Tag Archives: adaptations

Wonder Woman, A Review

On Father’s Day I had the rare opportunity to view a movie in its native environment – the theatre. The whole family went to check out Wonder Woman, and I am so glad that we did – certainly for my … Continue reading

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Logan: A Review

Thanks to the wonders of repertory cinemas, I had a chance to see Logan last week. It seems this was good karma for helping a friend in need, and it was more than an adequate reward. I’ve been a Wolverine … Continue reading

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Marvel’s Iron Fist – the First Seven Episodes

I’m up to episode 7 in the Netflix series Marvel’s Iron Fist and while it’s fine, I find it the weakest of the Marvel series. Without getting into spoilers, the main character is pretty wooden and this is not offset … Continue reading

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13 Hours: the Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

After a day of pool-closing and hedge-trimming, I had some hours and decided to take a break from Luke Cage – which my wife isn’t watching yet – to watch 13 Hours: the Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. I’m not going … Continue reading

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The Admiral: Roaring Currents

I really, really, really … Really wanted to like this movie. It’s Yi Sun-Sin (pronounced Ee Soon-Sheen), my favourite Korean historical personage. He was absolutely amazing – the one bright point in an otherwise disastrous period (the Imjin War when … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Rebels

My daughters and I are watching Star Wars: Rebels and are really enjoying it. We just finished episode 7 and I am really enjoying it. Not only do I get a chance to enjoy something with my daughters, but Rebels, … Continue reading

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X-Men: Days of Future Past

So, I finally saw X-Men: Days of Future Past thanks to it being on Netflix. I have to say, while I enjoyed the movie, I wasn’t that impressed with it. I had been thrilled with X-Men: First Class when it … Continue reading

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Edge of Tomorrow

As usual, I am years behind in my movie watching. Edge of Tomorrow slightly intrigued me when it came out because it was a sci-fi directed by Doug Liman, whose work on Swingers, the Bourne Identity, and Mr. & Mrs. … Continue reading

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Netflix’s Daredevil: A Review

When I first got into comics, it was just after Frank Miller’s run on Daredevil, but it was because of his work – and specifically the run collected in the Born Again graphic novel – that Daredevil was on my … Continue reading

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Cinderella: A Review

The family went to see Cinderella on the weekend. I have to admit I was looking forward to this, given that I generally enjoy Kenneth Branagh’s work. Unlike Thor, Cinderella seemed much more in the laneway of a Shakespearean director, … Continue reading

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