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Review: Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice

Posted by Matt Looker at 07:00 on 24 Mar 2016
Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice
The greatest gladiator match in the history of the world: God versus man.
By which, of course, I mean Zack Snyder, the all-powerful harbinger of wanton destruction, versus us, the humble cinema-goer, merely looking for some entertainment. Some cool stuff, for sure. Maybe even a joke of two. It's Student from the School of Michael Bay versus, say, Andy from Dagenham. Who will win?

Breakdown: Things you missed in the Wonder Woman first-look footage

Posted by Matt Looker at 07:00 on 20 Jan 2016
Breakdown: Things you missed in the Wonder Woman first-look footage
The first glimpse of Wonder Woman in all her inequality-correcting, leather-bodice-wearing glory has been released and it is fascinating. Like the true geeks and film buffs with one-of-a-kind expert knowledge that we are, here’s a deep-dive into the footage with wild speculation about some things that may happen at some point in the film or indeed ever.

Photo breakdown: Dissecting the new Batman v Superman pics

Posted by Matt Looker at 07:00 on 29 Jul 2015
Photo breakdown: Dissecting the new Batman v Superman pics
Yay for still images of characters we have already seen but in a different room and taken from a slightly different angle! [divider] It is a sad fact that we now live in an age where the release of three photos of established characters from a forthcoming blockbuster movie constitutes as Internet-breaking news. Luckily, we...

Momentous photo shoot proves that Ben Affleck is dead inside

Posted by Matt Looker at 21:41 on 15 Jul 2015
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Alternate theory: Ben Affleck didn't want to take part in Hollywood Reporter's stunt photo so they used a crash test dummy wearing a Ben Affleck mask and Jesse Eisenberg's jeans.

The trailer for your new superhero ensemble movie looks awesome

Posted by Matt Looker at 11:31 on 28 Oct 2014


Did you see Mr. Incredible's Chewbacca-buster armour? SO COOL.

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."
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