Batman fans could have been forgiven for recently breathing a long and well deserved sigh of relief.
Firstly, it was announced that after talk of deteriorating negotiations between director Matt Reeves and Warner Brothers executives that Reeves would indeed be taking to the director’s chair for The Batman.
Secondly (and … Continue Reading
“If chicken little tells you that the sky is fallin’
And even if it wasn’t would you still come crawlin’
I think you would my friend”
Maybe we’ll never know what Steven Tyler really meant when he sang those portentous lyrics; but if you think that he wasn’t… Continue Reading
Zack Snyder is probably breathing a sigh of relief right now. His much maligned Batman V Superman:Dawn of Justice appears to be getting a new lease of life in the form of the new “Ultimate Edition” which has become available for digital download in the US and met with favourable … Continue Reading
With DC’s rebirth now in full-effect and the pre-“Flashpoint” Superman taking his place at the forefront of the DC Universe, the New 52 Superman appears to be well and truly dead, never to return.
Despite my criticisms of DC’s treatment of Superman since 2011 this iteration of the character has … Continue Reading
It’s a bit of a chore separating the wheat from the chaff, the fact from the rumour and the official from the speculation when it comes to the Justice League news. In my first article I tried to pare away as much rumour and speculation as I could but as … Continue Reading
All rise for Judge Danny B as Dan and Josh Nerdibate the question that’s as old as fandom itself. The two titans of science fiction go head to head as Dan and Josh debate which is better, Star Wars or Star Trek. They’ll be judging the mythologies on their themes, … Continue Reading
I’ll come out and say it.
This is not how I imagined the start of the Justice League hype train prior to the release of BatmanVSuperman.
Whatever your opinion of the latter film (I sort of liked it, then enjoyed it a whole lot more upon subsequent viewings) … Continue Reading
I’ve already rhapsodised about how much I love this hugely under-appreciated character.
J’onn J’onzz would be a huge asset to future Justice League films but is also interesting enough to carry a film in his own right. Audiences will inevitably draw comparison to Paul Bettany’s Vision over at … Continue Reading
I’m reminded of the parable my film lecturer once told me of Michael Powell’s 1960 film Peeping Tom, the story of a young man who murders young women and records their deaths on film. Upon the film’s release, critics and (most) audiences were openly hostile of the psychosexual thriller based … Continue Reading
I write this with a heavy heart.
Batman V Superman is a mixed bag.
If you require proof, simply wade through the gulf of vastly contradictory reviews from critics, fans and cinephiles. Even among the fan community opinion is divided and I struggled to retain an open mind going into … Continue Reading