Nolan begins…. Christopher Nolan’s much vaunted Batman trilogy consisted of Batman Begins (BB), The Dark Knight (TDK) and The Dark Knight Rises (TDKR). The trilogy has been credited for legitimising superhero movies after the damage done by the campy Batman Forever and Batman and Robin.
In the beginning … The character of John Constantine began life as a supporting cast member of DC Comics’ Saga of the Swamp Thing series, in the mid-80s. Created by Alan Moore at the behest of Swamp Thing artists Stephen Bissette, John Totleben and Rick Veitch, the trench-coated, chain-smoking, cynical Continue Reading
Previously…In season 1, we were introduced to our protagonists – seven superhuman misfits (Luther, Diego, Allison, Klaus, Five, Ben and Vanya) mentored by an idiosyncratic and eccentric gent in the style of the X-Men and the Doom Patrol. Copping story elements from the Dark Phoenix saga, the Umbrella Academy succeeded Continue Reading
Christopher Nolan’s game-changing Dark Knight is a decade old! Here’s my contemporaneous review. It makes a whole lot of sense that the second film in Christopher Nolan’s reboot of the Batman franchise is called The Dark Knight. After all, Frank Miller’s Dark Knight Returns revived the moribund comic book industry Continue Reading
To be honest I had reservations about Infinity War.
The first trailer for the upcoming sequel to the thoroughly enjoyable Ant-Man has arrived!
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