About four years ago, Warner Bros.’ Green Lantern starring Ryan Reynolds and Mark Strong was released in theaters, marking the studio’s first concerted effort at making a DC Comics movie outside of its comfort zone with Batman and Superman. Fans were hopeful, as trailers looked promising and it seemed like it was going to be ambitious.
When it was ultimately released, though, the nearly universal… Continue reading Comics on Film: Why a New 'Green Lantern' Film Should Include Multiple Green Lanterns
This week it was announced that Warner Bros. had found a director for their upcoming Aquaman film, and it’s none other than James Wan — the director of one of the year’s biggest films, Furious 7. Although he’s managed to make a name for himself by directing what’s become a billion-dollar blockbuster, Wan has a number of other great qualities that make him the perfect kind of… Continue reading Comics on Film: Why James Wan Is a Great Choice to Direct 'Aquaman'
With Marvel’s Age of Ultron now on its way to becoming ancient history and Mad Max’s Fury Road disappearing in the rearview mirror, some of this year’s most-anticipated films for aficionados of geeky cinema are already behind us. Fortunately there’s still a lot to look forward to this year – on and off the screen.
Here are 10 things to look for this month:
NOTE: The following contains spoilers for Avengers: Age of Ultron.
Next year, Marvel Studios will release Captain America: Civil War, and unlike many of the other solo character films the studio has put out, it feels more like a fully-fledged Avengers affair. In addition to the likes of Captain America and Iron Man, we’ll also be seeing all of the “New… Continue reading Comics on Film: How 'Captain America: Civil War' Will Become 'Avengers 2.5'