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Suicide Squad: DC’s Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound?

It’s hard to believe there’s so much riding on Warner Bros. and DC Comics’ Suicide Squad. As the companies race to compete with Marvel’s well-established, record-breakingly successful film presence, that’s the situation they’ve put themselves...

Marvel and Sony’s Spider-Man: Who the hell are these guys?

For the third time in 14 years, Hollywood has found its Spider-Man. For the first time ever, Marvel Studios had a hand (a very large hand) in selecting the actor to fill the webs....

Wait, What the Hell’s an Ant-Man?

Everyone thought Guardians of the Galaxy was a huge risk for Marvel. Once that reached mega-success, however, it seemed like the folks in charge let Ant-Man roll right through. There was a brief chuckle, but...

Does Continuity Matter? Time Travel and the Multiverse in X-Men and DC’s Extended Universe

Comics to Screen is a recurring feature in which Ben Kaye analyzes the constantly evolving leap from comic books to screens of all sizes. This time, he speculates on how Fox and DC could...

Who’s Next? A Preview of Comic Book Movies in 2016

By most accounts, 2015 was a 50/50 year for comic book movie fare — maybe 65/35 depending on what you thought of Avengers: Age of Ultron. Things kicked off with the surprisingly stylish and...

R We Ready? How Deadpool’s Success Could Change Superhero Films

First off, let’s get one thing straight. I’ve been reading a lot of reviews for Deadpool that credit Marvel with taking the ballsy step of releasing an R-rated movie. The critics surmise that having...

Should Warner Bros. Have Waited Before Confirming Zack Snyder for Justice League?

The true beginning of the DC Comics Extended Universe’s cinematic branch is finally about to debut, with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice entering theaters on March 25th. True, Man of Steel technically kicked...

How Can Wonder Woman Save DC Films After They Committed Suicide Squad?

Suicide Squad may have broken records during its opening weekend, but it’s still far from a success. In fact, grotesque day-to-day drops (40.6% Friday to Saturday and 56.5% Sunday to Monday) show the DC...

Batman v Deathstroke: Could the Dark Knight’s Latest Villain Help Ben Affleck’s Solo Film?

Comics to Screen is a recurring feature in which Ben Kaye analyzes the constantly evolving leap from comic books to screens of all sizes. This time, he speculates on what Batman’s latest villain could...

Are Marvel’s Netflix Shows Better Than Their Movies?

Comics to Screen is a recurring feature in which Ben Kaye analyzes the constantly evolving leap from comic books to screens of all sizes. This time, he discusses why the MCU’s streaming branch may be...

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