DC Extended Universe

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

DC upped its game in 2017 — now that it knows how to make great movies hopefully it will continue doing so. Here’s an update to this list. Man of Steel 2013 -> 4.5/5 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 2016 -> 4/5 Suicide Squad 2016 -> watched the first half Wonder Woman 2017 -> […]

Justice League

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “One misses the days when one’s biggest concerns were exploding, wind-up penguins.” Justice League, released in 2017 Steppenwolf has returned after thousands of years to put the three Mother Boxes together and take over the world. Bruce Wayne puts together a team to confront him — he knows Diana Prince will be with him, […]

DC Extended Universe

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

In the past DC has given us various Superman and Batman movies but they’ve never tried to combine their characters into one universe before — until Marvel did it, and then they thought it was a good idea. Here are the movies in what’s known as the DC Extended Universe — 3 so far and […]

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

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{4/5} “I thought she was with you.” Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, released in 2016 Batman and Superman have been noticing each other’s exploits, and they each see the flaws in the other. When Lex Luthor gets his hands on some Kryptonite, Bruce Wayne decides to steal it. Meanwhile, Lex has also gotten his […]

All-Star Superman

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{4/5} “I know I promised I wouldn’t waste my intellect on kryptonite robots and elaborate super-death traps… But three months ago, I looked in the mirror at those nasty little spiderwebs of lines around my eyes, and I realized something… I’m getting older and… and he isn’t… So, if I want to die happy, it’s […]

Man of Steel

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{4.5/5} “Your mother and I believed Krypton lost something precious — the element of choice, of chance. What if a child dreamed of becoming something other than what society had intended? What if a child aspired to something greater? You were the embodiment of that belief, Kal.” Clark Kent is not an ordinary man. He […]

Superman: Earth One

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{4.5/5} “But there are things you can do that nobody else can. Important things. Things that can mean the difference between life and death for a whole lot of people.” Clark Kent has been struggling with what to do with his life — his parents always wanted him to do what makes him happy. He’s […]