The DCEU to undergo a creative ‘shake-up’

By Alex Wiggan Warner Bros. is to restructure its DC Extended Universe (DCEU) following the less-than-stellar response to Justice League. According to Variety, the studio is planning a “shake-up” after a lukewarm reaction to the tent pole film. As part of this change, producer Jon Berg will step down from overseeing the comic book films. A replacement for Berg is … Continue reading

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Watch: Batman Ninja – Anime trailer

By Alex Wiggan It’s trailer time – and I have a feeling you’ll want to see this one. The trailer is for Batman Ninja, a new anime heading our way in 2018. Batman Ninja (aka Ninja Battoman) is a Japanese movie, directed by Junpei Mizusaki, with character designs by Takashi Okazaki. The movie is set during Feudal Japan, includes a bunch of … Continue reading

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The Tuesday Talking Point #20: Do you want to see an extended cut of Justice League?

By Alex Wiggan Justice League has been in cinemas for approximately a week and a half and within that time two points of discussion have arisen. One is about the CGI used to cover up Henry Cavill’s moustache. The other is the possibility that another version of Justice League exists, somewhere in the Warner Bros. vault. Many people are speculating … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #73: How to watch the DCAU in chronological order

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! This year marks the 25th anniversary of the DC Animated Universe (DCAU) – the interconnected universe spearheaded by writer/animator/producer Bruce Timm. The DCAU incorporates a wealth of material (nine shows, four movies, two animated shorts and 44 webisodes), running from Batman: The Animated Series (1992), through Superman: The Animated Series (1996), Justice League Unlimited (2006) and … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about a certain plot point that was missing from Justice League

By Alex Wiggan **SPOILER WARNING. THE FOLLOWING DISCUSSION INCLUDES SPOILERS FOR JUSTICE LEAGUE. IF YOU’VE NOT SEEN JUSTICE LEAGUE YET, AND YOU DON’T WANT THE FILM SPOILED FOR YOU, STOP READING NOW.** If you’re still reading then presumably you have seen Justice League or you have no issues with spoilers. Agreed? Good – then let’s talk shop. First and foremost, … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #71: Titan’s DC & TV-related comics (II)

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! This edition of The Honcho Round-up is part two of a special two-part focus on UK comics. The first part looked at Panini’s Collector’s Edition comics, while this edition of The Honcho Round-up looks at Titan’s offering. As mentioned in the previous Round-up, the comics published by both Panini and Titan have been cropping up … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #69: Justice League – What the critics think

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! The time has arrived – Warner Bros’ huge comic book event movie, Justice League hits cinema screens this week (Friday 17th November to be exact) and finally the reviews are in! Good, bad, indifferent? Well, you can find out that below, via ten (yes, TEN review snippets), but before getting onto that… …here’s a quick … Continue reading

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Watch: Get to know the comic book origins of the Justice League

By Alex Wiggan This Friday, Warner Bros’ Justice League movie arrives in cinemas, uniting Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg for a huge, big screen adventure. Will the movie be any good? Who knows? Later this week I’ll be bringing you a review round-up to give you some indication of what to expect when the movie hits, … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #67: All 30 DC Universe Animated Original Movies to date

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! Tomorrow, Warner Bros. Animation/Warner Home Video releases the DC Universe Animated Original Movies 10th Anniversary Collection on Blu-ray. Although the set is not available in the UK (boo!) the US and Australian sets can be ordered online and, so long as you check before purchasing, they should play on most UK players. The collection, which … Continue reading

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Batman: The Animated Series finally given a full DVD release in the UK

By Alex Wiggan It’s just a day of Batman today! Fresh from bring you the Scooby-Doo & Batman: The Brave and the Bold trailer, I now bring news that Batman: The Animated Series has finally been given a full DVD release in the UK. Yep, about a decade after the show first arrived on DVD in the states. Ah well, better late … Continue reading

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