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Black Panther (2018)

Posted by Gui on February 13, 2018

Review 134min Genre:     Comic-book, Action, Adventure Director:  Ryan Coogler Cast:       Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, Michael B. Jordan…and more Writers:   Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert Cole -Synopsis- Fresh from returning home after the events of ‘Captain America: Civil War’ as king of the powerful and advanced but mysterious and secretive African nation of ‘Wakanda’, ‘T’Challa’ faces […]

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Posted by Gui on October 28, 2017

Review 130min Genre:     Comic-book, Action, Adventure, Comedy Director:  Taika Waititi Cast:       Chris Hemsworth, Cate Blanchett, Mark Ruffalo…and more Writers:   Eric Pearson, Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost… and more -Synopsis- When Asgard is ravaged by the powerful ‘goddess of death’, the mighty ‘god of thunder’ is relegated to slave gladiator on a decadent distant planet, only to […]

San Diego Comic-Con 2017: A Movie Recap

Posted by Gui on July 23, 2017

The end of July once again signalled the much anticipated return of the world’s biggest pop-media convention to northern California, as superfans, the world’s press and multinational multimedia conglomerates converged in San Diego bay to share passions at geek ‘Valhalla’ and promote their wares—and give us a glimpse of what to expect over the next […]

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Posted by Gui on July 6, 2017

Review 133min Genre:     Comic-book, Action, Adventure Director:  Jon Watts Cast:       Tom Holland, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Keaton…and more Writers:   Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley, Jon Watts… and more -Synopsis- After entering the superhero fray during the ‘Avengers’ family quarrel, ‘Peter Parker’ struggles to balance his powers with new-found responsibility while navigating the treacherous waters of […]

Black Panther Teaser Trailer #1

Posted by Gui on June 10, 2017

After the loss of his father and being thrust into the ‘Avengers’ family quarrel, T’Challa returns to Wakanda to rule and protect his people as the mythical ‘Black Panther’, only to be confronted by threats from within and without when his kingship is challenged as Marvel’s beloved African superhero finally gets his own movie. Directed […]

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Posted by Gui on April 29, 2017

Review 136min Genre:       Comic-Book, Action, Adventure, Comedy Director:    James Gunn Cast:         Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Kurt Russell…and more Writers:     James Gunn, Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning… and more -Synopsis- The Galaxy’s move beloved misfits are back!, now finding themselves celebrities after saving billions from the whims of the evil ‘Ronan’, determined to keep the Galaxy safe […]

Logan (2017)

Posted by Gui on March 4, 2017

Review 137min Genre:       Comic-Book, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi Director:    James Mangold Cast:         Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen…and more Writers:     James Mangold , Scott Frank and Michael Green -Synopsis- In a bleak future where mutant-kind is almost extinct and a shadowy organisation led by a ruthless individual threatens what’s left; a fading ‘Professor’ X must […]

Doctor Strange (2016)

Posted by Gui on October 26, 2016

Review 115min Genre:     Comic-book, Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director:  Scott Derrickson Cast:       Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Mads Mikkelsen…more Writers:   Jon Spaihts, Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill -Synopsis- After an accident ends his high-flying medical career; a egotistical self-styled surgeon sets out on a globe-trotting journey of healing and discovery, only to find hidden dimensions of magic […]

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Teaser Trailer #1

Posted by Gui on October 19, 2016

The Galaxy’s move beloved misfits are back!, now finding themselves celebrities after saving billions from the whims of the evil “Ronan”, determined to keep the Galaxy safe from a growing threat while uncovering the mysterious origins of their self-declared fearless leader Peter Quill. Directed by James Gunn and starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Kurt […]

San Diego Comic-Con 2016: A Movie Recap

Posted by Gui on July 24, 2016

The world’s biggest pop-media convention rolled into northern California on the 21st of July this year; with comic-book, Movie, video-game and TV fans amassing to share passions at geek “Valhalla”. As usual the world’s biggest publishers and media conglomerates were present to promote & sell their wares, and give us a glimpse of what to […]

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

Posted by Gui on May 19, 2016

Review 144min Genre:       Comic-book, Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director:    Bryan Singer Cast:         James McAvoy, Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Lawrence…and more Writers:     Simon Kinberg, Bryan Singer, Dan Harris… and more -Synopsis- Professor X’s dream of a school for the gifted and peaceful coexistence with humanity is threatened by the resurrection of an ancient powerful mutant, hell-bent on dividing […]

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

Posted by Gui on April 30, 2016

Review 147min Genre:      Comic-book, Action, Adventure Directors:  Anthony Russo and Joe Russo Cast:        Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson…more Writers:    Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Mark Millar …more -Synopsis- An ideological disagreement between Iron Man and Captain America about how to best protect humanity, which surfaced in ‘Age of Ultron’, turns into an open battle […]

Doctor Strange Trailer #1

Posted by Gui on April 13, 2016

After an accident ends his career; a self-styled surgeon sets out on a journey of healing and discovery, only to find hidden dimensions of magic and a supreme sorcerer who will teach him the mystic arts that will help in the fight against evil. Directed by Scott Derrickson and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton and […]

Deadpool (2016) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 11, 2016

Review 108min Genre:      Comic-book, Action, Adventure, Comedy Director:   Tim Miller Cast:        Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller…and more Writers:    Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Rob Liefeld… and more -Synopsis- In an effort to cure his terminal cancer, a mercenary volunteers for an experimental procedure that nearly destroys him but also leaves him with superhuman abilities, armed […]

X-Men: Apocalypse Trailer #1

Posted by Gui on December 11, 2015

After the events of 2014’s ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, the early incarnations of the world’s most talented mutants must deal with a fractured mutantkind while a manipulative, ancient and powerful force emerges to threaten a hard-fought peace and the annihilation of mankind. Directed by Bryan Singer and starring Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and Oscar […]

Captain America: Civil War Trailer #1

Posted by Gui on November 25, 2015

A disagreement between Iron Man and Captain America, which surfaced in ‘Age of Ultron’ about how to protect humanity, turns into an open battle that splinters “The Avengers” in this surefire spring blockbuster and latest episode in the Marvel Cinematic Universe saga. Directed by Anthony & Joe Russo and starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr. and […]

Fantastic Four (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on August 5, 2015

Review 100min Genre:    Comic-Book, Action, Adventure, Sci-fi Director: Josh Trank Cast:      Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan…and more Writers:  Simon Kinberg , Jeremy Slater , Josh Trank A lavish Marvel comic “re-boot” by 20th Century Fox of yet another recent superhero franchise which sees a new cast of young stars playing four scientists who […]

Ant-Man (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on July 18, 2015

Review 117min Genre:    Comic-Book, Action, Sci-fi Director: Peyton Reed Cast:      Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly and more Writers:  Joe Cornish, Edgar Wright , Adam McKay and more  A convicted cat-burglar is given a chance at redemption in the eyes of his estranged daughter when he’s recruited by hero scientist Hank Pym to wear a suit that […]

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on April 23, 2015

Review 141min Genre:    Comic-Book, Action, Adventure Director: Joss Whedon Cast:      Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans …and more Writers : Joss Whedon , Stan Lee & Jack Kirby The world’s greatest Superheroes reunite to protect the Earth from the menace of a rogue A.I. program that threatens humanity as we know it, as “The […]

Top 5 Superhero Films

Posted by Gui on April 21, 2015

With the upcoming UK release on the 23rd of the hugely anticipated ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, the sequel to Marvel’s massive 2012 hit ‘The Avengers’, we break down our selection for the 5 greatest films in a genre which began as a refuge for kids and “nerds” and now produces many of the highest grossing […]

Retrospective 2014 – A Year in Film

Posted by Gui on December 22, 2014

2014 has been a great year for film, from varied action blockbusters to comic-book titans to quirky comedies, in particular it’s truly been the “year of the thriller” with diverse contributions to the genre from ’71 and Fury to Gone Girl and Nightcrawler. FilmPhonic chronicles the people, events and films that have shaped the movie […]

12 Films to Watch in 2015 (January to June)

Posted by Gui on December 11, 2014

Following a great and varied year of film in 2014, we break down 12 of the must-see films released in the UK and worldwide in the first half of 2015.   January   Foxcatcher Image Source: Annapurna Pictures Genre: Drama, Fact-Based UK Release: 9th of January 2015 Having been the hit of film festivals and […]

London Film & Comic Con (summer 2014)

Posted by Gui on November 14, 2014

Every summer sees the arrival of the London Film & Comic Con convention to the UK, a place where passionate and like-minded fans of certain Films, TV shows and Comic Books get together to compare costumes and spend money. Although a much small version than the San Diego extravaganza, we still get to see all […]

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) English Language

Posted by Gui on August 1, 2014

121min Genre:    Comic-Book, Action, Adventure, Comedy Director: James Gunn Cast:      Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper…and more Writers:  James Gunn , Nicole Perlman , Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning Adventurer, thief and Galactic rogue Peter Quill is hunted across the corners of space after discovering a powerful and dangerous artifact and is forced to join […]

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on May 26, 2014

131min Genre:     Comic-Book, Action, Adventure, Sci-fi Director:  Bryan Singer Cast:       Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender,  James McAvoy …and more Writers:   Simon Kinberg, Jane Goldman, Simon Kinberg, Matthew Vaughn Director Bryan Singer returns to the X-Men helm to unite the casts from the original films and the prequel X-Men: First Class in an epic time-travel […]