Captain Marvel, or better known by his magical cry that transforms him into a mighty superhero, SHAZAM, is one of my favourite superheroes. He is a terrifyingly powerful character but like all good characters in all genres of literature, has another side. That other side in the case of Captain Marvel is quite stark. In… Continue reading SHAZAM/Captain Marvel: how do they keep Billy Batson from being overpowered on the big screen?
This is not an argument I would like to have to joined but I am consistently asked by those who know me…who is the most powerful superhero? Given this pressure and a sudden realisation that I am unconvinced you can call yourself a real comic book superhero fan until you have settled on one character or… Continue reading Superman is the most powerful Marvel/DC comic superhero…and there is an agreeable reason why
So…both ’Man of Steel’ and ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’ have hit cinemas since 2013 and they have officially established the beginnings of the DC Extended Universe…for better or worse, but certainly richer than poorer. As I just eluded to, these movies have been a massive hit in grabbing the attention and wallets of… Continue reading How the Avengers and Justice League movies should differ
I have banged on about casting for several movies now and sadly I am going to do it again here, this is simply because when it comes to portraying characters that have such a following, such a history and iconic status, who dons the costume becomes absolutely critical! In light of the new Suicide Squad… Continue reading When it comes to casting, Warner Bros are holding aces, not just a Joker
Another day in the world of movies and it marks the release of yet another trailer, or teaser or whatever they are calling them these days, for the August release of the DC/Warner Bros. movie…Suicide Squad. Now here is a superhero movie I am excited about, and for several good reasons. Firstly, because the first… Continue reading Here hoping Suicide Squad aren’t killed by their own marketing
With the opening of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, DC has officially launched its own shared universe for all of its big hitting superheroes to be brought together in the upcoming Justice League: Part 1 movie, set for 2017. However, the movie has gained mixed reception, not between critics, but between critics and fans; and… Continue reading DC need to be more “animated” in their real-time movies
Ben Affleck is currently being rumoured to direct, co-write and star in a new Batman movie as part of the DC Extended Universe that launched with Man of Steel (2013) and continued this weekend with Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016). Reviews on Affleck’s performance as the Dark Knight have been largely positive and… Continue reading Here’s a Riddle…who should be Batman’s next Foe?