Category Archives: Brief Considerations

Brief Consideration: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017)

In a decade that’s seen the comic book movie genre blossom into a mainstream staple, Professor Marston and the Wonder Women is a timely examination of the genre’s roots. The film is about Professor William Marston (Luke Evens), who creates … Continue reading

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Brief Consideration: What Did Jack Do? (2020)

David Lynch’s birthday came with a surprise short film that was released on Netflix. Written, edited, directed and starring the famed American filmmaker: the short takes place within a train station that has been placed under lockdown. Lynch plays a … Continue reading

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Brief Consideration: Oscar Nominations (2020)

The nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards were announced on Monday. Much like previous years, there are some excellent picks, some infuriating ones and a few surprises. The biggest shock for me comes from Joker leading the pack with an … Continue reading

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Brief Consideration: Batman: Hush (2019)

On the page, Batman: Hush was an unrelenting sprint through the character’s world and status quo, elevated by Jim Lee’s astounding artwork. Its much-beloved status came more from accessibility and grand heroic sketches than being an intriguing mystery that said … Continue reading

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Brief Consideration: Venom (2018)

Venom is a shoo-in for one of the most bizarre comic book movies ever made. It’s a feature-length Saturday morning cartoon, trapped inside a reluctant midnight movie that slumps through its banally conceived plot with the enthusiasm of a tired … Continue reading

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Brief Consideration: Mandy (2018)

If you were to have a casual glance at any of the posters for Mandy, you would not be wrong in presuming that the film may well be a hellish and intense experience. In reality, the picture is surprisingly serene, … Continue reading

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Brief Consideration: The Mad Max Series (1979-1985)

Mad Max (1979) Mad Max is a flawed and occasionally impressive first directorial effort from George Miller. His ability to construct set pieces is the real highlight of the film. For example, the opening action scene combines subtle humour, a … Continue reading

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Concise Review: True Romance (1993)

True Romance is a love story that is worthy of the movies. At times, it is idealised and sincere. However, on other occasions, it is tough and dangerous. The biggest strength of the film is that it expertly balances these … Continue reading

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