Category Archives: Movies

Thor Through the Decades, Animated

Tell It Animated is back with Thor! And again, the video has come out a month after the movie it should have been synergizing with. Oh well. It’s still another fun video because this dude does good work.

Another fun video and all our Mondays are better because of it. Though I think he forgot Thor’s appearance in Adventures in Babysitting. That’s a pretty big sin. But he does a perfectly fine job with all the other MCU Thor appearances. So a good time has been had by all!

And, as always, in the off chance the creator sees this, do Robin next!

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6 Things I Want to See From DC’s New 10-Year Plan

Last week saw major waves in the world of superhero entertainment when Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav struck down the already completed Batgirl movie, refusing to even let it air on HBO Max. I was disappointed, because I would have gladly watched a Batgirl movie, even if I didn’t have high hopes. Then immediately after the cancellation, Zaslav announced a bold 10-year plan for DC properties moving forward, with him expecting to turn all DC superhero movies into blockbusters.

Peacemaker reboot incoming

Now that the dust has settled, I’ve decided to share my thoughts, hopes and dreams on this 10-year plan. I am an avowed Marvel fanboy. I still love everything Marvel Studios is putting out and I’m not experiencing that superhero fatigue at all. I’m still in awe that all these comic book characters are getting these great shows and movies. I’m open to liking DC stuff, but Zack Snyder’s visions definitely didn’t work on me in the long run. This new 10-year plan could mean all sorts of different things going forward.

Join me after the jump for my ideas for this 10-year plan and what I hope to see happen. And please feel free to share your own hopes and dreams for DC in the comments.

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6 Marvel Properties I Want to see in Phase 6

Marvel Studios blew the top off San Diego Comic-Con the other week by announcing all of Phase 5, with teases of Phase 6 into 2025. But Phase 6 has a bunch of holes in it. We know it’s going to start with the Fantastic Four and end with a pair of Avengers films, but what else is going to fill these open spots?

There are 8 blanks

There’s a very good chance we will learn the rest of Phase 6 at Disney’s upcoming fan event in September. They won’t stay a secret for long. But between now and that fan event, I might as well spend some time mindlessly speculating about what I want to see going forward in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. What else is there to fill our days but mindless speculation?

Join me after the jump for six TV shows and movies I hope to see from Marvel Studios in Phase 6! And feel free to share some of your own hopes and dreams in the comments!

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Marvel Studios Bring the Awesome!

Marvel Studios returned to San Diego Comic Con for the first time in years last night, and they brought the power. They outline the ending of Phase 4 and all of Phase 5, with a hint at Phase 6 even, stretching out into 2025. It all looks pretty great to me!

Specifically, we got some great trailers. Like this first look at the next movie, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

That is a damn powerful trailer. I am perfectly fine with the idea of not casting the late Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa. It would have been very simple to just recast him and tell another story where Black Panther fights a new bad guy. But it’s a real creative challenge for everybody else to come together and come up with a great new story that pays respect to his death and legacy. I’m excited!

We also got a new trailer for She-Hulk: Attorney at Law. I’m excited for this show, and this trailer looks good.

Some of the CGI looks wonky still, and some looks better. The whole thing overall looks like a great watch. She-Hulk is a fun character, and I really want a procedural law show starring She-Hulk and a bunch of comic book stuff. Should be fun!

Those were the only trailers we got, though the people at Comic Con got some exclusive footage from a bunch of other projects. Good for them.

We got a few new projects revealed last night, all of which sound great.

Out of those, I’m definitely looking forward to what they end up doing with Thunderbolts. And new Avengers movies sound great to me! We have three whole years for them to put together a new Avengers team to star in Kang Dynasty and Secret Wars. And new Daredevil and Captain America stuff should be a hoot!

Marvel Studios had a great night at Comic-Con and I’m looking forward to all of these things! Gonna be a fun three years, as always.

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Into the Shazamiverse!

The Comic Con trailers are coming hard and fast today! I’ll share as many as I feel like over the next couple of days. I don’t care about every trailer, people! It’s my weekend! Anyway, I definitely wanted to share the new trailers for Shazam: Fury of the Gods and Black Adam. One looks good, the other looks as boring as it’s every been.

I really enjoyed the first Shazam movie and this sequel looks like fun. It also looks a little directionless. Like, why isn’t it a crossover with Black Adam? Is it just going to be another Shazam adventure? Also, how the hell are these two movies not some kind of crossover? Fans enjoy crossovers, and these two characters are from the same gorram series! Why is Warner Bros not going for full movie synergy with these two films?

Anyway, Shazam: Fury of the Gods looks fun. I especially hope to see a lot of attention paid to the family. This movie comes out at Christmastime.

Then we’ve got Black Adam, which comes out in late October. And this second trailer is just as useless as the first.

I’m just not buying what this movie is selling, and all it’s selling is the Rock. There don’t seem to be any really interesting twists or gimmicks to Black Adam. He’s just a generic superhero type, and they’re trying to play him off as some sort of uber badass or something. It feels forced and hokey. And the Rock isn’t selling it. His line about the “hierarchy of power” changing in the DC Universe was an instant meme of mockery, and nothing this movie has shown us since has changed that for me.

This one is gonna be a Morbius-level dud.

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