Peter is some kind of unspecified engineer whose job seems to involve plugging cables into things. He lacks imagination in the wardrobe department, but my does he have vivid dreams about alien invasions. Peter lives in quite a nice city apartment with his wife Alice and their two girls Hannah and Lucy, aka Sulky and… Read More Extinction
This is The Punisher meets Toy Story 3. OK, I suppose that doesn’t really help. Nick Sax is a washed-up ex-cop who now works as a hitman. Fortunately for his line of work – and despite a heart that stops beating at inconvenient times – he seems indestructible. Stab wounds, car crashes, gunshots, crowbar blows:… Read More Happy!
Ethan Hunt and his slightly creaky IMF crew are on the trail of some plutonium before it finds its way into the hands of terrorists called The Apostles. They’re an offshoot of a group formed by Ethan’s old adversary Solomon Lane. No, I couldn’t remember their history either: it might be worth renting the last… Read More Mission: Impossible – Fallout
Lena’s soldier husband Kane has been missing for a year after a secret mission. Then suddenly he turns up on her doorstep, dying and barely knowing who he is. Soon the black vans arrive to haul them off to a facility on the edge of ‘the Shimmer’, a remote area that is experiencing strange phenomena… Read More Annihilation
When we last met the Incredibles (it was 2004, you were probably young, so you might need a refresher), the superpowered Parr family of dad Bob (strength), mum Helen/Elastigirl (stretchiness), daughter Violet (invisibility/force field), son Dash (fast feet) and baby Jack-Jack (hmm, well) were living incognito, banned from using their powers due to their crimefighting’s… Read More Incredibles 2
In the future, our souls are software, stored on a ‘stack’ fused into the spine of your ‘sleeve’ – your physical body. So your personality can be backed up, loaded into a younger, cloned version of your body, or into another sleeve – even on a different planet. If you’ve got the money. A group… Read More Altered Carbon
John Bernthal, who played a twitchy, violent cop on The Walking Dead, here plays twitchy, violent former Marine Frank Castle. Frank has a big Marvel comics backstory (that has given him no superpowers, thank God). The first episodes try to fast-track through this – not always effectively. Long story short: he was involved in some… Read More The Punisher