Tag Archives: DC Comics

Page-by-Page: The Best Comic Book Video Game Adaptations

Comic books often seem destined for some kind of big screen adaptation, with many of them being home to brilliant stories and great characters. Sometimes, that comes in the form of blockbuster movie adaptations, but other times, comic books find their greatest successes in video games. While these games might be exceptions to the rule, more often than not, the greatest comic book stories make for brilliant video games.... Continue Reading

Warner Bros. takes “full control” of Machinima under new acquisition deal

Warner Bros. have announced overnight that they have acquired gaming fan site Machinima. The deal sees Machinima join Warner Bros. Digital Networks which launched in June, and will help build the company’s digital video portfolio. Continue reading Warner Bros. takes “full control” of Machinima under new acquisition deal

Film Review: Suicide Squad (M) (USA, 2016)

The DC Comics Extended Universe (aka DCEU) has a bit of catching up to do if it wants to level up to its competitor Marvel. Even though DC has some of the more renowned superheroes in its deck of cards – Superman and Batman being two aces – it hasn’t had as much luck with its film adaptations recently of those characters. So taking a gamble, they opted to go with showcasing some villains instead. The result is Suicide Squad, a film about the worst of the worst who thankfully turn out to be the best choice. Continue reading Film Review: Suicide Squad (M) (USA, 2016)

DVD Review: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (USA, 2016)

At first glance, it seems a little odd to see Batman headlining the follow up to 2013’s Man of Steel. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is an undeniably clunky title but, having seen it, it feels surprisingly fitting. It’s far more of a Batman film than it is a Superman one.... Continue Reading

DVD Review: Batman: Bad Blood (USA, 2016)

If there is one thing I have always been upfront about, it’s that despite Marvel’s undeniable domination at the box office with their live-action films, DC have always had the animation sector locked down. Since 2007, DC’s stable of ‘Animated Original Movies’ have retold timeless stories first seen in comics (Superman’s death in Doomsday; Batman’s origins in Year One) but it’s very rare that we get to see a fresh story written directly for a film.... Continue Reading