And the internet let out a collective “huh?” Although speculation has been rampant, more than a few DC fans were surprised at Zack Snyder’s announcement that Gal Gadot, mostly known for her role in the Fast & Furious franchise, would be playing Diana Prince in the upcoming sequel to Man of Steel. The film, already highly anticipated with equal measures of curiosity and dread, was already set to re-introduce Batman.
I’m a nerd. It’s taken a lot to get to this point; to acknowledge and recognize something that was a source of embarrassment, frustration, and bullying when I was younger. Younger people don’t get it now. Looking like you’re smart or completely falling into a certain lifestyle – including the nerd life – is cool. Of course, as the hipster would say, I got comfortable with being a nerd long
When Warner Brothers announced that its sequel to Man of Steel would be a Superman/Batman team-up movie, it seemed somehow revolutionary, to me at least. It was pushing the envelope further than Marvels’ The Avengers or the prospect of a Justice League movie, which were obvious choices for movies with multiple superheroes. But a Superman/Batman crossover? That feels like something different. A recent article in Entertainment Weekly has surfaced about another crossover, one less likely. Darren Franich reported on the possibility of
Unexpectedly, The Wolverine is a great movie. Not that I thought it would be terrible. I was more expecting something slightly above average. He has had his stand-alone movie before with X-Men Origins: Wolverine, one that didn’t really resonate with me. But there is something special about The Wolverine. It took me by surprise from its opening scene and never relinquished the hold, even after the teaser for X-Men: Days of Future Past came amidst the rolling