James Gunn must usher in nothing less than Superman’s big-screen second coming
The Guardians of the Galaxy writer-director and DC Studios CEO has turned his focus to the company’s ultimate hero. But will anyone ever fill Christopher Reeve’s 45-year-old red boots?
17, Mar, 2023 @9:37 PM
James Gunn’s plans for DC are brave, bold and bereft of Batfleck – apparently
Can the film-maker revolutionise DC with a slate of five movies, with new and old actors, that will interconnect superhero stories?
03, Feb, 2023 @1:19 PM
After ditching Henry Cavill’s Superman, can James Gunn really turn DC around?
The studio’s new chief exec has enjoyed a trigger-happy start, scrapping Cavill’s Man of Steel as well as Wonder Woman 3. But he must be given time to realise his vision
16, Dec, 2022 @10:14 AM
Henry Cavill won’t return to The Witcher despite losing Superman role
Netflix confirms role of Geralt of Rivia will still be recast and played by Australian actor Liam Hemsworth, after Cavill was dropped by DC Studios
16, Dec, 2022 @1:01 AM
Bound for the reload: how DC’s new maestro James Gunn rebuilt his career
Sacked by Marvel for offensive tweets, the film-maker has gone from Guardian of the Galaxy to master of the DC universe
28, Oct, 2022 @1:46 PM
Does it really matter if Marvel’s stars act in a state of utter bewilderment?
While developments in CGI mean cast members no longer have to walk around blue-screen studios talking to tennis balls on sticks, is the acting experience as true as it should be?
06, Oct, 2022 @2:53 PM
Is The Suicide Squad the beginning of the end for the superhero movie?
James Gunn’s gory, knowing reboot of the DC antihero adventure is part of a newer revisionist trend that suggests the genre might be going the way of the western
05, Aug, 2021 @2:19 PM
The Suicide Squad review – a slick meeting of sick minds
A convict task force dispense gleeful mayhem in this stylish reboot from a director with the perfect sewer aesthetic
31, Jul, 2021 @11:00 AM
The Suicide Squad review – eyeball-blitzing supervillain reboot
Guardians of the Galaxy’s James Gunn is a good directorial fit for the humour and freaky violence of DC’s bad-guy jamboree
28, Jul, 2021 @4:10 PM
Can James Gunn bring the Suicide Squad back to life?
The Guardians of the Galaxy director has been given another motley crew to turn into box-office gold – but this time his task looks a lot tricker
05, Feb, 2021 @2:01 PM
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