Trailer Trashing: A Dangerous Method

Trailer trashing (verb) (present continuous) – to make superficial, sarcastic judgements based on three minute previews, in a not at all serious way.

I think I may be slightly in love with Michael Fassbender. Not since my teens (or as I like to them, the DiCaprio years) has an actor managed to provoke such lustful and inappropriate thoughts. So when I heard that there was a film starring The Fassbender (as I like to call him) and Lord of the Rings actor, Viggo Mortensen, I had to still my beating geeky heart. Fassbender and Mortensen? Magneto and Aragorn? Together? Continue reading


Review: X-men – First Class

X-men: First Class is a lot more fun than the fifth film in a decade-long franchise has any right to be. For fans who were disappointed by the lacklustre X-Men: Last Stand and the ludicrous X-Men Origins: Wolverine, director Matthew Vaughn’s immensely clever, action packed prequel is a reassuring reminder that there’s life in the franchise yet.    Continue reading