‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ movie review (contains spoilers)

Marvel’s ambitious shared cinematic universe is now officially the biggest film franchise of all time. Much like Avengers Assemble marked the culmination of the characters’ first individual adventures, so Age of Ultron marks the culmination of Phase II of the project (even if this summer’s Ant Man officially still part of Phase II). But while … >

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‘Snowpiercer’ movie review

Bong Joon-ho’s first English language film, based on a French graphic novel, is reminiscent of Jean Pierre-Jeunet and Terry Gilliam (indeed, John Hurt’s character is called Gilliam), and much like a train builds up momentum as it goes, peaking with about ten minutes to go before coming to a halt. As the clunky exposition captions … >

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Win ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ goodies!

To celebrate Marvel Studios’ release of Captain America: The Wianter Soldier in UK cinemas on Wednesday 26 March, we’ve got sets of goodies to give away to four of our Twitter followers! > Read our review of the movie. For a chance to win, just follow @CultBoxTV on Twitter and tweet the following text: Follow … >

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‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ movie review

The first Captain America film set itself apart from the rest of the Marvel franchise by being essentially a period piece, with most of the action taking place in the 1940s. The second instalment finds itself firmly rooted in the modern day and the real world, perhaps more so than any other Marvel film to … >

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‘Avengers’ rewind: ‘Thor’ revisited

The story: Thor was always going to be the trickiest to adapt, given its more overtly fantasy/science-fiction based nature, but thankfully the story by J. Michael Straczynski and Mark Protosevich embraces that rather than trying to warp it into something more grounded. The people from the far-off realm of Asgard once visited Earth to defend … >

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Win ‘Marvel Avengers Assemble’ t-shirts!

The long-awaited The Avengers movie, Avengers Assemble – featuring iconic Marvel superheroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow – finally arrives in UK cinemas on April 26. > Read our review of the film. To celebrate, we’ve got Avengers Assemble t-shirts to give away to five of our Twitter … >

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