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X-Men: Dark Phoenix | Average Guy Movie Review

During a mission to save the crew of a damaged space shuttle, Jean Grey (Sophie Turner) is exposed to an immense cosmic energy, one that probably should have killed her. Instead it amplifies her abilities, to the point where she no longer has full control. With people getting hurt, the X-Men have no choice but to step in. But with a secretive alien race - led by the mysterious 'Vuk' (Jessica Chastain) - looking to control Jean and her new found power, will her friends be able to save her before it's too late?




Sophie Turner's Jean Grey takes centre stage as Simon Kinberg and Fox take a second crack at turning the Dark Phoenix saga into a movie. I think it's fair to say that X-Men: Dark Phoenix is a lot better than The Last Stand...not that that's saying much. With The Last Stand they made the mistake of relegating the Dark Phoenix storyline to a subplot, at least this time it's *the* story. Interestingly enough history has repeated itself. Twice Bryan Singer …

Ready Player One | Average Guy Movie Review

Steven Spielberg brings Ernest Cline's famous novel to life in his first action-adventure movie since 2011's The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn. In 2045 the world has become a desolate, overcrowded place. Many try to escape this reality by entering in to the OASIS, a virtual world where pretty much anything is possible...including climbing Mount Everest with Batman. Before he died, the creator of the OASIS - James Halliday (Mark Rylance) - hid three keys within the world. The first person to collect all three keys and unlock the hidden Easter Egg wins ownership of the OASIS and Halliday's considerable fortune. "Gunters" or Egg Hunters like Parzival (Tye Sheridan) and Art3mis (Olivia Cooke) all have their own reasons for devoting their lives to solving their puzzle. But they're not the only ones searching for the keys to the kingdom, Nolan Sorrento (Ben Medelsohn), CEO of Innovative Online Industries (IOI) has dedicated vast company resources …