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My Favorite Scene: Wonder Woman (2017) *Steve Trevor’s Sacrifice*

In a year that’s seen perhaps the most quality of quantity in the comic book genre with Logan, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and Thor: Ragnarok all scoring, Wonder Woman still stands as the best comic book movie of 2017.  The DCEU in Wonder Woman captured what makes the DCU work in comics.  The DCU has an earnestness and acceptance of its own fantastic nature whereas Marvel tends to try to ground things in a more logical reality.  The DCU is a magical, cosmos-spanning, wonderland (punny).  It has street-level heroes like Batman and Green Arrow, but more common are larger-than-life godlike beings like Superman, Flash, and Wonder Woman.  Patty Jenkins’ take on the Amazons and Diana was the best Wonder Woman anything that’s ever been done on any screen or any page.  It captured the essence of her character and allowed us for the first time to get that feeling of what a special place the DCU is. Continue reading My Favorite Scene: Wonder Woman (2017) *Steve Trevor’s Sacrifice*

Wonder Woman Blu Ray Release Date and Special Features!!!

*Text from Blu Ray.com

Celebrate the wonder when Warner Bros.‘ Wonder Woman arrives onto Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital. Gal Gadot returns as the DC Super Hero in the epic action adventure from director Patty Jenkins (Monster, AMC’s The Killing). The Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, and Blu-ray Combo Pack will include an all-new bonus scene never before seen in theaters.  

Wonder Woman will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray for $44.95, Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack for $44.95, Blu-ray Combo Pack for $35.99 and DVD for $28.98. The Ultra HD Blu-ray features an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with the theatrical version in 4K with HDR and a Blu-ray disc also featuring the theatrical version. The Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack features the theatrical version of the film in 3D hi-definition and hi-definition; the Blu-ray Combo Pack features the theatrical version of the film in hi-definition on Blu-ray; and the DVD features the theatrical version in standard definition. The Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack will include a digital version of the movie with UltraViolet. Fans can also own Wonder Woman via purchase from digital retailers beginning August 29 and on physical media September 19. Continue reading Wonder Woman Blu Ray Release Date and Special Features!!!

Movie Review: Wonder Woman (2017) *DC Makes Something Absolutely….Wonderful*

Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot

Richard Donner’s 1978 Superman.  Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman.  Patty Jenkins’ 2017 Wonder Woman.  DC’s trinity of chief superheroes all now finally have a film that will define them forever.  That’s not overstatement or hyperbole.  I’ve been skeptical about the DC Extended Universe of films, though hopeful at recent developments.  I honestly didn’t know what to expect from Wonder Woman going into the theater.  I’ve read a lot of comics, and there’s the Lynda Carter TV show, but if you asked me yesterday I couldn’t have picked out a defining Wonder Woman story and said THIS is the character.  I can now.  Wonder Woman is one of the best (if not THE best) films of 2017, one of the best comic book movies ever made, and the best ANYTHING Wonder Woman ever written or filmed.  It’s.  That.  Good.

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Trailer Time: Injustice Gods Among Us Launch Trailer

I wish I was good at fighting games.  Going back to Street Fighter II in the arcade, I just suck.  It’s not that I don’t like them.  I just don’t have coordination enough to whip out ultra super hyper combos.  This is especially a shame because Injustice Gods Among Us is a fighter right up my alley: comics.  Not only does the game boast a roster of DC’s best heroes and villains, they’ve come up with a really strong story to drive the action.  I’ve been reading the web comic that spins out of this alternate DC-verse and it’s a very dark, very Kingdom Come-esque apocalypse for the pantheon of icons.  The game has extremely interactive stages from familiar locales like the Batcave and the Fortress of Solitude.  I played the demo and Doomsday punched me THROUGH the Earth.  Capital “E” for the entire planet.  Check out the action when the game releases on April 16, 2013. 
The confirmed roster so far:
Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Aquaman, Cyborg, Ares, Bane, Black Adam, Catwoman, Hawkgirl, Harley Quinn, Joker, Deathstroke, Doomsday, Lex Luthor, Sinestro, Solomon Grundy, Killer Frost, Nightwing, Raven, and Shazam.