An amusing, fast-paced, family friendly caper, Spies in Disguise is undemanding, but not quite groundbreaking enough to establish itself as a classic
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Ranking Doctor Who’s Christmas specials
Doctor Who was a staple of BBC’s festive lineup from 2005 – 2017, featuring some of the best and some of the worst in Christmas-themed entertainment
Ranking Doctor Who Series Openers
The series openers of Doctor Who are some of the most important within each run. Not only do they often have to introduce new characters to the Who universe, but they also have to re-establish the premise and the tone of the series for any new joiners. As such, it sort of has to have…
Ranking Doctor Who’s Story Arcs
Story arcs have been prevalent in Doctor Who since its revival in 2005, but not all of them have been successful…
5 Doctor Who Companions Who Stayed Too Long (& 5 Who Left Too Soon)
Doctor Who tells the tale of the Doctor and his companions as they traverse space and time, but – simply put – some companions are far strongly missed than others
Bigger on the Inside | The Doctor’s Wife Review
One of the Doctor’s oldest companions finally comes to life in this poignant and tense instalment of Doctor Who.
10 Years of the Eleventh Doctor
On the 10th Anniversary of Matt Smith’s premiere episode on Doctor Who, Twitter looks back at The Eleventh Hour: the first episode in a new era of Who
“This is a whole new thing” – Jumanji: The Next Level Review
Jumanji: The Next Level promises something even more challenging, but fails to step up from its predecessor.
“Part of the Journey is the End” | Avengers: Endgame Spoiler-Filled Review
Film Reviews Comics | Marvel | The Avengers Avengers: Endgame succeeds not through its blockbuster action sequences, but its appeal is to be found in the quieter moments of exploration with these familiar characters. A story epic in its ambition and scale, we are unlikely to see a cinematic event of its calibre within this…
The End of a Cinematic Era | Avengers: Endgame Spoiler-Free Review
11 years, 22 films, 47 hours and 58 minutes later, we reach a satisfying conclusion to a story on an unprecedented epic scale. It is a movie franchise that the world has never seen, and will likely never experience again. After all, the ambition and the complexity of the shared universe we have seen created has seen many other franchises dead in the water for failing to capture the spark and unique formula that Marvel have adopted (cough, DCEU, cough). While essentially breaking the film economy by making any other film’s earnings pale in comparison, eyes are on Marvel to see how they tie up the franchise they have spend more than a decade giving life to. Once again, Marvel redefine what it means to be a superhero movie and how, even though we are talking about superpowers and cosmic forces, you can create a story that is rooted within human emotion.
14 Years of Doctor Who
Okay, yes, alright I know – put down your flaming torches, please – I am aware that Doctor Who is more than 14 years old. But it has been 14 years since Doctor Who was revived, with the episode Rose on 26th March 2005. If I had any power of forethought, then I would have…