by Chris Connor Loki has been around the MCU for a decade now and while winning the hearts of fans and critics alike, he has been a supporting player in each of his appearances. The latest Disney+ series and 3rd of this year corrects this and puts the God Of Mischief firmly front and centre as we follow the aftermath of Avengers: Endgame with a … Continue reading Loki: A series burdened with glorious purpose.
Placing the Victorian world into the realm of magic and supernatural is nothing new. In fact, even a few years ago we were treated to Penny Dreadful; a show full of horrors, and monsters, and witches. It seems the time and era go hand in hand with spells and delighting the dark arts. And who are we to deny it? This year has already … Continue reading You Must Watch…The Nevers
by Jordan King In the past year or so, with cinemas strictly off-limits, comic book fans have been forced to turn to the small screen for their fix of spandex-clad superheroics. Fortunately, with the likes of WandaVision, The Boys, Superman & Lois, and most recently Falcon & The Winter Soldier hitting various streaming platforms, there’s been no shortage of quality material to dive into. The … Continue reading You Must Watch…Invincible
Anti-historical period dramas became popular thanks to Yorgos Lanthimos’ award-winning The Favourite. Based on the reign of Queen Anne in 1711, the film was praised for its dark wit and blunt delivery as well as the performances and production design. One of the writers of The Favourite, Tony McNamara decided to take his anti-historical format to the small screen with a droll take on Catherine … Continue reading You Must Watch…The Great
by Chris Connor WandaVision offers an intriguing glimpse at a different corner of the MCU. With the arrival of Disney + in 2019, Disney has announced that many of its properties from Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel. Following on from the huge success of The Mandalorian, WandaVision is the first Marvel TV spin off to arrive on Disney +. The story picks up shortly after … Continue reading You Must Watch…WandaVision (2021)
I’ll preface this with some solid truth: I am a straight up Hannibal Lecter obsessive. When I was a kid, my Dad took me to Florence where I improv’d a Lecter tour of the city (Baltimore next.) Since watching Silence of the Lambs and having nightmares of the Doctor, I’ve been hooked – filling myself with every word written or said. In fact, I am … Continue reading You Must Watch…Hannibal (Netflix)