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FEATURE: Five Ideas for Animated Superhero Movies

FEATURE: Five Ideas for Animated Superhero Movies

While the superhero genre has been dominated by big-budget live action films in recent years, there have been many animated adaptations as well. Most recent ones have been direct-to-video (such as DC’s Original Animated Movies line), but a few have been released in theaters as well. In 2014, Disney Animation brought to life Big Hero

‘The Legend of Tarzan’ (2016) Film Review

Created in 1912, the Tarzan character has starred in countless movie adaptations over the past century. This filmography ranges from silent films to Disney’s 1999 animated classic. The latest adaptation, Warner Bros.’ The Legend of Tarzan, offers a new take on the mythos. In this film, John Clayton III has left the Congo, but the time

FEATURE: Five Movies That Should Be Added to the Hanna-Barbera Cinematic Universe

At CinemaCon this year, Warner Bros. confirmed that a fully animated cinematic universe, based on characters created by Hanna-Barbera, is in the works. It will be kicked off by 2018’s Scooby-Doo reboot, titled S.C.O.O.B. Additionally, the studio put new animated adaptation of The Flintstones, Tom & Jerry and The Jetsons into development a couple years ago.

‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ (2016) Film Review

To say that Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is one of the most highly anticipated comic book movies of all time is an understatement. The movie marks the first cinematic meeting between Batman and Superman, the first film iteration of Wonder Woman, AND it lays the groundwork for the DC Extended Universe. So, this movie is extremely

FEATURE: Ten More Supervillain-Led Comic Book Movies That Should Happen

Normally, comic book movies feature the heroes as the protagonists. However, that’s about to change with this summer’s Suicide Squad, the first major CBM to be told from the villains’ perspective. Antagonists such as Deadshot, Harley Quinn and The Joker headline this movie, with writer-director David Ayer proclaiming that it’s time for “Bad vs. Evil.”

FEATURE: Eight SPIDER-MAN Spin-Off Movies That Should Be Made

Sony Pictures attempted to expand the Spider-Man universe with 2014’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which set up a planned Sinister Six spin-off film. Movies starring Venom and an unknown female hero were also in the works. However, these plans were pretty much scrapped when Amazing Spider-Man 2 underperformed, and a new iteration of Peter Parker

FEATURE: Paul’s Ten Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

2015 was a rather monumental year for tentpole films. The Jurassic Park franchise made a huge comeback with Jurassic World, the Avengers won another battle with Age of Ultron, and the Star Wars saga continued with The Force Awakens. Other memorable blockbusters include The Martian, Mad Max: Fury Road, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Inside

‘The Martian’ (2015) Film Review

After redefining science fiction with movies such as Alien and Blade Runner, acclaimed filmmaker Sir Ridley Scott returns to the genre with The Martian, a survival tale starring Matt Damon as an astronaut who is stranded on Mars. Scott has had a hit-and-miss filmography in recent years – both Robin Hood and Exodus: Gods and Kings

FEATURE: Ten Marvel TV Characters Who Should Appear in the Movies

Following the establishment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe on the big screen, Marvel Studios has since expanded this massive world to television. On ABC, we have Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter. On Netflix, we have Daredevil, which paves the way for upcoming shows Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and The Defenders miniseries. However,

‘Fantastic Four’ (2015) Film Review

[Warning: The Following Contains SPOILERS From Fantastic Four.] After two lukewarmly-received movies released a few years ago, 20th Century Fox put into development a reboot of the Fantastic Four franchise. This new take on the iconic Marvel Comics mythos assembled an impressive lineup of young, up-and-coming actors, such as Michael B. Jordan and Miles Teller.

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