Tag: wonder woman

Review: ‘Wonder Woman’ Starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright

Posted: June 1, 2017 at 11:59 am   /   Movie Reviews

‘Wonder Woman’ wows as stellar superhero entertainment, raising the bar for DC Comics adaptations and the genre in general. Unlike the recent iterations of Superman or Batman before her, the Amazonian princess of Themyscira is a hero worth cheering. Actress Gal Gadot imbues Diana Prince with infectious idealism, purity, sincerity, and warmth. When called to […]

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Preview: Gal Gadot as ‘Wonder Woman’ Marks 75 Years in the Making On June 2

Posted: May 30, 2017 at 4:29 pm   /   Film

Will the fourth time finally be the charm? After the dour, oppressive, and just plain sloppy triumvirate of Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Suicide Squad, Warner Brothers needs a hero – one who will reset the perception of its struggling DC cinematic universe and offer audiences quality thrills on par […]

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Summer Movies Preview 2017 – Top Ten Most Anticipated Films

Posted: May 1, 2017 at 12:19 pm   /   Film

It’s summertime and you know what that means! No, I’m not talking about baseball being in full swing or advising on the proper amount of sunscreen to use as you spend time outdoors. I’m talking about the onslaught of summer blockbusters about to hit theaters and race to the top of the box office. I’ve […]

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171: ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Part 1

Posted: March 31, 2016 at 2:15 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

Click here for Part 2. In the beginning there was Man of Steel. And by “in the beginning” we mean our very first episode. This week we return to the scene of the cinematic crime for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. And it’s a doozy. There’s so much nerd outrage we couldn’t contain it […]

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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 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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First Look at ‘Justice League 3000’ Art by Howard Porter

Posted: June 17, 2013 at 7:15 pm   /   Comic Books, Local

Just a couple of hours ago, CBR received breaking news that Keith Giffen, JM DeMatteis and Kevin Maguire are reuniting to bring us Justice League 3000. They are the team responsible for Justice League International in the 80s. The book will be drawn by Howard Porter, who is no stranger to the Justice League. Porter […]

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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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Fat Man on Batman #030: Kevin Smith Interview With Christopher Drake About ‘Dark Knight Returns’ Music

Posted: March 15, 2013 at 8:25 am   /   Local, Podcasts

If you are a fan of Batman, and you haven’t listened to Kevin Smith’s Fat Man on Batman podcast – it is a must. Every Thursday Smith interviews either a cast member or creative part of the Batman universe. His first guest was writer Paul Dini – best known for his involvement with Batman: The […]

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5 Comics That Should Be Movies

Posted: March 11, 2013 at 2:47 pm   /   Comic Books, Film, Local, Top Original Content

We are in a comic book renaissance of sorts. The comics themselves aren’t selling like they were even two decades ago, but they have a loyal following that keeps the industry chugging quietly along. The bread and butter of the industry is now selling the rights of comics for a big screen adaptation. Each new comic book […]

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