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James Gunn confirms he could have directed a Superman movie

If you want to see a weird career trajectory in Hollywood, look no further than that of James Gunn. Confirming reports from earlier this year, the Guardians of the Galaxy director revealed casually in an Instagram comment that DC gave him t...

 
 
 
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Neil Gaiman's Sandman is getting a big-budget Netflix series

A live-action adaptation of The Sandman seems to be getting off the ground after years of false starts. Neil Gaiman’s groundbreaking comics series will be coming to Netflix. Netflix has partnered with Warner Bros. TV to bring the crit...

 
 
 
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Todd Phillips confirms that The Joker will be rated R

I'll be the first to admit that I haven't been a fan of anything that has come out of the DCEU since Man of Steel. Truth be told, the only movies I've been looking forward to from DC have been ones that are tangentially related to their abo...

 
 
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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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Wonder Woman 1984 gets a colorful as hell first poster

It's been a long time since we've last heard about Wonder Woman 1984, hasn't it? Originally slated for November of this year, it was eventually pushed back for a June 2020 release date, leaving a big Patty Jenkins shaped hole in our hearts....

 
 
 
 
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Rob Pattinson has officially been cast as Batman

Whether you want it to be true or not, Twilight star Robert Pattinson is now officially going to portray Bruce Wayne/Batman in the upcoming film The Batman. Warner Bros. closed the deal and announced the news today that Pattinson will be do...

 
 
 
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Robert Pattinson cast as the new Batman

We have got quite the interesting news on who will play the next Batman thanks to an exclusive source via Variety. Robert Pattinson, who went from being no more than a side character in the successful Harry Potter film franchise to hel...

 
 
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Watchmen teaser shows off the first footage of HBO spin-off

There's been a void of information about the upcoming HBO "adaptation" of the seminal comic Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. While showrunner Damon Lindelof (LOST) has been pretty upfront about it not being a direct adaptation, he's...

 
 
 
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Backwater brutality highlights the new Swamp Thing trailer

Featuring a decidedly-unheroic or grandiose atmosphere, DC has unveiled a proper look at its upcoming Swamp Thing series, produced by James Wan. It actually looks... really quite good! At least, it strikes me as a really fai...

 
 
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Swamp Thing trailer debuts as the production shuts down

When DC Universe was announced less than a year ago, one of the shows that I was looking forward to the most was Swamp Thing. Seeing a horror series about one of the most underrated DC Comics horror icons helmed by horror guru James Wan is...

 
 
 
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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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Review: Shazam!

Shazam, or Captain Marvel if you're a classic DC fan like myself, is a hero that doesn't get as much of the spotlight as he deserves. The character is celebrating his 80th birthday this year and there was a point in time that he was more po...

 
 
 
 
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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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Take a look at Joker in all of his black and white glory

Very little has been said about DC's upcoming Joker movie, which has now officially been titled Joker. The project was announced without much fanfare and so far the only things that we know about it are that Joaquin Phoenix is going to...

 
 
 
 
 
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Arrow will end its run after 8-episode season 10

The CW's Arrowverse shows were the best thing you could watch based on DC Comics for a very long time. Hell, for a while there they were the best comic book TV you could watch period. And it all started with Arrow, which is now coming to an...

 
 
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Latest Shazam! trailer shows Billy Batson as a real superhero

Can I just say how surprised I am that Shazam! actually looks like a great movie? I'm not even saying this like I'm giving the DCEU some kind of curve where even a passable DCEU is considered good, Shazam! actually looks like a fun and uni...

 
 
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Will Smith's time with Suicide Squad is dead... shot

WB and DC sure know how to get their movies going, don't they? From director switches to drastic re-edits, we've seen it all. And now one of the headlining stars of Suicide Squad will not be returning. Variety is reporting that Will Sm...

 
 
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Why Ben Affleck has officially moved on from Batman

The DCEU has had its issues. That is putting it lightly, but there have been some bright spots with the releases of Wonder Woman and Aquaman gaining praise from fans and critics. Another of these was Ben Affleck's portra...

 
 
 
 
 
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Birds of Prey gets its first Hot Topic infused teaser

The current state of the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) seems to be in a state of flux. With the critical and commercial failures of Batman v. Superman and Justice League, compared to the extremely lucrative solo films like Aquaman and Wonder...

 
 
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Finally a good look at the final Nic Cage Superman costume

Superman Lives is probably the most famous movie never made. Born of the mind of Kevin Smith and set to star Nicholas Cage with Tim Burton directing, the entire thing has gone on to reach legendary status in the realm of filmdom. Stories of...

 
 
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Review: Aquaman

At some point a few years ago, there must have been an urgent corporate meeting at Warner Bros. Pictures about Aquaman. The subject of the meeting: "how do we make Aquaman not lame?" In the laundry list of ridiculous suggestions, I imagine ...

 
 




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SXSW The Art of Self-Defense"Masculinity deconstructed"

 

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Iron Sky: The Coming Race"Bigger budget, older jokes"

 

Stuber"The Lyft of buddy cop Uber movies "

 

Crawl"Small spaces"

 

The Farewell"Sad, funny, but most importantly honest"

 

Darlin'"Feral and tender"

 

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 6 Episode 7 - "Toldja""Everyone is here (and lacking common sense)!"

 

Ophelia"Hamlet 2.0"

 

Maiden"Girls to the front, go rock the boat"

 

Yesterday"Nowhere man"

 

Spider-Man: Far from Home"EuroTrip except with superhero violence instead of sex"

 

The Third Wife"Fate has the upper hand."

 

Toy Story 4"An existential nightmare (for kids!)"

 

Jessica Jones Season 3"What is your truth?"

 

Men in Black: "Oh, they have crap overseas too!"

 

The Dead Don't Die"Shambling wreck or full of brains?"

 
 
 
 
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