Fact or Fiction: Henry Cavill signs up for 3 Superman films and more

With it being Rosh Hashanah, we are going to take this rumor about Warner Bros. and DC with a huge grain of Kosher salt. According to Comic Book Movie, who is sourcing The Cultured Nerd, Man of Steel and The Witcher star Henry Cavill has agreed with the studio. to reprise his role as Superman in at least three projects … Continue reading “Fact or Fiction: Henry Cavill signs up for 3 Superman films and more”

Affleck, Cavill, Momoa and more react to Snyder news

Off the top of my head, I cannot think of a single film, definitely not of the comic book genre, where the effort tanked at the box office, was generally panned by critics and fans alike, not only get a re-release, but a completely new version. But that is the case with Zack Snyder’s Justice … Continue reading “Affleck, Cavill, Momoa and more react to Snyder news”

“It’s not a call. It’s a warning,” declares Robert Battinson in Batman trailer

Finally. Today, at DC FanDome Warner Bros. capped the exciting day off with first a behind-the-scenes look at Matt Reeves’ upcoming The Batman, starring Robert Pattinson. A ZOOM discussion between the director, Pattinson and Cat Woman, Zoe Kravitz followed. And then finally… a trailer. Finally. Cut us some slack, we are not being overly dramatic. … Continue reading ““It’s not a call. It’s a warning,” declares Robert Battinson in Batman trailer”

Superman or Super-They? Supes comes out as bi on National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBT awareness day observed on October 11, to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in “coming out of the closet”. In observance of National Coming Out Day and LGBTQ+ History Month, DC joined in the festivities by announcing that Superman is, in fact, Bisexual. Don’t get your … Continue reading “Superman or Super-They? Supes comes out as bi on National Coming Out Day”

4 things Justice League got right and 4 wrong

Zack Snyder’s die hard fans have been waiting for the Zack Snyder Cut since the abomination we all know and hate called Justice League was released four years ago. The pleas of the fanboys (and fangirls) were heard and Warner Brothers finally released Zack Snyder’s Justice League in it’s FOUR HOUR glory on HBO Max … Continue reading “4 things Justice League got right and 4 wrong”

Justice League is a flawed, overlong masterpiece

Four years ago, when publisher Barbara Roche took over Reel Chicago, she pulled me aside and asked, “Colin, if you could write any kind of column you want, what would it be?” I knew at that time Reel Chicago was focused on local advertising and production communities and we were just beginning to stick our … Continue reading “Justice League is a flawed, overlong masterpiece”

Ranking the DCEU movies

Right now we are less than 24 hours away from the premiere of Zack Snyder’s Justice League on HBO Max. While it is sitting at a comfortable 77% (at the time of this writing) on Rotten Tomatoes (far higher than the 40% 2017’s “Josstice League” received) we thought it would be time to rank the … Continue reading “Ranking the DCEU movies”

Zack Snyder’s Justice League reviews are revealed

In 2017, in the midst of finishing the much anticipated DC film Justice League, director Zack Snyder tragically lost his 17 year old daughter to suicide and desperately needed to take time to deal with his family’s loss. Instead of being supportive and understanding, Warner Bros. decided to rush and complete the film under the … Continue reading “Zack Snyder’s Justice League reviews are revealed”

Final trailer for Zack Snyder’s Justice League

“And so begins the end.” That statement/threat from Darkseid, Lord of Apokolips could not ring more true, as indeed this is the end (?) of director Zack Snyder’s DCEU trilogy which began with Man of Steel (2013), continued with BvS: Dawn of Justice (2016), hiccuped the bastardized Justice League (2017) and will come to a … Continue reading “Final trailer for Zack Snyder’s Justice League”

For IWD, Snyder releases Wonder Woman teaser

Following teasers featuring Batman and Superman, director Zack Snyder has dropped another character focused tease for Justice League. To mark International Women’s Day, he has spotlighted Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman in action. The new-ish footage starts with Diana on Themyscira, gazing across the ocean as she recalls voices from her past, and Steppenwolf’s decimation of … Continue reading “For IWD, Snyder releases Wonder Woman teaser”

Zack Snyder releases Superman-focused trailer

There are now less than two weeks to go before the premiere of Zack Snyder’s Justice League on HBO Max. The other day, the director released a Batman-centric :60-second trailer and now has shared another :60-second teaser, this time focusing on Henry Cavill’s Superman. The new promo returns us to Man of Steel, before we see Cavill’s … Continue reading “Zack Snyder releases Superman-focused trailer”

Darkseid speaks in Batman-centric JL trailer

Darkseid is near. The Reel 360 Team did not see him or this coming. Director Zack Snyder has just posted, on his Twitter account, a new minute-long trailer for his version of Justice League and it is fairly dope with new clips of “Batfleck” (Ben Affleck) atop his Bat Tank and getting a hand from … Continue reading “Darkseid speaks in Batman-centric JL trailer”

HBO Max releases new posters for Justice League

HBO Max has revealed new key art and consumer programs for the Max Original film ZACK SNYDER’S JUSTICE LEAGUE. The film will be made available worldwide in all markets day and date with the US HBO Max exclusive debut on THURSDAY, MARCH 18. In addition, HBO Max announced a partnership with Footaction as well as The Heroes Among Us fan sweepstakes.  HBO Max … Continue reading “HBO Max releases new posters for Justice League”

This grounded Superman soars

WARNING! This review contains spoilers! Do not read if you have not yet watched the new CW series Superman & Lois. Believe it or not Superman’s visual storytelling has actually fared better on TV than in theaters. This is where you say, “What about Christoper Reeve? He was brilliant!” Reeve’s performance as the Last Son … Continue reading “This grounded Superman soars”

Final ‘Justice League’ trailer reveals…

Here it is! The final trailer for director Zack Snyder’s 4-hour opus Justice League has arrived from HBO Max and it is pretty effin’ epic. Besides the out-of-this-world visuals and action, there is a whole lot more gravitas here than in the mostly-forgotten 2017 theatrical version. This ain’t “Josstice League.” There are an assortment of … Continue reading “Final ‘Justice League’ trailer reveals…”

Zack Snyder reveals Darkseid in JL teaser

Zack Snyder recently posted an 18-second teaser for Zach Snyder’s Justice League along with the promise that we will be treated to a “full length” trailer in just 3 days as a Valentine’s Day gift to fans. Oh, and there’s Darkseid. Even though this teaser is meager in length, there is a wealth of information being … Continue reading “Zack Snyder reveals Darkseid in JL teaser”

‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ to premiere March 18

Here we go. HBO Max has announced that the long awaited Zack Snyder’s Justice League will premiere Thursday, March 18 on HBO Max. The release of the film will be supported across WarnerMedia and DC platforms, including a soundtrack release on WaterTower Music, a curated collection from Warner Bros. Consumer Products available exclusively at DC … Continue reading “‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ to premiere March 18”

‘Captain Marvel’ kicks off superhero weekend on TNT

TNT will air the television premiere of Marvel Studios’ action-packed blockbuster sensation Captain Marvel on Sunday, January 10th at 8 p.m. ET/PT. All weekend long leading up to the premiere, TNT will air a DC movie marathon of fan favorites, including Justice League, Suicide Squad, Batman Begins, Wonder Woman, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Man of Steel.  In … Continue reading “‘Captain Marvel’ kicks off superhero weekend on TNT”

CW reveals first look at Superman’s new suit

I was never a fan of Tyler Hoechlin’s Superman suit when he made appearances on Supergirl. The gold shoulder clips holding the cape in place, gaudy and clunky. It just never felt like Supes. Luckily, we have known for some time that the upcoming Superman and Lois will give Clark a new suit. And it’s … Continue reading “CW reveals first look at Superman’s new suit”

Zack Snyder confirms JL reshoots are underway

Here we go. The hopeful will grow more hopeful and the haters will just sharpen their knives. Director Zack Snyder has officially announced that reshoots are now underway on his version of the 4-part Justice League, which is coming to HBO Max next year. When Warner Bros and HBO announced that Snyder would be given the … Continue reading “Zack Snyder confirms JL reshoots are underway”