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Deep Analysis: Joker

I made an offhand remark to my brother before we went in to our screening of Joker comparing Batman and his arch-nemesis to contemporary facets of pop culture equivalent to great historical works like Homer's Odyssey, or works of Shakespear...

 
 
 
 
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ABC is looking into a second female-led Marvel TV show

ABC is about to lose its lat Marvel show when Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D leaves the network but the Disney-owned channel is working on new series as we speak, specifically a brand new ("mostly"), female-led superhero show. That's pretty muc...

 
 
 
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Fan favorites will rumble in DC's New Gods

Anyone following either Selma and When They See Us director Ava DuVernay or award-winning comics writer Tom King on Twitter knows at this point that DC's New Gods movie is shifting into high gear.

 
 
 
 
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Watch the Watchmen on HBO this October

Giving us an extended look at their upcoming sequel/reimagining of the legendary comic book, HBO's Watchmen looks to be fighting in the streets this October. And what a fight it looks to be.

 
 
 
 
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It director Andy Muschietti rumored for DC's The Flash

With Shazam! behind us and Wonder Woman 1984 coming next year, the DC Expanded Universe is looking a little gaunt when compared to its Marvel-ous cousin. Things might speed up some with news that It director Andy Muschietti might take up di...

 
 
 
 
 
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Could Keanu Reeves be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Look, we all love Keanu Reeves, right? There are the memes and breathtaking public appearances and work like the John Wick films are a lot of fun and do well at the box office. He is, in every sense of the term, a movie star. But for many o...

 
 
 
 
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Krypton to get a spin-off Lobo TV show on Syfy

It appears that Krypton, the Syfy television show about Superman's home world, is still a thing and so much of a thing that the show is getting its first spin-off. The series introduced Lobo, the foul-mouthed space biker, last season and he...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Brightburn

There's an interesting concept behind Brightburn. We take the Superman myth and instead of him being instilled with good morals by two wonderful Kansans he turns out evil instead. There's so much to unpack in that concept. Debates about nat...

 
 
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The Tick cancelled by Amazon after season 2

Damn it. Stupid streaming services.  Amazon today announced that The Tick, the latest television adaptation of the classic comic series, will not be picked up for a third season. As for reasons, they listed a hatred of darkly comic TV ...

 
 
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Celebrate X-Men Day with a slew of videos and posters

I bet you woke up today thinking gosh-darn, it's Monday isn't it? Wrong! How could you be so wrong! It's not Monday, it's X-Men Day! That's right, 20th Century Fox have deemed today a holiday on which we celebrate all things mutant, and rea...

 
 
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Batwoman teaser is all about dat cape

Normally I'd open up with some quip about the most recent happenings in the CW's Arrowverse (do we have to rename it now), but I am so far behind on all the shows that I barely know what's going on. I mean, I know that Batwoman is joining ...

 
 
 
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Endgame: exploring the MCU’s post-9/11 trauma

Avengers: Endgame has fast become a part of history. With its monumental $1.3 billion opening weekend, the film was nothing short of a cultural event, solidifying the MCU in modern history. Yet in the hype it’s easy to fo...

 
 
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Review: Avengers: Endgame

"Avengers assemble" is a stupid line. Actually, it's a stupid line when spoken out loud. In comics it's a great line. You've got the alliteration of the two As lining up in print. It rolls across the eyes when read and you can do some great...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Dwayne Johnson teases filming of Shazam! spin-off, Black Adam

Dwayne Johnson has been attached to play Black Adam, Shazam's counterpart in the comic books, for nearly a decade. Johnson has been integral in bringing Shazam and Black Adam to the big screen in a devout way that's almost as impressive as ...

 
 
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The New Mutants might actually hit theaters this summer

Post-merger Fox and Disney have taken to the CinemaCon stage to reveal their upcoming slate of films, and one surprise listing is for The New Mutants, an X-Men spinoff that Fox began working on before a possible Disney buyout was a twinkle ...

 
 
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Avengers: Endgame character posters have a lot of characters

If there's anything to admire about the Avengers: Endgame marketing campaign, it's the lack of action and the focus on character. You can chalk that up to the intense secrecy that is always involved in Marvel Studios projects, but the fact ...

 
 
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See Shazam! early and free

Want to see Shazam! before anyone... no, wait. They did that super early screening thing. Plus, our review is already up. Still, not that many people saw it then so do you want to see Shazam! before most other people and for free?...

 
 
 




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The Lighthouse"A twisted tale of American horror"

 

Zombieland: Double Tap"New zombies, same jokes"

 

Carmen Sandiego (Season Two)"Sins of the father"

 

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil"EEEEEEEEVIIIIIIIIIIIIL"

 

Trick"Give me something good to stab (and stab and stab)"

 

Metallica: S&M²"Fight Fire With Fire"

 

LFF Harriet"Be free or die"

 

Gemini Man"Does whatever a gemini can"

 

LFF The Aeronauts"Reach for the sky"

 

NYFF Saturday Fiction"Life during wartime"

 

The Addams Family"Just be yourself (but not too much!)"

 

Parasite"Class mobility is a lie"

 

Lucky Day"Luck's run out"

 

LFF Knives Out"Whodounut"

 

LFF Bad Education"Ain't misbehavin"

 

NYFF The Whistlers"Whistling away the jail days"

 

LFF Marriage Story"Romcom in reverse"

 

LFF The Report"Democracy under scrutiny"

 

Preacher (Season 4)"The Messiah will dance!"

 

LFF The King"High drama"

 

LFF Jojo Rabbit"Ja Hitler!"

 

LFF Hope Gap"Deficient"

 
 
 
 
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