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That’s it!  The end is here! Bringing everything to a close, we look at what the future may hold for DC’s Cinematic Universe. All Marvel characters and footage © 2018 Marvel Comics Group All DC Characters and footage © 2018 Warner Brothers   Part 1- https://youtu.be/D2zovFL1QgQ Part 2- https://youtu.be/oy51WH3O86o Part 3- https://youtu.be/1rrpUwYehuI Part 4- https://youtu.be/alRmOuCRP9o Part 5- https://youtu.be/r9J8CFRnkP0 Part 6- https://youtu.be/0N16wEC6hxE

And now it all comes together…the Justice League. All Marvel Characters © 2018 Marvel Comics Group All DC Characters and Video Footage © 2018 Warner Brothers   Part 1- https://youtu.be/D2zovFL1QgQ Part 2- https://youtu.be/oy51WH3O86o Part 3- https://youtu.be/1rrpUwYehuI Part 4- https://youtu.be/alRmOuCRP9o Part 5- https://youtu.be/r9J8CFRnkP0  

Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice continues…a movie in which the most compelling hero is not Batman or Superman. And is the best thing in spite of have no discernible plot-line of her own. Marvel and it’s related characters are © 2018 Marvel Entertainment DC and it’s related characters are © 2018 Warner Brothers. Part 1- https://youtu.be/D2zovFL1QgQ Part 2- https://youtu.be/oy51WH3O86o Part 3- https://youtu.be/1rrpUwYehuI

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

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 copyright © Marvel Entertainment DC and it’s related characters are © Warner Brothers.      

When it comes to the movies?  DC has been struggling to  keep up with Marvel.  Part of this is really that DC did not lay out a plan from the start. While Marvel Released films with an aim toward the Avengers, DC was trying to figure out where to start.  The Nolan Batman films were a critical success, but also very much their own universe.  When they made Green Lantern, most attempts… Read More

Honestly, I was feeling slightly hesitant bout seeing this film.  For one, the mini-series has a longstanding reputation as being “UN-filmable”due to it’s dense and complex structure.  Certain “commentators” and critics had me wondering if I was about to see a movie that was setting new standards in levels of sex and gore. Seventies Italian Giallo filmmakers have nothing to fear. Countless films crossed these lines long before Watchmen, and so as… Read More

So, I took the time to watch the Ultimate Cut of Batman V Superman.  And you know what?  It is a great improvement.  It was enough for me to consider the film enjoyable. The added footage really enhances the story filling in the blanks.  We now understand why Superman misses something that results in major death and destruction, and to cap it off, we see him helping locate survivors.  Also, while I… Read More

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 is right.* I get what Zack Snyder and Christopher Nolan were trying to do.  They were trying to make this major hard edged epic film.  They were trying… Read More

This film has been both hotly anticipated and less than interesting depending on who you ask.  In fact, the talk at the beginning of the week was that people had seen the movie and loved it.  It was starting to look like Deadpool all over again.  The early reaction made me wonder if my preconceptions were fair.  Then, as the week progressed and more official reviews started to come out?  It started… Read More

Zack Snyder has commented that in his mind, Batman V Superman is actually the Man of Steel Sequel.  There is a Man of Steel 2 on the Warner Brothers slate-with talk of George Miller directing (which would be exciting)-but Zak really feels this is the true follow-up. And this feels like it is becoming an issue with both Marvel and DC films. In the early days, the Marvel stand alone films were… Read More