DC Extended Universe Honest Trailer

Ever since Marvel Studios successfully built their Marvel Cinematic Universe, every studio has been riding their coattails and trying to do the same. That’s especially true for Warner Bros. Pictures and the DC Extended Universe they tried to create with director Zack Snyder after too many failed attempts at bringing Superman back to the big screen. So the studio said to hell with it  and allowed the creation of the film franchise that the 400th Honest Trailer from Screen Junkies calls the equivalent of a chaotic goth nerd who never lived up to their potential. Read More »

Charles Grodin on The Tonight Show

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, in honor of the late Charles Grodin, watch a classic moment from The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson where The Heartbreak Kid star has some playfully combative banter with the late night host. Plus, find out how Zack Snyder answers the web’s most searched questions about him and the films he’s directed. And finally, watch Ewan McGregor‘s transformation into Halston for the new Netflix series. Read More »

Batman v Superman title

Many people dunked on the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice title when it was first revealed to the public, and even co-writer Chris Terrio recently made it clear that he definitely did not want that title to be used. But after hearing the ideas that Terrio and director Zack Snyder were putting forth at the time as alternate suggestions, maybe Dawn of Justice wasn’t so bad after all.
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batman branding lex luthor

Zack Snyder’s 2016 superhero film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice was, famously, pretty dark. But according to writer Chris Terrio, the studio’s original draft was way darker: Ben Affleck’s Batman brands criminals in both versions, but Warner Bros.’ original draft actually ended with Batman branding Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg).

In a new interview, Terrio defends his scripts for both Batman v Superman and Justice League, specifically saying that the theatrical cut of Justice League “doesn’t represent [his] work” and that he wanted to take his name off the movie after he saw Joss Whedon’s rewrites.
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snyder cut trailer

Director Zack Snyder is busy getting his four-hour miniseries cut of Justice League ready for a release on HBO Max. There are plenty of fans excited about this prospect, and some of them are so hyped that they’re hoping this will let Zack Snyder follow through on his ultimate vision for the DC Extended Universe. But as many Warner Bros. Pictures and HBO Max executives have indicated, this is very much a one-and-done deal, and Zack Snyder himself has now acknowledged that there are no plans for him to tackle any new DC Comics movies as of now.

Meanwhile, Zack Snyder’s influence on the future of DC Comics in cinema will still be felt since he’s responsible for casting Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. However, a photo that was initially used during the production of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has revealed that the character’s history on the big screen was almost drastically different.

Get the lowdown on all of this from Zack Snyder below. Read More »

Zack Snyder's Justice League Details

Zack Snyder’s Justice League will arrive on HBO Max next year, and that has fans of the filmmaker’s vision for the DC Extended Universe over the moon. However, with such a long wait until they can see the movie they’ve demanded for over two and a half years, fans are hungry for any new information they can find out about Zack Snyder’s cut, and the director fed them some scraps over the holiday weekend.

When Zack Snyder’s Justice League arrives next year, it will come with the original score that was composed by Junkie XL (AKA Tom Holkenborg). But that’s just the beginning of what Snyder is restoring to bring his version of Justice League to the masses. Read More »

HBO Max DC Comics Movies

HBO Max just launched at the end of May, but some of the movies in the streaming service’s library are already disappearing. Many of them are going away because they’re movies brought over from HBO that don’t live at the cable network forever, but when it comes to the library of live-action DC Comics movies, such as Wonder Woman and Suicide Squad, those will be rotated every now and then, leaving the service occasionally and coming back later. Read More »

Mortal Kombat Stars Play Mortal Kombat

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, watch as two of the stars from the original Mortal Kombat movie playing Mortal Kombat II on an arcade cabinet and reminisce about making the blockbuster video game movie. Plus, take a closer look at how some big Hollywood stunts were pulled off in movies like Baby Driver, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Point Break, and more, and see what oddball filmmaker John Waters picks from the Criterion Collection closet. Read More »

justice league snyder cut

The Avengers director Joss Whedon was brought in to finish Justice League after director Zack Snyder stepped away to deal with a family tragedy. The result was a mess of a movie that tried to distance itself from Snyder’s vision that began in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and take the DC Extended Universe in a different direction. The film didn’t land very well with critics and it also didn’t deliver the box office performance Warner Bros. was hoping for.

Ever since the messy version of Justice League hit theaters, fans of director Zack Snyder have been clamoring to see the director’s cut of the movie that would have resolved the Knightmare sequence which teased a dark future for not just Superman and Batman, but the entire planet. However, Zack Snyder revealed that the original version of the Justice League script never even made it in front of cameras. Read More »

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Zack Snyder Batman

Zack Snyder may be out of the superhero movie business for the time being, but he still has plenty of thoughts about the genre, and his own particular contributions to it. Over the weekend, Snyder hosted an event where he screened extended editions of several of his films (sorry, no #SnyderCut), and took part in a Q&A with the audience. During this time, Snyder shared his thoughts on his superhero movies – specifically touching on how his take on characters like Batman frequently end up murdering people.

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