Robert Pattinson is the new Batman

June 24, 2019

After weeks of hypothesi, the actor has officially acquired the keys to the Batmobile from Ben Affleck The actor who shot to fame as a vampire in the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and High Life, won Pattinson considerable acclaim. He likewise stars in one of the best-reviewed movies from this year’s Cannes festival: Read more: https :// www.theguardian.com/ cinema/ 2019/ may/ 31/ robert-pattinson-is-the-new-batman

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Alternate Endgame: what got cut from the Avengers finale?

May 14, 2019

The record-breaking Marvel blockbuster may have sprawled over 182 minutes but still, there were key minutes that didnt make the cut With Avengers: Endgame ending its third weekend of world domination with its self-imposed” vigorously denying early guesses that it would be called Endgame. Another favorite guess was Avengers: Infinity Gauntlet- a direct acceptance of the original comic book series from which the story takes the bulk of its inspiration….

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Avengers: Endgame who survived Thanos’ finger-click? Discuss with spoilers

April 27, 2019

Weve ultimately learned who shaped it out alive and the line weve all were ready for. But was the final instalment really as satisfying as the reviewers said? It doesn’t matter if you enjoy or loathe superhero movies. The Marvel experimentation, with its enormous tentpoles of interlocking narratives predominating the international liberate docket, has altered cinema forever. Naysayers may consider it a stranglehold, but devotees celebrate the predominance of this…

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Why is Donald Trump obsessed with Bane in The Dark Knight Rises?

April 22, 2019

Is this supervillain the various kinds of role model we expect the US president to adopt? There are many superheroes an The Dark Knight Returns features a version of Superman who is in thrall to Ronald Reagan. In the movie version of the Avengers in Marvel comics that was put together by George W Bush. With so many virtuous options available to him, it seems bizarre that Donald Trump has…

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Shazam! review kid-friendly DC adventure is enjoyably old school

April 13, 2019

The traditionally dour cinematic universe is given a much-needed jolt of energy in a light-hearted yet overly long mash-up of Big and Superman If there’s one thing that DC’s cinematic macrocosm needs it’s better igniting. Or wait, on reflection, maybe it’s smarter scripts. Or hang on, perhaps it’s more coherent act scenes. Or actually, you know what, it’s the removal of Zack Snyder from every imaginable creative and technical level….

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Funny peculiar: will Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker be the strangest DC movie yet?

April 10, 2019

Jokers teaser promises an absorbing origins story for Batmans nemesis. It remains to be seen how much of its distorted Gotham vision lives beyond a one-off outing There ought to have many Jokers in big screen history, and rarely have we needed to glean too much about their background. All we knew of Jack Nicholson’s Jack Napier prior to his change into the clown lord of Gotham in 1989′ s…

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Superheroes and freaky cats: how Captain Marvel rewrote the rules

March 24, 2019

From the tale behind Nick Furys eyepatch to the reclamation of the Skrull, the latest Marvel film has altered comic-book canon in fruitful ways If there’s one thing we should have been primed for, prior to starting viewing Captain Marvel, it would be to expect the unexpected. Marvel is a studio that, time and again, has chosen to twist comic-book canon to dres brand-new requires, rather than deliver overly faithful…

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Best films of 2018so far

June 19, 2018

The very best of 2018, from Black Panther rewriting the terms and conditions for superheroes, Gary Oldman going to campaign as Churchill, and Maxine Peake firing her path through 70 s sexism All the Money in the World Raucous thriller about the real-life 1973 kidnap of J Paul Getty’s grandson, and the billionaire’s subsequent refusal to pay the ransom- a movie that became notorious in its own after reshooting scenes…

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