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Black Panther | Review

★★★★

Under the eye of Creed’s Ryan Coogler, Black Panther is like no Marvel film ever made. You’re going to hear a lot of that.

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Here’s why Black Panther matters…

Black Panther is the eighteenth film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a franchise this year celebrating its tenth anniversary. The film – which sees Chadwick Boseman play T’Challa, the titular melanistic big cat – is one of three Marvel blockbusters out in 2018, taking the total to twenty. That’s more films than Quentin Tarantino has produced in his entire career to date.

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Thor: Ragnarok | Review

★★★

Claiming the honour of being the best Thor film to date isn’t exactly high praise but, in the case of Thor: Ragnarok, it does at least herald the incoming of a pleasingly fresher take on the Norse god’s super-sub-franchise. With the surprisingly tangible vision of Hunt of Wilderpeople’s Taika Waititi, part-three Thor makes for a fun addition to Marvel’s tiresomely sprawling universe and blessed relief for Chris Hemsworth’s erstwhile little used funny bones.

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Spider-Man: Homecoming | Review

★★★★

Peter Parker is a geek. He’s a bit lame too; a BIG fan of the Avengers and a bit of a doofus. A whizz in class, Peter’s hopeless with girls, kind of unreliable and a tad goofy. To his favour, he just happens also to be ripped, hyperactively acrobatic, armed with spiderweb wrist shooters and, in the hands of a youthful and effervescent Tom Holland, boy is he endearing.

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