What’s on the Box?: Swamp Thing

Air Date: 31 May 2019 to 2 August 2019UK Distributor: NetflixOriginal Network: DC UniverseStars: Derek Mears, Crystal Reed, Andy Bean, Will Patton, Virginia Madsen, Kevin Durand, Maria Sten, and Jeryl Prescott The Background:Although the monstrous swamp creature known as Swamp Thing first appeared in July 1971, the character is best known for his Alec Holland … Continue reading What’s on the Box?: Swamp Thing

Talking Movies [Multiverse Madness]: Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths

In September 1961, DC Comics published a little story called “Flash of Two Worlds” (Fox, et al), a landmark story that featured in The Flash #123 and brought together two generations of the Flash: the Golden Age Jay Garrick and the Silver Age Barry Allen. In the process, DC Comics created the concept of the … Continue reading Talking Movies [Multiverse Madness]: Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths

Talking Movies [Batman Day]: Batman (1989)

In the decades since his first dramatic appearance in the pages of Detective Comics, Bruce Wayne/Batman has become a mainstream, worldwide, pop culture icon. The brainchild of writer Bob Kane, Batman was brought to life by artist Bill Finger and has been a popular staple of DC Comics and countless movies, videogames, and cartoons over … Continue reading Talking Movies [Batman Day]: Batman (1989)

Back Issues [Multiverse Madness]: Superman vs. The Amazing Spider-Man

In September 1961, DC Comics published a little story called “Flash of Two Worlds” (Fox, et al), a landmark story that featured in The Flash #123 and brought together two generations of the Flash: the Golden Age Jay Garrick and the Silver Age Barry Allen. In the process, DC Comics created the concept of the … Continue reading Back Issues [Multiverse Madness]: Superman vs. The Amazing Spider-Man

Talking Movies: Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker: The Original, Uncut Version

Released: 23 April 2002Originally Released: 31 October 2000Director: Curt GedaDistributor: Warner Home VideoBudget: UnknownStars: Will Friedle, Mark Hamill, Kevin Conroy, Angie Harmon, and Dean Stockwell The Plot:When the Joker (Hamill) suddenly returns from his apparent death and begins terrorising Neo-Gotham, Terry McGinnis/Batman (Friedle) is forced to go against the advice of his mentor, Bruce Wayne … Continue reading Talking Movies: Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker: The Original, Uncut Version

Talking Movies [Multiverse Madness]: Superman: Red Son

In September 1961, DC Comics published a little story called “Flash of Two Worlds” (Fox, et al), a landmark story that featured in The Flash #123 and brought together two generations of the Flash: the Golden Age Jay Garrick and the Silver Age Barry Allen. In the process, DC Comics created the concept of the … Continue reading Talking Movies [Multiverse Madness]: Superman: Red Son

Back Issues [Multiverse Madness]: The Flash #123

In September 1961, DC Comics published a little story called “Flash of Two Worlds” (Fox, et al), a landmark story that featured in The Flash #123 and brought together two generations of the Flash: the Golden Age Jay Garrick and the Silver Age Barry Allen. In the process, DC Comics created the concept of the … Continue reading Back Issues [Multiverse Madness]: The Flash #123

Talking Movies: Constantine

Released: 18 February 2005Director: Francis LawrenceDistributor: Warner Bros. PicturesBudget: $70 to 100 millionStars: Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz, Tilda Swinton, Shia LaBeouf, and Djimon Hounsou The Plot:Cynical exorcist John Constantine (Reeves) spends his days smoking and “deporting” demons to Hell in a desperate attempt to earn salvation before he dies from lung cancer. However, in begrudgingly … Continue reading Talking Movies: Constantine

Talking Movies: The Suicide Squad

Released: 30 July 2021Director: James GunnDistributor: Warner Bros. PicturesBudget: $34 millionStars: Idris Elba, Margot Robbie, John Cena, Sylvester Stallone/Steve Agee, David Dastmalchian, Daniela Melchior, Joel Kinnaman, Peter Capaldi, and Viola Davis The Plot:After Colonel Rick Flag (Kinnaman) and Doctor Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn (Robbie) are captured and presumed killed during a mission into the war-torn nation … Continue reading Talking Movies: The Suicide Squad

Talking Movies [Green Lantern Day]: Green Lantern: Extended Cut

In 2014, the 2nd of February was dubbed “Green Lantern Day” because, by the American calendar, the date read as “2814”, the sector of space assigned to Earth in DC Comics. While the significance of this date has passed as the years have changed, it seems like a great excuse to celebrate DC Comics’ green-garbed … Continue reading Talking Movies [Green Lantern Day]: Green Lantern: Extended Cut