Brightburn – Trailer Into Reaction

This is an AMAZING trailer on so many levels.  First off, it reads as a retelling of the Superman origin story, which can’t be an accident. Though what’s even more interesting is that it reads as if said origin were reinterpreted by Zach Snyder.   I honestly don’t know what to think about it, except […]

I Could Do This All Day…

I’ve never been a fan of Captain America: The First Avenger.  It’s not a bad movie more than a narratively muddy one that never quite comes clear. Though there are some moments you can see the potential of the character shine through–such as what I like to call the ‘bully’ scene–but on the whole doesn’t […]

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 […]

You Can’t Be Missed If You Won’t Go Away

I just read an article about how Zach Snyder’s plans for the DCEU were supposedly so “epic, grand, emotional, joyful and unforgettable” which bothers me more than a little bit because we’re hearing more about Snyder’s plans for this and intentions for that now than when Justice League was actually in theaters. As I have […]

The DCEU Finds Redemption

There a story on Superherohype where Ben Affleck says that the portrayal of Batman in Warner Bros/DC Films upcoming Justice League would be a more ‘traditional’ portrayal of the character. What!? The fact that Affleck has to tell viewers this is indicative of perhaps the greatest problem the DCEU has (yet) to overcome: namely a […]