Comic book movie

The road to Infinity is paved with good storytelling

By Callum Costello

How Marvel Studios wedded creativity and economy to reshape the blockbuster landscape.

What’s so fascinating about The Joker?

By James Luxford

With Leonardo DiCaprio and Joaquin Phoenix in line to play Gotham’s terroriser in chief, we explore the enduring appeal of a comic book icon.

Is it time to do away with post-credits scenes?

By James Luxford

These bonus moments have become a mainstay of modern blockbuster. But are they a cynical marketing tool or cinema’s secret weapon?

Revisiting Blade II: Guillermo del Toro’s slick superhero B-movie

By Padraig Cotter

With its sympathetic monsters and distinct visuals, this 2002 sequel is the director’s most underrated film.

Black Panther

By Hannah Woodhead

Creed wunderkind Ryan Coogler takes the reigns to deliver Marvel’s best origin story since Iron Man.

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Made in Black America: Why Black Panther is more than a comic book movie

By Callum Costello

Marvel’s latest represents the culmination of years of reinvention in black filmmaking.

When did film fans become so obsessed with alternative cuts?

By James Luxford

A petition calling for the release of Zack Snyder’s extended Justice League cut has got us thinking about a curious trend in modern cinema.

Justice League

By Hannah Woodhead

The latest film off the DC production line sees Batman and co team up to fight an ancient evil force, with underwhelming results.

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In praise of Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie, Marvel’s long-awaited saviour

By Ella Kemp

The American actor’s latest scene-stealing performance shows what a female superhero should look like.

How superhero culture helped me to overcome my depression

By Christopher Aguiar

As a kid, I found solace in the comic book characters who resembled my own outcast existence.

Sam Raimi’s original Spider-Man is a great New York movie

By Henry Bevan

The director’s 2002 franchise opener is a tribute to this iconic city and the people who live in it.

Why I love Andrew Garfield’s performance in The Amazing Spider-Man

By Nick Funnell

The actor is at his honest, emotive best in Marc Webb’s 2012 reboot.

Daniel Clowes: ‘Wilson is like my nemesis – but I admire him also’

By Charles Bramesco

The renowned American comic artist discusses the latest adaptation of his work.

Wonder Woman

By David Jenkins

A compelling story, neatly-drawn characters and an inspiring lead help this DC comic book movie to soar.

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Can the Marvel franchise survive without Iron Man?

By James Luxford

The founding Avenger could be about to hang up his suit. Who’s ready to become the MCU’s new MVP?

Will Wonder Woman breathe new life into the comic book origin story?

By John Wadsworth

A new trailer for DC’s standalone adventure tale hints at its heroine’s badass back story.

The supehero genre is finally growing up, but not where you think

By Cameron Williams

Legion is the small-screen saviour of formulaic comic book adaptations.

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