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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…