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”

These 10 female superheroes inspire us for IWD

International Women’s Day is upon us and we are celebrating women’s achievements and the meaningful contributions they’ve made to the world by ranking the top 10 female superheroes of television and film and not only are we celebrating the heroes, we’re also celebrating the actresses who play them.  10. Sailor Moon ( anime cartoon) Sailor … Continue reading “These 10 female superheroes inspire us for IWD”

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”

Sasha Calle: Latina actress is DC’s new Supergirl

Latina Sasha Calle, actress from Young And The Restless has scored the feature role of DC Universe’s new Supergirl. The Boston, MA-born Colombian actress is the first Latina Supergirl ever in DC and was chosen from more than 425 actresses who auditioned. She will make her debut in Warner Bros’ The Flash which is scheduled … Continue reading “Sasha Calle: Latina actress is DC’s new Supergirl”

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”

REVIEW: ‘WW 1984’ is a muddy, confusing sequel

WARNING! This review contains spoilers! Do not read if you have not yet watched Wonder Woman 1984 After the success of 2017’s Wonder Woman audiences were giddy with anticipation for the dynamic duo of Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot’s triumphant return to the big (and small) screen. Unfortunately, Wonder Woman 1984 is a muddy, confusing, … Continue reading “REVIEW: ‘WW 1984’ is a muddy, confusing sequel”

Warner Bros. fast-tracks ‘Wonder Woman 3’

Well, that was fast. Even with a Rotten Tomatoes score of 65%, causing it to lose its “Certified Fresh” status, and a B+ CinemaScore from fans, Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that it will fast-track development on the third installment of the Wonder Woman franchise to be written by Patty Jenkins (hopefully no involvement from Geoff Johns), … Continue reading “Warner Bros. fast-tracks ‘Wonder Woman 3’”

‘Wonder Woman’ certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes

Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot have become the new dynamic duo in the DC universe. After the success of the 2017 film Wonder Woman, the two have teamed up together again to bring us Wonder Woman 1984 as a Christmas gift to us all in theaters and on HBO Max on Christmas day 2020. Even … Continue reading “‘Wonder Woman’ certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes”

Final ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ trailer

We are 19 days away from December 25. And after we’ve unwrapped presents, many of us are going to settle back and watch Wonder Woman 1984 on HBO Max . The film will also release in theaters in the United States, but the DC Comics sequel is set for a theatrical run in the UK and Ireland … Continue reading “Final ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ trailer”

Merry MAXmas ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ debuts on HBO

Wow. Today, Warner Bros. Pictures announced that its highly anticipated superhero tentpole film Wonder Woman 1984 will be released simultaneously in theaters and on the HBO Max streaming platform in the U.S. on December 25, while debuting theatrically in international markets a week earlier starting on December 16.  The film will be available for a month on HBO Max in the … Continue reading “Merry MAXmas ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ debuts on HBO”

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”