The 2015 Toronto International Film Festival is in full swing, with many of this fall’s most anticipated movies rolling out over the course of several days here in one of Canada’s friendliest (and cleanest) cities.
This year I’m here seeing as many movies as I possibly can, and in between them all I’m recording 15-second instant reviews for you to devour. Plenty… Continue reading Toronto Buzz: 'The Martian,' 'Demolition,' 'Green Room,' 'I Saw the Light' and More
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
With this being the week of St. Patrick’s Day, it seemed appropriate to come up with some sort of theme for this week’s column that fell in line with the spirit of the emerald-hued holiday. At this point, most of the Irish superheroes are a known commodity (yes, even Banshee), and one can only do so many retrospectives on the Leprechaun franchise before… Continue reading The Geek Beat: See Why It Definitely Ain't Easy Being Green
With DC ramping up their big superhero-movie push — beginning with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, in theaters March 25, 2016 — we’re starting to get excited about what that movie will eventually lead us to: Justice League, DC’s version of The Avengers.
When it comes to Justice League on the big screen, we already know who’s playing most of the team’s members, except… Continue reading Superhero Buzz: Chris Pine Rumored for Green Lantern, but Common Wants the Role
Over the past several years, fans of DC Comics characters other than Superman and Batman have had it kind of rough in relation to live-action adaptations. Warner Bros. seemed either unable or unwilling to make a film out of Wonder Woman, the Flash had yet to be adapted in the 2000’s into anything but a few episodes of Smallville, and the idea of a big… Continue reading Comics on Film: How to Relaunch 'Green Lantern' Through 'Rebirth'