, looking bored and not saying anything for half an hour. I also recall the apparent finality of the ending, with the … Continue reading

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Review: X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

Well, as superhero movies go it’s certainly better than BATMAN V SUPERMAN. This time they try out a bit of self-aware humour when Xavier’s new students come out of seeing RETURN OF THE JEDI agreeing that “the third one is … Continue reading

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Review: X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

It was a tall order for Bryan Singer – who returned to helm the film franchise he fathered after a decade’s absence – to bring together two ensemble movie casts in an ambitious (and perhaps foolhardy) time travel story that … Continue reading

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The Next Stage in Superhero Movie Evolution?

What’s being called the final trailer for X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST made its debut online yesterday. From what we witness in just over 2 minutes, we’re in for something pretty darn spectacular. Logan/Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) is our plot anchor … Continue reading

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Review: Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)

It really says something when the best thing in your movie is a scene where a giant picks his nose then wraps Ewan McGregor in pastry. It’s quite frankly mind-boggling why most of the decisions in Bryan Singer’s fantasy romp … Continue reading

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Review: Warm Bodies (2013)

WARM BODIES is the sweetest zombie movie ever made. Not the funniest (that’s SHAUN OF THE DEAD), not the most visually striking (28 DAYS LATER) or the most affecting (COLIN), but certainly the sweetest. When I say sweet, I don’t … Continue reading

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