Following the BAFTAs this past Sunday it remained a clear notion that in this day and age we are immensely lucky with the current crop of directors working in cinema. From winning director Damien Chazelle, consistently refreshing directors such as Denis...
Such was the success of The Lego Movie – both box office terms and reactions – that a sequel of sorts was always on the cards, but rather than jump straight in with a follow-up the creative team decided to tackle one of the original’s true...
The Lines Have Been Redrawn. Today Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios have unleashed the new story trailer for DC’s feverishly-anticipated Injustice 2, and boy is it impressive. Featuring an insane ensemble of superheroes...
After a lot of buzz surrounding Dawn of the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves supposedly being tied down by Warner Bros to helm the next Batman movie, and subsequent reports stating that he had pulled out, today we finally have official confirmation that he will indeed take the director’s chair for The Batman. In an official statement the news was confirmed; I have loved the Batman story since I was a child. He is such an iconic and compelling... Read more
It’s well and truly on. Whether you’re on the side of good or dabbling in evil tyranny, Warner Bros’ own upcoming game Injustice 2 breaks barriers and promises that there will be no sides in this war of attrition. Pitting Batman and Superman against one another, and even the Man of Steel warning cousin Supergirl that they could go toe-to-toe, here is a game that isn’t worried about taking sides and instead more concerned with... Read more
Just a single week after Warner Bros. Pictures looked to have a director in place for their forthcoming new DC Comics project, Matt Reeves has now officially exited all talks. The Batman, starring and co-written by Ben Affleck, was initially set to be directed by the leading actor, but after conversations between he and studio arrived at passing the torch, Reeves was seemingly the man for the job. With the War for the Planet of the Apes filmmaker... Read more
Following the BAFTAs this past Sunday it remained a clear notion that in this day and age we are immensely lucky with the current crop of directors working in cinema. From winning director Damien Chazelle, consistently refreshing directors such as Denis Villeneuve and veterans in the form of Martin Scorsese and Woody Allen still plying their trade, they are just as much the stars of Hollywood as the actors themselves. With this in mind, the team here... Read more
With an Academy Award nomination for his fantastic directorial return in Hacksaw Ridge (read our full verdict here), The Hollywood Reporter are, well reporting, that Mel Gibson is in early talks to helm the sequel to David Ayer’s Suicide Squad. Sources close state that Gibson – who is no stranger to working with large budgets, casts, and special effects – is currently familiarising himself with the DC Comics characters and lore,... Read more
Injustice 2 is one of our most anticipated games of 2017, we can’t put it any other way, and as the promotional material keeps on arriving the anticipation levels somehow keep hitting new levels. Today is no different either, with a brand new trailer being launched and focusing on the female heroes and villains available as playable characters within the hugely addictive upcoming game. The new video itself focuses on Catwoman, the previously... Read more
While the world talks about Fifty Shades Darker for all the wrong reasons, there is one film on everyone’s lips this half term that is garnering a ridiculous amount of praise – The LEGO Batman Movie. Fronted by Will Arnett in the leading role of the DC superhero, the movie is a culmination of a whole host of DC heroes and villains, fun set pieces, brilliant animation and laugh-out-loud comedy. In its opening weekend – including previews... Read more
LEGO Dimensions is one of those games that seems to have no limits in just how much content it can offer to gamers. With film series’ such as Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts, and the likes of The Goonies and Gremlins already part of the expansive collection, the game has now added an expansion pack for The LEGO Batman Movie. Somewhat of an inevitability given the mass popularity of the movie now out in cinemas, there is a new gameplay trailer... Read more
Variety has confirmed this morning that War For the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves is in discussions to direct The Batman following Ben Affleck’s decision to take a side-step. Although a deal has not been officially made between Reeves, Warner Bros. Pictures, and DC Comics, sources close state that the Cloverfield man is extremely likely to place pen-to-paper, and take the seat which’ll see Affleck Caped Crusader return after... Read more
Determined to add a whole new scope and dynamic to the game series, the latest trailer for Warner Bros Games’ Injustice 2 has arrived and it focuses on one of the new character entering the fray, Black Canary. Fans of television show Arrow will be all too familiar with this particular superhero, with Katie Cassidy’s Laurel Lance taking up the mantle within the show, with a new incarnation of the hero emerging in the past week or two. Thankfully,... Read more
While it still continues to divide audiences with its lengthy runtime and convoluted plot mechanics, there’s one thing that we can all agree on when it comes to Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice and that’s the visual effects within the blockbuster DC movie. When you have a film helmed by Zack Snyder you can always guarantee that he’ll bring plenty of stunning visuals to the plate courtesy of his talented behind-the-scenes team and... Read more
To celebrate the upcoming release of The Lego Batman Movie, something huge has come to London’s South Bank, with Batman’s own Batarang being installed at Observation Point by the River Thames for two days. The installation is the latest piece of genius marketing, consisting of a staggering 35,000 Lego pieces and standing at an impressive 3 metres tall. Lego design company Bright Bricks are the company behind the ambitious build and its... Read more