DC finally finds its humour with Shazam! | Review

Since the execs at Warner brothers started dissecting the formula for Marvel Studio’s indefatigable success at the box office, discussion had been rife about how DC was just too dark and depressing for any casual movie-goer (let’s face it, most of us are) who just wanted to have a well-rounded, wholesome superhero action. This singular…

Everything that’s wrong with DC and how they can fix it

It is the fifth day since Marvel’s Avengers : Infinity Wars opened to the global audience. As we speak, the record-breaking juggernaut has amassed more than $630 million and is well on its way to crossing the magic billion in the first week itself. Infinity Wars had stopped being just another sequel from the moment…

Pacific Rim : Uprising | Movie Review

Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 film Pacific Rim, co-written by Travis Beacham, was a respectful nod to the original classic Japanese anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion which had debuted on Shõnen Ace in 1994. Pacific Rim set a grim universe where an alternate dimension had opened underneath the Pacific ocean due to tectonic shifts, unleashing giant…

Creating a Horror Universe | Annabelle : Creation

In an industry where films are being fleshed out to inhabit their very own worlds, Marvel and DC are the obvious front-runners, what with their rich legacy of comics, graphic novels and the numerous buck-churning movies that have been able to firmly establish intricate universes. This model is now gaining so much momentum that Universal…