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Superhero Bits: ‘The Boys’ Season 2 Arriving in 2020, ‘Ironheart’ and ‘Thunderbolts’ Rumors & More

Is Tom King working on some kind of secret Watchmen project? When will the second season of The Boys arrive on Amazon? When will the series finale of Arrow be airing? Will Ironheart and Thunderbolts be getting their own Marvel movies? Does a moment in Avengers: Endgame visually reference Back to the Future Part II? […]

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The Morning Watch: Men in Black International VFX Before & After, ‘The Boys’ Easter Eggs & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, see how a variety of Men in Black […]

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‘The Boys’ Review: Season 1’s Surprise Ending Swoops in to Save Amazon’s Superhero Story — Spoilers

[Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for “The Boys” Season 1, including the ending.]Like a kitten clinging to the top branch of a tall tree, “The Boys” is always on the edge of disaster. The dark and violent Amazon series teeters between vicious cultural commentary and over-indulgent naïveté. Thus is the peril of making […]

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Comic-Con: Avengers: Endgame, Walking Dead, The Witcher, Dark Crystal, Game of Thrones, The Boys and Freaks

On the July 20, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by managing editor Jacob Hall and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about the first day of San Diego Comic Con International 2019. We talk about Marcus and McFeely, Russo Brothers, The Walking Dead and Fear The Walking Dead, The Witcher, […]

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Amazon’s Hyper-Violent ‘The Boys’ is a Reflection of Our Times [Comic-Con 2019]

“If you’re here with your kids, you’re a terrible person…it’s a fucking grown-up show. If you’re easily offended—please pounce.” That’s how moderator Aisha Tyler opened San Diego Comic-Con’s The Boys panel, an Amazon Original series based on the comic books of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson in which superheroes live among us and are major […]

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‘The Boys’: Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg’s Superhero Series Mistakes Nastiness For Edginess In Series Premiere [Tribeca Review]

What’s the record for fastest fridging in media? In this Amazon adaptation of the Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson comic, it happens just minutes into the series premiere, giving our hero a reason to fight and establishing the show’s position on its female characters in a single gory blow. What’s frustrating is that “The Boys” […]

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‘The Boys’ Trailer: Another Subversive Take On the Superhero Genre

Television has proved itself to be fertile ground for comic book adaptations; the serialized format better emulates the storytelling style of comics than movies do, and as such, several popular comics have found their way to the small screen and established themselves as some of the most popular shows on TV. From “The Walking Dead” […]

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Dan Trachtenberg Will Direct ‘The Boys’ Premiere for Amazon’s TV Series Adaptation

The Boys might finally be a thing. Amazon’s adaptation of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson’s graphic novel got a big boost earlier this year with some solid casting news. Today it takes another step forward with the announcement that Dan Trachtenberg will be helming the all-important first episode. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, who are […]

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