WTF HAPPENED? R.I.P.D.

Welcome back to the WTF Happened? series, a collaborative effort, along with the Jock and Nerd Podcast, to take a look at some of the worst movies imaginable. For this entry we are going to take a look at the 2013 adaptation of the Dark Horse comic’s mini-series The Rest In Peace Department (R.I.P.D.) This also marks the second entry in what is so far a continuing look at poorly received comic book movies with Ryan Reynolds attached.

Note: Please remember, what follows is not a 100% accurate recounting of the events that led to the creation of the film, but a speculation based off of research that I have cultivated. Also be sure to listen to the WTF EPISODE RIGHT HERE as well! Continue reading

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WTF HAPPENED? GREEN LANTERN

Welcome back to the WTF Happened? series, a collaborative effort, along with the Jock and Nerd Podcast, to take a look at some of the worst movies imaginable. For this entry we are going to take a look at DC/Warner Bros. failed first attempt at building a larger DC Cinematic Universe, 2011’s Green Lantern.

Note: Please remember, what follows is not a 100% accurate recounting of the events that led to the creation of the film, but a speculation based off of research that I have cultivated. Also be sure to listen to the WTF EPISODE RIGHT HERE as well! Continue reading

WTF Happened? BATMAN AND ROBIN

Welcome back to the WTF Happened? series, a collaborative effort, along with the Jock and Nerd Podcast, to take a look at some of the worst movies imaginable. For this entry we are going to take a look at the film that killed the initial Batman franchise, 1997’s Batman and Robin. So get ready for plenty of cold puns and Bat nipples ahead!

Note: Please remember, what follows is not a 100% accurate recounting of the events that led to the creation of the film, but a speculation based off of research that I have cultivated. Also be sure to listen to the WTF EPISODE RIGHT HERE as well! Continue reading

Geoff Johns Set to Bring Optimism and Hope to DC’s Extended Universe

Recently, it was announced that CCO of DC Entertainment, Geoff Johns, would be one of the two men to over-see the creative direction of DC’s Extended Universe of films. Thanks to the poor reception of director Zack Snyder’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice by many critics and fans, Johns will join WB executive vice president Jon Berg in having the final say on projects coming from DC and WB’s new DC Films department.

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Comic Review: PUNISHER #1 (2016)

The Punisher returns to comic store shelves in a new series by writer Becky Cloonan (Gotham Academy) and veteran Punisher artist Steve Dillion. In this new series, a drug is making its way to the streets, and it’s turning regular people into invulnerable, violent psychopaths. Sounds like just the kind of thing Frank Castle needs to look into.

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WTF HAPPENED? FANTASTIC FOUR (2015)

For my first entry into the WTF Happened? series I take a look at the 2015 reboot of Fantastic 4 from 20th Century Fox and director Josh Trank and try to determine why it is considered one of the worst superhero movies made, and actually made the original Fantastic Four movies from ten years ago look better in comparison. Continue reading