Only God Can Save You Now

I’ve said a lot of vicious things about Zack Snyder in the past but that’s only because I despise him for taking several very loud, monochrome dumps on characters that I hold very dear.  Despite my antipathy for the man and his “vision”, I would never have wished the sort of personal tragedy he is going through to have been visited upon him.  Losing a child is a horror most of us cannot even fathom.  All biting sarcasm and shit talking aside.  Seriously, we feel for the guy. Principal photography…

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Snyder Steps Down After Personal Tragedy

The news broke today that producer, writer and director of the upcoming Justice League movie, Zack Snyder, along with his wife, producer Deborah Snyder, will be stepping down from completion of the film after a family tragedy. In the last couple of months, the Snyders have been working with director/writer of Marvel’s The Avengers, as well as the upcoming Batgirl movie, Joss Whedon to complete the Justice League film. Whedon will do pickups, inserts and other additional scenes to add to the footage already shot by Snyder. He had already…

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True Grit

In 1986 industry giant John Byrne wrote and penciled a six issue series for DC Comics titled The Man of Steel.  DC had just wrapped up the Crisis on Infinite Earths and had entrusted Byrne with the task of rebooting Superman.  Byrne responded by producing an instant classic; at once groundbreaking and timely yet reverential of the character’s deep roots and history.  It was a great time to be reading DC Comics. In Byrne’s saga, Clark Kent/Superman comes to Metropolis and very soon finds himself embroiled in a tense hostage…

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Spoiler: Zack Snyder is the Devil

“If man won’t kill God, the Devil will do it!” Lex Luthor, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice   At this point writing bad reviews for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice seems a lot like beating a dead horse.  Actually, it’s like beating a dead horse with another slightly larger dead horse.  One that is stuffed full of chloroform soaked rags and gravel.  Face it, the film is a flaming train wreck.  And that particular train was carrying a cargo of rusty old buttholes through the swamps of New…

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