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The Defenders

May 4, 2017

More Jessica Jones? Yes please. This might be enough to get me to finish Iron Fist.

Throw in Misty, Claire, and Stick (fingers crossed for Colleen, Karen, Foggy too) and colour me excited.

Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came

May 4, 2017

I only read the first book (I think the second is on my shelf), this is a lot more Last Action Hero than I was expecting, though this isn’t necessarily a bad thing. In fact, Matt Colville sums up my feelings pretty well:

Ragnarok

April 11, 2017

I enjoyed the first two Thor films. Admittedly on second viewings they weren’t quite as great as I remembered them but still watchable. I enjoyed seeing Asgard, Vanaheim, the Aesir and Vanir up on the big screen but the plots were never quite the Shakespearean tragedies they were perhaps meant to be.

Ragnarok is looking like an altogether different prospect.

I’ve been tentatively excited about this since Taika Waititi was announced as director. My excitement is no longer tentative. His work is funny, charming, well observed, and not afraid to be strange and this trailer is hitting all the right notes.

I want nothing more than to see Thor exploring strange parts of a weird universe populated by the cast of a Star Wars/Flash Gordon mash-up universe cracking jokes while Led Zeppelin blares out.

November feels a long way off (even with the plethora of superhero films coming out between now and then). To fill the gap you should (whether you’ve seen them already or not) watch What We Do In The Shadows and Hunt for the Wilderpeople.

Or for something a little more informative (though likely completely unrelated to the plot of the next Thor film) you could learn a little more about Ragnarok from everyone’s favourite Cowboy Viking.

Kong

November 24, 2016

And another trailer why not (certainly better than thinking too much about the real world).

Silence

November 24, 2016

I was already excited about this but now I’ve seen the trailer I just can’t get over how perfect Adam Driver looks as a Jesuit. It’s like he’s walked out of a painting.

Get Out

October 9, 2016

This looks brilliant/terrifying. I don’t usually watch horror but I may have to make an exception here.