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What You Need to Know About the Court of Owls, the Potential Foes of the Next Big Batman Game

It’s been a good long time since we last stepped into the world of the excellent Batman: Arkham games, but recently Bat-fans were sent all aflutter by a new teaser for what appears to be the next entry in the series being made by game developer Warner Bros. Montreal. This time, the villain seems to be a foe that appeared much more recently in the comics than gamers have dealt with before. Read More >>

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We Discuss Todd Phillips’ Polarising Joker, a Movie With Little to Say

What do you get when a multi-million dollar corporation decides to capitalise on one of its most popular characters by centring them in a movie that taps into conversations about white domestic terrorism in the United States, incels, and the ways in which folks with mental illnesses are often abandoned by society? You get films like Todd Phillips’ Joker, apparently. Read More >>

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The World Might Not Be Ready for Tom King, Mitch Gerads, and Evan Shaner’s Strange Adventures

Tom King’s made a name for himself by telling stories about classic white guy heroes who find themselves on the verge of mental collapse as their worlds suddenly become complicated in ways one doesn’t often see in comic books. At this year’s New York Comic Con, the writer announced that Adam Strange will follow in that familiar tradition of his Vision and Mister Miracle series. Read More >>

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Joker is Powerful, Confused and Provocative, Just Like the Character

If Joker wasn’t called 'Joker' you’d never know it was a DC movie. Though there are characters with the last name 'Wayne' and it takes place in a city called 'Gotham', there’s little else that distinguishes Todd Phillips’ latest film as a comic book movie. It’s a solid, well-made film that, ultimately, has a bit of an identity crisis. Read More >>

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Warner Bros. Thinks a ‘Lot Has Been Said’ About Joker, So It’s Cancelling Premiere Interviews

While the larger conversation around Todd Phillips’ upcoming Joker film continues to intensify as people reflect on how the story’s depiction of a white domestic terrorist fits into the cultural landscape, Warner Bros. is attempting to take back some control of the narrative by barring print and broadcast press access to the red carpet of the Hollywood premiere where interviews were to be conducted. Read More >>

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Gotham’s Next Commissioner Gordon May Be Westworld’s Jeffrey Wright

Matt Reeves’ The Batman found its Caped Crusader several months ago, but now we’ve got another name potentially joining Robert Pattinson in the cast. You can’t have Gotham City without Commissioner Jim Gordon, and Jeffrey Wright certainly has the gravitas needed for the role. Read More >>

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Tom Welling Will Play Superman Once More in Crisis on Infinite Earths

It’s finally happening. After spending the entirety of Smallville teasing it, Tom Welling’s Superman is becoming the Man of Tomorrow, thanks to a trip to the Arrow universe. Read More >>

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Those Batman Rumours Pissed Off Robert Pattinson – Because He’d Been Gunning for the Part for a While

All the back and forth this summer over just who would actually be replacing Ben Affleck in the Batcowl was enough Hollywood drama to put our heads in a batarang-worthy spin. But for one of the subjects of that back and forth, Robert Pattinson, they were in part frustrating, because he thought he’d lost out on a part he’s been hoping to have for a while. Read More >>

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A Jessica Jones Alum is Playing an Amazing Role on an Upcoming Legends of Tomorrow

Campy time-travelling versions of historical figures don’t get much better than this. Read More >>

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DC’s Black Label Will Explore the Joker and the Question’s Inner Workings in 2 New Series

Though DC’s Joker and the Question aren’t exactly the most similar characters personality-wise, they’re both shrouded in mystery and live for their own single-minded pursuits of what they perceive to be the truth. While we’ve learned plenty about them during their exploits over the years, there are still depths to their inner workings that have yet to be explored. And we’re about to find out more. Read More >>

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Supergirl’s Media Landscape is Getting More Intense With New Arrivals and a Major Exit in Season 5

During this weekend's Supergirl season five panel at San Diego Comic-Con, the cast and crew took to the stage to both debut the first trailer for the next leg of Kara’s adventure, and to shed a little light about some newcomers who are on their way to shake things up in National City. Read More >>

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In a Cool Video, Shazam’s Director Talks the Art of Problem Solving in Film

Film is all about compromise: taking a massive amount of people, resources and time, and making it all harmonise into a single cohesive artistic product. Even if the way you got there was driven as much by circumstance as vision. Read More >>