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All posts by Nick Poulimenakos

Nick Poulimenakos is the Editor-In-Chief of Talkies Network and reports on the film and television industry. He studies management/marketing at the University of Toronto and is a self proclaimed movie /T.V show/comic book know it all.

Top 15 Most Anticipated Movies of 2018

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Say goodbye to 2017 and hello to an obscene amount of movies being released in 2018! Seriously though, 2018 is set to be one of the biggest years in cinematic history. The Marvel Cinematic Universe builds to its highly anticipated climax while The Incredibles finally gets its long awaited sequel and ...

The Dark Knight Revisited: A Thematic, Critical and Historical Analysis

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos This essay was originally written for my action cinema class at the University of Toronto. I received a good mark on it so I thought it would be a great addition do this site.  In a post-classical, “New Hollywood” generation, successful action films often produce sequels leading to a franchise.  Each film ...

2018 Academy Award Predictions

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos As 2017 draws to a close, many film sites (including this one) have begun releasing their annual end-of-year lists commemorating cinema's best of the best. With everything from sci-fi classics to animated marvels to Oscar-contender films having all been shown, many are now looking towards January 23, 2018 aka. the night ...

Top 10 Best Movies of 2017

2017 has been a rather interesting year for cinema. Looking back at all the titles released since Janurary 1st, you really get a full grasp at the abundance of films viewers were actually offered this year. Superhero classics graced the screen like Logan and Wonder Woman while the horror genre had yet another stellar year ...

Marvel’s Kevin Feige Teases More ‘Avengers’ Films in Space

While The Avengers will be busy fighting Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers 4, their future adventures may continue on the cosmic trend. At the CCXP Marvel panel, Kevin Feige spoke about The Avengers and their future path should they survive their war with the Mad Titan, Thanos. When asked if the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe was ...

The Pros and Cons of Disney Buying Fox

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos In what has become one of the biggest stories in entertainment history, Disney is in negotiations with 21st Century Fox to buy their television and film assets. It is a story that has made fans excited, angry, confused and, above all else, in a constant state of divisiveness. Mixed feelings regarding ...

Justice League Review

Anyone who knows me, knows that I’ve been a firm defender of the DC Extended Universe. Despite its divisiveness, I firmly believe this to be a solid film franchise with great characters, enticing stories, great visuals and heart-pounding musical scores. That being said, I am also fully aware of its many faults that led the ...

The DC Extended Universe Films Ranked

It has been a rocky road getting to this point as the DCEU has become one of the most divisive film franchises in history. Some love the new take on age old characters while others loath the fact that their favourite DC superheroes are not what they were in the comics. Regardless, the franchise has ...

Thor: Ragnarok Review

Marvel’s Thor franchise is frequently cited as weaker aspects of the otherwise acclaimed connected universe. While both Thor and Thor: The Dark World have great performances and stunning visuals, the stories are generally lackluster and fans have been patiently waiting for the god of thunder to get his true shining moment on the big screen. ...

Blade Runner 2049 Review

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos & Mathew ‘JJ’ Simoes 1982’s Blade Runner is a sci-fi cult classic. A film that, upon premiering, received mixed reviews and was quickly dismissed by moviegoers. Fast forward several years, and it is now looked at as a landmark in filmmaking thanks to its incredible visuals, existential themes and a phenomenal ...

Director Rian Johnson Announces that Post Production Has Wrapped on ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

That's a wrap on the biggest movie of the year! Tonight, Rian Johnson took to Instagram to announce that post production has wrapped on Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The director commended his team for the hard work they have done and that he'll miss working in dark rooms with them. https://www.instagram.com/p/BZU4eJmj_je/?taken-by=riancjohnson With post production finally ...

Who Should Play The Joker In Todd Phillips’ Origin Film?

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos While the DC Extended Universe kicks into high gear with the release of Justice League along with a slew of other films, Warner Bros. is reportedly starting a brand new DC film franchise. One that won’t be set in the main DCEU timeline and opt for more standalone films instead of ...

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