Trust me, it’s a great time to be a Superman fan!
As of last year, DC’s ill-advised attempts to make Superman younger and cooler with the New 52 have been consigned to the long box of history and the version of the character we’ve known and loved since 1986 (… Continue Reading
When asked to identify the best onscreen Batman; some might say Ben Affleck looking, as he does, like he’s just strolled off a comic book page or a frame from Batman: The Animated Series. They might say that Christian Bale’s nuance and earnest charisma earn him the right … Continue Reading
It’s finally happened.
What was once the fervent dream of legions of vociferous fanboys is finally a reality. We have Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe sharing the screen with the likes of Iron Man and Captain America. After a spectacular (yes I went there) debut in Captain America: Civil … Continue Reading
Click here to check out ‘The MCU “Villain Problem”- Part One’.
Here we are again, fandom feeders!
Having traversed Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in our Commen-tables and just got our teeth stuck into Captain America: Civil War, I thought that now might be the time to … Continue Reading
Star Wars has been a mainstay in the world pop culture since before I was but a twinkle my father’s eye. Star Wars swept the world back in 1977 upon release of A New Hope and continued to dominate the box office for 40 years since.
The prequels may have … Continue Reading
Haven’t you heard?
Simply everyone has a shared universe these days?
Marvel Studios have one, Warner Brothers / DC have got one, Transformers / Hasbro have one (God help us), even Sony are so confident that they’re trying to create a shared Spiderverse without Spider-Man.
Given that Universal own the … Continue Reading
Make no mistake, there was a lot riding on this film.
Patty Jenkins’ passion project (and a passion project it was, Ms Jenkins first petitioned Warner Brothers to direct a Wonder Woman film right after directing 2003’s Monster nearly fifteen years ago) was fighting a battle on two fronts since … Continue Reading
This weekend, history will be made.
On Thursday the 1st of June Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman (2017) will bring the most enduring and iconic woman in comics to a broad, international audience.
It would take some doing to argue against the epochal nature of the character, or her status as … Continue Reading
The Alien franchise has, like its eponymous xenomorphic antagonist, proven to be a highly adaptable and incredibly resilient beast.
The cinematic saga has evolved from hastily assembled Cormanesque schlock horror script called “Star Beast” to a pop-culture mainstay in less than 40 years with two sets of opposable thumbs in … Continue Reading
Ask any band and they’ll back me up on this, success will either make or break you!
While there’s no denying that Marvel Studios were already a powerhouse by 2014, especially in the wake of 2012’s Avengers, even the most confident executives must have been a tad gun-shy prior … Continue Reading