Category Archives: Movie Review


  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings: A lot has changed at Marvel since the Kung Fu craze of the 1970s. Shang-Chi is a better character for it.

  • Black Widow: Marvel, and Cheryl, pay a fond farewell to the inimitable Natasha Romanoff

  • Raya and the Last Dragon: Disney's latest fantasy movie is, um, very Disney...

  • Birds of Prey: Cheryl explains why the Birds of Prey movie does not appeal to leopards

  • The Old Guard: A review of the Hugo Finalist movie, The Old Guard, and the graphic novel on which it was based.

  • Wonder Woman 1984: The Amazons are back. There's good and bad. The good is mostly in the extras on the disc.

  • Soul: A review of Pixar's Oscar-winning and Hugo Finalist animated film, Soul

  • Flash Gordon at 40: A look back at one of the most bonkers pieces of movie space opera, which is now 40 years old

  • Incarnations of Cats: First it was a hugely successful stage show, then a widely reviled movie. What went wrong for Cats?