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Entire Comic-Con convention populated by actors in disguise

Posted by Ali Gray at 20:00 on 28 Jul 2014
Entire Comic-Con convention populated by actors in disguise
Enraged ticket holders in San Diego this weekend were told they were unable to gain access to the 2014 Comic-Con convention because the entire exhibition hall was taken up by famous actors walking around in disguise.

A visual representation of post-Batman superhero movies

Posted by Ali Gray at 20:30 on 29 Jun 2014
A visual representation of post-Batman superhero movies
Tim Burton's Batman was released (more or less) 25 years ago this week. You could argue that it's the first modern superhero movie, the one that jumpstarted the whole movement - Superman: The Movie, let's face it, was a beautiful fluke. How has the superhero genre blossomed in the quarter of a century since Michael Keaton got the chafing of a lifetime? Like a wet Gremlin. Here's a handy visual guide as to how the superhero movie became so ubiquitous.

We're running out of Batman titles

Posted by Ali Gray at 22:50 on 21 Jun 2014
We're running out of Batman titles
Hey you! Yeah, you! What are you doing in 2019? Well, cancel all your plans, because there's a new Batman movie coming out. What's it called, you ask? Um, it's called The Batman. That's The Batman, not like all those other Batmen. Never mind helium and coal: are we as a species running out of potential titles for Batman movies? I investigate.

Batman to be taken in interesting new 'dark and gritty' direction

Posted by Matt Looker at 07:00 on 14 May 2014
Batman to be taken in interesting new 'dark and gritty' direction
Zack Snyder has released a first look at Ben Affleck as an all-new 'dark and brooding' Batman for Man Of Steel follow-up, Batman Vs. Superman. Until now, of course, the character has always been a fun and playful superhero, but this seems to be a bold new take on Batman. You can almost see him visibly thinking "Awww, man. My parents got killed. FUCK."

Fan excited for superhero movie face-off that is 756 days away

Posted by Ali Gray at 08:00 on 11 Apr 2014
Fan excited for superhero movie face-off that is 756 days away
A superhero movie fan has expressed tremendous excitement regarding the simultaneous release of Captain America 3 and Batman Vs Superman on the 6th of May, 2016, claiming he "can't wait to see who wins", blissfully ignoring the fact that the event is still 756 days away and he could feasibly accomplish many life-changing things in that time.

50 awesome alternate titles for Batman Vs Superman

Posted by Ali, Neil, Matt, Ed, Rob at 16:30 on 22 Nov 2013
50 awesome alternate titles for Batman Vs Superman
Warner Bros legal office have registered a list of potential titles for their forthcoming Batman Versus Superman movie. They are uniformly terrible. We thought we could do better. So we did.

Henry Cavill rumoured for cameo appearance in Batman Vs Superman

Posted by Ali Gray at 23:55 on 17 Nov 2013
Henry Cavill rumoured for cameo appearance in Batman Vs Superman
Following months of Batman casting news, inescapable rumours surrounding the possible introduction of Diana Prince aka Wonder Woman, the ongoing scenario regarding the forthcoming Justice League franchise and the possibility of appearances from DC characters including Nightwing, it's rumoured that Henry Cavill - star of 2013 movie Man Of Steel - might cameo in Batman Vs Superman. Probably not, though, let's face it.

This is not news, Vol. #2,786

Posted by Ali at 20:10 on 04 Sep 2013
This is not news, Vol. #2,786
Here's a refresher. Hans Zimmer IS providing the score for Batman Vs Superman? This IS news. Hans Zimmer ISN'T providing the score for Batman Vs Superman? This is BARELY news. But Hans Zimmer may or may not provide the score for Batman Vs Superman depending on myriad factors that have yet to come about because the film isn't being released for another two years? This ISN'T news. For fuck's sake. (Via Movies.com).

Writer of Lex Luthor casting rumour blows goats, says anonymous source

Posted by Ali at 14:00 on 28 Aug 2013
Writer of Lex Luthor casting rumour blows goats, says anonymous source
While the writers of CosmicBookNews.com sit back and enjoy the web traffic they've created by publishing a fake story about Bryan Cranston being cast as Lex Luthor in the forthcoming sequel to Man Of Steel, it has been reported by an unverified, unreported source that the writer of the article sucks goat dick.

The 50 absolute worst nerds to sign the Anti-Affleck Batman petition

Posted by Ali at 08:00 on 26 Aug 2013
The 50 absolute worst nerds to sign the Anti-Affleck Batman petition
Within nano-seconds of the announcement that Ben Affleck would play Batman in Zack Snyder's sequel to Man Of Steel, nerds took to the internet to register their displeasure. Angry nerds reacting to movie news? I know, I was as surprised as you!
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