Jerome and Brian examine a new release this week. Did the world really need a three hour noir Batman story? Maybe not but what a tremendous effort from Matt Reeves. After reinventing the ‘Apes’ franchise for the 21st century, Reeves does something similar for Batman.
We get a lot of Batman in the suit but very little Andy Serkis. We also get a number of people from the rogue’s gallery, including an unwelcome tease. Enjoy our nearly hour long discussion on one of the best modern superhero movies of these first couple years of the decade.
Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: The Batman (Theatrical Review)
Okay, fine. Facial hair is not the ONLY important thing worth considering in the tragic Joss Whedon cut of Justice League. I will be checking out these Justice League animated movies as much as possible. I will be using the same four questions I use here to assess each film. I have opted to do a little preview of this series with the two versions of the live-action Justice League film while it is so much in the news. Continue reading Search for Justice – 4 Takeaways from Justice League: The Whedon Cut
Justice League is your average bad film. Somehow Zack Snyder fans came to believe there existed a separate “Snyder Cut” of the film that would be more true to the film’s original spirit or something. No such cut existed, but Warner Brothers is financing an absurdly expensive reshoot. While Snyder and all of his films are cringe, this is all a hilarious takedown of Joss Whedon so it’s a clear net positive. Anyway, here are some hyper serious thoughts on The Whedon Cut.
Continue reading 4 Crucial Thoughts After Re-Watching Justice League Before #TheSnyderCut
Previous Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice coverage at The Reel World:
Ranking the Batmen (where Matt argues the Ultimate Edition has value!)
The Tape Crusaders Episode #8
Five Things About Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice That Do Not Completely Suck
With Zack Snyder’s version of Justice League getting released soon, this will probably be the only relevant time for me to examine THE ULTIMATE EDITION of Snyder’s Batman V Superman. Here be my thoughts.
Government’s Fetishization of
Elon Musk Lex Luthor is Tragically on Point
Continue reading 5 Thoughts on Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition
Jerome and Brian go underwater to explore one of the most profitable superhero movies of 2018, a film that continued the DCEU’s momentum and took over the holiday season. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 44: Aquaman
To tie in with the release of Joker, four of the
World’s Reel World’s Finest decided to take a look at the entire DCEU* and debate which films are the best and worst. Continue reading The Reel World Ranks the DCEU
“Phase One” of the DECU ends with a whimper as the Justice League comes together to stop a bunch of a CGI creations in an orange Russian city. Jerome and Brian discuss the silver linings of a film that at least doesn’t have Batman branding people and Superman snapping people’s necks. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 28: Justice League
This might be the worst episode of the podcast ever, and how fitting given the movie that’s being discussed. The villains are heroes and the villains are…villains? Jerome and Brian try to make sense of a rather confusing entry into the DCEU and identify the absolutely worst needle drop. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Vol. 2 – Episode 27: Suicide Squad