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Who is the Best Bruce Wayne of the Bunch?

Which Bruce Wayne will emerge as Gotham's true favourite son? Orphan, Billionaire, philanthropist, vigilante. Bruce Wayne has been the template for comic book alter egos for over 70yrs. Many have tried to replicate, duplicate, and remix the classic origin story of the man who went on to become Batman, one of the most recognised and respected superheroes of all time. There have been many screen depictions of the man behind the mask and while they all share the same origins the portrayals have been vastly different. Some have been more comic book accurate and others while beloved have strayed quite…
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Batgirl-Could Yara Shahidi be our next Phenomenal hero?

Who will Answer the Bat Call? When it comes to strong on screen representation, the ladies of DC are leading the way. Is Yara Shahidi about to get the 'Batgirl Call' from Matt Reeves?  DC’s recent casting choices have been nothing short of inspirational. Despite the initial backlash they received over casting Anna Diop as Star fire in Titans, DC stuck to their guns and once the show aired, all but the harshest of Trolls were silenced. Its unanimously agreed that she is awesome in the role of Star Fire, bringing a real humanity, power and vulnerability to an alien being   Zoe Kravitz had it all growing up,…
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Will you Take a Walk on The Dark Side of Justice?

HBO Max and JJ Abrams are bringing Justice League Dark to our screens in 2021 With all the talk about '#TheSnyderCut' it would be easy to forget there are other important moves being made within the DC live action Superhero Universe. JJ Abrams, the man behind Alias, Fringe as well as the recent Star Wars and Star Trek reboots is alleged to have been given the choice of existing DC properties to work on and choose Justice League Dark. Zatanna takes centre stage while with guest star Wonder Woman Justice League Dark are the mystical lesser known members of the…
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Say Hi to the Bad Guy- Is this the Super Villain era?

After 'The Joker', Is it time to Say Hi to the Bad guy? Is this the Super Villain era? ‘Every Villain is the hero of his or her own story’: The Writers Journey - Christopher Vogler Why should we say hi to the bad guy? When I first heard Warner Bros were going ahead with a Joker movie, my initial reaction was "No, why, dear lord, why?" No one wanted or asked for a Joker movie. One of the Joker's biggest draws as a villain is his mystic, his mystery. There was an element of power in his anonymity. I’ve…
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Birds of Prey Review

Birds of Prey (Update)Now steaming on HBO Max Birds of Prey Review Enter Subtitle It’s fair to say I’m a DCEU sceptic. I frequently tell people that in my opinion there have been no good DC films since the Nolan Batman trilogy and after a number of disappointments have skipped seeing the last few. I didn’t even see Suicide Squad however decided to take a punt on this new Harley Quinn movie, my first exposure to her on film. Surprise, surprise; I really enjoyed it! It’s fun. Robbie’s Harley is supremely likeable. The action set pieces are joyfully chaotic but…
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