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Doctor Strange: The Oath – a comic that should be a movie

Rob Leane Feature Apr 17, 2014

Could the 2006 Doctor Strange comic book arc be the inspiration for an upcoming cinematic outing for the Sorcerer Supreme? Rob has a look…

Why does Marvel Studios keep sidelining its antagonists?

Rob Leane Feature Apr 10, 2014

From Trevor Slattery to the Winter Soldier, Rob looks at one of the Marvel universe’s most curious traits...

Where does Captain America 2 leave the Marvel universe?

Rob Leane Feature Mar 28, 2014

Spoilers: just where does Captain America: The Winter Soldier leave the Marvel cinematic universe?

Movie cyborgs, sci-fi, and what's really going on

Rob Leane Feature Mar 20, 2014

Rob examines the cyborgs of RoboCop, Terminator: Salvation, Doctor Who, Elysium, Star Trek and more...

The Death Of Superman: a comic that should be a movie

Rob Leane Feature Mar 19, 2014

Is killing off The Big Blue Boy Scout a good idea for the future of Superman at the cinema? Rob has a look…

What X-Men: The Last Stand got wrong - and right

Rob Leane Feature Mar 6, 2014

Rob takes a look back at Brett Ratner's X-Men 3, to see if it's better than it's generally given credit for...

Batman movies in the 80s and 90s: the hero we deserved?

Rob Leane Feature Feb 26, 2014

How do capes, cowls and cultural context intertwine in some of history’s more troublesome Batman movies?

Why the galaxy needs Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic III

Rob Leane Feature Feb 24, 2014

Ten years after the original KotOR, Rob looks at why the time is right for an epic new Star Wars RPG

Planet Hulk: a comic that should be a movie

Rob Leane Feature Feb 7, 2014

Rob looks at why one Marvel comic book run is a sure-fire Hulk-smash in the making...

Doctor Who: examining River Song's final "spoilers"

Rob Leane Feature Jan 31, 2014

Have we seen the last of River Song, or was her final "spoilers" a sign of things to come? Rob looks at the options

Positives to take from the Star Wars prequels

Rob Leane Feature Jan 15, 2014

For Star Wars: Episode VII, should JJ Abrams ignore the prequels altogether? Rob optimistically looks for some positives...

Sherlock: explaining His Last Vow's final moments

Rob Leane Feature Jan 14, 2014

Sherlock's series 3 finale has provided a massive talking point for speculation among fans. Rob looks at the options, with huge spoilers...

Batman: The Long Halloween – a comic that should be a movie

Rob Leane Feature Jan 2, 2014

With Batfleck set to debut alongside Superman in 2015, Rob reckons The Long Halloween should be the next Batman story to be filmed...

What The Amazing Spider-Man could learn from Spider-Man 3

Rob Leane Feature Dec 10, 2013

Spider-Man 3 may have had its critics, but Rob argues that it could provide some lessons for the current Amazing Spider-Man franchise...

Marvel's Civil War: a comic that should be a movie

Rob Leane Feature Nov 18, 2013

Written by Mark Millar, Marvel's Civil War was a fan favourite. Rob looks at how it could translate to the big screen...

The hero we deserve: putting Batman in context

Rob Leane Feature Oct 16, 2013

Robert takes a look at how three different portrayals of Batman reflect social issues of their time