From a fan, and a father…

I’m not sure what to call this… It’s not an apology. It’s not a celebration. It’s not a mea culpa. So what is it? Let’s back up a minute. Yesterday, the news broke (http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/zack-snyder-steps-down-justice-league-deal-family-tragedy-1006455) the writer and director of the upcoming Justice League movie, Zack Snyder, was stepping aside for personal reasons and that Joss … Continue reading From a fan, and a father…

Vindicated (With a Caveat)

In one (very early, very rough) episode of the Visually Stunning Movie Podcast, we lamented that DC and Warner Brothers hadn’t had enough faith in its already well-established and well-loved television universe when it trying to kick-start its cinematic Extended Universe. Having already established Green Arrow (Arrow), the Flash (The Flash), and countless other heroes … Continue reading Vindicated (With a Caveat)

“Justice League” – San Diego Comic Con Footage

Okay, for those of you who haven't seen it yet, here is the link to the San Diego Comic Con footage for DC's Justice League movie. I just got around to watching it myself yesterday, so I feel compelled to report on it, but I'll try to keep my comments brief (yeah, right: Snyder's directing … Continue reading “Justice League” – San Diego Comic Con Footage

I just had a revelation…

...and I don't like it. [I know that I'm a bit behind the curve here, but sometimes it takes a while for things to penetrate the constant haze of life surrounding my brain, but once it gets in there.... look out!] I've talked a lot about the DC movie universe here. I've talked about Batman … Continue reading I just had a revelation…

“Batman vs Superman” – Ultimate Edition

So, hopefully I can do this quickly and not devolve into another rant, so here goes. Over at CinemaBlend, CONNER SCHWERDTFEGER, posted this article about the upcoming "Ultimate Edition" Blu-ray release of Batman vs Superman. In it, he talks about the studio downplaying the impact this version will have on the perception of the movie … Continue reading “Batman vs Superman” – Ultimate Edition

In defense of “Deadpool”, Part II

Today, this post showed up in the Salt Lake Comic Con facebook feed. Posted by Rand Benjamin Einfeldt, it posits that Deadpool could have easily been a PG-13 movie. So, to refresh, I previously posted my review of Deadpool, and then had to come back and post a Defense of Deadpool. The defense was against those … Continue reading In defense of “Deadpool”, Part II

Batman vs Superman – Review **Spoilers**

Where to begin with Batman vs Superman…. I liked Man of Steel? **SPOILERS AHEAD** Hmmm… Maybe I’ll just start with some impressions the film left me with, and we’ll see how it shakes out. Notwithstanding my previous post concerning the PG-13 vs R rating issue with this film, let me say that Zack Snyder has … Continue reading Batman vs Superman – Review **Spoilers**