Category Archives: Series Reviews

Suicide Squad review — A Four-Colour Mess

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Written and directed by David Ayer | 123 min | ▲▲△△△ On paper, DC Comics and Warner Brothers are doing the right thing, employing directors with passion and style like Zack Snyder (Watchmen)  and David Ayer (Fury) to helm their big-budget superhero movies. So how come they're going wrong? While Snyder delivers the visual sucker punch, he…Read More

The Rocky series review

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With Creed on its way, I thought it was a good time to revisit the evergreen boxing movies about the Italian Stallion, Rocky Balboa, a Philadelphia fighter from the streets played by an actor/director/screenwriter whose own success story mirrors his character's arc. Back in the mid-'70's, a jobbing actor named Sylvester Stallone took his shot at the…Read More