Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 (2017) – In Review

After the success of 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy, of course a sequel would be in order. The comic book adaptation of cosmic Marvel characters bickering with each other and dealing with galactic level threats proved to be popular with audiences, opening up new parts of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Now the cast and crew have returned for the second film in the series, helmed once again by director James Gunn, in a story that maintains the banter, humour, and cosmic scope of the previous film, while opening up new horizons. <continue reading>

Deadpool (2016) – In Review

Back in the day, writer Fabien Nicieza and artist Rob Liefeld (who’s established a well-deserved reputation as one of the worst comic book artists of all time) created an unlikely character named Wade Wilson, otherwise known as Deadpool, a mercenary with a smart aleck attitude, a healing factor, and an ability to understand that he was a comic book character, thus breaking the Fourth Wall. <continue reading>