Actors: Henry Cavill

Justice League

As a movie, this sort-a worked out OK. Lots of big action sequences, a team of heroes and heroines, some comedic moments though not much emotion. The “good” guys spent all but an instant wrestling with the morality of resurrection hingeing on the old adage of “the greater good” for example.

Yet as a film, you have to wonder why two of the tribes (Atlanteans and Amazonians) went to extraordinary lengths to “seal” the unity/mother boxes in temples/tombs when the Steppenwolf just teleported into them, and then teleported out again. All seemed a little pointless other than to show off some set design and set pieces. And the box of Man was just buried so nobody could ever find it, yet somebody did (which was not explained) and, even if they hadn’t, these boxes send out a homing signal when they wake up so Steppenwolf would know where they are. Odd that.

We’ve seen the Green Lanterns in other incarnations, so it might have been more prudent to spread the stones far and wide and take a bit longer getting to the big endgame (assimilate earth) than rush to it in a fraction of the time that Marvel did getting to Avengers: Infinity War. Though, if they had restricted it that way there is a lot of similarity between the ideas (megalomaniac seeks multiple power stones/crystals to ensure destruction).

Justice League felt like a collection of pieces that didn’t add up to more than the sum of its parts. It was still a visually good movie, and worth the runtime, but there wasn’t the payoff we have come to expect with the Marvel canon.

Justice League

20172 h 00 min
Overview

Fuelled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince assemble a team of metahumans consisting of Barry Allen, Arthur Curry and Victor Stone to face the catastrophic threat of Steppenwolf and the Parademons who are on the hunt for three Mother Boxes on Earth.

Metadata
Director Zack Snyder
Runtime 2 h 00 min
Release Date 15 November 2017
Details
Movie Media VoD
Movie Status Loaned
Movie Rating Good
Actors
Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Ciarán Hinds, Amy Adams, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, J.K. Simmons, Billy Crudup, Joe Morton, Amber Heard, Michael McElhatton, Joe Manganiello, Jesse Eisenberg, Robin Wright, David Thewlis, Julian Lewis Jones, Marc McClure, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Holt McCallany, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Gemma Refoufi, Kelly Burke, Paulina Boneva, Alexandra Ford, Eleanor Matsuura, Daniel Stisen, Samantha Jo, Sergi Constance, Doutzen Kroes
Poster for the movie "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice"

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

20162 h 31 min
Overview

Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.

Metadata
Director Zack Snyder
Runtime 2 h 31 min
Release Date 23 March 2016
Details
Movie Media Blu-ray
Movie Status
Movie Rating Good
Actors
Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Jeremy Irons, Laurence Fishburne, Holly Hunter, Scoot McNairy, Callan Mulvey, Tao Okamoto, Jena Malone, Brandon Spink, Lauren Cohan, Hugh Maguire, Michael Cassidy, Alan D. Purwin, Dan Amboyer, Rebecca Buller, Harry Lennix, Christina Wren, Jade Chynoweth, Chad Krowchuk, Kevin Costner, Ezra Miller, Patrick Wilson, Michael Shannon, Charlie Rose, Vikram Gandhi, Andrew Sullivan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jon Stewart, Soledad O'Brien, Erika R. Erickson, Dana Bash, Nancy Grace, Anderson Cooper, Brooke Baldwin, Carla Gugino, Jason Momoa, Joe Morton, Ray Fisher, Joseph Cranford, Emily Peterson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Sammi Rotibi, Hanna Dworkin, Tiffany L. Addison, Owais Ahmed, Anish Jethmalani, Tiffany Bedwell, Natalee Arteaga, Keith D. Gallagher, Jeff Dumas, Miriam Lee, Alicia Regan, Stephanie Koenig, Ripley Sobo, Richard Burden, Julius Tennon, Wunmi Mosaku, Dennis North, Kiff VandenHeuvel, Mason Heidger, Ahney Her, Kristine Cabanban, Sebastian Sozzi, Kent Shocknek, Ralph Lister, Sammy A. Publes, Jay R. Adams, David Midura, Jay Towers, Michael Ellison, Kirill Ostapenko, Rashontae Wawrzyniak, Tom Luginbill, Dave Pasch, Danny Mooney, Henry Frost III, Nicole Forester, Debbie Stabenow, Milica Govich, John Lepard, Sandra Love Aldridge, Graham W.J. Beal, Henri Franklin, Jonathan West, T.J. Martinelli, Chris Newman, Lulu Dahl, Sam Logan Khaleghi, Anne Marie Damman, Connie Craig, Henrietta Hermelin, Patrick Leahy, Albert Valladares, David Paris, Abigail Kuklis, Greg Violand, Tiren Jhames, Steve Jasgur, Jonathan Stanley, Jesse Nagy, Duvale Murchison, Thomas J. Fentress, Coburn Goss, Jeff Hanlin, Gary A. Hecker, Robin Atkin Downes, Issac Ryan Brown, Barton Bund, Bailey Chase, Patrick O'Connor Cronin, Sonja Crosby, C.T. Fletcher, Ahman Green, Diana Gaitirira, Jalene Mack, Esodie Geiger, Nene Nwoko, Scott Edward Logan, Marcus Goddard, Cruz Gonzalez-Cadel, Alma Martinez, Sal Lopez, Marcel Shihadeh, Theo Bongani Ndyalvane, Satori Shakoor, Ele Bardha, Inder Kumar, Brandon Bautista, Laura Atwood, Debbie Scaletta, David Leach, Gordon Michaels, Brian Boland, Taras Los, Jason Hughley, Sidi Henderson, Meighan Gerachis, Nicole Santini, Axel Harney, Wayne E. Brown, Dante Briggins, Shannon Garnett, Lynch R. Travis, Carmen Gangale, Joe Cipriano, Will Blagrove, Marcelo Bem, Joe Fishel, Mark Edward Taylor
Poster for the movie "The Man from U.N.C.L.E."

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

It felt like we were back in the original series, though slightly less tongue-in-cheek as some of the antics. The chemistry was there and this spy escapade had the feel of an early Bond, or what a Bond could be under a different direction. Nice set pieces with a grounding in the reality of the era. Hope to see more of UNCLE as it has franchise potential like IMF, 007, etc.

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

20151 h 56 min
Overview

At the height of the Cold War, a mysterious criminal organization plans to use nuclear weapons and technology to upset the fragile balance of power between the United States and Soviet Union. CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB agent Illya Kuryakin are forced to put aside their hostilities and work together to stop the evildoers in their tracks. The duo's only lead is the daughter of a missing German scientist, whom they must find soon to prevent a global catastrophe.

Metadata
Director Guy Ritchie
Runtime 1 h 56 min
Release Date 13 August 2015
Details
Movie Media Blu-ray
Movie Status
Movie Rating Good
Actors
Starring: Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Elizabeth Debicki, Luca Calvani, Sylvester Groth, Hugh Grant, Jared Harris, Christian Berkel, Misha Kuznetsov, Guy Williams, Marianna Di Martino, Julian Michael Deuster, Andrea Cagliesi, Riccardo Calvanese, Peter Stark, David Menkin, Pablo Scola, Cesare Taurasi, Riccardo Flammini, Francesco De Vito, Luca Della Valle, Simona Caparrini, David Beckham, Alessandro Ananasso, Joana Metrass, Gabriel Farnese
Poster for the movie "Man of Steel"

Man of Steel

Man of Steel

20132 h 23 min
Overview

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.

Metadata
Director Zack Snyder
Runtime 2 h 23 min
Release Date 12 June 2013
Details
Movie Media Blu-ray
Movie Status Loaned
Movie Rating Good
Actors
Starring: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Russell Crowe, Laurence Fishburne, Antje Traue, Christopher Meloni, Jadin Gould, Tahmoh Penikett, Ayelet Zurer, Richard Schiff, Dylan Sprayberry, Michael Kelly, Carla Gugino, Richard Cetrone, Mackenzie Gray, Julian Richings, Mary Black, Samantha Jo, Rebecca Buller, Christina Wren, David Lewis, Doug Abrahams, Brad Kelly, Alessandro Juliani, Jack Foley, Robert Gerdisch, Harry Lennix, Jacqueline Scislowski, Sean Campbell, Raj Lal, Rebecca Spence
Poster for the movie "Immortals"

Immortals

Immortals

20111 h 50 min
Overview

Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.

Metadata
Director Tarsem Singh
Runtime 1 h 50 min
Release Date 10 November 2011
Details
Movie Media Blu-ray
Movie Status Loaned
Movie Rating Average
Actors
Starring: Mickey Rourke, Kellan Lutz, Isabel Lucas, Henry Cavill, Luke Evans, John Hurt, Freida Pinto, Stephen Dorff, Robert Maillet, Alan van Sprang, Joseph Morgan, Corey Sevier, Steve Byers, Romano Orzari, James A. Woods, Daniel Sharman, Robert Naylor, Mercedes Leggett, Gage Munroe, Carlo Mestroni, Aron Tomori, Neil Napier, Tamas Menyhart, Ayisha Issa, Abdul Ayoola, Kevin Kelsall