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Justice League | Average Guy Movie Review

The Justice League movie has finally arrived. The DCEU's team up movie - much like Avengers Assemble - sees our heroes take on an alien invasion in the form of Steppenwolf (Ciaran Hinds) and his Parademons.
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'To the Moon' | Short Film

This inspirational and thought provoking short film tells the story of a young man with a mental disability who dreams of one day going to the moon. It carries with it a message that regardless of who we are, we shouldn't be afraid to dream big!
"To the Moon" was created by the people behind "We Make Movies" and is the winner of "Most Thought Provoking Film" at Festival Angaelica. It's available to watch now, check it out below or click here to view it on YouTube.

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The Death of Stalin | Average Guy Movie Review

Armando Ianucci, the man behind Veep, In the Loop and The Thick of It brings us a satirical look at the death of one of the world's most infamous dictators. As the highest ranking members of the Soviet government scramble to deal with the crisis, things quickly devolve into a mad scramble for power. But who will be left on top when the dust settles?


The genius of The Death of Stalin is that Ianucci has made a comedy about one of the darkest periods in our history, without shying away from the dark parts. Which is no mean feat given the subject matter! There's murder, political in-fighting, the rounding up of civilians for interrogation (and possibly worse), Lavrentiy Beria (Simon Russell Beale) - the Head of the NKVD (Soviet Secret Police) - was a serial rapist who used his position to abduct women off the street. Everyone, and I mean everyone was afraid to speak because one wrong word could result in death or a one way ticket to a gulag. And yet watching these bumbling idiots …

Thor: Ragnarok | Average Guy Movie Review

The God of Thunder returns in his third solo outing and this time he must save Asgard from Cate Blanchett's Hela, the Goddess of Death. But not before he escapes the clutches of The Grand Master (Jeff Goldblum), who forces Thor to participate in a gladiatorial match with his "friend from work".



By adding his unique, nutty humour into the mix, director Taika Waititi takes Thor and the MCU in a new direction. Ragnarok is dark and serious and light and funny, all at the same time, and Waititi manages to strike a perfect balance between the two. Despite all of the changes - well tweaks - this still looks like a Thor movie, they haven't tried to distance Ragnarok from the previous entries. But whereas the first two did feel kind of separate from the galaxy we see in Guardians, this one bridges the gap by bringing Asgard into the wider universe.



So it's only fitting that our hero faces a new kind of villain. First there's Hela. Having escaped the prison that has held…

Geostorm | Average Guy Movie Review

This is our first ever video review. Please let us know what you think of it and if you'd like to see more videos from us.

In the not too distant future, a series of satellites known as "Dutch Boy" have been set up to control the Earth's weather. Two weeks before the system is to be handed over to an international committee, a malfunction begins causing extreme weather events across the globe. In order to deal with the problem, the President sends "Dutch Boy's" chief designer - played by Gerard Butler - to investigate. But can he solve the problem before the storms combine to form one massive geostorm that'll consume the globe?


As disaster movies go, this is certainly not the best. In his directorial debut Dean Devlin has attempted to follow in the footsteps of his long term collaborator Roland Emmerich, but much like Independence Day: Resurgence and 2012, Geostorm fails to live up to its predecessors. In fact, given the choice of extreme weather movi…

A Million Ways To Die In The West | Average Guy Movie Review | Movierob's Genre Grandeur

For Movierob's Genre Grandeur on Western Crossovers, I am looking at Seth MacFarlane's guide to surviving the old west for all those who aren't Clint Eastwood, A Million Ways To Die In The West. It follows Albert Stark (MacFarlane), a sheep herder on the frontier who seems to be the only person that sees the west for what it is; a dangerous, disease infested, unforgiving shit hole. "Hell, this was Miss America in 1880...



..."Holy Shit!" 

After his girlfriend dumps him, Albert prepares to leave his hometown of Old Stump for San Francisco. But his plans are interrupted by the arrival of Anna (Charlize Theron), who shows him how to enjoy life. Unfortunately for Albert, Anna is married to Clinch Leatherwood (Liam Neeson), one of the most dangerous outlaws in the territory and he's none too happy about Albert spending time with his wife!



The story for A Million Ways To Die In The West began as a joke between MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild about how d…

Parallel | Average Guy Movie Review

According to the multiverse theory, there are an infinite number of parallel universes. And each one could contain a parallel version of every one of us, some quite similar, and some very different. What would you do if you could see life through the eyes of just one of your "parallels"? That's the question new couple Heather (Faye Sewell) and Neil (David Magowan) have to ask themselves when they meet Machlis (Brian Carter), a medium who can show them the other side. Directed by Ieva Makselyte, produced by Alexander Cooper, written by David Magowan and inspired by erotic thrillers of the 1990's, Parallel is a dark look at obsession and the multiverse theory.



Have Heather and Neil been brainwashed, or is all this real?For some the idea of seeing yourself in a parallel universe would be a nightmare. Machlis could be a fraud, looking to hypnotise you in order to rob you blind. But for others it wouldn't matter, the service Machlis provides could be a way of living ou…

Blade Runner 2049 | Average Guy Movie Review

After 30 years, we return to the world of Blade Runner. A lot has changed since Deckard (Harrison Ford) and Rachael (Sean Young) went on the run. Life on Earth has got a lot worse for those who can't afford to leave for the outer colonies. The new breed of Blade Runner - like Ryan Gosling's 'Officer K' - continue to hunt replicants, specifically the Nexus 8, a model with a longer lifespan and the last remnants of the now bankrupt Tyrell Corporation. On a routine assignment K uncovers a mystery that'll lead him to Deckard and draw the attention of Neander Wallace (Jared Leto). Wallace, the father of a new generation of replicants, wants something he believes Deckard has and will stop at nothing to get it.
Before watching Blade Runner 2049 it's worth watching the three prequel shorts. They provide some history of the period between 2019 and 2049. Click here to view them on YouTube.

Denis Villeneuve has done a magnificent job of recreating the world brought to life …

Logan Lucky | Average Guy Movie Review

Steven Soderbergh comes out of retirement to direct this Ocean's 11 style caper with rednecks. When down on his luck Jimmy Logan (Channing Tatum) loses his job, he decides to rob the Charlotte Motor Speedway during the Coca-Cola 600, one of the biggest races in the Nascar season. In order to pull it off, Jimmy ropes in his brother Clyde (Adam Driver), a veteran who lost his left hand in Iraq, his sister Mellie (Riley Keough) and safe cracker Joe Bang (Daniel Craig). The only problem, Joe is in prison, that and the Logan Family Curse, which according to Clyde only hits when things are starting to go right for the family.

Logan Lucky is the first movie to be produced by Soderbergh's new company, Fingerprint Releasing. By selling the distribution rights, Soderbergh was able to fund the movie without the backing of a major studio. Thus allowing him to make the movie he wants without having to bow to the pressure of Hollywood big wigs. The result of which is a hilarious, fun-filled …

Kingsman: The Golden Circle | Average Guy Movie Review

When the Kingsman organisation is targeted by an unseen enemy, Eggsy (Taron Egerton) and Merlin (Mark Strong) look to the Statesman - their cousins from across the pond - for help. Much like Kingsman, Statesman is an independent intelligence agency operating under the guise of a whiskey distillery in Kentucky. Together they must figure out who is targetting them and why. At the same time Eggsy tries to maintain some form of normal life with his girlfriend Princess Tilde (Hanna Alstrom).



Director Matthew Vaughn returns to the world he created with Kingsman: The Secret Service. A parody of the classic James Bond movies, Kingsman was fun and cheesy with a modern twist. "Give me a far-fetched theatrical plot any day" as Harry Hart (Colin Firth) put it. Although the movie does raise an interesting moral question about the legality and taxation of alcohol and cigarettes while other drugs remain illegal, it seems Vaughn may have gone too far with the cheese this time round.



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