Mulan (2020) – Review

While carried by a strong lead, Mulan stumbles through poor pacing, thin characters, and VFX issues that kept it an arm’s length from the superior 1998 animated counterpart. Directed by Niki Caro and starring Yifei Liu as Mulan; Donnie Yen as Commander Tung; Tzi Ma as Zhou, Jason Scott Lee as Böri Khan; Yoson An…

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Everything You Need to Know About Justice Con

Releasing the Snyder Cut of Justice League was an achievement by fans around the world. It is only fitting then, that the first event celebrating that achievement would also be held by the fans and for the fans. Justice Con 2020 is a two-day virtual convention organized by The Nerd Queens and ComicBook Debate’s own…

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A True Mark of Victory: Zack Snyder Fans Raise $200,000 For Suicide Prevention

On May 20th, Zack Snyder announced that the Snyder Cut would release on HBO MAX as Zack Snyder’s Justice League. It was a moment of jubilation for a fandom that had campaigned for it daily for two and a half years since the theatrical cut released in 2017. Though, if you ask the fandom what…

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ComicBook Debate Joins Efforts to Observe Juneteenth

Juneteenth, otherwise known as Freedom Day and Emancipation Day, occurs on June 19th. It was the date that General Gordon Granger came to Texas to finally enforce the emancipation of the slaves. Up to that point, the Civil War had already been over for two months and the Emancipation Proclamation was delivered by President Abraham…

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Giving Back to AFSP Remains Key For Zack Snyder Fans After Justice League

With close to $200,000 raised for the American Foundation For Suicide Prevention, it’s easy to see why giving back to charity has become a true north for Zack Snyder fans. Even after AT&T and Warner Media announced that the Snyder Cut will release in 2021 in the form of Zack Snyder’s Justice League, the fight…

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Zack Snyder’s Justice League Will Debut on HBO MAX

After almost three years of fan anticipation, events, and teases, it is official; Zack Snyder’s Justice League will see the light of day on HBO Max in 2020. “I want to thank HBO Max and Warner Brothers for this brave gesture of supporting artists and allowing their true visions to be realized. Also a special…

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The Last Dance – Review

Michael Jordan’s story comes back to life like never before in a magnificent documentary detailing the trails, tribulations, and drama that fueled the Chicago Bulls to their sixth championship Michael Jordan is in a pantheon of greatness in the world of sports. Whether you never watched one game of basketball in your life, or have…

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Superman: The Ultimate Immigrant – Why Batman v Superman Remains Relevant 4 Years Later

For the four year anniversary of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, The Ultimate Immigrant Story: Zack Snyder’s Superman has been reimagined as a Video Essay. Spoken by original writer & Editor-in-Chief, Sheraz Farooqi, the essay speaks on how Zack Snyder’s Superman is the most socially relevant version of the character yet.

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Parasite – A Game-Changer for International Films

On Sunday, Parasite made history at the Academy Awards. Bong Joon-Ho’s mystery drama would go up to the Oscars stage four times and changing the rhetoric around international films. Parasite’s win for Best Picture made it the first international film to win the Academy’s top award in its 92-year history. Parasite won its first Oscar for Best…

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Birds of Prey Review

Birds of Prey is a thrill ride with non-stop action, strong cinematography, bombastic score, and the ever charismatic Margot Robbie leading the way as Harley Quinn. Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is directed by Cathy Yan and stars Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress, Ewan…

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Bad Boys For Life – Review

Bad Boys For Life is an incredibly enjoyable return to the Bad Boys franchise, with strong performances by Smith and Lawrence leading the way. Bad Boys For Life is directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah and stars Will Smith and Martin Lawrence as Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett. The film also stars Vanessa…

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1917 – Review

1917 quickly establishes itself as one of the cinema’s best war films with groundbreaking cinematography and a bombastic score. Directed by Sam Mendes, 1917 stars George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden, Claire Duburcq, Colin Firth and Benedict Cumberbatch. Loosely based on stories told to the director by his grandfather, 1917 is…

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Uncut Gems – Review

This review will contain plot details and some spoilers. Uncut Gems is one of the best films of the year with incredible acting and a non-stop, anxiety-filled story.  Uncut Gems is directed by Josh and Benny Safdie and stars Adam Sandler, Kevin Garnett, Lakeith Stanfield, and Julia Fox. The story revolves around jeweler and perpetual gambler, Howard Ratner as he…

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