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Self-Inflicted Wounds: Is Warner Brothers Hurting Themselves with the DCEU?

Self-Inflicted Wounds: Is Warner Brothers Hurting Themselves with the DCEU?

January 16th, 2018 | by Joseph Gioeli

It is no secret that the DC Extended Universe has been having some issues at the foundation, which is most likely stemming from Warner Brothers and what seems like a one-sided and tumultuous relationship. Our Joseph Gioeli attempts to decipher if the issue for the...

Expections vs Reality: A Rotten Tomatoes Problem

Expections vs Reality: A Rotten Tomatoes Problem

December 30th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Expectations vs. Reality: A True Problem The disconnect between fans and film critics predates the internet with various franchises panned at release but gaining cult status. Scarface (1984) for example was despised for the grotesque violence, but later became a landmark in the crime genre:...

The MCU Effect: Do We Need Cinematic Universes?

The MCU Effect: Do We Need Cinematic Universes?

December 20th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Do We Need Shared Universes? Marvel's interlinked superhero franchise has transformed the industry as rival studios fight for dominance, throwing away the need for old-school storytelling. A move which has resulted in film studios including Warner Bros, Paramount, and Universal all pushing for their respected...

Justice League Film Review

Justice League Film Review

November 15th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Justice League (2017) Film Review Dir: Zack Snyder; Starring: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher, Jason Momoa, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jeremy Irons, J.K. Simmons and Ciaran Hinds. 12A cert, 119 min The last several years haven’t been great for Warner Bros. and...

A Decade of Greatness: Ranking the Top 10 MCU Films

A Decade of Greatness: Ranking the Top 10 MCU Films

November 12th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

As we approach the 10-year anniversary of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, our Joseph Gioeli analyzes and ranks the Top 10 films in the MCU throughout the past decade. This list is updated to Thor: Ragnarok No. 10: Ant-Man (2015) A somewhat surprising decision on the...

MCU Directors: Ranking the Top 5

MCU Directors: Ranking the Top 5

August 3rd, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

Many film fans are just as critical of a film’s director as they are of its actors and writers. Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are no exception. ComiConverse contributor Joseph Gioeli sorts through the criticisms and opinions to rank the top five directors of...

MCU And DCEU Pioneers Who Shaped A Decade Of Cinema

MCU And DCEU Pioneers Who Shaped A Decade Of Cinema

July 22nd, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

When thinking of the DC and Marvel Cinematic Universes, many people associate a few key pioneers with their success. Whether it be an actor, director, or a top executive within the production company, each of these people have had a very integral part in the...

Actors Who Played Multiple Comic Book Characters: Ranking the Top 5

Actors Who Played Multiple Comic Book Characters: Ranking the Top 5

July 21st, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

It is not uncommon for actors to want to play certain comic book characters; it is a little more uncommon for these actors to play multiple comic book roles. ComiConverse contributor Joseph Gioeli ranks the Top 5 actors who have played several comic book characters...

Comic Book Movies: Which Had Cultural Impact?

Comic Book Movies: Which Had Cultural Impact?

July 20th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

“What is the best comic book film ever?”; an extremely broad question that usually brings in multiple varying opinions. ComiConverse contributor Joseph Gioeli looks beyond the actual movies to determine which comic book films have been the most important to the culture of comic books...

Review: Trinity #10

Review: Trinity #10

June 25th, 2017 | by Kyle King

Trinity #10 continued Batman’s, Superman’s, and Wonder Woman’s odyssey through the disabled and infected Justice League Watchtower in Dead Space — Part 2. The multitalented Francis Manapul provided the story, art, colors, and cover of the latest issue, which ComiConverse writer T. Kyle King is...

Secret Identities: Are They Really Secret?

Secret Identities: Are They Really Secret?

June 25th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

The secret identity has been a staple in comic books since the very beginning; but it seems that as time goes on, these secret identities are starting to become less and less secret. Our Joseph Gioeli delves into this situation to get to the bottom...

The Best Superpower: What Would You Choose?

The Best Superpower: What Would You Choose?

June 24th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

The question that has been a hot button topic amongst comic book fans – and even those who are not – has famously been, “What is the best superpower to have?”. Our Joseph Gioeli breaks this question down with superhuman skill. The Best Superpower: What Would...

Review: Trinity #9

Review: Trinity #9

May 22nd, 2017 | by Kyle King

Trinity #9 saw the start of a new story arc for the titular trio, as well as the return of Francis Manapul to the authorial and artistic duties. The opening installment of Dead Space took the series in a distinctly differently direction, and ComiConverse contributor...

The 14 Most Exciting Blockbusters of 2017

The 14 Most Exciting Blockbusters of 2017

February 18th, 2017 | by Grant Billings

2017 is shaping up to be a big year at the box office. ComiConverse contributor Grant Billings has a definitive rundown of the most exciting blockbusters need to look for this year. Power Rangers Director: Dean Israellite (Project Almanac) Starring: Bryan Cranston (Zordon), Elizabeth Banks, Rita Repulsa, Naomi...

Comic Book Movies: Top 5 Comic Book Movie Directors

Comic Book Movies: Top 5 Comic Book Movie Directors

February 7th, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

In the golden age of comic book movies, we can't forget all the hard work and dedication of the directors who make these films come to life. They are the first people to win praise or take blame. ComiConverse contributor Dewayne Edwards gives his top five favorite comic book...

Comic Book Movies:  A Look Into 2017

Comic Book Movies: A Look Into 2017

January 1st, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

Comic Book Movies had a great run in 2016. Being a comic book movie fan during this time is one of the greatest feelings in the world. We routinely see characters and projects on the big screen that we would have never thought would of...

Batfleck: Why We May Be Taking Him For Granted

Batfleck: Why We May Be Taking Him For Granted

December 31st, 2016 | by Joseph Gioeli

Ben Affleck's depiction of the Bat earlier this year in Batman v Superman fell under some immediate scrutiny. Since then, critics and fans alike have mitigated their negative reviews and at least tried to give this Batman a second chance. Our Joseph Gioeli takes a look...

2016: The Year Of The Batman

2016: The Year Of The Batman

December 27th, 2016 | by Abel Loza

Although it seems as though every year is a good year for the Dark Knight, 2016 seemed to be a particularly BIG year for Batman. 2016: The Year Of The Batman The Caped Crusader was anywhere and everywhere in 2016 and truly was on the...

Wonder Woman: Ambassador For Women?

Wonder Woman: Ambassador For Women?

October 30th, 2016 | by Lance David Fier

Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot herself, has been appointed as the United Nations Ambassador for Women's Empowerment. In honour of her appointment, our Lance David Fier looks back at the history of the character and how her role as a female icon has evolved. Wonder Woman: Ambassador...

Jeremy Irons Talks Justice League And Assassin’s Creed

Jeremy Irons Talks Justice League And Assassin’s Creed

October 28th, 2016 | by Jeffrey Hull

Jeremy Iron's has had some legendary Hollywood roles throughout his career. Recently, Irons sat down with Variety to discuss a blistering schedule of film productions, along with two big pop-culture projects; Justice League and Assassin's Creed. Jeremy Irons Talks Justice League And Assassin's Creed Jeremy...

Justice League Dark: Batman’s Role Revealed

Justice League Dark: Batman’s Role Revealed

October 27th, 2016 | by Jeffrey Hull

Justice League Dark, DC's next big animated feature movie, is on its way in 2017 and news is beginning break regarding the film's plot. We are here to break down all the latest details for you. Justice League Dark: Batman's Role Revealed With an already...

The CW: Ranking The DC Season Premieres

The CW: Ranking The DC Season Premieres

October 19th, 2016 | by Dusty Haynes

The CW is rolling out a strong line-up of shows this fall. Super girl, The Flash, Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow are bringing an increasingly familiar cast of characters to huge audiences. Here, our Dusty Haynes looks at the CW line-up and ranks the releases...

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