Josh Wilding

Josh Wilding
Tomatometer-approved critic

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3/5 15% Night Hunter (Nomis) (2019) Night Hunter might not leave a lasting impact but it's an exciting thriller full of killer twists and turns which will keep you guessing and the amazing cast alone makes it worth checking out. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2019
2/5 63% It Chapter Two (2019) Andy Muschietti has assembled a terrific cast to battle Pennywise in the present day but a muddled and meandering plot bogs the follow-up down and stops It: Chapter 2 from being the essential, epic conclusion fans hoped for. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
5/5 75% Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Avengers: Age of Utron is proof that Marvel can do no wrong, and as they continue to add new players to the table and reshape this world in a way which keeps it feeling exciting and fresh, the future looks brighter than ever for the MCU. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2019
4/5 83% Ant-Man (2015) Even those who nitpick Marvel's approach to their movies are sure to find something to love in Ant-Man, while fans will undoubtedly adore each and every second. A funny movie with a lot of heart, it's one of Marvel Studios' best origin stories. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2019
5/5 97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) An action movie masterpiece, Mission: Impossible - Fallout is nothing short of incredible and an absolute must-see. It's redefined the genre and this franchise, and the bar has now been set impossibly high for other action movies to try and follow it. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2019
1/5 9% Fantastic Four (2015) Fantastic Four won't leave you hungry for sequel; it will leave you desperate to forget what you just watched. Signs of greatness are there, but ultimately, this movie is little more than a mess and a crushing disappointment. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2019
3/5 74% Ghostbusters (2016) The Ghostbusters are back, and while they may not look the way some "fans" would like, Paul Feig has assembled a terrific new cast with the potential to launch a franchise well worth investing your time and money in. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2019
5/5 93% Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) Thank you, J.J. Abrams. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2019
4/5 84% Deadpool (2016) Wiping away the bad taste X-Men Origins: Wolverine left us with, Deadpool easily overcomes its few minor flaws to deliver a satisfying, hilarious, and action-packed adventure. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2019
5/5 91% Captain America: Civil War (2016) Featuring the best action-scenes in a Marvel movie to date, a string of world class performances, and a satisfying story which perfectly sets the tone for Phase 3, Captain America: Civil War is downright awesome and an absolute must-see. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2019
3/5 27% Suicide Squad (2016) Suicide Squad is well worth watching and the majority of fans will definitely have a good time. Unfortunately, it definitely disappoints in a lot of ways, and as a result, it isn't really the movie Task Force X deserved. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2019
4/5 89% Doctor Strange (2016) Stylish, visually stunning, and unlike any other superhero movie seen before, Doctor Strange is yet another winner for Marvel Studios. However, as origin stories go, it's closer to Captain America: The First Avenger and Thor than Iron Man and Ant-Man. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2019
4/5 75% Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) One of 2016's best blockbusters, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a lot of fun and a, well, fantastic start to what looks set to be a franchise every bit as exciting as, and perhaps more so, than Harry Potter. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2019
4.5/5 84% Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Another triumph for Lucasfilm after The Force Awakens, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story isn't necessarily the best instalment of the franchise, but it doesn't disappoint and delivers everything a fan could want. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2019
3/5 66% Alien: Covenant (2017) A so-so entry into the series, Alien: Covenant is enjoyable but fails to deliver the answers we've been waiting five years for and won't get you excited for the release of yet another one of these prequels. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2019
4/5 71% Beauty and the Beast (2017) A tale as old as time is given new life on the big screen in a movie which adults and kids alike should love. Beauty and the Beast exceeds expectations and delivers a truly special cinematic experience. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2019
4/5 75% Kong: Skull Island (2017) Setting the benchmark for 2017's blockbusters, Kong: Skull Island is visually stunning, thrilling from start to finish and a triumphant big screen return for King Kong. Be sure to stay after the credits! - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2019
4/5 93% Logan (2017) A strong ending to Hugh Jackman's tenure as Wolverine, Logan isn't quite a masterpiece but it definitely set a benchmark which the rest of this year's superhero movies may struggle to beat. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
5/5 93% Wonder Woman (2017) A triumph and the first truly great DC Films release, Wonder Woman exceeds every expectation and stands tall as one of the greatest superhero movies of all-time. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
5/5 84% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) An out of this world experience packed full of strong performances, stellar story beats, and fresh ideas help ensure that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is one of Marvel's best movies to date. It may, in fact, be their greatest of all-time. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
5/5 90% Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) The perfect Spider-Man movie, Far From Home is an adventure for the web-slinger like no other and will leave fans talking for a long time to come. Prepare for your jaw to be left on the floor! - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
5/5 92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) Amazing, spectacular, and the reboot Spidey has needed since 2007, Spider-Man: Homecoming is a triumph in just about every way and opens the door to a very exciting future for the wall-crawler in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
2.5/5 89% The Lego Batman Movie (2017) Fun for kids, but mostly forgettable for everyone else, it's possible to have a good time with The LEGO Batman Movie, but don't expect it to replace Tim Burton or Christopher Nolan's efforts as your favourite movie starring The Dark Knight. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
5/5 87% Blade Runner 2049 (2017) A masterpiece pure and simple, Blade Runner 2049 does not disappoint and will keep hardcore fans and newcomers alike equally happy with what they're seeing. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
5/5 91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) A superb addition to the Skywalker Saga which is sure to leave fans with plenty to talk - and argue - about, Star Wars: The Last Jedi now stands proudly alongside The Empire Strikes Back as one of the greatest sci-fi movies of all-time. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
3/5 40% Justice League (2017) While it's sad we'll never get to see Zack Snyder's uncompromised vision for Justice League, this marks a solid debut for the team on the big screen and while it has its flaws and is a little messy, make no mistake about it: this is a win for DC. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
5/5 92% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Thor: Ragnarok is a triumph and with a story boasting plenty of laughs, action and, perhaps most importantly, heart, this threequel is another winner for Marvel Studios. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
2/5 29% Venom (2018) Venom can't be saved by Tom Hardy's unique performance and there's so much here that doesn't work, it makes for frustrating viewing and is a complete and utter disappointment. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
5/5 70% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) In the capable hands of Ron Howard, this is Star Wars done right and Solo: A Star Wars Story is a blast from start to finish. Now, give us a sequel! - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
5/5 85% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Avengers: Infinity War will chew you up, spit you out, and leave you a shell of a fan in the best way possible. Another huge win for Marvel Studios, there's not a chance in hell you'll walk out of the cinema disappointed with this epic masterpiece. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
4/5 88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Despite being a relatively straightforward affair, Ant-Man and The Wasp is a lot of fun and a much-needed palate cleanser after the shocking events of Avengers: Infinity War. It may not go down as an all-time great but it's still another win for Marvel. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
2.5/5 83% Deadpool 2 (2018) A typical example of a sequel not living up to what came before, Deadpool's R-Rated antics already feel old and if the character is the first casualty of the Fox/Disney merger, it probably won't be the end of the world. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
5/5 96% Black Panther (2018) Black Panther is one of Marvel's best movies to date and Ryan Coogler has delivered something which is going to have a lasting impact not only on comic book fans but an entire generation. Wakanda Forever! - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
4/5 37% Glass (2019) Well worth checking out, Glass may not be the Unbreakable sequel some fans were hoping for but it definitely doesn't disappoint and is an absolute blast. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
2/5 92% Bumblebee (2018) Your kids will probably love it but there's not enough here for hardcore fans to appreciate and, as a blockbuster, Bumblebee sadly falls short in a month with far better offerings. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
5/5 97% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) With a diverse cast and a vibrant, exciting world which feels fresh and different compared to what we're used to seeing in the genre, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a silver screen Spider-Man classic. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
1/5 37% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) A fantastic reason to see something else this weekend, The Crimes of Grindelwald is a massive disappointment and the prospect of having to sit through three more movies before this story is completed is downright depressing. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
4/5 65% Aquaman (2018) An absolute triumph, Aquaman is a blast to watch start to finish and one of this year's best superhero movies. Bring on the sequel because another Jason Momoa/James Wan team-up is an even more exciting prospect than the Justice League re-assembling! - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
4/5 78% Captain Marvel (2019) Brie Larson soars as Captain Marvel in this uneven but enjoyable origin story and while there's definitely room for improvement as the character's adventures continue, it's a good start and well worth checking out. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
4/5 91% Shazam! (2019) Director David F. Sandberg has delivered a strong introduction for the original Captain Marvel with Shazam! and this is an absolute must-see for any comic book fan out there. The DCEU has a new Super Man and his name is Zachary Levi. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
5/5 94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) Avengers: Endgame is a masterpiece which not only delivers on every expectation you had but exceeds ones you didn't even think about. This isn't just a movie, it's an experience. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
2/5 23% Dark Phoenix (2019) Dark Phoenix is the final nail in the X-Men franchise's coffin, and it's now up to Marvel Studios to resurrect it. It has its good points and you'll find moments to enjoy, but this is ultimately too average to matter. - ComicBookMovie.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019