Comic Books

Wonder Woman: The Hero Warner Bros Needed, But Not the One it Deserved

Wonder Woman opened on June 2nd to something Warner Brothers wasn’t used to: Good reviews.  With the studio taking death blows from critics with each new release (seriously go read the reviews for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad) they needed a hero (and a hit film) that could shield them.  Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) is that hero. I’ve written before about how this film could be game changing in a Hollywood where men rule; from studio heads, directors, and top... Read More

Comic Books

Batgirl Needs Wonder Woman and We Need Them Both

One of the most recent projects rumored to be in the works for the DC Extended Universe is a Batgirl stand alone film.  Any story from the Bat-Family tends to get lots of buzz, and this story is no different–especially since Joss Whedon’s  speculatively in talks to direct!  While this humble nerd journalist believes this could definitely be a big move for DC, we need to see how Warner Brothers handles Wonder Woman first before getting ourselves too excited; the success... Read More

Editorials

The Middle-Earth Collection: A Must-Buy or Overpriced Cash-Grab?

Get ready to check your wallets, J.R.R. Tokien fans! Warner Brothers Home Entertainment recently released a comprehensive collector’s set featuring every extended edition of Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies, quite perfectly called The Middle-Earth Collection. This release has been a long time coming, ever since they announced that they were making a Hobbit trilogy with Peter Jackson back at the helm. I mean, we all know that a wizard is never late or early, but... Read More

Comic Books

Could Ryan Potter Be the DC Extended Universe’s Robin?

Most of you already know that due to his success in the role of Batman, Ben Affleck will be directing and starring in a stand alone movie for the iconic DC Comics character.  Since that announcement, rumors and speculation about villains & allies for the Dark Knight have been making their way around the internet. One such rumor, regarding Joe Manganiello playing Deathstroke in the film, has already been confirmed.  While Deathstroke’s definitely an amazing addition to the DC... Read More

Detailed Report

Dear Warner Bros, Please Back Off

Much like the title character he was set to direct, Seth Grahame-Smith is running pretty quickly – unfortunately, it’s away from working on The Flash.  Citing “creative differences”, Grahame-Smith has decided to step down from his directorial debut.  Warner Bros. will still be using the screenplay he wrote, but would like a more “experienced” director at the helm. This just reeks of  WB running scared after Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice was beaten to a... Read More