Review: Marvel’s Hit-Monkey (2022)

It takes a little narrative manoeuvring—some of it awkward—to get to the high concept of Hit Monkey, Marvel/Disney’s latest small screen offering. So rather than recount the setup, here’s the pitch: after...

Review: Eternals (2021)

Well, they can’t all be winners. With the arrival of Chloé Zhao’s Eternals, somewhere Alan Taylor, director of Thor: The Dark World, is breathing a sigh of relief; he’s no longer responsible for the ...

Review: Black Widow (2021)

After Captain America: Civil War, but before The Avengers: Infinity War, Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) is on the run in Europe when she’s sucked back into her old life as a Russian superspy. Contacted ...

Review: Loki (2021)

So, here comes the third Marvel live-action series for Disney’s streaming service, focusing on the continuing exploits of Loki (Tom Hiddleston, still ridiculously charming), Norse God of Mischief and frenemy o...

Review: WandaVision (2021)

While the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a cultural behemoth, the more interesting stuff tends to happen off to the sides, away from the big universe-shaking titanic tussles. With the launch of Disney+, whi...

Review: The New Mutants (2020)

After her village is wiped out by what appears to be a savage storm, young Cheyenne Dani Moonstar (Blu Hunt) awakens in a school/ hospital/ prison for young mutants run by Dr. Cecilia Reyes (Alice Braga). D...