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Justice League (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Zack Snyder, Joss Whedon

Starring:
Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher

Other notable appearances:
Ciarán Hinds, Jeremy Irons, Amy Adams, Diane Lane, Billy Crudup, Connie Nielsen, J.K. Simmons, Joe Morton, Amber Heard, Jesse Eisenberg, Joe Manganiello

Running time:
121 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Wonder Woman, The Avengers

 

After the death of Superman (Cavill), an ancient evil is drawn to Earth with insidious plans. It is up to Bruce Wayne (Affleck) and Diana Prince (Gadot) to join forces with other super-powered beings and try to save the world from annihilation.

Justice League is the fifth film in the DC Extended Universe.

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Wonder Woman (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Patty Jenkins

Starring:
Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Saïd Taghmaoui, Ewen Bremner, Eugene Brave Rock, Danny Huston, Elena Anaya, David Thewlis

Other notable appearances:
Lucy Davis, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Zack Snyder

Running time:
141 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad

 

After saving pilot and spy Steve Trevor from drowning and German soldiers, Princess Diana of Themiscyra embarks on a journey that takes her from the secluded home she has always known to save humanity from the hell of World War I.

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We Are Robin, Volume 1: The Vigilante Business (2016)

Review by CJ

Page count:
157

Format:
Trade paperback

Publisher:
DC Comics

ISBN:
978-1-4012-5982-0

 

A band of teenagers don the Robin mantle to fight crime in Gotham City under the guidance of a mysterious figure.

We Are Robin, Volume 1: The Vigilante Business collects issues 1-6 of We Are Robin (2015).

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New Suicide Squad, Volume 1: Pure Insanity (2015)

Review by CJ

Page count:
192

Format:
Trade paperback

Publisher:
DC Comics

ISBN:
978-1-4012-5238-0

 

The new Suicide Squad is assembled, adding Joker’s Daughter, Reverse Flash, Black Manta and Deathstroke to the line-up alongside regulars Harley Quinn, Deadshot and Captain Boomerang.

Their first trip takes them to Russia for a mission that will test their wits, their teamwork and their (in)sanity. The second mission sends Taskforce X to China where they inadvertently awaken a new metahuman superhero.

Meanwhile, Amanda Waller struggles with a new chain of command and things at Belle Reve Prison aren’t quite what they seem.

New Suicide Squad, Volume 1: Pure Insanity collects issues 1-8 of New Suicide Squad (2014).

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Harley Quinn’s Greatest Hits (2016)

Review by CJ

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Page count:
155

Format:
Collected edition graphic novel (paperback)

Publisher:
DC Comics

ISBN:
978-1-4012-7008-7

 

A collection of stories featuring Gotham’s Clown Princess of Crime.

Included stories are from the Countdown, Batman Adventures, Batman, Gotham City Sirens, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, and Harley Quinn and the Suicide Squad April Fools’ Special series.

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The Flash: Season Two

Review by CJ

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Director:
Ralph Hemecker, Jesse Warn, John F. Showalter, Stefan Pleszczynski, Steve Shill, JJ Makaro, Dermott Downs, Kevin Tancharoen, Rob Hardy, Michael A. Allowitz, Rachel Talalay, Millicent Shelton, Hanelle Culpepper, Glen Winter, Alice Troughton, Armen V. Kevorkian, Kevin Smith, Antonio Negret

Starring:
Grant Gustin, Carlos Valdes, Danielle Panabaker, Tom Cavanagh, Candice Patton, Jesse L. Martin, Keiynan Lonsdale

Other notable appearances:
Victor Garber, Robbie Amell, Rick Cosnett, Wentworth Miller, Teddy Sears, John Wesley Shipp, Stephen Amell, Malese Jow, Peyton List, Amanda Pays, Patrick Sabongui, John Barrowman, Emily Bett Rickards, Willa Holland, David Ramsey, Mark Hamill, Shantel VanSanten, Matt Letscher, Jason Mewes, Katie Cassidy

Running time:
40-43 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
23

 

After defeating Reverse Flash last season, two members of Team Flash are gone. The team now face a new threat in the form of Zoom — another speedster whose speed far exceeds that of The Flash. Can Barry Allen (Gustin) put past betrayals behind him and trust the newly arrived Jay Garrick to stop the evil Zoom?

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The Flash: Season One

Review by CJ

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Director:
David Nutter, Jesse Warn, Glen Winter, Dermott Downs, Millicent Shelton, Larry Shaw, Ralph Hemecker, Nick Copus, John F. Showalter, Rob Hardy, Steve Surjik, Thor Freudenthal, John Behring, Kevin Tancharoen, Wendey Stanzler, Steve Shill, Doug Aarniokoski

Starring:
Grant Gustin, Carlos Valdes, Danielle Panabaker, Tom Cavanagh, Candice Patton, Jesse L. Martin, Rick Cosnett

Other notable appearances:
John Wesley Shipp, Stephen Amell, William Sadler, Robbie Amell, Anthony Carrigan, Wentworth Miller, Emily Bett Rickards, David Ramsey, Amanda Pays, Victor Garber, Matt Letscher, Mark Hamill, Brandon Routh, Emily Kinney, Peyton List

Running time:
42-44 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
23

 

When S.T.A.R. Labs has a catastrophic particle accelerator accident, forensic scientist Barry Allen (Gustin) is working in his lab. Nine months later, Barry wakes up to discover he has developed super speed and healing abilities. With the help of S.T.A.R. Labs’ Harrison Wells (Cavanagh), Caitlin Snow (Panabaker) and Cisco Ramon (Valdes), Barry starts using his powers to stop crime in his hometown, Central City. Team Flash quickly realises that Barry was not the only person affected by the particle accelerator explosion as meta-human villains start to emerge from the woodworks.

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