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  • Fandome Event unleashes a ‘Better Tomorrow’ for its heroes..?

    The online DC Fandome event (which took place on the 15th October) is an annual way for DC and Warner related-companies to unleash a barrage of promotional trailers and information about forthcoming projects. This year’s line-up of news items was pretty impressive giving audiences a glimpse of various features...
  • Batgirl for Life? New HBO Max film will feature iconic superhero…

    After several years of rumours about a potential film project, once linked to a Joss Whedon-penned script he would also direct, it has been confirmed that Batgirl is set for her own solo movie. This time  Bad Boys for Life duo Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah will share directing duties and with the...
  • Promising Young Sorceress: Emerald Fennell to write ‘Zatanna’…

    Emerald Fenell has received multiple Oscar-nominated for her direction of Promising Young Woman and it now looks as if one of her forthcoming projects will be a superhero movie. It might have been asking too much of pigment-based irony for Emerald to write a Green Lantern movie, but it...
  • Cease and DC’d? Could COVID woes decimate the comics publisher?

    It might seem bizarre in the current climate of Marvel‘s cinematic success, but in the mid-90s, Marvel Comics teetered on the edge of bankruptcy with a very real danger that they might cease to exist as a singular publishing entity. Though there are nuances to the situation, it’s generally...
  • Send in the Clown: Final ‘Joker’ trailer arrives…

    As has been wryly noted, in 1989’s Batman by Tim Burton, starring Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson the villainous Joker was created by throwing a low-level gangster into a vat of acid… in Christopher Nolan’s  Christian Bale / Heath Ledger The Dark Knight confrontation of 2008 we had control...
  • Super-Fish-all? A Sea-GI-heavy DVD for ‘Aquaman’…

    Arthur Curry is an infant that shouldn’t exist. He’s the son of lighthouse keeper Tom Curry (Temuera Morrison) and Atlanna (Nicole Kidman), the fugitive queen-to-be of Atlantis. When Tom finds Atlanna severely injured on the coastline, he saves her and they fall in love, but despite the birth of...
  • No more ‘Batfleck’, but Warners. revs up its Harley….

    It would appear that the long-standing rumours that Ben Affleck is hanging up the bat-cowl have now been confirmed.  Industry site Deadline reported that Warner Bros. have pencilled in the next solo Batman film – which is to be entitled ‘The Batman‘ – for the summer of 2021 with...
  • SDCC: Aquaman nets a Christmas release…

    It’s been a long-standing joke that Aquaman seemed to be the runt of the comics litter – or more accurately the tiddler in the sea of superheroes. The simplistic and bright orange costume and his ability to talk to the creatures of the sea were often played as a...
  • Amazon Primed? Wonder Woman comes to DVD…

    For years the island of Themyscira has remained hidden, its population of immortal women living in what appears to be a paradise, but training for the day when, they believe the God of War, Ares, will have to be faced for the sake of all mankind. Diana (Gal Gadot)...