Marvel Cinematic Universe

Film Review: Avengers: Infinity War (USA, 2018) is a non-stop juggernaut of Shock and Awe

April 25, 2018

The last ten years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been building up to this, Avengers Infinity War, and this film is nothing short of a non-stop juggernaut of a blockbuster that refuses to hold back its punches. Strap yourselves in because this may turn into a blithering emotional crazed over-analysed mess… but I promise […]

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Film Review: Black Panther (USA, 2018) roars into the MCU with an ambitious story

February 12, 2018

When Black Panther was announced the film was automatically destined to bear the hopes and aspirations of many. There was whispers of it finally bringing some long needed diversity to both the MCU and the film landscape. Director and co-writer Ryan Coogler would need to bring his A-game and with this film he’s successful in […]

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Film Review: Thor: Ragnarok (USA, 2017) may be the best entry into the MCU yet

October 25, 2017

Thor: Ragnarok hits Australian cinemas tomorrow, and by now you’ve heard that this Marvel series’ third instalment lives up to expectations. Helmed by the great Kiwi director Taika Waititi, who assembled a cast of returning favourites and a few excellent additions from his own repertoire, Thor: Ragnarok takes the Marvel Cinematic Universe to new heights, […]

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Film Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming (USA, 2017) is a triumphant return to form

July 5, 2017

By the conclusion of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the character and lore behind it had lost all sense of vigour on screen. The film was tired, painful and offensively deplorable, so much so it managed to master what many would consider near impossible — it made the promise of future instalments as something to dread […]

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Perth Supanova: Six Things We Learned about Spider-Man: Homecoming from director Jon Watts

June 27, 2017

Jon Watts is a young filmmaker who landed the gig of a lifetime – a Spider-Man film. But not just any old Spider-Man film. His upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming will be the first Spidey flick set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This is due to a deal struck between Marvel and Sony a couple of years […]

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T’Challa is unleashed! Marvel releases first trailer and poster for Black Panther

June 10, 2017

The first teaser trailer for Marvel’s Black Panther aired today during game four of the NBA finals and it looks nothing short of glorious. After Chadwick Boseman‘s initial portrayal of the titular hero in last year’s Captain America: Civil War, the character’s first stand-alone feature holds a heavy emphasis to his fictitious home land of Wakanada, a hidden […]

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Film Review: Doctor Strange (M) (USA, 2016) is visually and aurally exquisite

October 27, 2016

As we now roll into Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe we are pulled to the beginning of one character’s story. Doctor Strange is Marvel’s step back to delivering an origin story for a new superhero but in some ways this film is a giant leap forward in universe building. It’s hard to fathom […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch talks origin story for Doctor Strange, being a part of MCU and challenging the imagination with VFX (EXCLUSIVE)

October 25, 2016

Calling us from his hotel room in Hong Kong, Benedict Cumberbatch exudes a polite charm and grace as he tells us about “the parity of Victoria Harbour” to Sydney with their ocean harbours sharing the same colour blue of the water. There’s an ease in his voice which belies the madness that he’s about to […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch on hand ballet & physicality, working with Tilda Swinton and what he hopes fans will take away from Doctor Strange (EXCLUSIVE)

October 25, 2016

In the first part of our interview with Benedict Cumberbatch, we discussed what it was like being part of the Marvel universe, the origin story of Stephen Strange as well as the visual effects used to bring the film to life. We delve further into what it was like becoming the Sorcerer Supreme, as well […]

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The actress set to play Captain Marvel is revealed at San Diego Comic-Con

July 24, 2016

Quite a few names have been floating around in recent months as to the actress who would be cast in the iconic role of Captain Marvel, for Marvel’s stand-alone Cinematic Universe (MCU) film of the same name. One of these names has been Academy Award winner Brie Larson (Room) and this weekend at San Diego […]

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A new trailer for Doctor Strange has dropped, and it’s magical

July 24, 2016

The big reveals from San Diego Comic Con keep coming, and the latest (and one of the most talked about at this stage) is the second trailer for Marvel’s Doctor Strange – the next film to be released in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the titular character, alongside the likes […]

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