Haunted Mansion Review

 Ready for a little spookiness in August? I'll be honest the desire to throw on a jumper, buy pumpkins and embrace all things spooky has hit me early this year, mainly due to the depressing summer weather here in the UK. But something still feels slightly off about releasing a ghost movie in the middle of summer but that is exactly what Disney have done with Haunted Mansion. Haunted Mansion is the second film of its name release by Disney, The Haunted Mansion (Rob Minkoff, 2003) was my go-to childhood scary movie, although there is no link between the two films. It is also the second film to be based on a Disney ride, the first being the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. The ride features at five Disney Parks, under three names: The Haunted Mansion, Phantom Manor and Mystic Manor, and the film makes numerous nods to the dark ride. So, join me foolish mortals on a journey to the Haunted Mansion.  Haunted Mansion's opening act is perfect, scary and full of mystery. As we open

Wonder Woman 1984 DC FanDome Trailer Reaction

The DC event of 2020 is here!! DC FanDome is ready to give us some much needed-movie, TV and gaming content and I am beyond excited, especially for the movie trailers! I will aim to do a trailer reaction post for each trailer or teaser we get tonight so make sure to keep an eye out for new posts over the next few hours/days.
After months of silence and constant push backs we finally have a new Wonder Woman 1984 trailer and it does not disappoint! Read on for my trailer reaction and head over to the Just Another Film Blog Facebook page and Instagram for new images. 
  • We start on a little montage showing Diana running, a field of grass and a shot of Themyscira (home of the Amazons). 
  • Okay so this is an Olympic style stadium - LOVE THIS.  
  • 'This world is not yet ready for all that you'll do' hints we could get to see some new powers/evolved powers from Wonder Woman.
  • Okay this is clearly a flashback - I was hoping we would get some scenes featuring Diana's childhood. 
  • Another montage - a lot to take in - I love the mirroring of child and adult Diana. 
  • OMG she is literally swinging on lightening, I have goosebumps. 
  • This is a very tense and dramatic trailer. 
  • 'Anything you can dream of, you can have it' - I mean this is going to end badly. 
  • Diana seeing Steve is both cute and strange, I wonder how he comes back? 
  • Okay that white dress is spectacular. 
  • We get some nice villain building here - love seeing Kristen Wiig in such a serious role. 
  • The lasso spinning to stop bullets is a little odd, I'm really not feeling this shot but it does ooze comic book style. 
  • First footage of a Wonder Woman and Cheetah fight.
  • Okay is Wonder Woman flying or just jumping like super high? I want to see her fly already!
  • Another Montage - a lot to breakdown, but it's mainly action shots. 
  • This plane scene is funny and also the first time Steve seems like more than an accessory. 
  • Does Maxwell Lord have powers? 
  • Oh my, oh my, we finally get to see Cheetah in full form! and she looks AWESOME!!
  • This is too much to handle, I love seeing a fully costumed Wonder Woman and Cheetah face off. I've never seen a female superhero face a female villain on this scale and it is amazing. 
  • When Wonder Woman throws off those wings!!!!!
  • Ending with some comedy - which is great. 
So we have a lot to process here! This trailer is action packed and full of character development and establishment. I cannot wait to see the film!

What did you think of the trailer? Let me know in the comments. 

Thank you for reading xx 

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