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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...

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...

Star Wars Anthology: Movies We Want to See

Star Wars Anthology: Movies We Want to See

January 31st, 2017 | by Abel Loza

Rogue One was the first movie that expanded the Star Wars universe without being in the main saga continuity. It opened up the universe to other characters not named Skywalker. Our Abel Loza lists some of his favorite possibilities for future Star Wars anthology movies....

The Mere-Exposure Effect: Why We Love Batman’s Bad Guys

The Mere-Exposure Effect: Why We Love Batman’s Bad Guys

January 2nd, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

Over the years, we, as comic book fans, have come to love the super-villain foes that our heroes battle, specifically, the Caped Crusader’s plethora of antagonists that he is always fighting. Our Joseph Gioeli analyzes why we have come to like these villains so much. Mere-Exposure...

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...

What Happened To The Age Of The Horror Icon?

What Happened To The Age Of The Horror Icon?

December 19th, 2016 | by Lance David Fier

Our Lance David Fier takes a look at why we don't seem to see the birth of as many long standing new slasher icons in modern horror films. What Happened To The Age Of The Horror Icon? The horror film genre, often disregarded as tripe...

MCU Team-Up: Merging The Marvel Cinematic Multiverse

MCU Team-Up: Merging The Marvel Cinematic Multiverse

November 9th, 2016 | by David Hernandez

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has an enormous amount of source material to draw upon, but could this possibly include their television shows? Our David Hernandez looks at the possibilities.  Marvel Team-up: Merging the Movie Multiverse This one is for the Friends of ol’ Marvel! I...

Spider-Man 3: What Should Have Been

Spider-Man 3: What Should Have Been

November 8th, 2016 | by Davis McCondichie

Spider-Man 3 was a big success at the box office, but how does the film stand up over the test of time? Here, our Davis McCondichie looks back at the movie and what could have been for Spider-Man 3. Spider-Man 3: What Should Have Been...

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...

NYCC 2016: My New York Comic Con-Quest

NYCC 2016: My New York Comic Con-Quest

October 20th, 2016 | by Linda Marie

New York Comic Con 2016 is done and in the books. Our Linda White was there to keep you up to date on all of the action and brings you this ComiConverse review. NYCC 2016: My New York Comic Con-Quest Four days. You would think...

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...

Why Stranger Things Is Exactly What We Needed

Why Stranger Things Is Exactly What We Needed

September 5th, 2016 | by Conor Murray

Stranger Things: Netflix's most successful original show. A beautiful homage to 80s entertainment. The perfect blend of nostalgia and story. These phrases are but a few options available to describe the huge Netflix success - Stranger Things. Here, our Conor Murray explains why Stranger Things...

Star Wars: Why I Cannot Wait For Rogue One
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Star Wars: Why I Cannot Wait For Rogue One

August 24th, 2016 | by David Hernandez

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is racing towards is December release date, and our David Hernandez obviously can't wait. Here, in his first post for ComiConverse, David lets us know why Rogue One has him more excited about Star Wars than he's been in...

Video Games: Can They Really Become Great Movies?

Video Games: Can They Really Become Great Movies?

August 23rd, 2016 | by Crystal Kendrick

Every now and then a video game will come out and some company will jump at the chance to make a film out of it. But can these movies ever be any good? Here, our Crystal Kendrick takes a look at what's needed for a successful...

Film Review: Jason Bourne

Film Review: Jason Bourne

July 28th, 2016 | by Jordan Samuel

Jason Bourne will soon be trashing the Vegas strip at a theatre near you, and our Film Critic Jordan Samuel is here to break down all the action for you in our ComiConverse review. Jason Bourne is one of the greatest spy series out there, it...

The Evolution Of Ghostbusters Gear

The Evolution Of Ghostbusters Gear

July 12th, 2016 | by ComiConverse

Ghostbusters has been one the most anticipated and discussed movies of 2016. Now that it's in theatres, we are pleased, along with our friends at HalloweenCostumes.com, to present the following infographic which charts the evolution of Ghostbusting gear. Enjoy the latest edition to our ComiConverse graphics...

Film Review: Ghostbusters (2016)
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Film Review: Ghostbusters (2016)

July 10th, 2016 | by Jordan Samuel

Who you gonna call? Arguably the most controversial reboot of all time - Ghostbusters - is out, and our Film Critic Jordan Samuel provides the official ComiConverse review. Ghostbusters (1984) is one of my all-time favourite comedies. I love the cheesy 80's theme song and everything it stood for....

Film Review: Neighbours 2: Sorority Rising

Film Review: Neighbours 2: Sorority Rising

May 11th, 2016 | by Jordan Samuel

Neighbours 2: Sorority Rising arrives in this Friday. Our Lead Film Critic Jordan Samuel brings us the official ComiConverse review. The original Neighbours (2014) surprised many that year for providing some great laughs even though the promotional material said otherwise. It delved into some next-door...

X-Men: Apocalypse Review (No Spoilers)

X-Men: Apocalypse Review (No Spoilers)

May 9th, 2016 | by Jordan Samuel

X-Men: Apocalypse lands in cinemas on May 27th.  Our Lead Film Critic Jordan Samuel who has seen the conclusion to the brilliant trilogy, brings us the official ComiConverse review. "Everything they've built will fall! And from the ashes of their world we'll build a better...

ComiConverse April Film Preview: Civil War Is Here

ComiConverse April Film Preview: Civil War Is Here

March 30th, 2016 | by Jordan Samuel

ComiConverse Lead Film Critic, Jordan Samuel, provides a comprehensive list of what to look for at the cinema, and on television, in the second installment of his ComiConverse monthly previews. Welcome to a new series on ComiConverse, one that preview's the upcoming releases for this month; which is...

ComiConverse Preview: March 2016

ComiConverse Preview: March 2016

March 2nd, 2016 | by Jordan Samuel

ComiConverse Lead Film Critic, Jordan Samuel, provides a comprehensive list of what to look for at the cinema, and on television, in the first installment of this new series: ComiConverse Preview. March is shaping up to be solid month for Marvel and DC fans as 2016...

Film Review: The Brothers Grimsby

Film Review: The Brothers Grimsby

February 26th, 2016 | by Jordan Samuel

The Brothers Grimsby - or Grimsby as its known in England - has been released in the UK and our Lead Film Critic Jordan Samuel brings us the official ComiConverse review Sacha Baron Cohen’s career has been very hit and miss with films like Borat being...

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