Opinion

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: Are They Scared To Use A Female Lead?

MCU: Are They Scared To Use A Female Lead?

July 23rd, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

If there's one thing that the DCEU has on the MCU, it is the fact that, with Wonder Woman, they are the first to release a female-lead comic book movie. This leaves fans to wonder why after all these years the MCU has not released...

Nostalgia: Is It Hurting Current Comic Book Films?

Nostalgia: Is It Hurting Current Comic Book Films?

July 22nd, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

We are living in the golden age of comic book films, but that does not mean that we are the first generation to love them. ComiConverse contributor Joseph Gioeli examines the role nostalgia plays in today’s comic book film industry. There has always been a...

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...

Marvel Cinematic Universe Post Credit Scenes: Ranking the Top 10

Marvel Cinematic Universe Post Credit Scenes: Ranking the Top 10

July 20th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

For the past decade, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has trained fans to wait until ALL the credits roll through before leaving the theater. Over the past 15 films, the MCU has racked up 26 post-credit scenes. Most of them foreshadow the next film or a...

Marvel Cinematic Universe: Five Characters We’d Love To See

Marvel Cinematic Universe: Five Characters We’d Love To See

June 4th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

By year-end, the MCU will have released 17 total films. Most of these films were focused on very popular characters (Iron Man, Captain America, etc.) but as they continue, the characters are starting to become more intricate. Our Joseph Gioeli lists some new characters fans...

DCEU vs MCU: Who Did It Better?

DCEU vs MCU: Who Did It Better?

May 1st, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

While critics – and most fans – have been caught up in the MCU hysteria, the DCEU is truly not far behind in terms of creating their own cinematic universe. Our Joseph Gioeli deciphers who has built a better universe and how that will play...

Can R Rated Comic Book Movies Be The Next Trend?

Can R Rated Comic Book Movies Be The Next Trend?

March 24th, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

R rated comic book movies have been  around for a long time now, for example Blade. But not until recently in this new era of comic book movies have people wondered whether this could be the next big trend for these films. Recently we have seen...

Comic Book Movies: Are They Testing Fans?

Comic Book Movies: Are They Testing Fans?

March 23rd, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

Many comic book fans, DC and Marvel alike, tend to always find a silver lining in movies that are generally considered to be a “flop”. Our Joseph Gioeli plays Devil’s Advocate and poses the question: “Are comic book movies testing fan’s loyalty and optimism?” Comic...

Comic Book Movies: Why We Shouldn’t Want the DCEU to Fail

Comic Book Movies: Why We Shouldn’t Want the DCEU to Fail

March 12th, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

The DCEU has been under the spotlight of criticism for years now. With rumors of Ben Affleck wanting out of playing Batman (please take that with a grain of salt), and other inner things happening with Warner Bros. and their movies. A lot of people are losing...

What Marvel Is Doing Right: Movies v. Netflix

What Marvel Is Doing Right: Movies v. Netflix

February 10th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

Marvel has been had the most successful comic book movie adaptations of the past decade. ComiConverse contributor Joseph Gioeli looks at Marvel’s formulas for success on the big screen vs. their Netflix shows, as well as giving his view on how they can find continued success. DISCLAIMER: Even though I...

Comic Book Movies: Which Was Your Favourite of 2016?

Comic Book Movies: Which Was Your Favourite of 2016?

February 8th, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

Comic book movies were huge in 2016 when it came to box office numbers. With the release of Dr. Strange, the last comic book movie of the year, there are a total of six major superhero films last year. ComiConverse contributor Dewayne Edwards looks back at last year's comic...

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...

What’s Next For Doctor Strange?

What’s Next For Doctor Strange?

November 11th, 2016 | by Scott Place

After the global release of Doctor Strange, our Scott Place breaks down the ways that Marvel's Sorcerer Supreme could be appearing in the future.  What's Next for Doctor Strange? After the critical and commercial success of Doctor Strange, its increasingly likely that he'll become an integral part...

Captain America vs The Dark Knight: Who Had The Better Trilogy?

Captain America vs The Dark Knight: Who Had The Better Trilogy?

October 27th, 2016 | by Dewayne Edwards

Captain America vs The Dark Knight, two trilogies that people enjoy very much, whether you're a comic book movie fan or not. Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy often seems to have no competitors when it comes to comic book movie trilogies. But since Captain America: Civil War,...

Film Review: Doctor Strange

Film Review: Doctor Strange

October 23rd, 2016 | by Jordan Samuel

Doctor Strange is out in theatres in the UK and our Lead Film Critic Jordan Samuel brings us the official ComiConverse spoiler-free review. Film Review: Doctor Strange Marvel has a great handful of superheroes that are not on the level of Captain America in popularity, but whose...

Daredevil Season 3: Five Things We’d Love To See

Daredevil Season 3: Five Things We’d Love To See

October 20th, 2016 | by Joseph Gioeli

Seasons 1 and 2 for Netflix's first Marvel Cinematic Universe series, Daredevil, was wildly successful. Our Joseph Gioeli analyzes how they can continue their success with the five things fans want to will see in Season 3. Daredevil Season 3: Five Things We'd Love To...

Doctor Strange: What You Need To Know

Doctor Strange: What You Need To Know

October 8th, 2016 | by Grant Billings

Doctor Strange has been moved to the forefront of popular culture with a feature film on the way, headlined by the talented Benedict Cumberbatch. Here, our Grant Billings gets you ready by taking a deep dive into the Doctor Strange character and his history.  Dr....

Review: Luke Cage Is Unbreakable

Review: Luke Cage Is Unbreakable

September 30th, 2016 | by Jordan Samuel

  Luke Cage is ready to have its first season thoroughly reviewed by Netflix fans, and now our own Jordan Samuel is here to give his thoughts. Its the ComiConverse review of Luke Cage Season One. Buckle up! (Limited spoilers follow) Luke Cage Season One...

Wonder Woman: The DCEU’s Secret Weapon

Wonder Woman: The DCEU’s Secret Weapon

September 29th, 2016 | by Joseph Gioeli

Wonder Woman has been a female icon in popular culture for generations. But can she help the DCEU expand its audience successfully? Our Joseph Gioeli is here to look at Wonder Woman's effect on the DCEU. Wonder Woman: The DCEU's Secret Weapon Since the dawn...

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