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‘Birds of Prey’ has a clear identity, even if imperfect in execution

Margot Robbie in a scene from Birds of Prey.

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor

February 12, 2020

“Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn” was never going to avoid being compared to the previous Harley-centric film, “Suicide Squad.” The 2016 ensemble film has its fans, but the criticisms were hard to argue against. The pacing was wild, most of the characters were...

“Joker”: portrait of a jester

Joaquin Phoenix stars in

Stephen Lambros, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2019

It would be no lie to suggest that DC Comics is Warner Brothers Entertainment Inc.’s most important intellectual property in terms of worldwide theatrical film exhibition. "Joker’s" stunning box office gross, amassed in the span of three weekends as of this writing, is just another in a long line...

Views from abroad: We needed “Captain Marvel”

Views from abroad: We needed “Captain Marvel”

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

March 21, 2019

'Ello and welcome back to this week's edition of “Views from abroad.” This week, I am very excited to be jumping into a particularly favorite topic of mine – no, not the Jonas Brothers again – Marvel, specifically the latest installment in their franchise, “Captain Marvel.” The highly-antic...

REVIEW: “Aquaman”

Photo created by Genevieve Guenther.

Jonathan Montague, Staff Writer

December 28, 2018

DC Entertainment does not yet have a favorable track record when it comes to their film adaptations. Maybe now that fear can be put to rest, thanks to their newest blockbuster to end 2018, Aquaman.

REVIEW: “Crisis on Earth-X”

Jonathan Montague, Contributing Writer

December 15, 2017

While Marvel Studios has ruled the superhero film market with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, DC Comics has been the king of the small screen with what’s now known as the Arrowverse -- comprising its namesake, "Arrow"; "Arrow" spinoffs "The Flash" and "Legends of Tomorrow"; and the show it adopted from...

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