Don’t let yourself get carried away by this week’s Craggus’ Trek Trek Phase II Omnibus – Vol.7

Here's your weekly Omnibus Edition of Craggus' Trek Trek Phase II covering Season 2 episodes 18 to 22 and Season 3 Episodes 1 to 2: Tune in next week for the next Omnibus or follow @TheCraggus on Instagram to get Craggus' Trek Trek Phase II directly in your feed. 🖖  

You’ll fall head over heels for this week’s Craggus’ Trek Trek Phase II Omnibus – Vol.6

Here's your weekly Omnibus Edition of Craggus' Trek Trek Phase II covering Season 2 episodes 11 to 17: Tune in next week for the next Omnibus or follow @TheCraggus on Instagram to get Craggus' Trek Trek Phase II directly in your feed. 🖖  

Set your faces to stunned! It’s Craggus’ Trek Trek Phase II Omnibus – Vol.5

Here's your weekly Omnibus Edition of Craggus' Trek Trek Phase II covering Season 2 episodes 4 to 10: Tune in next week for the next Omnibus or follow @TheCraggus on Instagram to get Craggus' Trek Trek Phase II directly in your feed. 🖖  

Something to sink your teeth into: The Hard #Shark Life (Part 1)

We’re big fans of Sharks and dumb shark movies here at What The Craggus Saw, so we couldn’t wait to share this great post from our ‘chum’ @5minutemovieguy! Enjoy, then like and subscribe to his blog too!

5 MINUTE MOVIE GUY

As you probably know by now if you’ve been reading my reviews, I genuinely hated watching 47 Meters Down: Uncaged. For me, it was a terrible and torturous experience. There are so many issues I have with the movie, but there’s one problem in particular that I decided to leave out of my review to talk about here in greater detail. It’s something that bothers me that is actually prevalent in many shark movies. Too many movies make sharks out to be relentless, monstrous, and murderous killing machines. Not only is this scientifically inaccurate, but it’s an unfair depiction that’s manufactured solely for the sake of cheap scares.

Jaws2 Jaws: The Revenge (1987)

Yes, of course I understand that these are just movies, and that making sharks into monsters is used as a means to heighten fear and intensity, but I feel like most of the time it’s taken to…

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That face when it’s time for Craggus’ Trek Trek Phase II Omnibus – Vol.4

Here's your weekly Omnibus Edition of Craggus' Trek Trek Phase II covering Season 1 episodes 22 to 25 and Season 2 episodes 1 to 3: Tune in next week for the next Omnibus or follow @TheCraggus on Instagram to get Craggus' Trek Trek Phase II directly in your feed. 🖖  

Take a seat, Commander. It’s time for the Craggus’ Trek Trek Phase II Omnibus – Vol.3

Here's your weekly Omnibus Edition of Craggus' Trek Trek Phase II covering Season 1 episodes 15 to 21: Tune in next week for the next Omnibus or follow @TheCraggus on Instagram to get Craggus' Trek Trek Phase II directly in your feed. 🖖  

Craggus’ Trek Trek Phase II – Vol.2

Here's your weekly Omnibus Edition of Craggus' Trek Trek Phase II covering Season 1 episodes 8 to 14: Tune in next week for the next Omnibus or follow @TheCraggus on Instagram to get Craggus' Trek Trek Phase II directly in your feed. 🖖  

Craggus’ Trek Trek Phase II – Vol.1

Here's your weekly Omnibus Edition of Craggus' Trek Trek Phase II covering Season 1 episodes 1 to 7: Tune in next week for the next Omnibus or follow @TheCraggus on Instagram to get Craggus' Trek Trek Phase II directly in your feed. 🖖  

Set your faces to stunned – it’s Craggus’ Trek Trek Phase II!

With Jean-Luc Picard once again looking to engage our attention with his trek across the stars, What The Craggus Saw is launching a new Instagram Exclusive series of mini-reviews of each and every episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. From all the bad things in season one to All Good Things... in season 7, … Continue reading Set your faces to stunned – it’s Craggus’ Trek Trek Phase II!

Marvel’s Phase Four And Beyond – What’s next for the MCU?

Marvel SDCC Phase 4 Announced

In just a few short hours, Kevin Feige will take to the stage of Hall H at the San Diego Comic-Con and set out the studio's plans to follow-up from the unprecedented success of The Infinity Saga. We already have a pretty good idea that we're getting a third Guardians Of The Galaxy movie, a … Continue reading Marvel’s Phase Four And Beyond – What’s next for the MCU?

If you went down to the woods today, you’ll have been in for a big surprise as the dead have risen in Hampshire for “Day 66”. Surely it can’t be the apocalypse? Now?

With the popularity of the zombie genre simply – heh – refusing to die, when What The Craggus Saw heard about “Day 66”, a new independent horror movie filming practically in our own backyard (or, more accurately, literally in the backyard of a friend of the family), we weren’t going to sleep through the end … Continue reading If you went down to the woods today, you’ll have been in for a big surprise as the dead have risen in Hampshire for “Day 66”. Surely it can’t be the apocalypse? Now?

The Joy Of Six: What The Craggus Saw’s 6th Anniversary

1,214 posts 781,005 words And a lot of fun and stress along the way. There’s still plenty more to come from What The Craggus Saw as we head towards our Magnificent Seventh Anniversary next year, including:   and so much more. So, whether you're reading us for the first time or for the thousandth time, … Continue reading The Joy Of Six: What The Craggus Saw’s 6th Anniversary

When you play the Game Of Moans, you either whine or you derp

They say Misery loves company and right now, Annie Wilkes has a lot of it as we hear the familiar refrain of disgruntled, entitled fan[atics] flinging their shit at the walls over the fact that “Game Of Thrones” – “Game Of Thrones” mind – has had the temerity to subvert their own personal expectations and … Continue reading When you play the Game Of Moans, you either whine or you derp

And The Super Movie Secret Wars winner is…

  Winner, Winner, Shawarma Dinner! Beating out its multi-franchise finalising descendant, the OG Avengers emerged triumphant from the bruising crucible of the Super-Movie Secret Wars, edging out Infinity War by a margin of 3 votes. It's been quite a tournament, with plenty of surprises along the way. The group stages - where we lost 64 … Continue reading And The Super Movie Secret Wars winner is…

Introducing The Fantastic Four to the Marvel Cinematic Universe

the fantastic four in the mcu

So I know I usually stick to movie and TV reviews (and recently lengthy tournaments) but I thought I’d try something new by getting this idea which has been rattling around my head down on virtual paper and, after all, one of the perks of being editor-in-chief is that you can greenlight whatever takes your … Continue reading Introducing The Fantastic Four to the Marvel Cinematic Universe

The Super Movie Secret Wars Final!

Super Movie Secret Wars Final

Not only is the final an all-MCU affair, but it's an all-Avengers throwdown too as OG mega-crossover blockbuster with the latest iteration that took a somewhat Game Of Thrones approach to thinning out its character roster by the end. It's been quite a journey but it's not quite over yet. The 3rd place playoff will … Continue reading The Super Movie Secret Wars Final!

Super Movie Secret Wars Semi Finals

#SuperMovieSecretWars

The Super Hero Secret Wars have reached the Fantastic Four, with our semi-finalists confirmed. Logan saw off diminutive giant-killers Ant-Man and The Wasp while Avengers: Infinity War brushed aside the sole remaining animated movie in the competition in a not so incredible result. In the contest of the Captains America, Civil War was frozen out … Continue reading Super Movie Secret Wars Semi Finals

Favourite Films From Every Year Of My Life (Revised And Updated)

A couple of years ago, a Twitter #ThisIsYourFilm was making the rounds where you had to choose your favourite movie from every year you’ve been alive. Well, it's come back round again so here, revised and updated, are my favourite movies from every year I've been alive. At least it’s still favourite movies and not … Continue reading Favourite Films From Every Year Of My Life (Revised And Updated)

Super Movie Secret Wars Quarter Finals

Super-Movie Secret Wars Quarter Finals

So we're down to the final eight movies now. It's nearly the endgame, although there were probably other ways. Even if you'd gone forward in time and viewed fourteen million, six hundred and five possible outcomes, you might not have predicted that we'd have a quarter-final draw featuring no DC movies, not even The Dark … Continue reading Super Movie Secret Wars Quarter Finals

Super Movie Secret Wars – Fourth Round

Sending shockwaves through the super movie world, the romance of the Super Movie Secret Wars is alive and well as X-Men: First Class pulled off the upset of the tournament, knocking out perennial favourite The Dark Knight by the narrowest of margins: a single vote. Elsewhere, all three Avengers movies made it through to the … Continue reading Super Movie Secret Wars – Fourth Round

Super Movie Secret Wars – Third Round Day 2

Day three of the second round delivered its share of casualties. The effortlessly charming Batman: The Movie was unable to overcome the Age Of Ultron and while Doctor Strange ultimately triumphed in a close-run race with Iron Man 2, it's safe to say The Rocketeer did nazi its crushing defeat at the hands of The … Continue reading Super Movie Secret Wars – Third Round Day 2

Super Movie Secret Wars – Third Round Day 1

It was a bruising first day of the second round, as Shazam! showed it was worthy by crushing the Power Rangers and while Thor put up a valiant fight, the air was thick with his wounded screams... mainly whimpering, a great deal of complaining and tales of sprained deltoids and... gout as Ant-Man And The Wasp sealed their place … Continue reading Super Movie Secret Wars – Third Round Day 1

Super Movie Secret Wars – Second Round Day 4

There was an idea, to bring together a group of remarkable movies, to see if they could become something more. See if they could come together and fight battles for our amusement. And from here on out, there's no safety net, no second chances. Two movies enter, one movie moves on. There are some really … Continue reading Super Movie Secret Wars – Second Round Day 4

Super Movie Secret Wars – Second Round Day 3

I feel a great swell of pity for anyone who comes to the Super Movie Secret Wars looking to not vote and from here on out, there's no safety net, no second chances. Two movies enter, one movie moves on. There are some really tough draws thrown up by the system which sees the winner … Continue reading Super Movie Secret Wars – Second Round Day 3

Super Movie Secret Wars – Second Round Day 2

With great voting power comes great voting responsibility, there's no safety net, no second chances. Two movies enter, one movie moves on. There are some really tough draws thrown up by the tournament structure which sees the winner of one group facing off against the runner-up from another group. Get your voting fingers ready for … Continue reading Super Movie Secret Wars – Second Round Day 2

Super Movie Secret Wars – Second Round Day 1

As Doctor Strange might say, we're in the end game now and from here on out, there's no safety net, no second chances. Two movies enter, one movie moves on. There are some really tough draws thrown up by the system which sees the winner of one group facing off against the runner-up from another … Continue reading Super Movie Secret Wars – Second Round Day 1

Super-Movie Secret Wars Group Stage Round-Up

As the dust settles on the Group Stages, sixty-four movies remain standing as surely as if Thanos had snapped his fingers. Some sailed through to the second round while some made it through by the skin of their teeth. There were tears and tie-breakers as some big hitters fell by the wayside. A billion dollars … Continue reading Super-Movie Secret Wars Group Stage Round-Up

Super-Movie Secret Wars: Group Stages Last Day

It's the last day of the Group stages and with only sixteen slots left available, it's all to play for especially if movies want to avoid a tough tie in the next round. You can vote for two from each group. The two movies with the most votes in each group will go through to … Continue reading Super-Movie Secret Wars: Group Stages Last Day

Super-Movie Secret Wars: Group Stages Day 3

It's Day Three of the Super-Movie Secret Wars and with half the next round competitors confirmed, there are plenty of ties the remaining movies will be hoping to avoid. You can vote for two from each group. The two movies with the most votes in each group will go through to the next round, where … Continue reading Super-Movie Secret Wars: Group Stages Day 3

Super-Movie Secret Wars: Group Stages Day 2

Welcome back to the second day of the group stages of the Super-Movie Secret Wars. There are some proper clashes of the Titans in store today, although Clash Of The Titans (1981) isn't actually in the competition... You can vote for two from each group. The two movies with the most votes in each group … Continue reading Super-Movie Secret Wars: Group Stages Day 2

Super-Movie Secret Wars: Group Stages Day 1

Welcome to the first day of the Super-Movie Secret Wars. We've got some mouthwatering match-ups for you today. You can vote for two from each group. The two movies with the most votes in each group will go through to the next round, where winners from one group will face off against runners-up from another. … Continue reading Super-Movie Secret Wars: Group Stages Day 1

Behold! The Super-Movie Secret Wars are about to begin!

BEHOLD! I am the Craggonder and I have scoured time and space to gather together 128 of the finest Super Hero Movies Earth has to offer. Here, in my Battle Blog, they will fight each other until only one emerges triumphant – but which movie that may be...will be up to you! My Super-Movie Secret … Continue reading Behold! The Super-Movie Secret Wars are about to begin!

The Movies Came Out Two By Two…

Once in a while, there comes an idea so 'good', Hollywood does it twice. But does this presage double trouble or a two-for-one treat? Which of these famous accidental double-bills do you prefer? Deep Impact (1998) v Armageddon (1998) Volcano (1997) v Dante's Peak (1997) White House Down (2013) v Olympus Has Fallen (2013) A … Continue reading The Movies Came Out Two By Two…

Does the success of #Venom and #Aquaman herald the beginning of the end for the Superhero movie boom?

With “Venom” grossing $855m worldwide and “Aquaman” taking over $1billion at the global box office, one thing is clear: the box office domination of the Superhero movie genre is coming to an end. How can this be you ask? When collectively the two most recent movies in the genre hovered up almost $2billion in ticket … Continue reading Does the success of #Venom and #Aquaman herald the beginning of the end for the Superhero movie boom?

The 2018 What The Craggus Saw Christmas Special: How Thanos Stole Christmas

How Thanos Stole Christmas by The Craggus & Dr Seuss Every hero in Marvel liked Christmas a lot... But Thanos who lived madly on Titan, did NOT! Thanos hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season! Now, please don't ask why. No one quite knows the reason. It could be the loss of his world’s population, Who … Continue reading The 2018 What The Craggus Saw Christmas Special: How Thanos Stole Christmas

Is [insert film title here] a Christmas movie? The answer is always ‘Yes!’

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Hot takes roasting on an open thread, hashtags nipping at your prose. Once a year, everybody on Twitter, Facebook and beyond come together in a grand celebration of that most joyous of events: debating whether or not "Die Hard" (or occasionally another film) is really a Christmas … Continue reading Is [insert film title here] a Christmas movie? The answer is always ‘Yes!’

1,000th Post Spectacular!

Okay, so ‘spectacular’ might be overselling it, but nevertheless here we are: our 1,000th post and still going strong. Well, still going at least. Over the past 1,000 posts, there have been a lot of highs: not forgetting our most-viewed post ever:  And some lows: I’ve made zero, ZERO progress on this bold plan from … Continue reading 1,000th Post Spectacular!

Superb Owl presents A Very Special Trailer Hootenanny: Aquaman!

"Under DC" A musical tribute to Aquaman (to the tune of, well...you'll figure it out) The team-ups are always greater In some other universe So the league tried teaming up here But that only made it worse Just look at the world around you Right here on the ocean floor Such wonderful things surround you What … Continue reading Superb Owl presents A Very Special Trailer Hootenanny: Aquaman!

#ReleaseTheSnyderCut

I’m not kidding. Release the ‘Snyder Cut’ of “Justice League” already. I’ll pre-order the Blu-ray right now. I’m not about to call AT&T Customer Service to ask them to release it or anything but, sincerely, I absolutely think Warner Brothers should release the Snyder Cut. Whatever my personal antipathy towards much of the DCEU’s output, there … Continue reading #ReleaseTheSnyderCut

Superb Owl’s Trailer Hootenanny #13

I take a couple of weeks off and suddenly all the new trailers break for cover, scampering around in the open and making easy pickings for an apex trailer predator like me. Here's the best of my hunting trophies from this week's prey. ALL TRAILERS HAVE BEEN CUED UP TO SKIP THAT STUPID PRE-TRAILER TRAILER … Continue reading Superb Owl’s Trailer Hootenanny #13

The Craggus Quinquennial

Five years ago, I posted my first ever review on What The Craggus Saw, the (in hindsight) ironic and pessimistically titled “I Give It A Year”. Five years and 627,082 words later (that’s 343 words a day, stat fans), here we are celebrating the site’s fifth anniversary. In its time, What The Craggus Saw has … Continue reading The Craggus Quinquennial

Ode To Star Wars Fandom

Friend of the Craggus, Fernby, has written an excellent piece excoriating the state of Star Wars fandom in the wake of the news of Kelly Marie Tran being hounded off Instagram. In turn, he inspired me to wax, if not lyrical, at least passable. Ode To Star Wars Fandom They did not come for the … Continue reading Ode To Star Wars Fandom

Superb Owl’s Hootenanny #12

Hoot hoot! What a bounty I've sunk my claws into this week. I've had a successful hunt and brought back trailers aplenty to feed you, my little Hootenanny fledgelings! Let's dig in! Mission: Impossible - Fallout (UK Release Date: 26 July 2018) The moustache that defeated the Justice League. That's a little unfair, as the moustache … Continue reading Superb Owl’s Hootenanny #12

Superb Owl’s Trailer Hootenanny #11

T'wit-t'who's ready for some more trailers? I know I am, so unruffle your feathers, sharpen those talons and lets see what we can hunt down! The Hollow Child (UK Release Date: TBC) I'm still a bit jittery from the "Hereditary" trailer, but creeping out of the woods is this Canadian horror flick which should be arriving in … Continue reading Superb Owl’s Trailer Hootenanny #11

Superb Owl’s Trailer Hootenanny #10

Hoot hoot! I'm back, undusted, after "Avengers: Infinity War" and ready to celebrate my own 10th milestone. Take to the wing with me now as I cast my owlish gaze over the most recent tasty morsels to scurry through the Youtube underbrush. Ant-Man And The Wasp (UK Release Date: 3 August 2018 😡) So we'll be getting … Continue reading Superb Owl’s Trailer Hootenanny #10

Superb Owl’s Trailer Hootenanny #9

Hoot hoot! What a week for trailers, it fairly made my head spin! I guess studios are rushing out trailers to get some buzz ahead of "Avengers: Infinity War" drowning out all other PR and publicity noise like a Hans Zimmer trailer blart turned up to 11. So, what tasty morsels did I get my … Continue reading Superb Owl’s Trailer Hootenanny #9

Superb Owl’s Trailer Hootenanny #8

Back I swoop after taking the Easter weekend off. I just can't concentrate on movie trailer with all those delicious little bunnies hopping around! Anyway, now I've gorged myself (on chocolate eggs, relax), it's back to hootenannying and there ain't no hootenanny like a Superb Owl hootenanny 'cos a Superb Owl hootenanny don't stop [except for … Continue reading Superb Owl’s Trailer Hootenanny #8

Superb Owl’s Trailer Hootenanny #7

Back I swoop after taking the Easter weekend off. I just can't concentrate on movie trailer with all those delicious little bunnies hopping around! Anyway, now I've gorged myself (on chocolate eggs, relax), it's back to hootenannying and there ain't no hootenanny like a Superb Owl hootenanny 'cos a Superb Owl hootenanny don't stop [except for … Continue reading Superb Owl’s Trailer Hootenanny #7

What The Craggus Saw wants YOU!

We've been exapnding the roster here at What The Craggus Saw and it's given us a taste for teamwork! Have you ever thought you might like to have a go at writing a blog? Or maybe there’s a movie or TV show you absolutely love (or loathe) and you’d love to write about it to … Continue reading What The Craggus Saw wants YOU!

Superb Owl’s Trailer Hootenanny #6

Knock knock! Who's there? Twit. Twit who? That's racist, man. Welcome, to this week's Trailer Hootenanny! Deadpool 2 (UK Release Date: 15 May 2018) Shrugging off those rumours of poor test screenings, the Merc with a mouth returns with a foul-mouthed, balls-out trailer that suggests all is well (or as well as it ever was) … Continue reading Superb Owl’s Trailer Hootenanny #6