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9:00 AM on 02.20.2015

First look at Jason Momoa as Aquaman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

After getting our first look at Henry Cavill as Superman, Ben Affleck as Batman, and Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Zack Snyder has revealed Jason Momoa's Aquaman in the upcoming, Man of Steel follow up, Batman v Superman: Dawn o...

Nick Valdez

6:00 PM on 08.06.2014

Batman v. Superman changes release date, WB announces dates for 9 DC films

Following in their competitor Marvel's footsteps, Warner Bros initially set Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice's release to May 6th, 2016...the same day Marvel had chosen for a then undesignated film, which later turned out ...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 07.28.2014

First look at Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice

After teasing for months with two pictures of Batman and a Superman with zero changes from Man of Steel, it's now Wonder Woman's time to shine. After Gal Gadot was cast as the Amazonian princess/goddess/badass in Batman v. Su...

Nick Valdez

6:00 PM on 07.24.2014

Here's another image of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice's Batman

My biggest question: Does he still fight for family and live for love?  [via DC Comics] 

Nick Valdez

Dear Warner Brothers: an open letter regarding your fledgling cinematic universe photo
Dear Warner Brothers: an open letter regarding your fledgling cinematic universe
by Sean Walsh

(Spoiler alert ahead.)

Dear Warner Brothers,

You don't know who I am, but that's okay. I'm just another avid comic fan who is excited about the prospect of a cinematic universe that could possibly counter the Marvel Cinematic Universe. As a fan who straddles the line, reading equal shares of Marvel and DC, I couldn't be more excited at the prospect of a Shazam movie, or a Green Lantern/Flash team-up, or a badass Wonder Woman movie starring Gal Gadot that would make Clash of the Titans look like an Asylum film.

That all being said, you have a wonderful opportunity on your hands and, as an enormous fan, I beg you: DO NOT BLOW IT. That opportunity, of course, is to merge your film universe with the surprisingly rich world of Arrow. Why? I'm glad you asked...

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12:00 PM on 01.20.2014

Batman vs. Superman delayed until 2016

It looks like 2015 is going to get a bit more breathing room. Instead of releasing next year to many fans' distress since the film still doesn't have an official title and seemingly adds more and more Super Friends everyday, ...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 12.11.2013

Jason Momoa in talks for Batman vs. Superman

Although he may have been unsuccessful in joining Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, looks like Reboot Conan has worked his way to the other side of the comic book pond. Joining the recently announced Gal Gadot (as Wonder Woma...

Nick Valdez

8:00 PM on 11.22.2013

WB registers terrible names for Batman vs. Superman

While we here at Flixist have been using Batman vs. Superman as a shorthand way of referring to the Man of Steel followup starring Batman, it was never the official title. David Goyer has been simply considering calling it th...

Nick Valdez

2:00 PM on 10.16.2013

Flix for Short: Superman's 75th Anniversary Short

Regardless of what you believe Superman's become in the last few years, Superman is an iconic character for numerous reasons. Above all, Superman's a character that stands for truth, justice, and moral way. To celebrate Supe...

Nick Valdez

8:00 AM on 08.26.2013

Nolan won't have creative input for Batman vs. Superman

The times, they are a-changing. With Interstellar underway, it seems like Christopher Nolan won't have as much (if any) creative input on Batman vs. Superman. Rather than serve as producer on the film, Nolan is now an executi...

Hubert Vigilla

Ten possible Batman actors worse than Ben Affleck photo
Ten possible Batman actors worse than Ben Affleck
by Nick Valdez

So Ben Affleck is going to play Batman in a few years (in a Superman movie no less) and a lot of folks are angry about that for some reason. Despite his Academy Award win and not being terrible for the last ten or so years, some people just can't get over it, "He was Daredevil! He was Gigli! He was Matt Damon!" You do realize this could have been worse, don't you? In fact, we should consider ourselves lucky that Ben Affleck was even considered for the job.

To prove Ben Affleck is the best Batman for the job, here are ten possible Batman actors that would have been far worse. 

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10:00 AM on 07.23.2013

Man of Steel sequel possibly titled "Batman vs. Superman"

Now that Batman is starring alongside Superman in the Man of Steel sequel, and we've pretty much gotten all of our anger/pity/celebration/confusion out of the way (but expect just a little more of that later this week), what ...

Nick Valdez

Superman to team up with Batman in Man of Steel sequel photo
Superman to team up with Batman in Man of Steel sequel
by Nick Valdez

I'm sure no one guessed DC Comics would take its first concrete steps toward Justice League so soon. But since Man of Steel was a success (despite its problems), I suppose anything is possible now. The sequel to Man of Steel (confirmed shortly after news of MoS's success) is now being developed as a Superman/Batman film (which I Am Legend hilariously predicted many years ago) with Zack Snyder returning to direct, David S. Goyer returning as writer, Christopher Nolan as Executive Producer, and is scheduled to release Summer 2015.

Since this is a sequel, Henry Cavill will return as Superman (with Amy Adams, Lawrence Fisburne, and Diane Lane to return to their respective roles). And while Superman is set, the new Batman is not. Since Christian Bale isn't returning, and DC itself stated that it's time to move past Nolan's trilogy, the new Batman actor (or his role in the film) has yet to be decided.

But we all know why Batman is there. He's there to stop the inhuman monster who allowed an entire city to die. And really if this is what Snyder planned all along (and Man of Steel is secretly the Batman reboot), Man of Steel was absolutely genius.

UPDATED: We've added the high-res logo for Superman/Batman 2015 in the gallery. Contrast and compare.

[via Collider; Comic Book Resources]

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8:00 AM on 07.04.2013

Flixistentialism 21 - Turtle Goofy

On this patriotic episode of Flixistentialism... Dre starts a gang, Liz gets shot for being in a gang, Nicholas discusses his deep rooted hatred for Planes and his affinity for The Little Mermaid. We also discuss a bit of Man of Steel, Pixar vs. Laika and answer some questions. Also, this might be the most explicative explicit podcast ever because 'MURICA THATS WHY.

Andres Bolivar

10:00 AM on 06.26.2013

Max Landis also has opinions about Man of Steel

Man of Steel has certainly caused a ruckus with the Flixist staff. Hubes outright hates it, Matt liked it to a certain degree, Alec liked everything but the ending, I love pancakes, but we can all mostly agree that Man of St...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 06.24.2013

Man of Steel features $2 trillion in overall damage

I'm probably the only person on staff who outright hates Zack Snyder's Man of Steel, which Matt enjoyed but also found problematic as a Superman movie. To me, Man of Steel is a film so joyless and unheroic that it makes Super...

Hubert Vigilla

Some Like It Hot: Amy Adams photo
Some Like It Hot: Amy Adams
by Sean Walsh

With Man of Steel hitting and missing with audiences across the world, I saw the perfect opportunity to write about one of my favorite things in the whole wide world: pretty redheads. Amy Adams is one of those women who really is the whole package: She's incredibly pretty, she's tremendously talented, and most importantly: she stays busy.

Without further ado, let's jump right in and get busy with the latest edition of Some Like it Hot!

[Some Like It Hot shines a light on the men and women of film who have captured our hearts, and oftentimes, our libidos. It celebrates the cinematic sirens and strongmen of the silver screen that give us the vapors, tug on our heartstrings, and leave us hungry for more. Also, they're really effing hot.]

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10:00 AM on 06.12.2013

Mondo's Man of Steel posters are super

Mondo has a such a way with its movie posters that even if you weren't excited for an upcoming film, just looking at one of its pieces will instantly change your mind. Case in point: Mondo's Man of Steel collection. The heade...

Nick Valdez

2:00 PM on 05.06.2013

New Man of Steel images are "the most realistic" yet

Here are a collection of new images (mostly showing Clark's Smallville days) and a disturbingly mis-aligned poster for Man of Steel (which Zack Snyder claims is his most realistic movie he's ever made). But that's not the imp...

Nick Valdez

4:00 PM on 04.24.2013

Snyder confirmed to be asked to direct Justice League

This comes with a big if however, this will only happen if Man of Steel is a success. Seeing as it was received rather well during early screenings, I don’t think this will be an issue. To clear up the confusion, in the...

Logan Otremba

Trailer: Man of Steel photo
Trailer: Man of Steel
by Nick Valdez

Everyone, this trailer for Man of Steel does everything, and I mean everything, right. It gives a better look at the man behind the cape, gives you plenty of quick looks at Superman punching guys real good, Michael Shannon looks as good as he sounds, and Russell Crowe isn't completely terrible. 

Forgive the sudden gushing, but I was so worried about Man of Steel until now. Please, please let it be as good as this trailer. Man of Steel punches theaters real good June 14th. 

[via Warner Bros]

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8:00 AM on 04.15.2013

General Zod has slow internet in new Man of Steel viral

Although this premiered online yesterday, I actually didn't see this until it played during the MTV Movie Awards. While it was just a commercial, it actually made Man of Steel look a lot better than any of the trailers (or w...

Nick Valdez