Mark Hamill to Voice The Joker in BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE

If you’re a fan of Batman, there’s no way you haven’t read Alan Moore’s 1988 graphic novel The Killing Joke. If you haven’t, drop everything you’re doing, rush to your local comic store (or just head over to Amazon), rush back home, and read it cover to cover. It’s without a doubt one of the…

‘Suicide Squad’ Comic-Con First Look – Trailer Review/Analysis

Around an hour ago, David Ayer, director of the upcoming film Suicide Squad, sent out some odd tweets concerning the leaking of the Comic-Con footage of his movie. Now, keeping in mind his humorous comments at the event this past weekend concerning the set photo leaks in Toronto, it isn’t surprising that Ayer’s comments concerning…

87th Academy Awards – My Predictions and Preferences

BY BEN LANE Best Picture American Sniper Birdman Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game Selma The Theory of Everything Whiplash My prediction: Boyhood My preference: Whiplash Dark horse: Selma Snub(s): Nightcrawler, Under the Skin, Force Majeure, Gone Girl   Best Directing Wes Anderson – The Grand Budapest Hotel Alejandro González Iñárritu – Birdman…

Spider-Man is Headed to Marvel! – My Thoughts

By Ben Lane It only took a few tweets for the internet (well, movie twitter) to enter into frenzy. For a long while, Marvel fans have been anticipating the potentiality of Spider-Man joining Marvel’s current shared cinematic universe. I mean, we have been asking about this since Iron Man debuted a year after Spider-Man 3…

Marvel Releases Slate of Films for Phase 3!!

By BEN LANE Sorry DC. Marvel’s got it. After DC’s announcement a few weeks back that sent the nerd world into an online storm, Marvel has matched (and exceeded) it with a staggering set of new releases. DC got the blood pumping a little bit with their announcement of forthcoming movies like a new Green…

Robin Williams (1951 – 2014): A Retrospective

By Ben Lane I am writing this in a state of shock and disbelief. Robin Williams, the man who helped set the standard for voice acting with Aladdin and got me through a lot as a kid, has passed away. According to an aggregation of news outlets, suicide by asphyxiation is being considered the cause of death….

Batman v Superman 2014 Comic-Con Footage – First Reaction

By Ben Lane Since the announcement of Batman v Superman, the nerd world, and I especially, have been in a state of perpetual excitement. I am a Batman fanboy. I love everything about Batman. He is my favorite comic book hero for a vast majority of reasons. Since the announcement that the follow up to Man of Steel would…