…find a league of our own

It’s no secret that of late DC Comics has struggled to put forth the kind of cinematic success that its counterpart, Marvel practically has down to a science. Following the particularly sour taste of “Batman v Superman” and “Suicide Squad,” the DC Universe is a little on edge, even after the incredible triumph of “Wonder…

…Miscast

Whether you’ve seen it yet or not, odds are you’ve heard a lot about the comic book movie juggernaut, “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” Most of what you’ve heard probably isn’t great, and if you’ve seen it, you know that it’s earned every single one of the negative comments on the confusing plot, and…

…Face the Facts

It seems like the Internet has to weigh in on everything these days. From Twitter to Facebook, everyone is sharing their opinion whether they can back it up or not. So it should come as no surprise, that the Web is snarky, and also thrilled, but also undecided about the latest casting announcement for, “Batman…

…Rise Above

Director Zack Snyder’s “Man of Steel” has a lot riding on its very broad muscular shoulders. Besides being the relaunch of the much-loved Superman franchise, it is also the first film in a new combined DC Comics film universe (Green Lantern, you’re not invited). Those are some big expectations, but “Man of Steel” carries them…

…Uplift

The “Man of Steel” marketing team has taken the high road with one of its promotional campaigns. In fact you might say they’ve taken “The” high road. Warner Bros Studios is taking aim at potential fans of a Christian persuasion, with its special pamphlet entitled “Jesus – the Original Superhero.”

…be super

Happy Father’s Day! Especially to our own dad, but also to all the father’s out there reading this blog today. It occurred to us during our weekly blockbuster viewing yesterday (“Man of Steel” review will be coming on Friday) that it seems somewhat appropriate that the latest Superman movie would be released on Father’s Day…