‘Batman v. Superman’ leaves fans disappointed

By: Jacob Mueller ~Staff Writer~ So far, “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” has earned a whopping $424.1 million at the box office. Moviegoers are certainly ecstatic to see the two DC legends battle it out on the bigscreen, but is the film any good? I had the pleasure of seeing it on opening night, and I left the theater very conflicted about my final verdict. “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” is a visually stunning film. Director Zack Snyder certainly knows how to capture spectacular-looking action sequences and imagery that propels the film as a must-see in theaters. Even … Continue reading ‘Batman v. Superman’ leaves fans disappointed

Grisly “Gone Girl”

By: Grant Vance ~Staff Writer~ Visionary director David Fincher returns to cinema in style with his masterful 10th feature film, “Gone Girl,” released on Oct. 1. “Gone Girl,” adapted for the screen by Gillian Flynn from her best-selling novel of the same title, tells the story of Nick Dunne and his struggle to find an answer for the mysterious disappearance of his wife, Amy Dunne, after returning home to the violent crime scene of what appears to be a home invasion. As the investigation grows deeper, and more and more is revealed about Amy’s disappearance, all evidence gradually points to … Continue reading Grisly “Gone Girl”

Affleck to take on new Batman role

By: Grant Vance It has been recently announced that Ben Affleck has been cast as the new Batman, causing quite a stir among “The Dark Knight” trilogy and comic book fans alike. Considering Christopher Nolan’s critically acclaimed trilogy ended merely a year ago, it’s interesting to see an announcement so soon that Ben Affleck has already been cast for the role. Ben Affleck was an interesting choice to the already controversial casting, mainly for his history with superhero films. Affleck starred as Daredevil in the 2003 film, a box office flop hated by comic book fans. Another tiff with the … Continue reading Affleck to take on new Batman role