Aquaman – Extended Trailer

I’ve got to admit, this one sold me. I’ve been ambivalent about an Aquaman movie every since that ridiculous footage from Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice. And while the snow-globe opening of this trailer is a bit of a cliche (for some reason Citizen Kane popped into my head though I’m sure that wasn’t […]

The Joke(r)’s On You

You might have heard that Warner Bros is making a movie based on Batman’s arch nemesis, the Joker. Now here’s the punch line: This version of the Joker exists entirely outside of DC continuity! Now keep in mind the DCEU (the DC Cinematic Universe) has a version of the Joker, and he was introduced in […]

Sun Sets on Cavill’s Superman?

Apparently, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Henry Cavill is out as Superman. There are quite a few reasons stated (scheduling issues, problems negotiating a cameo in Warner Bros upcoming Shazam!, delays in ramping up a sequel to 2013’s Man of Steel, etc) and while–if this is true because it bears repeating that this is not […]

Constantine: City Of Demons – Trailer

I’ve never thought that Matt Ryan’s portrayal of John Constantine was a particularly good one, though I don’t blame him more than the casting. For a start, Constantine is the comics is physically lanky and more roguish than Ryan played him. Ryan says all the right things, but never quite does so convincingly. Then there’s […]

Shazam – Official Teaser Trailer (SDCC)

Much to my surprise, I enjoyed the first teaser for Shazam out of San Diego Comic-Con. And while I still think Zachary Levi–visually speaking–isn’t a great choice for the role (he’s just not, physically speaking, massive enough, making the copious amount of muscle padding he has to wear look more goofy than heroic. This is […]

Aquaman – Official Trailer (SDCC)

Let me be clear: I think Zach Snyder ruined the DCEU (which isn’t for a moment to imply that he did it alone. He had plenty of help from executives that were apparently so ignorant of their own IP that they let Snyder–whom no matter what he says in public does not like these characters–ruin […]

Shazam-Not-Wow

We’ve finally–via Entertainment Weekly–got an officially-sanctioned image of Zachary Levi in his Shazam costume. And while the costume itself looks fine–as much of the Internet noticed from not-so-officially sanctioned set photos–Levi doesn’t look so good in it. The greatest problems is the (fake) muscularity of his chest and biceps and questions or proportionality. What we’ve […]