Wonder Woman

Over the last decade and a half DC have, for the most part, missed the target with their attempts to get a movie 'universe' off the ground. Superman Returns and Green Lantern were total misfires while Man of Steel and Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice felt overburdened by a sense of their own importance... Continue Reading →

The Lego Batman Movie

While the initial idea of The Lego Movie was, at first, somewhat of an odd one, the final product was one of the highlights of recent family cinema so it wasn't surprising when a sequel was announced fairly swiftly. The fact that this sequel would be The Lego Batman Movie, focussing on the Lego version... Continue Reading →

Suicide Squad

Around 18 years or so ago the perception of comic book/superhero movies changed, seemingly forever, from slightly naff, campy b-movies to genuine blockbuster contenders thanks to the likes of Bryan Singer’s X-Men and Sam Raimi’s first Spider-Man leading into Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins and the ongoing (now somewhat inconsistent) Marvel Cinematic Universe behemoth. Now, with... Continue Reading →

Preacher

With all the recent talk around DC Comics characters slowly but, seemingly, surely making their way to the big and small screens, from John Constantine and Sandman to The Flash and Batman Vs Superman, I thought I’d take a look back at one of their Vertigo imprint titles that I had particularly enjoyed, Preacher. Across... Continue Reading →

Man Of Steel

Having heard some opinions and read some of the reviews of Zack Snyder’s new take on DC Comics’ Superman, it is clearly something of a ‘Marmite’ movie with some really liking it and some, well… not so much. I think I fall more into the liking it camp, than not, but that’s not to say... Continue Reading →

Captain America (1990)

One of Marvel’s earlier attempts to bring their heroes to the big screen fails on pretty much all counts and shows why it took another 20 years to make its way back. In the late 1970s, through the 80s and into the early 90s, while DC Comics were turning their big superhero characters into multimillion-dollar... Continue Reading →

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