First Trailer: James Gunn’s “The Suicide Squad” (2021)

"The Suicide Squad” (2021) The first trailer has arrived for James Gunn’s “The Suicide Squad” at Warner Bros. Pictures along with a bunch of character posters. https://videopress.com/v/PvCL2vRa?preloadContent=metadata The new film, a part-sequel/part-reboot and very different work to the 2016 film sees Colonel Rick Flag, Bloodsport, Peacemaker, Captain Boomerang, Ratcatcher 2, Savant, King Shark, Blackguard, Javelin …

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Streaming review: “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” (2021)

"Zack Snyder's Justice League" (2021) Action Running time: 242 minutes Written by Chris Terrio Directed by Zack Snyder Featuring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ray Fisher, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Willem Dafoe, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen and J. K. Simmons Barry Allen: "This guy's probably fought hundreds of …

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Movie review: “Wonder Woman 1984” (2020)

“Wonder Woman 1984” (2020) Action Running time: 151 minutes Directed by: Patty Jenkins Written by: Patty Jenkins and Geoff Johns Featuring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal, Robin Wright and Connie Nielsen Diana Prince: “My life hasn't been what you think it has. We all have our struggles.” Released recently into theatres as well as the online streaming service …

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Trailer: “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” (2021)

Trailer: “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” (2021) Following its first trailer release at DC Fandome and then subsequent pulling due to a legal dispute over its song use, HBO Max has now revealed the new trailer for “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” – his recut of the 2017 DC Comics team-up film. https://videopress.com/v/oco0CNIZ?preloadContent=metadata This trailer is pretty …

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Movie review: “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)” (2020)

“Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)” (2020) Action Running time:109 minutes Written by: Christina Hodson Directed by: Cathy Yan Featuring: Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Rosie Perez, Chris Messina, Ella Jay Basco, Ali Wong and Ewan McGregor Harley Quinn: “Oh hey, you're that singer no one listens to.” Dinah Lance: “Oh hey, you're the asshole no one likes.” Released recently …

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Trailer: “Birds of Prey” (2020)

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the second trailer for the Cathy Yan-directed “Birds of Prey” film, this time set to Bjork and showing off a first look at Ewan McGregor finally doing his Black Mask character’s dark visage. https://videopress.com/v/zuwqu4Gy?preloadContent=metadata Margot Robbie is reprising her “Suicide Squad” role of Harley Quinn in the film alongside Mary …

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Trailer: “Wonder Woman 1984” (2020)

Trailer: “Wonder Woman 1984” (2020) Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Films have released the first trailer and some character posters for “Wonder Woman 1984,” the follow-up to the celebrated 2017 film adaptation of the DC Comics title, with both actress Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins returning. https://videopress.com/v/7SjTMn7m?preloadContent=metadata The story fast forwards to the 1980s …

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Film review: “Joker” (2019)

"Joker" (2019) Drama Running Time: 122 minutes Written by: Todd Phillips and Scott Silver Directed by: Todd Phillips Featuring: Joaquin Phoenix,  Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Glenn Fleshler, Bill Camp, Shea Whigham and Marc Maron  Arthur Fleck: "I used to think that my life was a tragedy, but now I realize, it's a comedy." Released in theaters last week was …

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Trailer: “Birds of Prey” (2020)

Trailer: “Birds of Prey” (2020) Warner Bros. Pictures has released the first trailer for the Cathy Yan-directed “Birds of Prey” film. https://videopress.com/v/BFkbPq95?preloadContent=metadata Margot Robbie is reprising her “Suicide Squad” role of Harley Quinn in the film alongside Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress, Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Black Canary, Ella Jay Basco as Cassandra Cain, Ewan McGregor …

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4K Blu-ray review: “Shazam” (2019)

"Shazam!" (2019)  Action Running Time: 132 minutes Written by: Henry Gayden Directed by: David F. Sandberg Featuring: Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer and Djimon Hounsou Freddy Freeman:"If you could have one superpower, what would you pick? Everybody chooses flight. You know why?" Billy Batson:"So they can fly away from this conversation?" Critical Commentary: These days, in particular …

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Film review: “Shazam!” (2019)

"Shazam!" (2019)  Action Running Time: 132 minutes Written by: Henry Gayden Directed by: David F. Sandberg Featuring: Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer and Djimon Hounsou Freddy Freeman:"If you could have one superpower, what would you pick? Everybody chooses flight. You know why?" Billy Batson:"So they can fly away from this conversation?" These days, in particular the past …

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Film review: “Aquaman” (2018) 

"Aquaman" (2018)  Action Running Time: 143 minutes Written by: David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick and Will Beall Directed by: James Wan Featuring: Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Dolph Lundgren, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, and Nicole Kidman Arthur Curry:"My father was a lighthouse keeper. My mother was a queen. But life has a way of bringing people together. They made me what I am." After the …

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4K Blu-ray review: “Justice League” (2017)

“Justice League” (2017) Action/Fantasy Running Time: 120 minutes Written by: Chris Terrio and Joss Whedon Directed by:  Zack Snyder Featuring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, J. K. Simmons and Ciarán Hinds Diana Prince: "People said the Age of Heroes would never come again.“ Bruce Wayne: "It has to. We don't have any more time!“ Critical Commentary: …

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Film review: “Wonder Woman” (2017)

“Wonder Woman” (2017) Thriller/Action Running Time: 141 minutes Written by: Allan Heinberg Directed by: Patty Jenkins, Featuring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen and Elena Anaya Diana Prince: “The gods made the Amazons to restore peace to the world, and it’s what I’m going to do.” Possibly one of the most anticipated super hero movies in recent history has …

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