Tag: Zack Snyder

172: ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Part 2

Posted: March 31, 2016 at 10:13 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

Click here for Part 1. It’s part two of our ‘Batman v Superman’ extravaganza. Has it gotten any better? Ummm… no. It’s still the same movie. But there too much “suck” to be contained in one episode. So enjoy as our nerd outrage continues. It’s Reel Spoilers 172: ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Part […]

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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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116: ‘Our Favorite Directors’ Specialty Episode

Posted: September 14, 2015 at 11:47 am   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

It’s a slow week at the box office. Not We Are Your Friends slow. But still… So we decided to finally get around to a listener request and discuss our favorite directors. It’s a drama packed episode as Kevin limits who we can choose, Blake steals Joe’s choice, Dan goes artsy, Tom goes old(er) and […]

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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 Long Box – Casting Call: “Batman: Under the Hood”

Posted: August 22, 2014 at 11:25 am   /   Comic Books, Film, Local, The Long Box

With the recent rumors about the plot of Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, I decided to take a look at one of my favorite Batman stories from the last 10 years. The Bat-Franchise is one of Warner Brothers most lucrative properties.  The advantage of having Ben Affleck make his debut in a non solo Batman […]

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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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Zach Snyder to Meet with Frank Miller About the “Man of Steel” Sequel

Posted: August 4, 2013 at 8:53 am   /   Comic Books, Film, Local

Zach Snyder has already adapted two of Frank Miller’s graphic novels, 300 and Snyder is penning the 300 sequel.  So why wouldn’t he talk to Miller about the upcoming Superman/Batman movie?  I mean, Miller did write the knock down, drag out brawl between the two DC icons in The Dark Knight Returns. According to a […]

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Superman Review: New Trailer for ‘Man of Steel’ Starring Henry Cavill, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner

Posted: April 18, 2013 at 11:37 pm   /   Comic Books, Film, HD Movie Trailers, Local

Earlier this week, Warner Brothers released the third trailer for this summer’s Man of Steel. In the latest trailer, we finally get to see some hints at what the film will focus on.  We see lots of action, what look to be amazing special effects, and an in-depth look at Superman’s origin story. Before I get […]

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5 Things We Want in ‘Man of Steel’

Posted: March 4, 2013 at 3:03 pm   /   Comic Books, Coming Soon, Local, Movie News

Superman Returns gets a bad rap. It isn’t nearly as awful as people say it is, but it isn’t anywhere near as good as it could have been. It was hurt by a number of things, but the biggest problem was continuing a series of films from 20 years ago.  It was full of winks […]

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* UPDATE * Rodrigo Santoro Talks About “300” Sequel “Battle of Artemisia”

Posted: March 15, 2012 at 3:42 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie News

*UPDATE * It has now been confirmed that Rodrigo Santoro will indeed return to play Xerxes. Rodrigo Santoro who memorably played Xerxes in Zack Snyder’s “300” was recently asked about the upcoming sequel “Battle of Artemisia”.  When asked about the possibility of returning to the role, he had this to say: “We are talking about […]

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