March 11, 2009
How does watching a 163-minute, R-rated comic book movie sound to you? If you?re a shy but intellectually curious male in your mid-20s to late 30s and love graphic novels, I?ve got the film for you ? the visually enticing new release ?Watchmen.? Ladies, you can skip this flick unless you have a soft spot for meeting so-called ?nerds? at the multiplex. ?Watchmen? is based on Alan Moore?s book of the same name. Director Zack Snyder brings to life a cult classic that is a must see for serious fans of this genre or anybody who hangs out at Kings Comics in Burbank.
July 10, 2012
Warner Bros. will need a new hero to invigorate its DC Comics brand on the big screen, now that director Christopher Nolan 's successful Batman trilogy comes to an end with next week's "The Dark Knight Rises. " Home to such superheroes as Superman , Batman and Wonder Woman, DC has struggled to find the same success on the big screen as its Walt Disney Co. -owned rival Marvel Entertainment - despite having a better known collection of characters.