Joaquin Phoenix & Brie Larson

At this year's Oscars ceremony the Academy awarded the Best Actor statue to Joaquin Phoenix for his performance in Joker. During his acceptance speech Joaquin talked about a variety of topics but most of his talk was aimed at Hollywood and The Academy. He talked about diversity and the need for women, people of colour,... Continue Reading →

New Funko Pops

I've been shopping around and have got a few more Funko Pop figures. One was even a Lootcrate exclusive that I had in a box and forgot about! The first is another in the Captain Marvel series. It's Carol Danvers best-friend, Maria Rambeau in her USAF flight suit. This is a great little figure and... Continue Reading →

Funko Pops

I've never really thought about collecting Funko Pop figures until I began collecting Captain Marvel merchandise. I've collected a few already but this one is my favourite so far. Its Number 444- Glow in the Dark Captain Marvel. She is holding a lunchbox containing the Tesseract- taken from the climatic fight scene in the Captain... Continue Reading →

Superhero Films & Cinema

Recently, director Martin Scorsese made comments during an interview that inflamed a lot of film buffs and especially fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe by comparing MCU and superhero films in general as nothing more than theme parks and most decidedly not cinema . Scorsese, who is known for classic films such as Taxi Driver,... Continue Reading →

The MCU saved my life

Have you ever had anyone say to you "*blank* tv show/film saved my life"? I've heard it a couple of times and never quite understood it, until now. I strongly believe we all need to be more open about mental health. It is the only sure fire way to end the stigma of it. I've... Continue Reading →

Captain Marvel

She's here.......! The one I have been waiting for! I remember reading Captain Marvel comics in the 70s. I think it was the original Mar-Vell and then the Monica Rambeau incarnation. I was happy when I heard there was to be a Captain Marvel film. I admit I had to play catch-up, and I still... Continue Reading →

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