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 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'
This column has been watching Guardians of the Galaxy with great interest for the past year or so for a number of reasons, but it ultimately boils down to two succinct points:
1. There needs to be a popular science fiction adventure franchise out there that doesn’t have “star” or “wars” in the title.
2. Someone needed to officially wash the taste of Green Lantern out… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Is the Movie 'Green Lantern' Should Have Been
It’s been three years and one day since “Green Lantern” appeared in theaters with a thud, so why not revisit all the painful ways it went wrong with this rejiggered trailer from Screen Junkies?
“Honest Movie Trailers” takes no prisoners when it comes to ripping apart a movie that stunk up the screen, and “Green Lantern” definitely let ‘er… Continue reading This 'Green Lantern' Honest Trailer Takes No Prisoners (VIDEO)