#SDCC ’16 Interview: Legendary Original Composers for DC’s “Batman: The Animated Series” Speak about Working on the “Batman: The Killing Joke” Movie and with Mark Hamill


Michael McCuistion, Lolita Ritmanis and Kristopher Carter: Courtesy of Tech Times. Yesterday, the highly anticipated animated movie Batman: The Killing Joke became available for HD digital download, having just premiered in movie theatres around the US the day before as a part of Fathom Events. San Diego Comic-Con attendees got the pleasure of having the […]

#SDCC ’16 Batman: The Killing Joke Kills the Audience, Complete with Call from the Joker

Left to Right: Sam Liu, Brian Azzarello, Bruce Timm, Ray Wise, Tara Strong, and Kevin Conroy

By: Nicholas Eskey Those who were unfortunate enough to not be at San Diego Comic-Con’s Ballroom 20 missed out on the world premiere of the animated movie Batman: The Killing Joke. The movie is based off of the graphic novel of the same name, which has gone down as one of the most brutal Batman […]

Review: Cullen Bunn’s “Deadpool & the Mercs for Money” – Mo Money Indeed

Deadpool & the Mercs for Money

By: Nicholas Eskey During the month of January we saw: Deadpool: Massacre, True Believers: Deadpool, Deapool Origins, Deadpool the Musical!, Deadpool the Variants, Evil Deadpool, Deadpool & Cable: Split Second, Groovy Deadpool, The Meaty Deadpool, The Wedding of Deadpool, Detective Deadpool, Uncanny Deadpool, and even the very fan-anticipated Spider-Man/Deadpool crossover.  The entire month might well have […]

New Jem and the Holograms Music Video Trailer is More Pop than Glam…


Today, Universal released a new trailer for the film adaptation of Jem and the Holograms showcasing the song “Youngblood,” which debuted in the movie’s initial trailer. I was but an egg when Jem and the Holograms first aired in the 80s.  I have minimal point of reference for the series beyond the IDW comic and that Taric reference in League […]

New Fantastic Four TV Spot Focuses on Team Dynamic & Highlights Distinct Lack of Confidence


The buildup to Fox-Marvel’s Fantastic Four has been incredibly quiet compared to the way that the Disney-Marvel typically advertises their superhero beat-em-ups.  The film releases on August 7th, and so far we’ve gotten two trailers and now this TV Spot, which demonstrates how far CGI has come since 2005.  We still know very little about the […]

Lionsgate Reveals the First Trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part Two


“Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the 76th Hunger Games.” And welcome to the last Hunger Games movie.  In the first trailer for the series finale, Mockingjay Part Two reveals itself to be noticeably more bombastic than the film that preceded it.  The conflict finally moves out of the secret District 13 and into The Capital, […]

Composing for Heroes: Continuity and Emotions

Composers Tyler Bates, Christophe Beck, Blake Neely, John Ottoman, and Brian Tyler.

By: Nick Eskey There are many pieces that go into creating a successful movie and television series, especially when trying to bring something to life from a printed medium. There has to be a solid script, right choice of actors, a fitting venue, and of course perfect music score. All of these aspects paint a […]