Shazam! arrives onto Blu-ray and DVD today a few months after the Zachary Levi-starring DC installment was released into theaters. The critically acclaimed film did over three times its budget at the box office. After a few failures for DC, they were in need of its. I think what makes this particular film work so well is the studio went outside the box. This character certainly isn’t the first that people usually think of when…"Shazam arrives on Blu-ray, DVD"
Actor Robert Pattinson is set to star as Bruce Wayne/Batman in Matt Reeves’ upcoming stand-alone film, The Batman, for Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Comics. Variety reported the news this evening. There were rumors about Warner looking to replace Ben Affleck as far back as summer 2017. Sure enough, Affleck would quit in late 2018 before breaking his silence earlier this year. Nobody can blame him for doing so. A lot of this really comes…"Robert Pattinson to star in Matt Reeves’ The Batman"
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC announced that the Batman franchise would be released on 4K Ultra HD to celebrate Batman’s 80th anniversary. Over the weekend, the DC Super Hero–created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger–celebrated the 80th anniversary of his first appearance in Detective Comics. To celebrate, four different titles will be getting a remastered release in 4K UHD on June 4, 2019. The titles include 1989’s Batman and 1992’s Batman Returns, directed by Tim Burton, and 1995’s Batman Forever and 1997’s Batman…"Batman franchise getting 4K Release"
Shazam! may not exactly be a campy superhero movie but once the action gets started, it’s clear that everybody is having a fun time. Shazam! introduces us to Billy Batson (Asher Angel/Zachary Levi). He’s been running away from foster home after foster home. When we first meet him, he’s looking for a Rachel Batson. He was separated from his mother when he went after a carnival prize and never saw her again. It’s because of…"Shazam! is A Fun Superhero Movie"
It wouldn’t be unfair to say that Aquaman is a step up from Justice League because there are many films that could qualify as such. As far as the credits go, there’s a mid-credits scene but there’s no scene at the very end of the credits. We don’t immediately meet Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa). We go back to the beginning when Atlanna (Nicole Kidman) washes ashore, where she’s rescued by Tom Curry (Temuera Morrison). This leads…"Aquaman Rises From The Depths"
Yesterday examined the summer losers. Today, I’m looking at the summer winners at the box office. The first winner over the sumer movie season: Comic Book Movies. This summer saw quite a few comic book films: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Wonder Woman, and Spider-Man Homecoming. Where many studio films suffered over the summer with the critics, these three films were hits with both the critics and fans alike. Through Labor Day weekend, all…"Summer Winner: Comic Book Movies"
There’s trouble brewing in the water for Aquaman as the DC Extended Universe can’t seem to catch a break. Rumors have already been swirling around the upcoming Justice League but the water-based Aquaman is reportedly in trouble. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the water-based shoot has been “super complicated.” Should we be surprised at this point? Until I started hearing all the positive buzz, I had had low expectations a few weeks prior to the…"Is there trouble brewing for Aquaman?"
The upcoming CW Seed series, Freedom Fighters: The Ray, is set on Earth X, an alternate Universe in which the Nazis won during World War 2. From the creators of #Arrow and #TheFlash, Freedom Fighters: #TheRay premieres this fall on CW Seed! pic.twitter.com/6ckrpTxfOh — CW Seed (@cwseed) July 23, 2017 The trailer premiered yesterday at Comic Con in San Diego. The news of it set in an alternate universe comes on the heels of outrage…"Freedom Fighters: The Ray set in Alternate Universe where the Nazis won"
Does actor Ben Affleck have a future with regards the Batman franchise? With regards to his role in the DC Extended Universe, it’s really hard to say outside of his appearances in Justice League films or playing a role in the Superman movies. According to The Hollywood Reporter, his future seems to be in doubt. Yes, Warners’ film studio chief Toby Emmerich tells The Hollywood Reporter, “Ben is our Batman. We love him as Batman.…"Is Warner Bros. looking to replace Ben Affleck at Batman?"
The first trailer for Professor Marston & The Wonder Women was released today. Directed by Angela Robinson, the film stars Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote, and Connie Britton. With the success of Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman this summer with actress Gal Gadot starring in the title role, the timing of the biopic couldn’t be better. Will the biopic be just as successful? With a late October release, it’s primed for being bait for Awards…"Trailer: Professor Marston & The Wonder Women"