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Tag: Batman

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 ...

Doomsday Clock Issue 2 Review

Written by: Mathew 'JJ' Simoes Doomsday Clock follows up it’s debut issue with a worthy contender, as it builds a foundation for Johns' and Frank's epic in the making. The second issue continues Veidt’s plan to find Doctor Manhattan, as the Watchmen characters use Nite-owl’s ship to venture into a quantum tunnel.  This allows our ...

An Early Version of the ‘Justice League’ Script Reveals A Mind Controlled Superman & Darkseid

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Justice League may not have been the best film of the year but it might be the most talked about movie to hit the silver screen. Ever since its release, various reports surrounding its troubled production have made their way online and today, we are now learning of an early version of ...

Doomsday Clock #1 Review

Written by: Mathew 'JJ' Simoes Wow... this review is late.  After over a year of build-up, the long running plot thread in DC’s Rebirth line takes it’s first steps in reaching a climactic conclusion in the first issue of Doomsday Clock.  This series was promised to explore Doctor Manhattan’s role in creating the New 52, ...

Box Office Report: ‘Justice League’ Lands At #1 In China

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Justice League's box office returns have been a heated topic ever since its debut last week. Earning $96 million in its opening weekend was seen as a disappointment by many considering that the film was projected to earn around $120 million. While the domestic totals are floundering, Justice League has been a success overseas ...

Talkies Podcast – Justice League Spoiler Review & Incredibles 2 Teaser Trailer

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Episode 8 of the #TalkiesPodcast is here ladies and gentleman! On this edition, Nick, Artur and special guest Nahum Teshome discuss the Incredibles 2 teaser, Dwayne Johnson starring in Suicide Squad 2, give an in depth spoiler review of Zack Snyder's Justice League and more! Don't forget to like, comment and subscribe! Seriously, ...

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 ...

‘Justice League’ Review Round-Up: Here’s What Critics Are Saying

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Ladies and gentleman, the day has finally come. Justice League has become of the most talked about and anticipated films in recent memory. For some, it is the continuation of an already great DC film franchise, the DCEU. For others, it is the film that they hope saves a divisive film series. Wonder Woman was ...

‘Justice League’ Has Screened: What Are Critics Saying?

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos It's been a bumpy road to get here but finally, the debut of Justice League is upon us. What started with 2013's Man of Steel, Justice League is the culmination of everything fans have seen in the DCEU so far. The film sees Batman, who's fueled by his restored faith in humanity thanks to Superman's sacrifice, ...

New ‘Justice League’ Concept Art Reveals Batman’s Flying Fox

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Many superheros are known for their powers and special abilities. Batman on the other hand, has no powers. He's a regular guy with a thirst for justice and so, he relies on his technology, mind and fighting ablities to protect Gotham. When Justice League rolls around in 2 weeks, it'll be no different ...

‘Justice League’: Jason Momoa Originally Read For Batman When He Auditioned

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos In 2 weeks, fans will get to witness the true debut of Jason Momoa's Aquaman in Justice League. But according to the actor, when he went to audition for Batman V Superman, he read for a very different character. In an interview with the Hindustan Times, Jason Momoa spoke about playing Aquaman and how ...

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