Tags : Spider-Man

‘Cherry’ Is An Overlong And Over-Stylised Mess: Review

What do you do when Martin Scorsese says that your films aren’t ‘proper’ cinema? It’s not a quandary that many directors have had to ponder. The Russo Brothers—directors of four incredibly lucrative Marvel films, described by Martin Scorsese as being closer to theme parks than cinema—have had their first chance to respond in the form […]Read More

What Lies In Store For These MCU Characters After ‘WandaVision’

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has been on our screens for nearly 15 years now. Since then, we have been treated to over twenty films – most recently, Marvel and Disney+ have teamed up to create several miniseries’ following different Avengers. The first installment was WandaVision, with its final episode released last Friday (March 5).    Personally, WandaVision was something that I […]Read More

PlayStation 2 and The Golden Age of Licensed Games

The sixth generation of consoles is known for achieving many things in a relatively small six to eight year window. The original Xbox ushered in a new age of console-based shooters with Halo, the GameCube saw a spectacular line-up of first party titles ranging from Luigi’s Mansion to Super Smash Bros. Melee, and the PlayStation […]Read More

Life During Wartime: How Do Filmmakers Respond To Crisis?

With COVID making appearances in our fictional filmscapes, when is it ‘too soon’ for filmmakers to respond to a crisis? “Shakespeare wrote King Lear during the Plague.” The viral ‘motivational’ post circulated recently on my lockdown stomping-grounds, LinkedIn and Twitter, in an apparent attempt to spark inspiration or productivity while we were all pulling our […]Read More

Spider-Man 3 Cast Rumours Continue To Grow

The upcoming and currently untitled 2021 Spider-Man 3 film will see the return of current cast members Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Tony Revolori and Marisa Tomei. Rumoured to join them are many other big names from the original Spider-Man and The Amazing Spider-Man films. The film will be directed by familiar face Jon Watts, […]Read More

Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Marvel and Sony’s ‘Spider-Man 3’

Veteran Marvel actor Benedict Cumberbatch is set to reprise his role as magical superhero Doctor Strange in Spider-Man 3. According to THR, Strange will serve as Peter Parker’s mentor in the film, a role that has previously been occupied by Tony Stark in Spider-Man: Homecoming and Nick Fury in Spider-Man: Far From Home. The move […]Read More

Exploring Sony’s Nintendo Wii Rival

The casual gaming market saw Nintendo strike gold with their game-changing Wii console and, naturally, Sony and Microsoft each wanted a slice of the action, leading us to the PlayStation Move motion controllers and the controller-free Kinect in 2010. The PlayStation Move controllers were first designed with the PS3 in mind and are not entirely […]Read More

Gaming News: Spider-Man to be a PlayStation Exclusive for Square

The developers behind Square Enix’s Avengers game have just announced a surprising addition to their roster, Spider-Man. But there’s a catch, the character is exclusive to PlayStation. On August 3rd, just two days after National Spider-Man day, the Crystal Dynamics associate director Jeff Adams posted on the PlayStation Blog announcing that fan favourite superhero Spider-Man […]Read More

Film News: Sony Says Spider-Man Stays

It has been almost a month since Marvel fans received the shocking news that Spider-Man would not be returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and what a long month that has been. After fans went through all five stages of grief and finally settled on acceptance, Disney and Sony backtracked and announced that one final […]Read More

Gaming News: E3 2017 – PlayStation Conference

Sony has hosted their annual PlayStation conference at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Among the announcements at the conference were previews of what players can expect to see in the coming months on PlayStation, along with some first looks at new titles and content.Read More

Film Review: Captain America: Civil War

As the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to dominate the superhero genre putting it’s main competitors DC to shame; we have finally reached the beginning of it’s so called ‘Phase 3’ which comes in the shape of the third and final Captain America film: Civil War. Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo and featuring Marvel’s largest and most […]Read More

Film News: Robert Downey Jr. joins Spider-Man: Homecoming

Robert Downey Jr. is set to appear as Tony Stark (Iron Man) in the upcoming Spider-Man reboot next year, according to reports. The Hollywood Reporter recently broke the news that the 51 year-old has confirmed his appearance in the film after months of speculation. Downey Jr. previously starred in Captain America’s Civil War alongside the latest star to play Spider-Man, the British […]Read More

Spider-Man: Marvel’s Best Hero for Gaming?

Think About It Despite having put out a dozen films that each made over $200 million at the box office, Marvel has struggled mightily on the gaming front. It’s not that there haven’t been some good, popular titles. Most anything with the Marvel name stamped on it is going to sell. And the company has […]Read More

Film: Why Is Sex More Condemned Than Violence?

When the trailer first appeared for the popular young adult film The Hunger Games, there was unsurprisingly an outcry among parents and the public in general: how can you aim a film based on a book about children being forced to kill each other at children themselves? The very premise of the series – teenagers […]Read More