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The Past, Present and Future of the DC Cinematic Universe Part 3

Welcome to Part three, where I continue my discussion of Man of Steel and begin talking about  Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice.

The Past, Present and Future of the DC Cinematic Universe Part 2

In Part two, we explore the movies that came right before the Man of Steel, as well as some of the failed attempts to kick off the Cinematic universe. We also begin discussing Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel. Marvel and it’s related characters are… Continue Reading “The Past, Present and Future of the DC Cinematic Universe Part 2”

The Past, Present & Future of the DC Cinematic Universe

So, after giving it a lot of thought, I have decided to jump into the world of video blogging. The video blogs will not be straight up reviews.  Instead they will be more analysis.  I will be using them to explore things going on… Continue Reading “The Past, Present & Future of the DC Cinematic Universe”

Hope in Retreat (Dunkirk, 2017)

The Nazi’s are on the march across Europe.  In the French city of Dunkirk, the Allies have been beaten back.  The British and the French are trying to get out before they are overtaken by the Nazi armies. The British are waiting for ships… Continue Reading “Hope in Retreat (Dunkirk, 2017)”

Rage Against the Machine (The Dark Knight Rises,2012)

It was becoming clear that Nolan was planning to form a trilogy.  The Dark Knight ended with Batman on the run, taking the blame for Harvey Dent’s death.  It suggested Batman would be hiding in the shadows in his fight against crime. There were… Continue Reading “Rage Against the Machine (The Dark Knight Rises,2012)”

It Was a Dark and Stormy Knight (the Dark Knight, 2008)

The recasting of Rachel Dawes with Maggie Gyllenhaal might have been the biggest casting controversy if not for the announcement of Heath Ledger as the Joker.  Oh, the internet exploded.  And then the movie came out and made a lot of people eat crow. … Continue Reading “It Was a Dark and Stormy Knight (the Dark Knight, 2008)”

When I Was a Kid (Batman Begins, 2005)

It took until 2005 for Batman to return to the big screen.  From the start, we knew this was going to be a more serious take on the character than the previous films.  They were starting over and taking their inspiration from Batman: Year… Continue Reading “When I Was a Kid (Batman Begins, 2005)”

Kevin Smith Was Right

No, really.  Smith recently commented on Batman v Superman.  He had the following to say: “The movie I felt like didn’t really have a heart. It was certainly f—–’ humorless, there was nothing funny going on in that world whatsoever.” And you know what?  He… Continue Reading “Kevin Smith Was Right”

Jor-El Sent His Only Son (Man of Steel, 2013)

Preface: This is a review I wrote two years ago.  I have, however, edited it a bit. And lo, there was much controversy and arguing. So it was I saw finally got around to seeing the tale Man of Steel.  Zak Snyder, David Goyer… Continue Reading “Jor-El Sent His Only Son (Man of Steel, 2013)”