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‘Justice League’ movie does not do the league justice

‘Justice League’ movie does not do the league justice

Director Zach Snyder stepped away from the movie in May 2017, following the death of his daughter. Joss Whedon took over to finish the film. (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor What do Joel Schumacher’s “Batman & Robin” and Halle Berry’s “Catwoman” have in common? There are two answers to this. One:

‘The Lego Batman Movie’ constructs its own success

“Lego Batman Movie” director Chris Mckay is best known for directing three seasons of the Adult Swim parody show “Robot Chicken.” (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Staff Like “The LEGO Movie” from three years ago, “The LEGO Batman” movie is a celebration of the usage of LEGOs, in addition this time around

DC: Destined to Collapse

“Batman v Superman” will be followed next year by the “Justice League” film and solo films for each member (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Staff A couple of months ago, I wrote an article that detailed my displeasure with the Marvel cinematic universe. Let me just say that I owe Marvel a

Batman v. Superman: Yawn of Melancholy

“Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice” is the second film in the DC Comics Cinematic Universe, which will continue with a planned Justice League movie next year. (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Staff After the failure of Zach Snyder’s “Man of Steel” in 2013, I really did not have much hope for

‘Gotham’: Not just another Batman story

Matthew Chase Connector Contributor The problem with superhero stories in today’s world is that they are confined to two hours. Being complex characters, it is hard to develop them within that timeframe without multiple disappointing sequels or a lack of action (then again, Michael Bay explosions don’t tell a story either). “Gotham,” the newest television

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