Released: April 2019Director: David F. SandbergDistributor: Warner BrothersBudget: $80 to 100 millionStars: Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Asher Angel, and Jack Dylan Grazer Plot:Bill Batson (Angel), an abandoned boy searching for his missing mother, is suddenly bestowed with magical superpowers, transforming him into an adult superhero (Levi) with the mindset of a teenager. When Dr. Thaddeus … Continue reading Talking Movies: Shazam!
Released: December 2018 Director: James Wan Distributor: Warner Brothers Budget: Approximately $160 to $200 million Stars: Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Plot: Fresh off his efforts in saving the world from Steppenwolf (Ciarán Hinds) in Justice League (Snyder, 2017), Arthur Curry/Aquaman (Momoa) finds himself called back to Atlantis when his … Continue reading Talking Movies: Aquaman
Okay, I’ll admit: I’ve never been a big fan of superhero properties on television. Growing up, I never watched The Incredible Hulk as it was never on television when I was a kid – the closest I got were the three made-for-television movies that came out of it (which, incidentally, I liked as a kid). … Continue reading What’s on the Box?: Superheroes on Television