Heroic Struggle

Love It or Hate It, Batman Vs Superman Proves That Warner Bros. and DC Seriously Have to Step Up They’re Game If They Want To Compete With Disney And Marvel

Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Jesse Eisenberg, Gal Godot, Amy Adams, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne and Holly Hunter

Director: Zack Snyder

Rated: PG-13

Running Time: 2 Hrs, 31 Mins.

Studio: Warner Bros.

After years of hype and anticipation, Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice (a title that is way too long and busy) is finally here, and it may well prove to be the most polarizing blockbuster of 2016. This looks like it’s going to be one of those love it or hate movies, dissecting opinion right down the middle. This year’s presidential debates are probably going to pale in comparison to the thousands of online fights this movie will inspire. And with an estimated budget of 250 million dollars and the future of DC’s cinematic universe riding on BVS’s performance, there’ll probably be no shortage of execs at Warner Bros. head offices downing Pepto Bismal shooters this weekend.

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The Oscars, The Shaynies And More . . .

I’m a little rough around the edges, but many thanks to Dr. Ted Lougheed who had me on his Podcast last week to talk about the Oscars, movies from 2015 and Hollywood’s diversity problem. We start with a quick examination of the Oscars, talk about some of my faves and then wrap the show up talking about Hollywood’s addiction to whitewashing. Check put the link and Thanks again Dr. Ted. https://s3.amazonaws.com/doctortedpodcast/2016/ted13.mp3