DC Cinematic Movies Review Spoiler-Free Streaming Review The Batman

Does “The Batman” Earn its Universe Beyond the “DCEU?”

A grim, gorgeous epic that renews yet regresses… The Batman has answered the question of whether or not it belongs, and has earned its place as a separate universe and franchise right alongside whatever newly-re-rebooted, or magically-revived, or clumsily-redirected, or finally-focused version of the “DCEU” comes out of these new efforts from Zaslav leading Warner Bros Discovery.…Read on!Does “The Batman” Earn its Universe Beyond the “DCEU?”

DC Cinematic Movies Review Spoiler-Free Streaming Review The Suicide Squad

Does “The Suicide Squad” Redeem the Suicide Squad for the “DCEU?”

Given the dour headlines regarding box office performance and second week for James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad… the size of its audience remains uncertain. But if you’re out there reading this right now—mythical mirthful gore-hound—and you haven’t yet seen it, let me reassure you. The Suicide Squad is gory and funny and heartfelt and great: it’s the Tucker and Dale Vs. Evil of super-hero movies.…Read on!Does “The Suicide Squad” Redeem the Suicide Squad for the “DCEU?”

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Infinite Injustice: Why it’s Impossible to #RestoretheSnyderVerse

It’s very easy to understand people wanting to go back in time, to pick up not only the DCEU serial story where it left off five years ago, but the sense of potential of a planned universe and story-line executed by a stellar cast and crew of talent assembled. But, with the time that has passed and the changes in both the people involved and the market in which these stories compete, is it even possible to #RestoretheSnyderVerse?…Read on!Infinite Injustice: Why it’s Impossible to #RestoretheSnyderVerse

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The Rise of Skywalker is to The Last Jedi as Justice League is to Batman V Superman

Both follow-ups have a similar relationship to their predecessors, and a similar nature as a response to them. To be blunt, for both, the latter movie is a dumb mess; a corporate course correction in response to a lot of outrage from a group of internet detractors with loud voices. It dropped all of the plot threads from its predecessor, completely changed in tone, and wrecked some of the more interesting and universe-challenging questions asked by the movie before it.…Read on!The Rise of Skywalker is to The Last Jedi as Justice League is to Batman V Superman

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How Haste Hurt the Heroes in Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

(Contains full spoilers for Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice as well as comparison with the Ultimate Edition release on Blu-Ray, as well as it’s “Twin Movie” Captain America: Civil War) How the Rush to Launch A Connected DC Universe of Films Sabotaged the Super-Hero…Read on!How Haste Hurt the Heroes in Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

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The Misreporting of Manslaughter in Man of Steel (2013)

[Contains major spoilers for Man of Steel, Superman Returns, Hulk, Iron man 3, Falling Down, and The Town… all well after release, geez.] Marvel V. DC: Dawn of Movie Rivalry Rivalries within American culture have become binary in nature, and this is even more true…Read on!The Misreporting of Manslaughter in Man of Steel (2013)

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Michael Piller Q&A – May 12, 2001 – From the Trek Fan Site Archives

2021 Update – So many of the old Star Trek fan sites from the late 90’s and early 00’s during the last heyday of televised Star Trek are extinct now, and unfortunately, so is much of their content is lost. You can still find vestiges…Read on!Michael Piller Q&A – May 12, 2001 – From the Trek Fan Site Archives

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Star Trek: Insurrection – Review from 1998 (with Notes Added in 2020)

– Two and a Half Badges – “Not bad. But too much unfocused stuff prevents any greatness from emerging.” 2020 UPDATE – Twenty-two years later I can see that I went way too easy on this movie. This movie is truly the speedbump that killed…Read on!Star Trek: Insurrection – Review from 1998 (with Notes Added in 2020)