Celebrating 20 years since the release of “Harry Potter and the Philospher’s Stone” film, “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts” has been highly anticipated by Potterheads for a long time now. What revelations are revealed in the special? Where are some of the cast members? And why is the absence of J.K. Rowling so weird?
“Spider-Man: No Way Home” is the most highly-anticipated film since the final two Avengers outings and it’s obvious why as it combines the multiverse of previous Spider-Man films into a showdown of all showdowns. How will Tom Holland’s Peter Parker clean up this web of a mess he’s got himself into this time? Read my review here.
There are countless Christmas films to choose from to watch, not all great but mostly cute and festive at least. But Christmas films with LGBTQ or diverse casts are very far and few between. Here are 12 films that tick those boxes I recommend looking up if you want some new suggestions.
“Eternals”, the third Marvel film out this year and the most pivotal in introducing us to Phase Four of the MCU is now out. How will this film centring around a group of super-powered celestial “saviours” as they battle to save Earth fair compared to the might Avengers? Read my review here.
“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is another great Marvel film and one that really aims to and succeeds in boosting Chinese representation in a Hollywood film. These “Ten Rings” of representation talk through the different ways in which it helps to combat the under-representation and negative light in which many Chinese and East Asian characters are portrayed on screen.
After more than a decade in talks and production and a year later than its original release, “Black Widow” has finally been released. A much overdue origin story focusing on Natasha Romanoff, played by the ever-popular Scarlett Johansson, will this be a fitting end for her character’s era in the MCU as she comes face-to-fist with her troubled past?
“If she doesn’t scare you, no evil thing will!” Well, this reimagined, younger, punk rock rebel version of Cruella de Vil isn’t scary but she’s definitely a badass. Read here to find out what I thought of the new Cruella film, starring Emma Stone and Emma Thompson.
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who is the baddest villain of them all? With the new film “Cruella” starring Emma Stone being released, I’ve decided to list my top 10 favourite Disney villains. Who has made the brutal cut?
“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is MCU’s upcoming film due for release in September 2021. It’s their first film to feature a Chinese superhero and a predominantly ethnic Chinese cast. But just how good will it be for the representation of Asians and East Asians in Hollywood and Chinese culture?
Comedy queen Melissa McCarthy and versatile, award-winning actress Octavia Spencer team up as unlikely superheroes in the action comedy “Thunder Force”. It might not be a game-changer in the genre and won’t change most people’s minds about McCarthy, but is an enjoyable watch nonetheless.