• Venom Director 'Doesn't Feel the Need' To Release Unrated Cut

    27 days ago - By Screen Rant

    Venom director Ruben Fleischer doesn't feel there's much need for an unrated cut of the hit comic book movie. When the Venom movie was first announced, reports stated it would be a dark, R-rated take on the famous Marvel anti-hero. The movie was also said to be heavily inspired by the body horror films of the 1980s , with directors such as David Cronenberg and John Carpenter cited as key inspirations. It took fans somewhat by surprise when it was confirmed Venom would be PG-13 , with most of the violence being implied. Some wondered if the movie was shot with an R in mind and then edited...
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  • ‘Aquaman' Review: Our Hero Swims. His Movie Sinks

    ‘Aquaman' Review: Our Hero Swims. His Movie Sinks

    27 days ago - By NY Times

    James Wan's film has Jason Momoa, but even he's not enough to save this lackluster mash-up of “Thor,” “Black Panther” and “Avatar.”
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  • How DC Films & The DCEU Really Works

    How DC Films & The DCEU Really Works

    27 days ago - By Screen Rant

    From The Dark Knight to Aquaman , movies based on DC Comics are some of the biggest blockbusters in the world - so we're taking a look at the history of DC movies, and how they get made. Unlike Marvel Comics, whose movie rights are more scattered, all DC movies are produced by Warner Bros. Pictures, and Warner's connection to DC goes back decades. Currently, DC movies are going through something of a transition period. While Warner Bros. had previously planned for a more rigid structure of releases based around the central property of the Justice League , with individual Justice League...
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  • Comics on Film: What the 'Black Panther' Golden Globe Nomination Could Mean for Comic Book Movies

    Comics on Film: What the 'Black Panther' Golden Globe Nomination Could Mean for Comic Book Movies

    27 days ago - By Movies

    You don't have to be a hardcore comic book fan to understand the fact that, almost universally, comic book movies just don't get taken seriously as dramatic works of art. Even the most artistically-conscious and technically proficient movie, invested into by major studios and visionary directors, will be looked down upon by some cinematic observers because its source material comes from the medium of comics.
    That's why the recent announcement of Black Panther as a nominee for Best Picture in the drama category at the forthcoming Golden Globe awards is so momentous.
    It's been a decade since...
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