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10 Questions We Have After the ‘Peacemaker’ Premiere

Van and Charles dive into the first three episodes of ‘Peacemaker’ with some of their biggest lingering questions

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James Gunn’s Profane, Parodic ‘Peacemaker’ Brings the DCEU to TV

This week’s ‘Peacemaker’ premiere marks the expansion of the DC Extended Universe to TV—and the spinoff from ‘The Suicide Squad’ both borrows and diverges from the Marvel model for small-screen streaming success

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The Most Anticipated Movies of 2022

Barring setbacks, 2022 promises a return to Wakanda and Gotham, and new entries from directors like Jordan Peele, David Cronenberg, and Martin Scorsese

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No One in 2021 Went Over the Top Like Jared Leto

‘The Little Things,’ the Snyder Cut, and ‘House of Gucci’ are a true holy trinity of batshit performances

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Why Are NFL Players So Obsessed With ‘The Dark Knight’?

The Christopher Nolan film may be 13 years old, but players across the league still identify with its themes—and especially the Joker. Why that character? Why this movie? And how does it all manifest on the field?

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‘The Velvet Underground’ Documentary, ‘The Batman’ Trailer, and the Cancellation of ‘Y: The Last Man’

Plus, reacting to ‘The Last Duel’ flopping at the box office

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The Flash and DC FanDome News, Plus Recasting ‘Batman’

Plus, the Midnight Boys share the type of Batman film they would like to see

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DC Charts Its Path Out of the Snyderverse and Into the Multiverse

The second annual FanDome event on Saturday was full of previews (a new Batman trailer! A long-awaited look at ‘Black Adam’!) as DC and Warner Bros. continue to try to cut into Marvel’s dominance

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Robert Pattinson Answers the Call in a Fiery New ‘The Batman’ Trailer

The long-awaited reboot unveils a new preview showcasing more Catwoman, Penguin, and, of course, the Riddler

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The Fall Hype Top 10 Road Map

What are Mal and Joanna most looking forward to in the world of fandom?

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Nerd News and ‘No Time to Die’ Reactions

Plus, Van and Charles make predictions for DC FanDome

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Red Sox Bliss, Luka’s 2022 Ceiling, and a Michael Keaton Interview

Bill reacts to the Red Sox topping the Yankees and chats NBA expectations with Jonathan Tjarks

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What ‘The Suicide Squad’ Means for the Future of DC

James Gunn successfully rebooted a defunct franchise, and in the process may have laid out a path to reboot Warner Bros.’ entire superhero enterprise

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The Hello Sunshine Sale and What It Means to Have a TV Brand. Plus, ‘The Suicide Squad’ and ‘The White Lotus.’

Reese Witherspoon’s media company sold for around $900 million last week. What does that tell us about the state of the TV industry?

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‘The Suicide Squad’ Exit Survey

DC’s superteam of villains returned with a new director and a mostly new cast. So did the 2021 version redeem the 2016 version?

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Charting James Gunn’s Unexpected Rise to Mainstream Glory

After an initial start as a shock artist and being the target of a 2018 smear campaign, the longtime creator now stands as the only director to ever helm films for both the MCU and the DCEU

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Introducing the New and Improved Suicide Squad

Five years after the disastrous first attempt, James Gunn is taking another swing at DC’s motley crew of supervillains. And in assembling his team, he’s decided to get VERY weird.

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Spider-Man Trailer Predictions. DC on HBO Max, and the Super Villain Draft

Plus, Van gives his thoughts on the finale of ‘Loki’ and the future of the MCU

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‘Black Panther’ Midnight Court, ‘Army of the Dead’, and Nerd News

The Midnight Boys discuss the recent news regarding a new Batman animated series and how it might stack up alongside the rest of the animated DC universe

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Armchair CEO: Fixing the DC Cinematic Universe 

Van and Charles discuss what they would do if they were in charge of the DC cinematic universe

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What the Snyder Cut Means for the Future of Fandom

Does the successful fan-driven ‘Justice League’ campaign have ripple effects for similar movements for ‘Suicide Squad’ and ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’?

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Watching ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’: A Diary

The much-hyped film better known as the Snyder Cut is over four hours long. Watching it is an eye-opening journey of personality, profundity, and absurdity.

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The Future of Superhero Movies Is the Multiverse

Both Marvel and DC are about to dabble in a storytelling format with limitless possibilities. But as they say, with great power comes great responsibility.

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In Search of a Black Batman and Darker DC

With this month’s ‘Future State: The Next Batman,’ the comic book publisher debuted something new for the company: a Black Batman written by a Black writer. But despite on-page progress at DC and others, the industry still has a long way to go.

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Which Chaotic DC Actor Is Having the Most Fun? A Ranking.

Ever since the DCEU abandoned the Snyderverse, some of Hollywood’s most prestigious performers have been going absolutely bonkers in superhero movies

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The Next Era of the DC Universe Is Here. Plus, ‘Lovecraft Country’ Episode 2, and an Interview With George Pelecanos.

Plus, Andy talks with Pelecanos about his new anthology series ‘DC Noir’

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DC Might Not Have a Plan, but It Has Your Attention

DC Fandome over the weekend came at a time of upheaval, but stray new footage of properties like ‘The Batman,’ ‘Wonder Woman 1984,’ and Zach Snyder’s ‘Justice League’ was enough to give the company a win

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The ‘Justice League’ Movie You Should Actually Watch

The Snyder Cut is due out next year. But before you watch the reimagination of the 2017 live-action flick, there’s a new animated movie that may be even more compelling.

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The ‘Birds of Prey’ Exit Survey

Harley Quinn has her own movie (bye, Jared Leto!) and her own new girl gang. Did DC pull it off, or did it drop the breakfast sandwich?

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The DC Extended Universe Isn’t a Universe at All

With ‘Shazam!,’ the DCEU has officially stopped trying to be the MCU—and things have never been better

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“Oh, Yikes”: An Interview With a Marine Biologist About ‘Aquaman’

Turns out the DC film took some liberties depicting underwater life

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‘Aquaman’: The Weird, Sort of Good (?) Future of Comic Book Movies

Sean Fennessey and David Shoemaker take a trip into the cinematically gorgeous—but ultimately average—world of the latest DC Universe release