Following a rather strongly themed gun-focused episode last week, Arrow this week somewhat rolled back the clock to the good old original days of the series in focusing on the theme of heroes and their duty, as well as intertwining it with the focus on...
In a much more dark and real theme, Spectre of the Gun showcases Arrow‘s take on gun control. An extremely hot topic that can never be boiled down to 45 minutes, Arrow manages to present both sides of gun control through its main characters in...
After last week’s episode of finding one’s self, it is only fitting for this episode to be all about redemption. Second Chances brings our heroes to discover everyone of them may have a past they might not agree with, but Team Arrow is all...
Following a rather strongly themed gun-focused episode last week, Arrow this week somewhat rolled back the clock to the good old original days of the series in focusing on the theme of heroes and their duty, as well as intertwining it with the focus on the flip side of normal individuals and their own actions and consequences of said things. With such strong themes involved in this week’s episode we still got a taste of some typical villainy... Read more
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
In a much more dark and real theme, Spectre of the Gun showcases Arrow‘s take on gun control. An extremely hot topic that can never be boiled down to 45 minutes, Arrow manages to present both sides of gun control through its main characters in an easy to follow format. Whilst interesting to hear the stances of many of the main characters throughout the episode, there is also a reason many films and documentaries have tackled the complex issue... 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
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
A common theme in season 5 of Arrow has been trying to overcoming past mistakes, but has Oliver done this when Team Arrow takes a trip to Russia? With absolutely no sign of Promethus again and Diggle rejoining the team, the team finds out General Walker is about to sell a nuclear bomb to Markovian terrorists. Team Arrow must find a way to track General Walker down, but proves to be difficult when they are placed in a new country with limited resources. Having... Read more
Following this week’s episode of The Flash – for which you can read our review here – we were teased the re-emergence of the villainous Grodd, with Jesse Quick returning via one of those handy portals to warn Wally that her father Harrison Wells had been kidnapped. While it wasn’t mentioned who exactly had kidnapped him, the very words ‘Gorilla City’ answered that very question and laid the path to the two-part... 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
It came as a bit of a surprise that there was no sign of at least a Justice League teaser during the Super Bowl commercial breaks this past Sunday, but at least we’ve got a new taster of DC’s upcoming Wonder Woman movie to keep us happy for now. Very much taking the footage we’ve already seen from the previous trailers and forging them into a well edited and quick-fire minute-long spot, it’s a stark reminder that, on the surface,... Read more
As you may well have gathered from our Flash and Arrow weekly television reviews, we are big fans of the DC small screen universe that has slowly been built up with great success via The CW network. With the aforementioned properties joined by Supergirl and Legends of Tomorrow more recently, the scope for crossovers between these shows has been huge and already resulted in a four-part blockbuster piece of television at the back end of last year. At... Read more
After last week’s episode of finding one’s self, it is only fitting for this episode to be all about redemption. Second Chances brings our heroes to discover everyone of them may have a past they might not agree with, but Team Arrow is all about forgiving themselves. The second episode, after the midseason break, brings out two major players, Tina Boland (Juliana Harkavy) and Talia al Ghul (Lexa Doig). Team Arrow searches for a new candidate... Read more