Tag: Justice League

Review: ‘Justice League’ Starring Ben Affleck, Jason Momoa, Henry Cavill

Posted: November 15, 2017 at 1:56 pm   /   Movie Reviews

I am going to be completely honest and admit my expectations for Zack Snyder’s Justice League did not amount to much. It’s no secret that it has been a rocky road for the DC extended universe of films between 2013 until today beginning with the bland and uninspiring Man of Steel to the most recent colorful and breath of […]

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WB and DC Comics Announce Movie Slate Through 2020

Posted: October 15, 2014 at 12:42 pm   /   Comic Books, Film, Local

  No need to bury the lead folks.  There you have it,  the DC Cinematic Universe has been set.  At a shareholder meeting today, Kevin Tsujihara (CEO of Warner Brothers) made the blockbuster announcement.  Not only will Zack Snyder’s Justice League be broken up into two movies, but we will also get a stand alone […]

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The Drawing Board – Reis, Samnee, Murphy, Coipel, Scallera, Ramos (Dec. 27)

Posted: December 27, 2013 at 5:58 pm   /   Comic Books, Local

Happy Holidays to everyone!   I hope all of you fine folks had a great Holiday this week and I thought I would give a belated Christmas gift.  I (your friendly neighborhood comic nerd) am going to post a weekly article showcasing some of my favorite artists.  We will call this The Drawing Board. My […]

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The Longbox: Casting Wonder Woman for the DC Film Universe

Posted: December 8, 2013 at 8:50 pm   /   Comic Books, Coming Soon, Local

It’s been awhile since you were treated to the meanderings and rants of this comic fan, but fear not!! I have returned! On this edition of “The Longbox”, I’m going to give you my thoughts and insights on the recent casting of Gal Gadot (Fast 6) as DC’s flagship female character, Wonder Woman.  Was she the […]

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Comic Review: Forever Evil #1 by Geoff Johns & David Finch

Posted: September 7, 2013 at 2:15 pm   /   Comic Book Reviews, Comic Books, Local

 Forever Evil  Written by Geoff Johns  Art by David Finch & Richard Friend  Colors by Sonia Oback It only took DC two years of the New 52 before they decided that they needed a company wide  crossover.  I give them credit for lasting that long. Spinning out of the events from “Trinity War” (a six […]

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Ben Affleck is Batman in the ‘Man of Steel’ Sequel

Posted: August 23, 2013 at 11:18 am   /   Comic Books, Local, Movie News

The news broke late last night that Academy Award winner, Ben Affleck has been selected to play Bruce Wayne/Batman in Zach Snyder’s “Man of Steel” sequel. If you’ve been following the tumultuous production of the Justice League movie, you would know that Warner Brothers wanted Ben Affleck to direct that massive feature. Affleck turned it […]

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C2E2 – A Weekend Review of Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo 2013

Posted: May 6, 2013 at 1:26 pm   /   Comic Books, Local

I am sitting on a train heading home from Chicago, and I thought I would take the opportunity to give you my thoughts and news coming out of C2E2 2013.  What a great convention. Where most cons nowadays have changed their focus to include both comics and other comic related things (movies, games, and other “geek” […]

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Rumor Mill: WB Giving Christopher Nolan Keys to the DC Film Universe

Posted: March 4, 2013 at 2:19 pm   /   Coming Soon, Film, Local, Movie News

It’s being widely reported around the internet that DC is giving Christopher Nolan full reign over the DC films. After the success of the Dark Knight trilogy, why wouldn’t they? Marvel is taking a similar approach with Joss Whedon and the Marvel universe. Give authority to one creator who can create a complete vision, while […]

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The Longbox: Comic Book Casting: The Justice League

Posted: October 15, 2012 at 11:10 am   /   Comic Books, Film, Local

Superhero movies have taken over cinemas across the globe.  Marvel Studios hit the ground running with 2008’s Iron Man and culminated with the 3rd highest grossing film of all time, 2012’s The Avengers. Marvel has figured out the formula and shows no signs of slowing down.  With the exception of Chris Nolan’s Batman trilogy, DC Comics has […]

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DC Moving Forward With ‘Justice League’ and ‘Wonder Woman’ Films

Posted: June 6, 2012 at 10:52 am   /   Local, Movie News

The Avengers has dominated everything.  Domestic box office numbers.  Global box office numbers.  Superhero films.  Every film except for Titanic and Avatar.  Of course this is good news for superhero genre fans like myself.  I love costumed heroes with superpowers, and the success of The Avengers will result in studios wanting to cash in on […]

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