The Umbrella Academy (season 2)

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My love for The Umbrella Academy was clear from season 1, with its quirky, irreverent take on the superhero genre. Season 2 would finally solve the cliff-hanger ending, but would its appeal wane with the shifting story? Well I'm delighted to report: absolutely not! In fact, there's as much if not more to love here 🙂 … Continue reading The Umbrella Academy (season 2)

The Boys (season 1)

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If there's one thing I love more than a good superhero tale, it's all the attempts these days to do something a bit different for the modern age, to find a new angle, or a more believable take. Step forward The Boys, which asks: what if the world had real superheros, celebrities with sponsorship deals … Continue reading The Boys (season 1)

Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

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Following the events of Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame, Peter Parker is unsurprisingly a little burned out and looking forward to the chance to be just a teenager, rather than a superhero, during a school science trip to Europe. However, Nick Fury has other ideas - and when a series of 'Elementals', creatures seemingly formed of water, air, fire, … Continue reading Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)