Tag: Marvel

TV, Venue

Limited Series: Why are they so good?

Limited series are not a recent phenomenon. Roots was the first television miniseries to become a worldwide sensation. In January 1977, 36 million households tuned in to watch the finale which, at that point, became the most-watched episode in US television history. Limited series are self-contained narratives which are meticulously planned to achieve a particular…

TV

WandaVision Review: one of the best?

Disney’s ‘WandaVision’ does some incredibly innovative and unique things that kept me on the edge of my seat watching the show week by week. But, now that it’s all released, I feel that ultimately it falls into the same old MCU plotline that we’ve seen time and time again, rather than presenting a revolutionary television…

Film, Venue

Film pick of the year

My film pick of the year? It definitely goes to Marvel’s ‘Avengers Endgame’, the films wraps the 11 years, 22 films and 80 years of comic history. It became the highest-grossing film of all time, as well as the second highest-grossing film of all time in the United States and Canada. ‘Endgame’ follows on from…

Film, TV

In Defence of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

The MCU has been scrutinised by the media lately as Martin Scorsese has come out to say that ‘Marvel films are not cinema’ and Francis Ford Coppola has jumped into this saying that the genre is ‘despicable’. Scorsese’s remarks have angered MCU fans as he compares the films to theme parks, while some of the…

Gaming

Norwich gearing up for NorCon

Norwich TV, Film and Comic Con returns to Norfolk Showground for its ninth year. It offers a star-studded line-up of celebrity guests including Cara Theobold – the voice of Tracer in gaming phenomenon Overwatch; Torchwood and Keeping Faith star Eve Myles; Kai Owen and Gareth Lloyd-Jones from Torchwood; 90s TV legend Michael Van Wijk –…

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