The Brilliance of Dark DC Films: Past, Present & Future

Joker is now a juggernaut worldwide. Praised for its dark, disturbing and twisted take on the character, the film has taken a $55 million budget and flipped it into Avengers: Infinity War level profit. DC is at its best when it embraces its dark side. DC’s track record for darker storytelling has been a defining point of their…

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General Zod and King Orm: Catalyzing the Hero

A comparative character study. Villains are one of the great gifts of fiction. Antagonistic forces who incite conflict, the bread and butter of every story. Complex, magnetic characters we love to hate and hate to love. Villains and antagonists – for they aren’t exactly the same thing, more about that in a minute – are…

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The Perfect Match: Horror Directors and Comic Book Movies

There’s always a lot of talk when directors make the crossover from one genre to another. It brings up questions such as ‘Will this work?’ and ‘Can so-and-so really direct a big budget superhero blockbuster?’, and frankly the answer is clearly, yes. A great director is a great director – it doesn’t matter which genre…

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The Importance of Family in the DCEU

“But somewhere out there you have another father too, who gave you another name. And he sent you here for a reason, Clark. And even if it takes you the rest of your life, you owe it to yourself to find out what that reason is” Jonathan Kent Over the years, comic books have provided…

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Aquaman Sequel: New Character Ideas & Fancast

Over the past few weeks, James Wan’s Aquaman has taken the world by storm, captivating audiences across the globe. Jason Momoa and James Wan have successfully transformed Aquaman from the most disrespected and laughed at superhero to a mighty franchise worthy powerhouse. Considering the film’s recent billion-dollar box office milestone, it goes without saying that…

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2018’s Comic Book Films – Ranked

2018 has been an incredible year for comic book films. Disney, Warner Bros, Fox and Sony all brought films to the table and combined to create a special 2018 for fans around the world. Avengers: Infinity War and Aquaman took comic book visuals to another level. Black Panther and Spider-Verse carried a higher message and inspired countless. Venom and…

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Spider-Verse & Aquaman: A Celebration of the Biracial Superhero

Both Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse and Aquaman are special. In an era where comic book films are in abundance and multiple offerings are put to screen each year by a multitude of film studios, gems like these standout. There has been a trend over the last few years where superhero films can be and mean more

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