2+ If you’re a “toxic, privileged white male with no sense of humor” do not see the recently retitled, Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey. If you happen to be all the above, but possess a sense of humor and love DC Comics, and in particular, Harley Quinn, then you will have a blast at this … Continue reading “‘Birds of Prey’ soars with fun suffers from man-bashing”
2+ Although Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey has not taken flight with audiences as Warner Bros had hoped, that has not stopped the studio and the DCEU from continuing their support of actress Margot Robbie’s portrayal of the titular character. Coming in 2021, will be the sort of sequel/soft reboot to David Ayer‘s 2016 film … Continue reading “New footage from ‘The Suicide Squad’ on Twitter”
1+ That was fast. Although box office tracking for Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) initially came in at $50 million domestically before Thursday’s early preview numbers were finalized, the film only grossed $33.2 million over the previous weekend. These numbers give Birds of Prey the lowest opening weekend gross for any DC Extended Universe film, … Continue reading “WB renames ‘Harley Quinn’ film to boost box office”
2+ Despite resting at an extremely respectable 80% on Rotten Tomatoes, Warner Bros Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) opened well below its expected 50 million projections. The R-rated girl-gang film came in almost $20 million lower earning $33.2 million. According to Comic Book Movie, this is the worst start … Continue reading “Five reasons ‘Birds of Prey’ didn’t soar at box office”
2+ Until Warner Bros and their fan-nicknamed DCEU execs can figure out what to do with Superman, the Boy in Blue will return to TV. According to Entertainment Weekly, pilot pickup season has come early on The CW. The network just announced that it has ordered two pilot scripts directly to series, including Arrowverse spin-off Superman & Lois and … Continue reading “CW orders ‘Superman and Lois’ direct to series”
3+ As the new DC Movie Universe, known in some parts as the “DCEU,” continues to dig itself out from under the poorly received “Snyderverse,” in reference to Zack Snyder’s take on the iconic DC characters, there are changes abound for upcoming films. Of course, we all know director Matt Reeves is teaming with Robert … Continue reading “‘IT’ director & ‘Birds of Prey’ writer tied to ‘Flash’”
1+ The guy in the gold and green costume ain’t a joke anymore. Two weeks before it premieres in the United States on December 21, James Wan’s Aquaman has gotten off to a huge start at the international box office taking in $93.6 million debut in its China debut. The next entry in the DCEU … Continue reading “‘Aquaman’ begins reign of the seven seas box office”
3+ DCTV and the CW continue to kick the DCEU’s ass. Yeah, I said it. While it’s not clear how this photo leaked online in advance, fans of the Arrowverse can now get a glimpse of Orange is the New Black’s Ruby Rose as she dons the cowl and cape as Kate Kane, aka Batwoman. … Continue reading “First look at Ruby Rose as the CW’s Batwoman”
2+ This is good news for The Batman fans. Maybe. It’s no secret that Warners Bros. has had a hard time getting the DCEU (DC Extended Universe) off the ground. What started promisingly with 2013’s Man of Steel has skydived into a veritable mess… save for 2017’s Wonder Woman. That mess was exacerbated two weeks … Continue reading “Warner Bros. reportedly loves ‘The Batman’ script”
6+ DigitasLBI, AOR for Maytag, has produced a humorous new thirty second spot called Delivery that supports Maytag’s tagline, “What’s Inside Matters.” Directed by Martin Granger from Moxie Pictures, the spot follows the Maytag Man as he (and clones) stands in for a variety of appliances as they leave the factory and are delivered to … Continue reading “Digitas, Indianapolis Art, Box Office, SNL in the news”
4+ There are 1,440 minutes in the day. And if you’re Slotomania, a mobile Las Vegas-style slot game, there is a valid reason to play at any moment in the day. Now how do you pull a campaign as ambitious as this off? If you’re FCB Happiness, located in London and Brussels you call on … Continue reading “73 FCB offices play Slotomania around the world”
Does it take a “gal” (see what I did there?) to save the much-maligned and divisive DCEU?
After the critical floggings of Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad, it would seem 4th time is the charm as Wonder Woman is a massive critical success.
Coming in at a 94% fresh tomato rating on Rotten Tomatoes, the Amazonian Princess looks bound for a commercial success as well.