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Aquaman

Aquaman was visually stunning. I was quite skeptical on how they were going to do the underwater scenes – but I was impressed. The costumes were vivid and the creatures of the deep were breathtaking. If you don’t know it yet, this movie is an origin story. I knew nothing about Aquaman except for what I’ve seen in Young Justice and the latest Justice League movie, so I came in with an open mi...

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – Ashton’s Thoughts

Animation has often put adults off from even watching certain films and television shows. I remember the fact that my mum always refused to watch The Simpsons because it was “a cartoon” and the difficulty I have in trying to explain the exceptional Bojack Horseman to more discerning adults. Often when people think of animation they think of Shrek, Monster Inc., or The Lion King. Whilst all excelle...

Captain America: Civil War

I was not very excited to see Captain America: Civil War. I had almost convinced myself that I was over the superhero blockbuster thing. That it was just going to be another stream of action with a few one liners thrown in here and there. It’s not that I was totally wrong, it’s just that I was also far from right! Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” finds Steve Rogers leading t...

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Don’t shoot me, but I love Ben Affleck. He will always have a special place in my heart as Bartleby in ‘Dogma’ (the first R16 movie I was allowed to own). While the rest of the world seemed to be doubting and hating on the casting choice for Batman, I was quietly cheering him on. As more promotional content started to appear and more Bat-fleck hate resurfaced I would even occasionally (half-hearte...

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