Film Review: The King’s Man adds a surprising emotionality to a series built on exaggerated violence and humour

January 6, 2022

At a time when sequels are delighting in a certain sense of nostalgia – looking no further than the latest iterations of Spider-Man, The Matrix, Ghostbusters, and the forthcoming Scream as immediate examples – you have to at least hand it to director Matthew Vaughn for opting out of such a proven trend for The […]

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Film Review: Gunpowder Milkshake overcomes genre familiarity with a sense of violent humour

July 14, 2021

Given how well she’s utilised her heart and her humour when leaning into the action heroine outfit – see the Guardians of the Galaxy and Jumanji franchises for reference – it makes sense that both additives be applied to Karen Gillan‘s latest genre effort, the delightfully named Gunpowder Milkshake. Initially she’s a little too cold-hearted […]

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Mark Millar’s comic book Empress to be made into film adaptation

May 5, 2016

Exciting news for comic book fans. Most notably known for Kick-Ass and Kingsman, author  Mark Millar has partnered up with producers Joe Roth and Jeff Kirschenbaum to work on the latest film adaptation of Empress. Stuart Immonen was the co-creator of the comic which told the story on a wife of a Ming, the Merciless-style galactic […]

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