Early in the year 1989, the comic book blockbuster didn’t really exist yet. While 1978’s Superman was an extraordinarily successful film that launched the modern comic book movie, its success could be considered relatively modest in the grand scheme of the superhero genre. By the summer of ’89, that was about to change, because a character that most people had written off as campy, comedic, and dubious in the… Continue reading Comics on Film: 25 Years Ago, Tim Burton's 'Batman' Changed Superhero Movies Forever
Welcome back to another episode of The Summer Movies Podcast, a podcast that will run from May through the end of August and cover all things related to summer movies past, present and future.
On this week’s podcast, hosts Erik Davis (Movies.com) and Sean O’Connell (CinemaBlend.com) offer a brief teaser preview of this year’s San Diego Comic-Con and the big movies (hint: Batman v Superman
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: Asked if he would consider starring in another franchise, Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe said: “Yes. … Batman. .. With Ben Affleck, I could be Robin. I’m perfect.” The actor was answering a series of rapid-fire questions on the spur of the moment, so we take this… Continue reading Movie News: Daniel Radcliffe Wants to Play Robin With Ben Affleck's Batman
If Marvel Studios has proven anything, it’s that having a strategic, multi-year plan for their superhero movies is definitely the way to go. According to Marvel’s Kevin Feige, they’ve got boards full of potential movies all the way through the year 2028, and fans have no problem thinking that far out because, hey, at the very least it continually gives them something to look… Continue reading Today's Big Movie Rumor: Ben Affleck's Solo 'Batman' Movie to Arrive in 2019