‘Avengers: Endgame’ (spoiler-free) review: Marvel’s gratifying finale

‘Avengers: Endgame’ brings pride and joy to the fans who have invested in the MCU franchise, 11 years and 21 movies ago. After the “snappening” in Infinity War, audiences, myself included, are left with our jaws on the floor as the Mad Titan Thanos (Josh Brolin) wipes half of the living creatures in the universe.Continue reading “‘Avengers: Endgame’ (spoiler-free) review: Marvel’s gratifying finale”

‘Captain Marvel’ review [2 of 2]: Unconventional, dismantled origins

Captain Marvel creatively spins an origin story by reversing the wheels of the classic MCU Phase 1 formula. Fresh off from the monumental showdown of Avengers: Infinity War, Captain Marvel carries a ton of expectations for fronting the ‘strongest superhero’ in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Not to mention that this stand-alone/Phase 1-ish material competes withContinue reading “‘Captain Marvel’ review [2 of 2]: Unconventional, dismantled origins”

‘Captain Marvel’: A spoiler-free character guide

For casual moviegoers, we can’t blame you if you have little or no idea on what’s going on with Captain Marvel. After all, this first female-led Marvel film initially caught buzz during the post credits scene of Infinity War, where everyone just assumed that the said heroine is the solution to beating Thanos. Anyway, itContinue reading “‘Captain Marvel’: A spoiler-free character guide”

Brie Larson embodies the humanity of Carol Danvers in Marvel studios ‘Captain Marvel’

Academy Award winner Brie Larson steps into role of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s most powerful force, Carol Danvers aka “Captain Marvel.”  “When we found out that Brie Larson might be interested in joining the MCU, we had numerous meetings and pitched her the idea for the film,” recalls producer Kevin Feige. “She was a huge fan of the characterContinue reading “Brie Larson embodies the humanity of Carol Danvers in Marvel studios ‘Captain Marvel’”

Brie Larson represents Marvel Studios’ ‘Captain Marvel’ at Brazil Comicon

BOver the weekend, Brie Larson, who stars as Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel in the upcoming Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel,” participated in a panel at Brazil’s Comic Con Experience (CCXP), which was held in São Paulo. Fans in attendance received the following exclusive poster: Below are several photos from the event of Brie with fans at BrazilContinue reading “Brie Larson represents Marvel Studios’ ‘Captain Marvel’ at Brazil Comicon”

Brie Larson channels inner action hero in ‘Kong: Skull Island’

Oscar Best Actress-winner for 2015’s Room, Brie Larson now stars as Vietnam War photojournalist Mason Weaver in Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ Kong: Skull Island, an epic action-adventure that reimagines the origins of one the most powerful monster myths of all. A compelling, original tale from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts, the film tells the storyContinue reading “Brie Larson channels inner action hero in ‘Kong: Skull Island’”

MOVIE REVIEW: Room (2015)

Room can be perceived in countless ways. One, it could be anything but a claustrophobic look at the lives of a mother and her five year-old son who has been living in a ten-by-ten feet enclosed, windowless, sound-proof space for several years—a harrowing idea of imprisonment and deprivation liberty and sanity. In another hand, itContinue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: Room (2015)”

Academy Award frontrunner ‘Room’ relates unbreakable mother-son bond

This year’s strong contender and frontrunner in the 88th Oscars, “Room” being nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Actress takes the audience on a visceral experience as we are introduced to the cramped world of the five-year-old Jack (Jacob Tremblay) and his Ma named Joy (Brie Larson), where he wasContinue reading “Academy Award frontrunner ‘Room’ relates unbreakable mother-son bond”

Academy Award-nominated film ‘Room’ opens Feb 17 in PH

The highly-acclaimed tearjerker film “Room” where the audience rooted for the mother and son’s chance at freedom who were imprisoned in a sound-proof shed for seven years will now open in local cinemas on February 17. Based on the international bestselling book written by Emma Donoghue of the same title, director Lenny Abrahamson brings theContinue reading “Academy Award-nominated film ‘Room’ opens Feb 17 in PH”