Salutations, my self-adhesive envelopes. Sorry “Postal Apocalypse” is a day late; I’d explain why, but I, uh... swore an oath to a wizard. Or something. Look, it’s been a long week. A long week that ends with answers: How Marvel could have connected its movies and TV series way better! Who’s worse at time travel than…
The biggest problem with The Killing Joke movie’s portrayal of Batgirl goes beyond a poor approach to a female character. Its biggest problem is that what it adds to Alan Moore and Brian Bolland’s original 1988 comic is so pointless, that its shoddy treatment of Barbara Gordon becomes all the more insulting.
The Killing Joke is a 30-year-old Batman graphic novel that goes to ugly places, especially in what it does Batgirl. And when folks expressed anger at Barbara Gordon’s portrayal in a new, controversial scene in the upcoming film adaptation during a DC panel, things got ugly in real life.
There are rumors abound of an unlikely star for Predator. Get new looks at Wonder Woman, Doctor Strange, and Skull Island in the lead up to Comic-Con. Plus, another new clip from Star Wars Rebels season three, the first look at the next season of Sherlock, and new pictures from Fear the Walking Dead. To me, my…
Sigourney Weaver says Neill Blomkamp’s Alien film would provide closure for Ripley. Mark Hamill’s not done with the Joker. Doctor Who’s post-Moffat era gets a new executive producer. Plus, new details on Legends of Tomorrow’s season two premiere, and new footage from Star Trek Beyond. Spoilers Get!
John Bradley talks about those Sam Tarly/Citadel theories on Game of Thrones. A sequel to cult classic Goonies is looking even less likely. Kevin Smith confirms his Flash return. Plus, a new clip from The Killing Joke, and when to expect the return of American Horror Story. Behold, Spoilers!
One criticism levied at the upcoming animated adaptation of The Killing Joke is how the movie’s art style fails to really capture the aesthetic used by Brian Bolland and John Higgins in the original graphic novel. This brilliant trailer remake imagines what might have been if it did.
Legends of Tomorrow casts its new Vixen. Norman Reedus continues to hype up The Walking Dead’s gruesome return. Kevin Conroy teases the Batman’s laugh in The Killing Joke. Plus, even more casting for Spider-Man: Homecoming, behind the scenes on Doctor Who season 10, and Stephen Amell on Arrow’s future. Spoilers!
Marvel may have the cinematic rights back to one of its oldest characters. Bryan Singer thinks Mystique could get her own X-Men spinoff movie. Hayley Atwell reveals what might have come from a third season of Agent Carter. Plus, a new clip from Preacher, and Captain Marvel director rumors. Spoilers Now!
Bruce Timm is finally getting to adapt one of the most iconic (and controversial) Batman stories, The Killing Joke, but this is hardly the first time plans have been made by DC and Warner to turn Alan Moore and Brian Bolland’s best-selling comic into a movie. They’ve tried twice before, and two very different…
It’s DC/CW blowout as Marc Guggenheim teases the future of Legends of Tomorrow, Grant Gustin discusses Barry Allen’s journey on The Flash, and there’s new pictures from Arrow’s season finale. Jennifer Lawrence talks about her future with the X-Men franchise. Plus, a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 clip. Behold,…
Quicksilver’s connection to Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypse will be more than just a joke. Warcraft teases its female hero. Chris Miller drops a hint for the Han Solo spinoff film. Plus, new images from Game of Thrones and The Flash, a new Civil War clip, and Jay Hernandez on what makes Suicide Squad unique. Spoilers Get!
It’s one of the most famous comic books of all time, and now we have our first look at the upcoming adaptation of Alan Moore’s The Killing Joke, starring Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill.
Zack Snyder teases Wonder Woman’s role in Batman v Superman. Robert Downey Jr. calls Civil War his Iron Man 4. Steven Yeun says fans shouldn’t expect The Walking Dead’s Negan to repeat his comic book arc. Plus, getting superpets on Supergirl, Jeff Nichols on Midnight Special, and a look at Paul Reubens on Gotham.…
Mark Hamill will always be the Joker we want and deserve. This time, he’s back for an animated direct-to-video version of Alan Moore and Brian Bolland’s The Killing Joke. To be honest, can anyone else really fill his shoes for that famous a story?
When will an iconic superheroine show up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Lucy Lawless has bad news about that Xena revival. Peter Capaldi teases his favorite moment from Doctor Who’s next season. Plus, brief teasers for The Bastard Executioner, and a new look at The Flash’s new costume. To me, my spoilers!
Whoa. Bruce Timm’s only just returned to the world of DC animation with Gods and Monsters, but he’s already announced that he’s back for more: the first ever animated adaptation of one of the most iconic Batman stories ever told.
A great story has lots of layers, and a rich backstory. When you only see part of the picture, you might reach a snap judgment about what's going on — but then you see events from years ago, that make you rethink everything. Here are 10 flashbacks that turn your understanding of a story upside-down.
There are writers who disown entire books after they've written them, but sometimes writers like their stories on the whole, but feel a twinge of regret over one a small (or not-so-small) detail. Here are a few decisions that the writers, in hindsight, wished they had thought through a little better.