I love Teen Titans GO! Yeah, I know I should be embarrassed to admit that, but my kids watch it occasionally and, when they do, I tend to stand in the doorway and laugh along with them. It’s smart, funny, and has a flat out goofy streak that I can relate to. That’s why I’m kind of relieved that DC is giving the Teen Titans their own movie before tackling Titans or Aquaman. So, wanna see Teen Titans GO! to the Movies EARLY and FOR FREE? Continue reading →
The one massive downside to all of these superhero movies is that, after a while, they all start to look the same.
Even the characters are interchangeable: Batman is the money/gadget guy (Iron Man) while Aquaman is the rebellious God (Thor). The Flash is the joke-cracking youngster (Spiderman), Cyborg is the half man, half something-else-entirely (The Hulk) and, of course, Wonder Woman is the beacon of goodness (Captain America). This doesn’t mean that Justice League is a bad movie. I don’t think it could be BAD with this cast and this much material (introducing the League, fighting evil AND mourning a dead Superman). No, Justice League isn’t a bad movie but it does feel awfully familiar. It also highlights a huge difference in the way Marvel and DC tell their stories and why the Marvel films are consistently stronger: Continue reading →