Posted on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 by Jacob Hall
In news that should come as no surprise the millions of people who went out of their way to avoid Mortdecai and Transcendence, Forbes has compiled its annual list of the most overpaid actors in Hollywood and Johnny Depp is sitting not-so-pretty at number one. And when you look at the raw numbers, no one else is even close.
However, there’s a little more going on here than a great excuse to kick Johnny Depp and his collection of dumb hats while they’re down. The disparity between what “movie stars” are paid and what their movies end up grossing at the box office is shifting. The age of the movie star is effectively over and you can see this reflected in the full list below.
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Posted on Monday, December 21st, 2015 by Jacob Hall
The next few months are going to be vital for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The subject matter of the movie alone makes it clear that a lot of people are going to see this thing no matter what – this is the first time we’ve seen a film like this in any capacity. However, the latest trailer for Zack Snyder‘s Man of Steel sequel, the one we picked apart frame by frame, the one that is being shown to record-breaking audiences around the world before Star Wars: The Force Awakens, is genuinely lousy. That doesn’t mean the movie is bad, or even that the raw footage in the preview isn’t good, but it’s a disastrous piece of marketing that seems to go out of its way to make the movie look as unappealing as possible.
The newest international TV spot for the film isn’t that bad. It’s certainly better edited and it’s a little more focused on the main even of the movie, Batman and Superman dishing out pain and punches and grimaces, than the meandering main trailer. Most importantly, it contains just enough new shots and moments to be worthy of your time and feverish analysis.
Watch the new Batman v Superman footage after the jump.
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Since the movie is called Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, it’s understandable that most of the marketing has been centered around seeing these two superhero icons go head-to-head on the big screen for the first time. However, Wonder Woman stole the show in the latest trailer for the spring blockbuster, so it’s time she found her way to the spotlight.
Gal Gadot finally gets her own Wonder Woman poster along with two new posters featuring the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel. However, they’re a little tainted by the big giant logos that are slapped on top of them. Read More »
Posted on Friday, December 11th, 2015 by Jacob Hall
Did you think Warner Bros. was going to cast Will Smith as a major character in their burgeoning DC superhero movie universe and then only put him in one movie? Even if Suicide Squad doesn’t light fandom on fire (which seems unlikely at this point), we’ll probably see a great deal of Smith’s Deadshot in the years ahead. After all, the DC universe’s greatest marksman is a strong utility player – you can slide him into just about any story, starring any superhero, and he’ll function as a worthwhile adversary and/or reluctant ally.
So perhaps it isn’t too surprising that new rumors suggest that Smith’s Deadshot will share the screen with Ben Affleck‘s Batman in the latter’s first solo film, which is due out in sometime in 2018. Or 2019. No one seems to know. In any case, Warner Bros. may have realized that Affleck and Smith sharing the screen was too huge of an opportunity to pass up and took the appropriate steps.
Hit the jump for more that Deadshot Batman rumors.
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Posted on Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 by Jacob Hall
Last night, a new trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice arrived and the internet reacted accordingly. By exploding. Today, we have sorted through the rubble, sifted through ashes, and gone through the trailer frame-by-frame to explore what new revelations this new batch of footage brings to light.
So join us after the jump as we take a deep dive into that new trailer.
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Posted on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 by Angie Han
Not to be outdone by Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War, 2016’s other big superhero vs. superhero movie has also hit Jimmy Kimmel Live to unveil new footage. Warner Bros. offered a little taste of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice earlier this week with an intriguing, if puzzling, tease, and now the full-length trailer is here in all its grim, gritty glory.
Among other things, the latest Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer confirms one very persistent rumor and debunks another, and offers the first look at the three superheroes standing side-by-side (as seen above). Watch the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer after the jump. Read More »
With the Captain America: Civil War trailer arriving just last week, comic book movie fans are now hungry for a look at the other big superhero battle coming in 2016. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice delivered a full trailer this past summer at Comic-Con and online at the same time, but with the movie just a few months away, fans want to see more. And they’ll get their wish next week.
Some kind of exclusive preview for Batman v Superman will be airing during the midseason finale of Gotham on Monday, and a promo for it features the cast of the show weighing in on who they think would win in a fight between The Dark Knight and The Man of Steel. Check it out! Read More »
We’re still months away from seeing Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and we don’t entirely know what to expect from what will be a full throttle launch into what Warner Bros. Pictures hopes will be an expansive DC Comics cinematic universe to rival Marvel Studios. However, we do know that a solo Batman movie is in the works following a positive reception of the performance Ben Affleck has turned in for the forthcoming superhero face-off. Now rumors have surfaced of what that movie will focus on. Read More »
The bat suit has made Ben Affleck a busy man. The Oscar-winning director behind Argo and Gone Baby Gone is Warner Bros.’ golden goose at the moment. Not only is he directing a Batman film for the studio, but he also scored them a Best Picture win, stars in their 2016 thriller The Accountant, and is now making them a Dennis Lehane adaptation for them. Directed by and starring the actor, Lehane’s Live By Night started filming today. Learn more about the promising project after the jump.
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