San Diego Comic Con is a fixture of the pop culture calendar every year and is considered the ‘Geek Mecca’ where many companies choose to make major announcements for their movies, TV shows and products.
Here is some of our favourite moments, panels and trailers that have been posted online over the weekend: Continue reading
We spoke with Actor Parry Shen about his career which has included work in Film, TV & Video Games. Most notably he is known from Adam Green’s Hatchet slasher franchise; appearing as three different lead characters in Hatchet 1 – 3 and he reprises his role of Andrew in the latest installment Victor Crowley.
Other appearances have included roles in Better Luck Tommorow, Starship Troopers, Buffy The Vampire Slayer & a recurring role in General Hospital.
“There aren’t many people in the world that know more about about superheroes than I do.”
We were delighted to catch up with actor David Dastmalchian.
David has been most recently seen on our screens in Gotham season 3 as Dwight Pollard and villian Abra Kadabra in CW’s The Flash
He got his big break playing Joker associate Thomas Schiff in Christopher Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight‘. This has led on to many Film & TV Roles including playing Kurt in Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man‘. More recently he appeared in the revival of Twin Peaks & Blade Runner 2049.
“I used to do cut-and-pastes with my doubled copies of comics as a kid to put the DC villains against the Marvel heroes.” Continue reading
Review by Ben Gummery
Batman: The Killing Joke is a 2016 American animated superhero film produced by Warner Bros: Animation and distributed by Warner Bros: Pictures.
The film is the twenty-sixth film in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies series.
Written by Lewis Mainwaring *Spoilers*
Fans of Alan Moore and Brian Bolland‘s 1988 definitive one-shot graphic novel – Batman: The Killing Joke, have been waiting a very long time to see a full-length adaptation.
Batman: The Killing Joke is a 2016 American animated superhero film produced by Warner Bros: Animation and distributed by Warner Bros: Pictures. The film is the twenty-sixth film in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies series.
Both the original graphic novel and this film is set in the fictional U.S. city of Gotham, Batman: The Killing Joke provides an origin story for the supervillain the Joker, loosely adapted from the 1951 story arc “The Man Behind the Red Hood!”.
Taking place over two timelines, The Killing Joke depicts the Joker attempting to drive Jim Gordon insane and Batman’s desperate attempt to stop him.
The film is directed by Sam Liu, written by Brian Azzarello and stars the voices of Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Tara Strong and Ray Wise. Continue reading
Written by Lewis Mainwaring
Fans of Alan Moore and Brian Bolland‘s 1988 definitive one-shot graphic novel, Batman: The Killing Joke, have been waiting a very long time to see a full-length adaptation.
Since it’s announcement by producer Bruce Timm during the Justice League: Gods and Monsters panel at San Diego Comic-Con ’15, there has been a lot of excitement and anticipation for this animated film with both Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill reprising their roles as Batman and the Joker, respectively. Continue reading
The CW has announced today at the Television Critics Association that Ariter/Director Kevin Smith (Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy) will direct an upcoming episode of hit DC Comics show The Flash Season 2.
Smith has previous written for Marvel & DC properties in comics including Batman, Green Arrow & Daredevil. Continue reading
The Death of “Superman Lives”: What Happened? is the long-awaited documentary from director Jon Schnepp which will delve into the infamous canned Superman movie project which initially had writer Kevin Smith & director Tim Burton attached. Nicholas Cage was cast as Superman; and there is even footage of the screen tests he did in costume for this film however after under-going several rewrites and delays the project rested in studio development hell.
According to the film-makers the documentary will cover everything ever made for this film, interviews with people who were involved (including Smith, Burton & producer Jon Peters) and even recreations of scenes from the original script. The funds for this documentary were raised through a successful crowd-funding campaign as well as from individual investors. A poster and final trailer was released this week.