Today, Marvel and Netflix dropped a 54 second “teaser” sequence for their upcoming series Jessica Jones.
While it’s being touted as a teaser, I think it’s fairly safe to assume that this will be (at least a version of) the show’s title sequence. Like its wonderful predecessor Daredevil it … Continue Reading
It seems like the fate of a standalone Superman film is turning on a dime.
First, rumours emerged that veteran Mad Max director George Miller would be taking directorial duties away from a busy Zack Snyder for a sequel to his divisive super-reboot.
Then, more rumours emerged that the proposed … Continue Reading
This past weekend I found myself entertaining two disparate groups of friends. One of whom, a lady of about my own age, remarked that she had never seen any of the Harry Potter films.
The other group, all in their early twenties, reacted with a stunned awe that it took … Continue Reading
It’s a German word.
It means- to make the familiar strange.
The legendary dramatist Bertolt Brecht used it as a means of making the audience take a step back and view the characters and their actions a little more subjectively. To shake them out of their complacency and … Continue Reading
Those of us who were unsure who would be on which side in Marvel Studios’ upcoming superhero smack-down will have been enlightened today after Hawkeye himself, Jeremy Renner tweeted this concept art earlier today…
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I put on my billowy red cape and did a victory dance around the building when I heard the rumours that veteran Mad Max director George Miller was in talks to direct a standalone Superman film that would serve as a true sequel to Man of Steel (which, apparently Batman … Continue Reading
So recently I checked out Grimm.
A friend informed me that it had some of the same writers as a certain show that she and I both revere but alas… after three seasons of reasonable entertainment, I’m still waiting to have my socks blown off.
In this, the long-post-modern … Continue Reading
The wait continues for a serviceable PC port for Rocksteady’s Arkham Knight.
Having exhausted the previous games in the series I’ve decided to look to the past while I await the future.
Conventional wisdom dictates that prior to Batman:Arkham Asylum, but that’s both poppycock and balderdash
There’s no debating … Continue Reading
Fan speculation reached boiling point last month when the new trailer for Batman V Superman : Dawn of Justice featured this image of the body of General Zod being zipped into a body bag and wheeled down what looks like a Lexcorp corridor at the behest of Mercy Graves.
That … Continue Reading
For all his cultural significance, El Zorro has become something of a relic. Forebear of The Shadow and, eventually, Batman poor old Don Diego De La Vega has been relegated to the “back issues” section of the popular consciousness.
Nevertheless, the pulp hero retains a sizeable and dedicated following that … Continue Reading