Classy comeback for Spider-Man

After two film series – totalling five movies in fifteen years – and a celebrated Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) reintroduction in 2016’s Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man: Homecoming is aptly named.

God and Capital in The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven (2016) dir Antoine Fuqua What relevance does The Magnificent Seven, a film about cowboys and corrupt land barons set in 1879, have for audiences in 2016? John Sturges’ The Magnificent Seven (1960) i

Spectre Review – Lie Back and Think of England

James Bond will return in… In Ian Fleming’s Seven Deadlier Sins and 007’s Moral Compass, writer Benjamin Pratt excitedly quotes the following passage from the ‘Letter of James’ – James, a bond-ser

The price of telling the truth

MOVIE  l  Kill the Messenger  l  M “You want the truth? You can’t handle the truth.” I was reminded of this oft-quoted line from the movie A Few Good Men when watching the newly released film Kill the Messenger.

Yes or No-ah

Below are two responses to Darren Aronofsky’s film Noah, by Megan Graham and Emmet O’Cuana.

Exceptionalism

Current American sentiment, indeed that of most of the world, is firmly against war and foreign intervention.