Category Archives: Superhero

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

Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice review

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Directed by Zack Snyder | Written by Chris Terrio and David S. Goyer | 152 min. | ▲▲△△△ What a mess. That remark was one of my cinepanion's first upon leaving the cinema after this battle of comic book titans, and I can't deny her point of view. Zack Snyder's new, sprawling feature tries to do…Read More

Deadpool review — The Mouth Makes It Work

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Directed by Tim Miller, written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, based on a character created by Fabian Nicieza and Rob Liefeld | 108 min | ▲▲▲△△ Deadpool was a genuine novelty when he first showed up in comics. Wise-ass and self-aware with a big fourth-wall-breaking mouth, he's a comic book character who knows he's a…Read More