Review: Justice League (2017)

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Superman (Henry Cavill) is dead. The world’s crime rate is rising and a supernatural threat could mean global destruction (a worn-out staple of most modern superhero films). Batman (Ben Affleck), with the help of Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), assembles a team to fight back and preserve the Kryptonian’s pursuit of peace. DC’s latest attempt to spur their cinematic universe to life has been plagued by post-production troubles and an absurd budget. Continue reading “Review: Justice League (2017)”

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Review: The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015)

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The Man From U.N.C.L.E. – a suave reboot of the 1960s TV series – has style in the bucket loads, and is matched by intrigue and a host of breezy performances. In the height of the Cold War, CIA operative Solo (Henry Cavill) is paired up with former KGB enemy Kuryakin (Armie Hammer) to infiltrate and bring down an organisation harbouring nuclear ambitions. Continue reading “Review: The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015)”