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Deja View - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem (2023)

‘Deja View’ – “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem” (2023)

September 19, 2023
In episode three of the animation series of 'Deja View,' Host Therese Kinirons, with guest Nathan Zakim, explores the 2023 film "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem." Tune in to hear the pair discuss Seth Rogen and the resurgence and reinvention of comic book movies.
Deja View - The Spider-Verse Franchise

‘Deja View’ – The “Spider-Verse” Franchise

September 15, 2023
On this very special double feature episode of Deja View, host Therese Kinirons talks with guest Chess Cabrera about the cultural phenomenon that is "Into the Spider-Verse" (2018) and "Across the Spider-Verse" (2023). Join them as they discuss the multitude of Spider-Men and representation in the media.

Ithacon lands in Emerson Suites once again

By Ray Milburn, Simone Bilich, and Spencer Park April 26, 2023

Shazam (Zachary Levi) returns to the big screen in a sadly underwhelming sequel with no real reason to exist.

Review: New ‘Shazam!’ film is a complete sham

By Giancarlo Messina, Staff Writer March 29, 2023
Amidst a strange time for comic book movies, "Shazam! Fury of the Gods" is quite underwhelming — especially compared to its predecessor.
Teth-Adam (Dwayne Johnson) is the lead of the latest DC comic book movie. While he was originally cast in 2007, the film has taken many years to develop: none of which show in the end product.

Review: New DC comic book film is buried in superhero tropes

By Evan Miller, Staff Writer November 2, 2022
One of the only highlights of "Black Adam," a comic book movie buried in tropes, is the moral question it poses about what it means to be a hero.
The 2019 “Hellboy” remake has a messy storyline and unconvincing characters. The quality of the film feels cheap and lacks the same timeless quality as Guillermo Del Toro’s original 2004 adaptation of the comic book series.

Review: “Hellboy” remake can not save itself from damnation

By Jake Leary, Staff Writer April 22, 2019

Neil Marshall’s “Hellboy” (2019) has the aesthetic sensibility of a Hot Topic: It’s cheap, insincere and reminds you of other places you’d rather be and other films you’d rather see. Marshall’s...

Shazam! boasts a wonderful beginning with a tragic story and interesting, comedic charcters. However, the move derails slightly towards the final act.

Review: Superhero movie has electric beginning

By Liam Conway, Staff Writer April 18, 2019

With the wisdom of Solomon, the strength of Hercules, the stamina of Atlas, the power of Zeus, the courage of Achilles and the speed of Mercury, “Shazam!” is one of DC’s best big screen adaptations...

Venom is the newest paper-thin take on the legendary Spiderman villain.

Review: ‘Venom’ refuses to evolve past paper-thin premise

By Antonio Ferme, Staff Writer October 21, 2018
Laughter was the only medication to help get through this littered atrocity of a film.
The Netflix original series chronicling the life of an ex-superhero named Jessica Jones released its second season.

Review: Superhero’s second season fails to live up to legacy

By Liza Gillespie, Staff Writer March 24, 2018
Meeting the incredibly high standard set by the first season of Marvel’s “Jessica Jones” was always an unattainable goal.
“Justice League” unites Batman (Ben Affleck), Wonder Woman (Gal Godot), Cyborg (Ray Fisher), the Flash  (Ezra Miller) and Aquaman (Jason Momoa) to fight Steppenwolf (Ciarán Hinds), a godlike entity from Apocalypse.

Review: Super team-up is leagues better than its predecessor

By Antonio Ferme, Staff Writer November 15, 2017
“Justice League” gives each of the primary characters enough screen time to justify their presence in the film.
Deja View: The many problems with the DC Extended Universe

Deja View: The many problems with the DC Extended Universe

By Kendyl Bennett, Podcast Editor October 3, 2017

On this packed episode of Deja View, Reviews Editor Jake Leary speaks with Staff Writers Aidan Lentz and Colin Tessier and Contributing Writer Antonio Ferme. The Deja View crew hashes out the complicated...

Deja View: Logan and the problems with superhero movies

Deja View: ‘Logan’ and the problems with superhero movies

By Kendyl Bennett, Podcast Editor March 8, 2017

In this week’s episode of Deja View, Assistant Life & Culture Editor Jake Leary sits down with Contributing Writer Colin Tessier to discuss his review of “Logan.” Then, Jake and Colin discuss...

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