REVIEW Black Panther (2018)

Fair warning: considerable spoilers follow – read after watching. As a fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, I consider Black Panther a triumph, one of the best origin stories the film series has produced, packed with engaging and enjoyable characters, and boasting a story that deftly balances comic-book action and political machinations to create something Read more about REVIEW Black Panther (2018)[…]

REVIEW Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2018)

Fair warning: considerable spoilers follow – read after watching. Oh, it was so close. SO CLOSE. Hypothetically, if Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – hereafter referred to as Three Billboards because f*** typing out the full title every time – hypothetically, if it had ended five minutes earlier, I’d be giving it a straight ten Read more about REVIEW Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2018)[…]

VOCIFERY 013 Agents Of SHIELD: S1 Eps 01-06 (2013)

Welcome to VOCIFERY, my attempt to re-watch every piece of media in the Marvel Cinematic Universe – every movie, every television series, every one-shot, every web series, and every tie-in comic book, using the Wikipedia entry on the MCU as a guide, before the release of Avengers 4 in May 2019. Join me as I Read more about VOCIFERY 013 Agents Of SHIELD: S1 Eps 01-06 (2013)[…]

REVIEW The Shape Of Water (2018)

Fair warning: considerable spoilers follow – read after watching. Let’s get one thing out of the way: The Shape Of Water is every bit as good as you’ve heard. Directed by Guillermo del Toro, The Shape Of Water follows Elisa (Sally Hawkins), a mute cleaner at a government facility who meets “The Asset” – an Read more about REVIEW The Shape Of Water (2018)[…]

REVIEW The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)

Fair warning: considerable spoilers follow – read after watching. There are any number of angles you could use as an entry point in to discussing The Cloverfield Paradox, the third film in the Cloverfield universe (a term used loosely, the way someone might describe a handful of mismatched dining chairs as a “suite”) that was Read more about REVIEW The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)[…]

REVIEW Foo Fighters/Weezer – Auckland, Feb 3

The rain. Oh, lord, the rain. We arrived at Mt Smart Stadium around 6.15pm and quickly joined the crowd lined up at Gate S, a small gate giving access to the South Stand, an uncovered, seating-only area at the opposite end of the stadium from the large stage set up to house the Foo Fighters Read more about REVIEW Foo Fighters/Weezer – Auckland, Feb 3[…]

VOCIFERY 012 Thor tie-in comics and Agent Carter one-shot (2013)

Welcome to VOCIFERY, my attempt to re-watch every piece of media in the Marvel Cinematic Universe – every movie, every television series, every one-shot, every web series, and every tie-in comic book, using the Wikipedia entry on the MCU as a guide, before the release of Avengers 4 in May 2019. Join me as I Read more about VOCIFERY 012 Thor tie-in comics and Agent Carter one-shot (2013)[…]