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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Film Review

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Film Review

December 12th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Film Review Dir: Rian Johnson; Starring: Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, and Benicio del Toro 12A cert, 119 min JJ Abram revived Star Wars with fresh...

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Film Review

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Film Review

December 9th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Dir: Jake Kasdan; Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Bobby Cannavale, Rhys Darby and Purab Kohli 12A cert, 119 min 90’s classic Jumanji was a childhood fantasy brought to life for many audiences, transported us on journeys inside real-life board...

The Disaster Artist Film Review

The Disaster Artist Film Review

November 24th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

The Disaster Artist Film Review Dir: James Franco; Starring: James Franco, Dave Franco, Seth Rogen, Alison Brie, Ari Graynor, Josh Hutcherson, and Jacki Weaver 15 cert, 105 min We all love a good movie and despise watching bad movies in general, but an infamously awful...

Justice League Film Review

Justice League Film Review

November 15th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Justice League (2017) Film Review Dir: Zack Snyder; Starring: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher, Jason Momoa, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jeremy Irons, J.K. Simmons and Ciaran Hinds. 12A cert, 119 min The last several years haven’t been great for Warner Bros. and...

Murder on the Orient Express Film Review

Murder on the Orient Express Film Review

November 5th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Dir: Kenneth Branagh; Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Tom Bateman, Michelle Pfeiffer, Olivia Colman, Josh Gad, Daisy Ridley, Leslie Odom Jr., Sergei Polunin, Lucy Boynton, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Derek Jacobi. 12A cert, 114 min Film Review: Murder on the Orient Express (2017) ...

Thor: Ragnarok Review

Thor: Ragnarok Review

October 20th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Dir: Taika Waititi, 130 mins, starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins Thor: Ragnarok Review After the prior installments failed to capture the imagination of Stan Lee’s Norse lightning god, the most...

Film Review: Blade Runner 2049

Film Review: Blade Runner 2049

October 4th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Dir: Denis Villeneuve, 163 mins, starring: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Jared Leto, Lennie James, Robin Wright, Dave Bautista, Edward James Olmos, Barkhad Abdi, Hiam Abbass Blade Runner 2049 is a sequel to the most influential sci-fi classics, which has been...

Film Review: Death Note (2017)

Film Review: Death Note (2017)

September 22nd, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Death Note (2017) is the second Hollywood attempt at bringing live-action anime to our screens, with Netflix paying the bills. But after the failure of previous efforts, does the strange but popular IP favor in a new format? Find out as Jordan Samuel brings the official...

Film Review: It (2017)

Film Review: It (2017)

September 21st, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

It (2017) brings the coming-of-age horror novel onto the big screen, after years of development and updates to creative tissue it’s here with a bright red balloon. But does it float? Find out as Jordan Samuel reviews the legend Film Review: It (2017) After recent cases of disappearing local...

Kingsman: The Golden Circle Review   

Kingsman: The Golden Circle Review   

September 19th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) Review Embargo lifts Monday, September 18th @ 5PM EST  Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) is a sequel to the 2014 hit, which brought acclaimed spy comic book series to the big screen birthing a new era in espionage adventures. But does the...

Film Review: Rough Night

Film Review: Rough Night

September 2nd, 2017 | by Elodie Cure

At a time when women are taking power in Hollywood (Wonder Woman released last June, 20th Century Women in January or Star Wars Rogue One last year), Rough Night offers a one hundred percent female comedy with a decadent humor and boorish lines. This is...

The Dark Tower Review: An Overbudget TV Movie Disguised as the Next Big Epic

The Dark Tower Review: An Overbudget TV Movie Disguised as the Next Big Epic

August 28th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

The Dark Tower has been in development hell for the last 10 years, with J.J. Abrams initially attached, but then leaving the project for other works. 2017 brings us the official adaptation of Stephen King’s beloved material, in film form. But does it live up...

The Emoji Movie Review: A Bad Movie with Too Much ????

The Emoji Movie Review: A Bad Movie with Too Much ????

August 2nd, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

The Emoji Movie (2017) is Hollywood’s latest attempt at kickstarting a new animated franchise. But does the chase for the next big thing result in good filmmaking? Find out as ComiConverse film critic Jordan Samuel provides this official review. Film Review: The Emoji Movie Hidden...

How to Replace Batman in the DCEU

How to Replace Batman in the DCEU

August 1st, 2017 | by Abel Loza

The nerd community has recently been on an emotional roller-coaster since rumors began to circulate at San Diego Comi Con about Ben Affleck’s departure from the DCEU. These rumors were seemingly put to rest by Affleck himself as he proclaimed that he loved the role...

Film Review: Atomic Blonde

Film Review: Atomic Blonde

July 31st, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Atomic Blonde (2017) is the brain child of director David Leith (John Wick), who has brought 80s action film style back to modern Hollywood. This time he focuses on female assassin Lorraine Broughton (Charlize Theron), a woman with some similarities to James Bond. But does...

Top 5 Trilogies Of All Time

Top 5 Trilogies Of All Time

July 22nd, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

With the third installment of the Planet of the Apes franchise, War for the Planet of the Apes, just released, positive reviews have movie fans wondering if this trilogy will go down as one of the best of all time. ComiConverse contributor Dewayne Edwards gives...

James McAvoy: 5 Unmissable McAvoy Movies

James McAvoy: 5 Unmissable McAvoy Movies

July 18th, 2017 | by Elodie Cure

James McAvoy is more than a pretty face. He possesses a wide set of theatrical skills that he put forward most recently in M. night. Shyamalan's highly acclaimed Split. ComiConverse Contributor Elodie Cure runs down five unmissable performances by this sometimes underrated actor. Thanks to this production,...

Film Review: Dunkirk (2017)

Film Review: Dunkirk (2017)

July 18th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk (2017) is the first big budget war from the visionary director. This dark and bold dramatization of the Dunkirk Invasion pushes Christopher Nolan into his first historical film. But does it have the impact needed to be true to the real-life event?...

Film Review: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Film Review: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

July 15th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) seem to be the wildcard for the summer, with the unknown property being pushed into an awkward position by competing in theaters during the busiest time of year. But does the space opera work in today’s...

Spider-Man: Homecoming Review

Spider-Man: Homecoming Review

July 1st, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Captain America: Civil (2016) brought Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe over a year ago, but with all the hype going on behind the scenes, can the character really produce a solid standalone film under the Marvel banner? Find out as Jordan Samuel gives us...

Film Review: War for the Planet of the Apes

Film Review: War for the Planet of the Apes

June 28th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) surprised many with an original story, great performances and solid direction; channeling elements of the prior titles with flair. Years have passed and 2017 brings us the trilogy's end 'War for the Planet of the Apes'. But...

Stream The Entire Lord Of The Rings Online 10th Anniversary Soundtrack

Stream The Entire Lord Of The Rings Online 10th Anniversary Soundtrack

June 26th, 2017 | by Chandler Poling

THE LORD OF THE RINGS ONLINE 10th Anniversary Commemorative Soundtrack is now available through all major digital music outlets worldwide.  The album features the game’s original score by Chance Thomas, an avid lifelong fan of The Lord of the Rings. This 26-song double album features Thomas’ very best...

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