So it looks like Justice League is setting up to be a pretty big box office disappointment. The fact that it couldn’t clear a $100 million opening weekend when that seems to be the norm for comic book movies is pretty troubling, and despite the fact that fan response has been pretty okay (me included), you wouldn’t be the only one to be curious and concerned about what Warner Bros has planned for the future of the DCEU. While I doubt that Warner Bros is going to completely pull the plug on their cinematic universe (Aquaman has finished filming and we’re still getting the solo Batman film and a sequel to Wonder Woman), there’s obviously going to need to be a change in the way DC and Warner Bros approaches these films. And the way they should go is the one that probably won’t happen, but would be really cool.
Assemble the Injustice Gang. Read the rest of this entry
I think a lot of us can agree that by and large, 2016 was a pretty bad year all around. Nearly every major blockbuster movie disappointed, the country showed us how terrible it can be, and we lost a ton of great performers and celebrities to the man upstairs. That’s what makes this installment of my annual ‘Worst of” lists so much more difficult. In a year as crappy as this one, how can you choose the absolute crap of the crap? Well my friends, I’ve thought long and hard about this one, and after much deliberation, I give you my absolute WORST of 2016. Read the rest of this entry
Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Starring: Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jesse Eisenberg, Amy Adams, Jeremy Irons
Directed by: Zack Snyder
Three years. Three years of casting rumors, movie announcements, news of the studio being afraid of the finished project, and of fans wondering if Warner Bros could pull off their own cinematic universe based on the characters in DC comics. It’s been a long road, but we’re finally here. Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice has been released, and with it, the DC Cinematic Universe has begun. Read the rest of this entry
Thanks to Entertainment Weekly, we finally have our look at Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor. And he looks pretty much exactly how we all expected him to. He’s bald, smug, and looks pretty sinister. If I was judging Eisenberg on looks alone, I’d say he’s going to be an awesome fit. Read the rest of this entry
That’s right, it’s time for the annual “Top Nerd Things of 2014”, where I look at all of the nerdy stuff that hit this past year in comics, TV, Movies, and more! SO let’s not waste any time, here’s the “Top Nerd Things” list for the year 2014! Read the rest of this entry
After months of speculation and outright denials on his part, Jason Momoa has been almost kinda confirmed as Aquaman for Batman V Superman and Justice League. Yes, this is yet another addition to a movie that is already going to feature Batman, Superman, Lex Luthor, Wonder Woman, Cyborg, Alfred, Perry White, Ma Kent, and probably a lot more. Adding Aquaman to the mix makes me even more nervous about the final product of the film, but at least now I don’t have to worry about if Aquaman will be treated as a joke or not. Read the rest of this entry
After taking “Forever” to come out (sorry, I couldn’t resist), we’ve finally got the double sized final issue of Forever Evil, the big DC event that started back in…September. Holy crap.
Unlike other big events, Forever Evil #7 is actually worth the wait, and filled with non stop action, awesome moments to showcase our heroic villains, and plenty of jaw-dropping reveals. Writer Geoff Johns and artist David Finch have crafted a surprisingly fantastic ending to this event that, for the first time in a while, makes me extremely excited to see what’s in store for the heroes of the DC universe. Read the rest of this entry
There’s a sentence I never thought I’d write. Yes, the Social Network star has been cast as Superman’s arch nemesis in the follow up to Man of Steel. And no, you’re not dreaming. For the first time since, well, the last casting announcement for Man of Steel 2/Batman vs. Superman/Whateveritwillbecalled I’m left with a “wha?” reaction. In fact, I believe the first words out of my mouth when I heard it were “that’s not true”. Read the rest of this entry