Tag Archives: superhero

Deadpool 2 (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
David Leitch

Starring:
Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Josh Brolin, Julian Dennison

Other notable appearances:
Brianna Hildebrand, Stefan Kapicic, T.J. Miller, Leslie Uggams, Karan Soni, Zazie Beetz, Bill Skarsgård, Lewis Tan, Terry Crews, Rob Delaney, Shioli Kutsuna, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Alan Tudyk, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Evan Peters, Tye Sheridan

Running time:
119 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Deadpool, Guardians of the Galaxy, Thor: Ragnarok

 

Wade Wilson (Reynolds) has been kicking arse and taking names as Deadpool since we last left him.

After a life-changing attack, Deadpool joins the X-Men as a trainee and, on his first mission, finds a mutant boy who needs his help. It falls to Deadpool and a ragtag crew of heroes to defend the boy against a time travelling soldier by the name of Cable (Brolin).

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Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Jon Watts

Starring:
Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey Jr, Jon Favreau, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Zendaya

Other notable appearances:
Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Connelly, Chris Evans, Selenis Leyva, Donald Glover, Kerry Condon, Kirk Thatcher, Stan Lee

Running time:
133 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Captain America: Civil War, Ant-ManGuardians of the Galaxy, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off with web-slinging

 

After helping Iron Man take on Captain America and other heroes against the Sokovia Accords, Peter Parker returns to Queens and his life as your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man. Between juggling school and superherodom, Peter finds time to uncover an illegal weapons ring that sells products based on advanced alien technology. Will Peter be able to take on the baddies and still make it to prom on time or will he and his juggling act be squished?

Spider-Man: Homecoming is the 16th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

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Wonder Woman (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Patty Jenkins

Starring:
Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Saïd Taghmaoui, Ewen Bremner, Eugene Brave Rock, Danny Huston, Elena Anaya, David Thewlis

Other notable appearances:
Lucy Davis, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Zack Snyder

Running time:
141 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad

 

After saving pilot and spy Steve Trevor from drowning and German soldiers, Princess Diana of Themiscyra embarks on a journey that takes her from the secluded home she has always known to save humanity from the hell of World War I.

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The Flash: Season Two

Review by CJ

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Director:
Ralph Hemecker, Jesse Warn, John F. Showalter, Stefan Pleszczynski, Steve Shill, JJ Makaro, Dermott Downs, Kevin Tancharoen, Rob Hardy, Michael A. Allowitz, Rachel Talalay, Millicent Shelton, Hanelle Culpepper, Glen Winter, Alice Troughton, Armen V. Kevorkian, Kevin Smith, Antonio Negret

Starring:
Grant Gustin, Carlos Valdes, Danielle Panabaker, Tom Cavanagh, Candice Patton, Jesse L. Martin, Keiynan Lonsdale

Other notable appearances:
Victor Garber, Robbie Amell, Rick Cosnett, Wentworth Miller, Teddy Sears, John Wesley Shipp, Stephen Amell, Malese Jow, Peyton List, Amanda Pays, Patrick Sabongui, John Barrowman, Emily Bett Rickards, Willa Holland, David Ramsey, Mark Hamill, Shantel VanSanten, Matt Letscher, Jason Mewes, Katie Cassidy

Running time:
40-43 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
23

 

After defeating Reverse Flash last season, two members of Team Flash are gone. The team now face a new threat in the form of Zoom — another speedster whose speed far exceeds that of The Flash. Can Barry Allen (Gustin) put past betrayals behind him and trust the newly arrived Jay Garrick to stop the evil Zoom?

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Doctor Strange (2016)

Review by CJ

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Director:
Scott Derrickson

Starring:
Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tilda Swinton, Mads Mikkelsen, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong

Other notable appearances:
Benjamin Bratt, Stan Lee, Chris Hemsworth

Running time:
115 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Thor, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Shadow, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

 

Doctor Stephen Strange (Cumberbatch) is a renowned neurosurgeon whose talent is only matched in size by his ego. When his hands are all but destroyed in a near fatal car accident, Strange turns to less conventional methods of healing. Instead, Stephen finds a new purpose in life — protecting the world from mystic threats.

Doctor Strange is the 14th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

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The Flash: Season One

Review by CJ

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Director:
David Nutter, Jesse Warn, Glen Winter, Dermott Downs, Millicent Shelton, Larry Shaw, Ralph Hemecker, Nick Copus, John F. Showalter, Rob Hardy, Steve Surjik, Thor Freudenthal, John Behring, Kevin Tancharoen, Wendey Stanzler, Steve Shill, Doug Aarniokoski

Starring:
Grant Gustin, Carlos Valdes, Danielle Panabaker, Tom Cavanagh, Candice Patton, Jesse L. Martin, Rick Cosnett

Other notable appearances:
John Wesley Shipp, Stephen Amell, William Sadler, Robbie Amell, Anthony Carrigan, Wentworth Miller, Emily Bett Rickards, David Ramsey, Amanda Pays, Victor Garber, Matt Letscher, Mark Hamill, Brandon Routh, Emily Kinney, Peyton List

Running time:
42-44 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
23

 

When S.T.A.R. Labs has a catastrophic particle accelerator accident, forensic scientist Barry Allen (Gustin) is working in his lab. Nine months later, Barry wakes up to discover he has developed super speed and healing abilities. With the help of S.T.A.R. Labs’ Harrison Wells (Cavanagh), Caitlin Snow (Panabaker) and Cisco Ramon (Valdes), Barry starts using his powers to stop crime in his hometown, Central City. Team Flash quickly realises that Barry was not the only person affected by the particle accelerator explosion as meta-human villains start to emerge from the woodworks.

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Arrow: Season One

Review by CJ

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Director:
David Nutter, David Barrett, Guy Bee, Vincent Misiano, Michael Schultz, John Behring, David Grossman, Ken Fink, John Dahl, Eagle Egilsson, Nick Copus, Wendey Stanzler, Glen Winter, Michael Offer

Starring:
Stephen Amell, David Ramsey, Emily Bett Rickards, Susanna Thompson, Willa Holland, Colin Salmon, Colin Donnell, Katie Cassidy, Paul Blackthorne, John Barrowman, Byron Mann, Manu Bennett, Colton Haynes

Other notable appearances:
Jacqueline MacInnes Wood, Christie Laing, Michael Rowe, Jessica De Gouw, Seth Gabel, Patrick Sabongui, Janina Gavankar, Chin Han, J. August Richards

Running time:
42-45 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
23

 

After being presumed dead, billionaire playboy Oliver Queen (Amell) returns from the island on which he was shipwrecked a vastly changed man. His struggle for survival trained him for his new goal — to protect his city from those who would taint it.

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