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Shazam! has me excited about DC movies again

It's no secret the output of the DC Extended Universe has been less than exemplary. Yes, the movies have all made money, but only Wonder Woman has established itself as a box-office, fan, and critical darling. After the disaster that was Ju...

 
 
 
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There will never be a Zack Snyder cut of Justice League

San Diego Comic Con has only just started, but DC has had one hell of a busy day yesterday. Between announcing concrete plans for its streaming service, showing off the edge lord trailer of Titans, and giving us some more details ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Suicide Squad 2 pulls off a writer switch

Looks like Gavin O'Conner, director and writer of Suicide Squad 2, is getting a little support. WB has brought in David Bar Katz and Todd Stashwick to help him develop the screenplay into something. It was in the early stages anyw...

 
 
 
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Watchmen HBO series to be 'New Testament' version

In a bizarrely written statement, Damon Lindelof, show runner for the upcoming HBO Watchmen series, stated that this isn't going to be the Watchmen we're used to. On why he won't cover the beats of the original, Lindelof explained that, "...

 
 
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Batwoman is coming to the Arrowverse in next crossover event

DC can't get its ass out its head (yes, I said that backwards, that's how backwards they are) with its movies, but on the TV side of things the "Arrowverse" has been solidly good as a whole. By taking some of the smaller DC characters, CWin...

 
 
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Spoilers: Superman may die in this Death of Superman trailer!

Arguably one of the biggest events in comics was when Superman died in the 90's. I know that a lot of people tend to just shrug their shoulders at death in comic books, but Superman was one of the few characters that just didn't die. How c...

 
 
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Review: Batman Ninja

While the MCU has dominated theatres for the past decade, DC has been putting out a constant stream of animated movies. Most of their animated movies are adaptations of classic DC stories and if I'm being perfectly honest here, most of them...

 
 
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Cathy Yan to direct Margot Robbie in Harley Quinn-led film

At this point, it's difficult to joke about how many DC movies Warner Bros. is green-lighting when there are so many damn movies they're green-lighting. But here we go again, this time with what looks like to be another Harley Quinn-related...

 
 
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Justice League stinks, has the worst B.O. in DCEU history

Surprising no one, with the official end of Justice League's box office run, it stands dead last in the DC Extended Universe tallies. Sad face, JL, sad face. Take a look at the global box office numbers: 1. Batman v Superman: Dawn...

 
 
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Shazam! movie logo announces DCEU still exists

WB and DC are still adamant that they can make the DCEU work, and Shazam! is their next attempt at it. The difference is that they're actually doing something different with it this time. The film is supposed to be a drastic departure ...

 
 
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Nicolas Cage finally plays Superman after 20+ years

Probably not quite what Cage was hoping for, but he'll soon provide the Man of Steel's voice in the forthcoming Teen Titans Go! To the Movies animated film. Around 1996-1997, Cage was cast in titular role for the Tim Burton directed, Kevin ...

 
 
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Joss Whedon exits Batgirl film, "didn't have a story"

Warner Bros. and DC seem to enjoy announcing a new superhero movie every other day, and it's no surprise that most of them will never actually make it to the big screen. Enter Joss Whedon's Batgirl project, the latest casualt...

 
 
 
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Michael De Luca joins production team of Suicide Squad 2

As we all know the DC Cinematic Universe is in trouble. Despite the fantastic Wonder Woman, Justice Leagueu fell flat with critics and audiences. So DC began a shift in those making the films, moving producers around and bringing in fr...

 
 
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CW releases new origin trailer for Black Lightning

The CW's Arrowverse shows have varied in quality throughout the seasons, but they've always had a certain charm even when it's not their best run. They definitely seem to understand the DC universe better than the movies do. Maybe they get...

 
 
 
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What genre can't Disney beat DC superhero movies with?

Thanksgiving weekend has long been known for your drunk uncle saying things they probably shouldn't, eating too much turkey, and rousing oneself out of the turkey-induced stupor to see a movie. Usually, this spells good news for big release...

 
 
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Justice League gives Themysciran armor the sexy treatment

The warriors of Themyscira, who hit the big screen in Wonder Woman in May 2017, did not need a costume update for Justice League, November 2017, but we got one anyway because some people still think glamorous titillation is a priority.

 
 
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Rumor: Jake Gyllenhaal wanted for Batman

(Note: I'm referring to Gyllenhal's creepy turn in the film Nightcrawler, not the X-Men character. I suppose explaining a joke means it's not a good one, but here we are.) It's been pretty clear that Ben Affleck hasn't been having as m...

 
 
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Danger Girl movie rights scooped up

I'd like to tell you that I got into the Danger Girl comics when they first came out because I was into their tongue-in-cheek take on the James Bond spy film genre. But I was a teenage boy in the 90s so I think we all know why I picked...

 
 
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Review: Justice League

Warning: I'm going to discuss a thing that is obvious, but some may consider a spoiler so don't read if you've been in a cave for the entire marketing campaign of this movie.  Well they did it, folks. DC made two movies in a row that d...

 
 
 
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New York Comic Con 2017: Saturday's Cosplay

Representing Flixist, this lonely writer made his first pilgrimage to the holly mecca of nerddom that is the New York Comic Con. I'd done my research. I'd read the guide, and reached out to those I knew who'd bravely gone before me. Their w...

 
 
 
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Matthew Vaughn is in talks to direct next Superman film

In an exclusive story from HeyUGuys, Matthew Vaughn revealed that he is in talks with DC Comics to direct a sequel to 2013's Man of Steel. A new Superman movie is big news, and in a time where DC is trying to pivot from their dark-and-gritt...

 
 
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Patty Jenkins will return to direct 'Wonder Woman 2'

Well, in news that should surprise no-one, Patty Jenkisn will be returning to direct the untitled sequel to this years Wonder Woman. This development was announced in an exclusive by Variety yesterday, and there's even a release date to mar...

 
 
 
 
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Joss Whedon will have a writing credit on 'Justice League'

Justice League's rocky postproduction continues apace – the next blockbuster in the DC Expanded Universe has seen its director step down and has undergone extensive reshoots; now, Collider reports that Marvel alum Joss Whedon will rec...

 
 
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The Joker origin movie is going to be totally dark and real

One of the best parts of Heath Ledger's joker was that we had no idea where he came from. He routinely made up origin stories in both a fantastic way to define the character as un-moored chaos, but also a commentary on how overblown we are ...

 
 
 




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Fantasia 2018 The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot"It was never going to live up to that title"

 

Equalizer 2"One good original plus one bad sequel equals zero net gain"

 

Generation Wealth"The cost of everything"

 

Sorry to Bother You"What you think it will be, and somehow more"

 

Eighth Grade"Growing up is crazy dude."

 

Skyscraper" 摩天大楼"

 

Siberia"As bleak as the place for which it's named"

 

Woman Walks Ahead"A solid attempt at a feminist Western"

 

Ant-Man and the Wasp"Tiny explosions"

 

Under the Tree"How far would you go to not trim a tree?"

 

The First Purge"Purge whoever made this garbage"

 

Sunset Society"It sucks as much as this pun"

 

Sicario: Day of the Soldado"Soldado means solider"

 

Incredibles 2"Jack Jack, baby."

 

Tag"The Hawkeye movie you never knew you wanted"

 

Jurassic Games"The most important dinosaur movie coming out this month"

 

American Animals"Can't decide if it wants to be true or a story"

 

Won't You Be My Neighbor?"You will always find people who are helping"

 

Ocean's 8"Not that great"

 

Hotel Artemis"Plenty of vacancy"

 

Hereditary"Bad genes"

 
 
 
 
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