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The Batman Production Shut Down

For decades, we’ve all liked to believe that Batman couldn’t be defeated. The Caped Crusader may not have supernatural powers in the same way that most TV and movie superheroes do, but that never mattered for Bruce Wayne’s alter-ego. Thanks to his resilient bat-suit, his wit and cunning, and h[...]

DC’s top recent comic book movies

DC Comics recent movie history is somewhat up and down in terms of recent quality, but there is little denying the comic book company has been responsible for some of the more fun superhero movies of the last few years. And while others are winning real money online at online casinos, some are busy [...]

Review: Joker

A new release from the DC comics movie universe, “Joker” tells the story of Arthur Fleck, a bullied and isolated man who suffers a mental breakdown. Played by Joaquin Phoenix, the actor takes the audience into a moral dilemma, asking them to have compassion for a clearly disenfranchised man who [...]

Are R ratings cinema gold?

There has long been a perception in Hollywood that films rated R are not profitable. Why? Because according to the charts, the most common film-goers are teenagers. So, a film with an R rating means that you are cutting off a large portion of your prime audience. It makes sense, on paper. Whether it[...]

Is DC back from the brink?

It wasn’t so long ago that “Batman v. Superman” was splitting audiences down the middle. Some said it was okay, while others were cringing at the name Martha somehow being the ultimate resolution to a superhero conflict. No problem, fans thought nervously, surely they’ll bring it back in the[...]

Review: Shazam!

“Shazam!” released to a largely positive critical reception. The character-concentrated film focuses squarely on a teenager’s response to being a superhero. Remember being young, innocent and running around your garden with a towel draped over your shoulders, convinced that you were soaring ov[...]

Amobee reveals 2018’s most anticipated films

— by CRAIG SMITH — Given how superheroes are currently dominating the marketplace, and that these types of films get an almost endless amount of publicity and hype that can start even years in advance, it should come as no surprise that, for the second year in a row, they are prevailing [...]

Excitement mounting for Black Panther

— by CRAIG SMITH — “Black Panther” is breaking records already, and looks sure to keep on. This film is also hopefully going to lead to an all-important shift in Hollywood. It looks like “Black Panther” may be Marvel’s biggest blockbuster yet. The studio’s eagerly-anticip[...]

Stay connected to your favorite superhero

Superheroes are nothing new, but in today’s world, showing your affiliation with them is more possible than ever. Thanks to the realms of the internet and the possibilities that unfold when using it, you can connect with others online, order strange pieces of memorabilia, or game to your heart’s[...]

DC fans relieved as Wonder Woman wows critics

It would be fair to say that previous female-fronted superhero efforts have fallen fairly flat and even the most ardent DC fans could have been forgiven for being a little trepidatious when Wonder Woman hit the big screen on June 2 earlier this year. Perhaps the most high-profile example of such a f[...]

The Top 5 reasons to look forward to Logan

There are always a lot of exciting movies to look forward to when we start a new year, and there aren’t very many titles as interesting as “Logan” for 2017. Believed to be the final film in the Wolverine-centric branch of 20th Century Fox’s “X-Men” movies, it̵[...]

Netflix’s Daredevil defends Affleck’s stint

Marvel has produced a lot of high-grossing superhero films, such as “Iron Man,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “The Avengers” and, most recently, “Doctor Strange,” which featured “Sherlock star” Benedict Cumberbatch. Marvel, however, hasn’t b[...]

New Blade movie won’t happen any time soon

It’s pretty much an accepted fact that the Marvel Cinematic Universe basically prints money. With a whopping 13 wildly successful films under its belt and another nine on the way (that we know of), it’s safe to say that the MCU is one of the most successful film franchises of all time. A[...]

Review: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

— by RON WILKINSON — Zack Snyder roars back with a superhero brawl that combines a blasting Wagnerian soundtrack with World Wrestling Federation slap downs. Significant plot? Do not count on it. The philosophical underpinnings of this match made in Hollywood are murky, but the action is [...]