§ Nick Meglin, the long time editor of MAD Magazine, passed away at age 82 over the weekend. As a writer and editor Meglin had a huge influence on the history of American humor, and since he retired from editing Mad he’d been working on writing books for musicals. He was remembered by many associates, including Mark […]
From a Hollywood hunt for a missing pooch to the Permian Basin, we’ve got it all, with a stop to ponder Nancy.
With the DC Cinematic Universe, Warner Bros. tried to reverse engineer Marvel’s success. Rather than build each character that makes up the rich tapestry of that world through solo features via the Kevin Feige method, they instead opted to shortcut it through films introducing their heroes (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice) and a large […]
There’s quite a rumor mill floating around about whether Ben Affleck is still going to be playing Batman after the Justice League movie is over. We don’t know what the studio might have said to his agent or what his agent might have said to the studio. HOWEVER, Affleck did address the situation during the […]
. And we’ll update as Wonder Woman and Cyborg are revealed: On Saturday a new trailer for Justice League will be unveiled, and just to get everyone warmed up, director Zack Snyder and the official JL movie twitter unveiled a new poster… Here's the official Justice League poster… let the countdown begin. #UniteTheLeague #JusticeLeague pic.twitter.com/f0p5pu1MX8 […]
Months ago, a comic book publicist and I were chatting about this and that and he suggested, rather ominously, “Have you ever tried counting how many stories on comics news sites are actually about comics? You’d be surprised.” The idea percolated in my head for a while. And it took a while to do it. […]
This broke on the later end of last night, but I’ve been fighting a terrible case of food poisoning and am finally coming out on the better end of that. But I feel better today, hooray! Despite my lateness, it’s great news for fans of Batman and the DC Films slate in general, as Ben Affleck’s The […]
According to Variety, Ben Affleck has backed out of directing “The Batman,” but will still star in and produce the film.
When the DC Films restructuring was announced at WB, was announced, post BvS disaster, the ace in the hole that WB seemed to be holding was a standalone Batman film to be co-written and directed by Oscar winner Ben Affleck, a quality filmmaker with a commitment to the character. Indeed, reports of the joyous collaboration between Affleck and […]
Batman v Superman is “interesting.”