Ant man has always been the runt of the pack when it comes to the MCU. The first Ant Man came out at a time when he was relatively unheard of, at least to the mainstream. The idea of a superhero that can shrink is not exactly scream out blockbuster. But this is marvel we're … Continue reading ANT MAN AND THE WASP REVIEW
When I first saw Avengers: Infinity War, I felt it was missing a little something I was conditioned to getting from an Avengers movie. I just didn’t feel engulfed by any moment of adrenaline fueled spectacle like I was with the first or even second movie. However, when watching it for a second, or third, … Continue reading AVENGERS INFINITY WAR REVIEW by Andrew Cavalluzzi
The franchise hits new heights in the latest instalment, Fallout. How does this franchise keep getting better? Six movies in it should be showing its age, but instead its getting stronger. You could consider the last 3 movies to be a mini trilogy, as their stories are so intertwined, but the real revolution started with … Continue reading MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: FALLOUT REVIEW
Round 8 DS9, season 7, ep 7, Once more unto the breach I can never get enough of Klingon stories and Im grateful we got lots of good DS9 ones. Kor is growing old and senile, and asks Worf to help him die a warriors death. The idea of what honour means to such a … Continue reading DEEP SPACE NINE VS THE NEXT GENERATION ROUND 8
Round 7 DS9, Season 7, episode 10 Its only a paper moon Now reading these episode summaries I can understand how DS9 can seem a little like a downer. This particular episode won't help that perception. Nog is having serious issues with Post Traumatic stress syndrome and dives into a holodeck fantasy to escape. Now … Continue reading DEEP SPACE 9 VS THE NEXT GENERATION ROUND 7
Im just starting to realise that a lot of films that I've seen as a young child, films that I now swear by, I actually didn't like the first time I saw them. This is another one. I just didn't get it. Was it scary film, a family film or a sci-fi flick? It took … Continue reading WHY THE END OF CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND IS ACTUALLY KIND OF SAD
Lets look at some of the top toys out there for 3-4 year olds. Toomies Hide & Squeak Eggs Preschool Toy Lots of shape sorting fun. Make my cheeky chicks squeak! Improves manual dexterity and promotes recognition of colors and shapes Can you match our silly faces to our shells and our shells to the … Continue reading Dads Toy Corner. 3-4 year old special
Tom Cruise will be the winner this weekend with the biggest opening of the Mission impossible franchise. Fallout should open somewhere between $58-60 million, after making an estimated $23m on Friday. It has no real compitition domestically and should do very well until schools go back. Teen Titans Go! To the Movies will be well … Continue reading WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS
Spoilers for those living under a rock: About half way through Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Benicio Del Toro as the weasely DJ says, “It’s all a machine, partner. Live free, don’t join.” And for the first time in the Star Warshistory, it felt like the franchise was finally maturing. Allowing a character to acknowledge … Continue reading STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI by Andrew Cavalluzzi
Check out latest review of the highly anticipated Incredibles 2. https://youtu.be/2UQBEqOb4vE
Harry Potter is a phenomenon. Even after all these years its still incredibly popular. I mean i'm an adult and I still love the series. Here's some of the best toys and books available for some great prices. Harry Potter Box Set: The Complete Collection (Children’s Paperback) It goes without saying, but you and your … Continue reading DAD’S TOY PICKS OF THE WEEK. HARRY POTTER SPECIAL
Round 6 DS9, Siege of AR-558. Season 7, ep 8 Now this was dark. DS9's storytelling is unlike any other trek show, in that it uses long story arcs. Things that happen in one episode matter. We lose various members and crew and Nog loses a leg, an event that will effect him all season. TNG,The … Continue reading DEEP SPACE 9 VS THE NEXT GENERATION
It's been 14 years since the incredibles was released, but anticipation for a sequel is still high. But has the wait been worth it? I truly have never been so excited for a sequel since Infinity War. It's that big a deal to me. Fortunately it lives up to the hype I've built in my … Continue reading INCREDIBLES 2 REVIEW
Probably best known for playing Annabeth Chase in the Percy Jackson film series. She has more recently stared with the Rock in Dan Andreas and Baywatch. Keep an eye out for this one.
Mind bending spoilers below Sometimes Westworld is hard to follow. Our characters are constantly questioning the Nature of their reality. Shifting perspectives have viewers asking themselves which point in the timeline they are actually seeing. At times it can seem overwhelmingly confusing. But confusing and manipulating what is or isn't real is what the Westworld … Continue reading WESTWORLD SEASON 2 REVIEW
Irish actor Fassbender has really hit the big time. Since starring in Band of Brothers his career has gone from strength to strength. He plays magneto in the X-Men franchise as well as David and Walter One. He's also been nominated for two Academy awards. He will next be seen returning as Magneto in Dark … Continue reading MICHAEL FASSBENDER WILL TAKE YOU OUT OF THIS WORLD
Zoe's big screen carrer started with dance movie center stage, followed by terrible Britney Spears movie Crossroads in 2002. Luckily it was all up from there. She is now a star in three of the biggest franchises ever in Avatar, Star Trek and the MCU.
Check out the trailer for Overlord. J.J Abrams is making our minds trip out again in this nuts trailer. At some post it was connected to the Cloverfield universe, but it's separate now as far as we know. Let us know what you guys think.
Round 5 Take me out to the holosuite. DS9 season 7, episode 4. Now DS9 is a dark show, so it's nice to get a lighter episode every now and again. It's light and fluffy and and a nice change to all the death and despair. Not that we don't like that too. Brothers. TNG … Continue reading DEEP SPACE 9 VS THE NEXT GENERATION ROUND 5
Monica Belluci is probably best known for her foreign language films such as irreversible and Malena. She later moved on to Hollywood with movies such as The Passion of Christ and the Matrix franchise.
Gross-out, body horror, torture porn. These are the often frowned upon descriptions of a horror sub-genre that brings human disfigurement and bloodshed to its forefront. For the most part, this particular category has provoked the most controversy out of an already controversial genre. And there certainly is a place for questioning the existence of such … Continue reading RAW (2016) Review by Andrew Cavalluzzi
Elizabeth's acting career hasn't been to prolific lately but, she's definitely made an impact with what she's done. After debuting in TV she made her way to Hollywood with the Passenger 57, finally starring as Austin Powers love interest.
Can Fiona make it through 80s masterpiece The Terminator? Find out here. https://youtu.be/IGLU6xXQq5s Buy this amazing movie right here.
Former sexiest woman in the world Anderson has kept busy post X-Files. Not only does she have numerous awards for her roles in the sci fi drama. She's also lit up the theatre with her portrayal of Blanche in A Streetcar Named desire. She's a super talented actress who's managed to find a great career … Continue reading GILLIAN ANDERSON STILL HAS THE X FACTOR
There are some amazing kids deals available this prime day. Here's just a few that will keep the kids entertained during the summer holidays. These prices are only available to prime members and only for one day so grab them today!!!! BESTOYARD Dinosaur Toys Dinosaur Building Blocks Mini Dinosaur Toys Dinosaur Playset Building Blocks 8 … Continue reading AMAZING AMAZON PRIME DEALS ON KIDS TOYS
Sometimes its good to treat yourself, or be treated, and Prime day is the perfect day to get yourself a deal, or treat someone you love (ahem)As long as your a prime member you can get a piece of these crazy deals. Be warned though once these deals are gone their gone, so don't miss … Continue reading GREAT AMAZON PRIME DEALS
Check out our youtube review of Ocean's 8. https://youtu.be/Iv-vMTl9Tn8
Round 3 Phantasms TNG season 7 ep 6 Who says TNG can't do out there. The new warp core causes major problems onboard and Data is having some very, very strange dreams. If you have ever wanted to see a cake version of Counsellor Troi, this is the episode for you. Although the strange dreams … Continue reading STAR TREK THE NEXT GENERATION VS DEEP SPACE 9
Former model Milla has made her name for herself in the Resident Evil movies. Honestly their not great, but are not bad to fill a lazy Sunday afternoon. Coming into notoriety in the somewhat explicit Return to the blue lagoon she's go one to have a very successful career in silly sci-fi movies. And good … Continue reading MILLA JOVOVICH IS OUR RESIDENT HOTTIE
Cate is the modern day Meryl Streep. She already has two Oscars, three Baftas and three Golden Globes. As an actress she is unrivalled and can only go on to greater things. Best known for her role as Queen Elizabeth, she recently entered the MCU as the self proclaimed goddess of death.
And about time. Cate Shortland The Director of the Berlin Syndrome will be directing the long awaited Black Widow movie according to Variety. We can't wait for this as Black Widow is one of the most undervalued MCU characters.
Michael Pens stars as a man cursed with visions of a future alien invasion. Or is he? Yes, yes he is. It's clearly not that kind of movie. The trailer is full of action, but we hope it's better than the crappy Cloverfield Paradox. On Netflix July 27th https://youtu.be/-ePDPGXkvlw
Legion Season 2: Are We All Delusional? The second season of Noah Hawley's Legion took us on yet another psychedelic trip unlike anything experienced before on network television, continuing and expanding on the momentum set by season one. While the first season explored mental health and the victims of such conditions who get shafted from modern … Continue reading LEGION SEASON 2 OVERVIEW
Obviously best known for her breakthrough role in Titanic, her career has gone from strength to strength. She won an Academy Award for playing a Nazi camp guard in the reader and has had many acclaimed roles since.
From J.J Abrams and Stephen King comes the first full trailer for show Castle Rock. This trailer gives us a taste of the shared universe that King always hints at. https://youtu.be/gXsKCQenpt0
We can't wait for this flick. But we'd watch Ewan McGregor in anything. https://youtu.be/eDOPoNNnDTQ
Check out the new trailer for season 6 of Orange is the new black. We really enjoyed season 1, but we fell behind. Looking forward to catching up. https://youtu.be/MtW-WNfM3r8
I've never been a huge fan of the Ocean's 8 series. I enjoyed the first but the others have never really caught on with me. I still haven't forgiven them for the Julia Roberts twist in 12. Nevertheless I'm an open minded person and the cast list of this new take is pretty much unmissable. … Continue reading OCEAN’S 8 REVIEW
Probably best known for her modelling and her roles in MI3 and Die Hard 4, Q is an very experienced character actress. She is also well known for her animal rights activism. She can be currently be found in ABC'S Designated Survival.
DS9 season 9 episode 6 Trials and Tribbleations Made to mark the 30th anniversary of Trek, this is a glorious celebration of one of the most famous episodes in the franchise. In a sense it sticks out as a odd episode in the midst of the super serious later seasons of DS9, but its still … Continue reading DEEP SPACE VS THE NEXT GENERATION. ROUND 3
Daisy dose not need much introduction. She's the lead in one of the biggest franchises in history in Star Wars and her career can only get bigger from here. Catch the latest episode right here.
Drew will always be famous for being a cutie in E.T. However in later years she has made a name for herself as an adult movie star. Starring in much loved movies such as the Wedding Singer and Charlie's Angels, she's become a bona fide movie star.
A truly stunning looking woman with Talent to match. She started her career as a dancer but has successfully branched out into all types of entertainment. A true success story.
Best known for her role as Joan in Mad Men, she earned six Prime time Emmy nominations for the classic role. She truly stood out in a show which primarily concentrated on the male cast.
This former model first came to fame starring with Jim Carey in The Mask. From there her career has only become more and more successful. Taking the lead role in Charlies Angels and becoming a true movie star in her own right.
Production is moving fast on the sequel to Top Gun 2 and we have new casting news. Miles Teller will be playing Tom Cruise's son as Tom and Val Kilmer's Iceman train new pilots in an age when drone warfare is taking over. We really like this casting news as Teller is an excellent actor. … Continue reading MILES TELLER TO PLAY GOOSE’S SON IN TOP GUN 2
Maybe the coolest actor in Hollywood will be getting his very own Aquaman movie this Christmas. But you probably know him best as Khal Drogo in the first season of Game of Thrones and Ronon in Stargate Atlantis.
Though not massively famous in the west, she's a definite Bollywood superstar. In addition to her acting career, she is a humanitarian and is a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and products.
One of the highest paid actresses in India, Deepika has wine many film awards and was voted one of the most influential people in the world by TIME magazine.
Cavill is the best Superman since Christopher Reeve. But his career didn't start there. He started off on the BBC, in shows such as The Inspector Lynsey Mysteries, ITV's Midsummers Murders and of course The Tudors. He finally hit Hollywood with Stardust and Blood Creek, finally hitting pay dirt. with the role of Superman in … Continue reading HENRY CAVILL HAS OUR HEARTS SOARING SUPER HIGH
Dads deserve to be treated sometimes. Heres 4 gifts that might put a smile on his craggy face. 1.Kindle E Reader Glare -Free Touchscreen Display, Wi-Fi (Black) As a dad I wish I could read more. This is the sort of thing that would up my reading habits to no end. This version is thinner … Continue reading 4 THINGS YOUR DAD NEEDS
Can Fiona make it through the Karate kid? Find out below. https://youtu.be/CyO1Q6JZoIM Get this great Karate Kid inspired T right here for only £9.99.
Cameras will be rolling soon on the MIB reboot and we have some more casting news. Rafe Spall and Kumail Nanjiani will be joining Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson and Liam Neeson. We're quite looking forward to a fresh take on this franchise.
Dwayne Johnson is back. But this time he's saving his family from a burning Skyscraper and terrorists. This has a real old school action feel to it you don't see anymore. Then again it could be rubbish. Let us know what you think. https://youtu.be/_xcJyqwZxyQ
Spoilers ahead: It’s a pretty widely accepted fact that the original Jurassic Park is a Sci-Fi blockbuster classic. When it came out, no one had ever seen anything like it; dinosaurs came to life before our very eyes. But it wasn’t the spectacle alone that made that movie so memorable. It was also the script that … Continue reading JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM REVIEW by Andrew Cavalluzzi
The recipient of several accolades this actress has appeared in many Hindi films such as, Ishaqzaade and Shuddh Desi Romance. She is also a major humanitarian and prominent celebrity endorser for different brands and projects.
Love Aliens? If so you'll love this Weyland Yutani T-shirt. Its only £9.99 from the link below.
After starring in supporting roles in films like The Phantom Menace (1999) and the Hole (2001), Keira hit the big time after starring in Bend it like Beckham in 2002 and of course Pirates of the Caribbean.
Round 2 DS9. Improbable cause season 3 ep 20 DS9 is full of interesting characters and Garak is no exception. After an attempt on his life Odo starts an episode investigation. But of Course Garak being Garak, he's never as innocents as he seems. DS9 excels at outsider character episodes and is one of the … Continue reading STAR TREK. DEEP SPACE NINE VS THE NEXT GENERATION. ROUND 2
The Handmaids Tale on Channel 4 is now well in to Season 2. A narrative based in a dystopian world where America casts judgement on society, sending those fertile women found to be immoral to serve as surrogate slaves for the virtuous evangelicals. Sounds like a society far removed from today’s world. However by comparing … Continue reading The Handmaids Tale, a Feminist Perspective.
I think all of us were surprised at how good last years Split was. Here's hoping M.Night can keep it up with next years Glass. Starring Bruce Willis, James McAvoy and Samuel Jackson we guess the trailer is not to far off.
Halle is a Academy award winning actress. In fact she is the only black woman to ever win the award. Her first big role was in the Eddie Murphy vehicle Boomerang (1992). Of course she than went on to star as Storm in the X Men franchise, before winning an Oscar for the excellent Monsters … Continue reading HALLE BERRY IS A STORM OF TALENT
Its been 14 years since this was released in to cinemas. Has it aged well, and is it suitable for kids? Find out here. https://youtu.be/bKqXwKMi3QM Watch this great movie right here!!!
Here's the new trailer for Matt Groening show Disenchantment. Hopefully it will last longer than the underrated Futurama. Coming to Netflix soon. https://youtu.be/rV8vTGcv5Jc
This action flick looks decent and hopefully won't venture into the mindless variety. It has a great cast with Mark Whalberg, John Malkovich and Iko Uwais. https://youtu.be/XwEXycrDUyA Leave your thoughts below.
Here's the second trailer for this magical movie starring Jack Black and Cate Blanchett. Let us now your thoughts down Below. https://youtu.be/uIlx5-aGq_A
WTF Okay we will try and explain what this about. NIC Cage falls for charming Mandy Bloom somewhere in the primal wilderness of shadows mountains in 1983. This is all interrupted by a group of crazy cultists, who presumably mess up their idilic life. Cage goes on a rampage for revenge. Yep. Nuts. But looking … Continue reading WATCH NIC CAGE IN A NEW TRAILER FOR MANDY
Obviously being Australian he stared in a soap. In this case it was the role of Josh in Neighbours. Eventually he made it big as Gale in the Hunger games franchise. He also has a somewhat famous girlfriend and brother.
Making her film debut in Death Machine (1994), she first hit Hollywood in 1996 in Chain Reaction. She went on to the mega franchise movies, The Mummy (1999) and the The Mummy Returns. She won an Oscar her role in the Constant Gardener in 2005.
Starring Steve Carell, Timothee and Amy Ryan, Beautiful Boy is the story of a family coping with addiction over many years. This could get emotional. https://youtu.be/y23HyopQxEg In select theatres in October.
And we have another Predator trailer just like that. But luckily this one is much, much better. It's actually got us interested after all this time. Let us know what you guys think. https://youtu.be/12-wsx1fjcg
Anthony Mackie stars in the film adaptation of the breakthrough novel The Hate You Give. A fatal shooting of young black man at the hands of the police. She must now find her voice and stand up for what's right. Watch the trailer down below https://youtu.be/8ZF0OBSjW98
Best known for playing Peggy Carter in the MCU, Haley is an American/British actress whose been starring in British theatre and tv for years, before making it over to the states. Her next big role will be as Christopher Robins wife in the self titled film.
For the past five years, the indie film company A24 has released some deeply memorable gems, particularly in the horror and thriller category. The majority of these more genre centric releases, like Ex Machina, The Witchand most recently, Hereditaryhave leaned heavily into elements of supernatural and science fiction. Green Room, A24’s 2016 horror thriller from … Continue reading GREEN ROOM REVIEW (2015) review by Andrew Cavalluzzi
Starring in one of the biggest movie franchises dosen't always work out well for child stars. However, Emma has managed to escape the curse and is doing very well for herself. She even managed to get her self a Bachelors degree at Brown in the midst of it.
Denzel is so bad ass in this trailer. This ones gone a little under the radar, but hopefully we'll be getting a kick ass movie next month. https://youtu.be/q_oZdUKlTRs
Oh Jurassic Park 3. The poor cousin in the series. I have a soft spot for it, but let's be honest it's not a great film. Let's make a little fun of it. https://youtu.be/y5xRnQGk-Xg Get the Jurassic Park Trilogy in wonderful HD here.
Daughter of mega director Ron Howard, she's become a successful actress in her own right. First bought to the limelight by M. Night Shyamalan from a production he saw on Broadway, he gave her a role in 2004s The Village and then the Lady in the water (2006). She's currently starring as one of the … Continue reading BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD IS HEAD OF THE PARK
Zac first hit the big time with the High School Musical franchise in 2006 and Hairspray in 2007. He's gone on to have successful career culminating in the much loved The Greatest Showman (2017).
Check out our latest video in our Fiona Hates Everything series. This week its the classic 1982 horror, The Thing. Will she hate it? Lets find out. https://youtu.be/0pym_iOh-Yo Catch the original and its prequel/sequel in the glorious HD right here.
The Thing (1982) John Carpenters The Thing, like the original Blade runner is a great film that nobody bothered to see upon its original release. It wasn't even particularly liked by critics, being described for example by the LA Times for example as "bereft, despairing and nihilistic." And that was one of the kind reviews. … Continue reading WHAT THE THING MEANS TO ME
Round 1 Necessary Evil Deep Space 9 season 2 ep 8 The characters in Deep Space 9 are not black and white, only grey. Questions are asked of them the like that would never be asked on the TNG. Its really is possible that any could go to the dark side at any time. When … Continue reading STAR TREK THE NEXT GENERATION VS DEEP SPACE. ROUND 1
While not as big as it's predecessor Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is still looking to have an impressive opening. With a estimated $58m on Friday it's looking to bring in around $145m by the end of the weekend. It's actually going to be a big weekend for both films in the top 2 Two this … Continue reading JURASSIC WORLD 2 IS LOOKING AT A BIG OPENING
Wow, what a cast. Liam Neeson, Daniel Kaluuya, Michelle Rodriguez and Viola Davis headline a story of widows in debt to a group of gangsters, due to their dead husbands criminal pasts. They decide to take their fate into their own hands. https://youtu.be/3IEkmagI-ZA This looks stunning and the cast is amazing. We can't wait for … Continue reading WIDOWS TRAILER
Sony's Spider-Man 2 has an official title. It will be called Spider-Man Far from Home. It opens July 5th 2019 and will be the first MCU movie to follow Infinity War 2 (or whatever it be called). It's also been confirmed that it's main villain will be Mysterio played by the excellent Jake Gyllenhaal. It … Continue reading NEXT SPIDER-MAN MOVIE HAS A TITLE
First hitting the big time in Speed (1994), she's grown into a Oscar winning actor. She won for her amazing performance in The Blind Side (2009). She's a true A-lister and deserves to be one of the best paid actresses in Hollywood. Check out her origanal blockbuster right here.
Making it big since the original Transformers (2007), she's never quite hit the same heights again. However she has been in many films that have made an impact on the box office, such as TMNT (2014) and its sequel. Catch the origanal Transformers trilogy right here in beautiful HD
First known for his role as Andy in Parks and Recrations, he's gone on to mega stardom in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Jurassic World (2015). It's amazing how far he's come. Jurassic Park can be found right here.
Ooooooo now this looks very interesting. A mysterious disaster occurs and a man and estranged father in law have to cross the country to find his wife. This looks super tense and has the high production values we've come to expect from Netflix. Staring Theo James, Forrest Whitaker and Kat Graham. It's only on Netflix … Continue reading HOW IT ENDS TRAILER
Best known for her roles in Beloved (1998), Crash (2004 and most recently Maive in the excellent Westworld since 2016. This veteran actress has various awards nominations including a BAFTA nod for crash.
It seems like long time ago but Hardys film debut was in Black Hawk Down (2001). Since then he's only been on the up, starring in Bronson (2008), Bane in the Dark Knight Rises (2012) and winning an Oscar nomination for the Revenant in 2015.
She's been gone from movies for a while, but while she was around she lighted up the screen with her characters and talent. Her first leading roles were in Grease 2 (1982) and Scarface (1983), eventually moving into massive roles in The Witches Of Eastwick (1987) and of course Catwoman in Batman Returns (1992).
This movie has a real Paul Verhoeven, Uber violent feel to it and we love it. It's already out in the states to great reviews and we can't wait for it to hit these shores. https://youtu.be/IyB3Ovj1qh4
Now this is odd. Held captive in a futuristic house, a woman hopes to escape by befriending the A.I programme, voiced by Gary Oldman that controls the house. This definitely has a Blumhouse feel to it and we like the look of it. https://youtu.be/h9nrBkQ2YBo Out June 29th
Kong is back but this time with a 70s spin. There have been lots of versions of King Kong with varying levels of success. Jordan Vogt-Roberts effort is worthy but lacks the subtlety and skill of Peter Jacksons 2005 version. The concept of seeing Kong in an era we're not used to is a very … Continue reading KONG: SKULL ISLAND REVIEW
The last movie didn't exactly set the world on fire, but nevertheless Paramount is developing another. Michael Bay is back as producer (sigh) but there's no word on who would direct. Hopefully it will at least be a reboot to help wipe out the abomination of the last movie. Catch the original movie right here.
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The queen of Game of Thrones may not have hit the big time when it comes to movies, but she rules the small screen. Recently saying goodbye to her role in Game of Thrones, she has received three EMMY nominations.
Former child star Gosling really hit the big time with the Notebook. Since then he's received many acting nominations, including winning a golden Globe for LaLa land.
She's a highly talented actress with an Oscar to her name for her role in La Vie en Rose (2007). She perhaps best know to casual movie goers for The Dark Knight Rises (2012) and the mind bending Inception.