The superhero movie genre is now the dominant genre in the entertainment industry. From a 1% market share in 1998, the superhero movie genre grew to a 20% market share in 2018. Marvel Studios – now owned by Disney – is the undisputed leader in the genre earning over $22 billion at the global box office in about 12 years, since the release of Iron Man in 2008.(more…)
Wonder Woman 1984 is a superhero action-adventure drama based on the DC character of the same name. Directed by Patty Jenkins and starring Gal Gadot as the titular character, Wonder Woman 1984 is the sequel to the successful 2017 eponymous film.(more…)
The end of the DC Extended Universe. An analysis follows….
Once upon a time, Warner Bros ruled the superhero movie genre with its DC Comics lynchpin characters Superman and Batman.(more…)
GEEK OUT!!! SUPERHERO FILMS | NO WAY BACK FOR THE DC EXTENDED UNIVERSEGEEK OUT!!! SUPERHERO FILMS | NO WAY BACK FOR THE DC EXTENDED UNIVERSE
Black Panther‘s astonishing domestic box office numbers for its opening 4-days is $245 million, which actually betters Justice League‘s lifetime US box office of $228 million!
GEEK OUT!!! SUPERHERO MOVIES AT A CROSSROAD – WILL 2018 SIGNAL THE BEGINNING OF THE END OR THE NEXT WAVE OF SUCCESS?GEEK OUT!!! SUPERHERO MOVIES AT A CROSSROAD – WILL 2018 SIGNAL THE BEGINNING OF THE END OR THE NEXT WAVE OF SUCCESS?
It’s hard to imagine now, but there was a time – 17 years ago – when a superhero movie was not only a rarity but a bit of a joke.