Warner Bros. Reaffirms Emphasis on DC Solo Films After AQUAMAN’s Success

With Warner Bros.’ DC Films receiving mixed results critically and financially over the years, the studio has re-evaluated its approach…at least several times. Most recently, WB committed to emphasizing on solo films driven by directors, rather than big team movies. While these movies take place in the same universe, there won’t be an overarching story,…Continue Reading “Warner Bros. Reaffirms Emphasis on DC Solo Films After AQUAMAN’s Success”

AQUAMAN Has Officially Passed $1 Billion at Worldwide Box Office

DC Films’ Aquaman has been a tidal wave on the box office, setting plenty of new records for the franchise. Today, the movie has met a goal that very few movies in history have achieved. This weekend, Aquaman has passed the coveted $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office. It is currently at $287.9…Continue Reading “AQUAMAN Has Officially Passed $1 Billion at Worldwide Box Office”

AQUAMAN is Now the Biggest DCEU Film Ever Worldwide

DC Films’ Aquaman has been an absolute juggernaut, setting new box office highs for the franchise. This week, the movie has now reached a new milestone, as it continues its quest to $1 billion worldwide. Aquaman has currently grossed $238.3 million domestically and $649.3 million overseas, bringing its worldwide total to $887.6 million. This puts…Continue Reading “AQUAMAN is Now the Biggest DCEU Film Ever Worldwide”

AQUAMAN is a Pulp Fiction Comic Book Movie

I do not lightly say that Aquaman is a Homeric epic, a paragon of Pulp Fiction storytelling, a complete hero’s journey. It would be so simple to call it another superhero movie following the established procedures set by the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man, Christopher Nolan’s Batman, or Fox’s X-Men universe. Instead, what is…Continue Reading “AQUAMAN is a Pulp Fiction Comic Book Movie”

AQUAMAN Surfs Past $800 Million; $1 Billion Worldwide Imminent

DC Films’ Aquaman continues to overperform at the box office, and today, it has passed a key milestone that sets it on track for a new high in the franchise. Aquaman has now surpassed Wonder Woman as the second highest grossing DC film worldwide, with $822.9 million. This includes a massive $606 million from overseas….Continue Reading “AQUAMAN Surfs Past $800 Million; $1 Billion Worldwide Imminent”

Why Aquaman is Actually One of DC’s Best Characters

Aquaman has been one of DC’s most prominent heroes throughout its history. He has been the King of Atlantis, a founding member of the Justice League, and a defender of the Earth. Despite this, Aquaman has been frequently seen as a joke among the mainstream audience. Whether it’s the bright orange costume or his ability…Continue Reading “Why Aquaman is Actually One of DC’s Best Characters”

Why Mera was Needed in the DC Universe
There are plenty of female heroes in the world of DC, such as Hawkgirl, Black Canary, Supergirl, Wonder Woman, Zatanna, and the Batwomen. And all of those heroes are phenomenal in their right. I love DC with all my heart and soul, flaws and all. To tell a story properly, a film must fill out the character with a backstory. Otherwise, they remain hollow, empty and unendearing. That was an extreme problem with Justice League. The film didn’t have time to flesh out all of its wonderful characters.  It is tough to accomplish such a story with an ensemble cast and relegate the “whys,” and the ”hows” into short interludes, giving the bare minimum to accommodate the needs of a team-up story.
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Box Office Updates: Aquaman and Deadpool Go Into the Spider-Verse

Two superhero movies took on the domestic box office this week, while another continues its reign overseas and in preview screenings. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse opened with $35.4 million this weekend – a solid start for the universally acclaimed animated movie. The film took in another $21 million overseas, bringing its worldwide debut to $56.4…Continue Reading “Box Office Updates: Aquaman and Deadpool Go Into the Spider-Verse”