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BATMAN In the Media, Part 1

BATMAN In the Media, Part 1

Batman started in the comics, but soon spread to radio, movies and television.

X-Men: Days of Future Past - CFQ Spotlight 5:20

X-Men: Days of Future Past – CFQ Spotlight 5:20

From the Better Late Than Never Department: Cinefantastique’s Spotlight Podcast 5:20, focusing on X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, was supposed to post last Monday. Unfortunately, technical delays prevents it from being posted until today. Listen in as Lawrence French and Steve Biodrowski discuss the latest installment of the Marvel mutant film franchise, in which Wolverine [...]

X-Men: Days of Future Past review

X-Men: Days of Future Past review

The most astoundingly okay movie so far this year – which is apparently all it takes to earn high praise these days
If you want to thrill to the excitement of an astoundingly, supremely, stupendously okay movie, then run – don’t walk – to a theatre showing X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. This film truly has [...]

Thor: The Dark World film review

Thor: The Dark World film review

Is this the most convenient superhero movie ever?
Thor: The Dark World is not the worst superhero movie ever made, but it may be the most convenient. How convenient is it? Well, let us enumerate:

Thor (Chris Hemsworth) wields a magical hammer that is powerful enough to wipe out legions of enemies when necessary but not quite [...]

Iron Man 3 in theatres May 3

Iron Man 3 in theatres May 3

Walt Disney Pictures releases the third IRON MAN movie during the lucrative month of May (”summer” blockbusters don’t wait for summer anymore). Robert Downey Jr. returns as Tony Stark, the man in the iron suit, along iwth Dwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts, Don Cheadle as James Rhodes/War Machine, and Jon Favreau as Happy Hogan. However, [...]

Man of Steel in 3D & IMAX June 14

Man of Steel in 3D & IMAX June 14

Warner Brothers releases their reboot of the Superman franchise, which has been dormant since the disappointing SUPERMAN RETURNS (2006). Zack Snyder (SUCKER PUNCH) directs from a screenplay by David S. Goyer, from a story developed by Goyer and producer Christopher Nolan, based on the character created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The film offers [...]

'Arrow' Series Trailer & Sneak Peek

‘Arrow’ Series Trailer & Sneak Peek

ARROW, the CW Network’s new series for Fall 2012, with a revisionist look at DC Comics’ Green Arrow.

'Dark Knight Rises' — Trailer 3

‘Dark Knight Rises’ — Trailer 3

Ominous tone intensifies in third trailer for THE DARK KNIGHT RISES.

DC Nation Starts Tomorrow

DC Nation Starts Tomorrow

MARCH 3rd marks the premiere of DC Nation programing on Cartoon Network.

'Black Canary' Cast in 'The Arrow'

‘Black Canary’ Cast in ‘The Arrow’

Actually, Oliver Queen’s squeeze might NOT be the fishnet-clad superhero.