misc: dc

  • DC: Let's release 10 superhero movies between now and 2020.
  • Marvel: Let's release 11 superhero movies between now and then.
  • Fans: Yay! More superhero movies!
  • DC & Marvel: And guess what?
  • Fans: What?
  • DC: We're finally going to do Wonder Woman in 2017!
  • Marvel: And we're doing Captain Marvel in 2018!
  • Fans: Cool!
  • ...
  • Fans Who Do Math: So that's 21 movies total?
  • DC & Marvel: Yep! Isn't that great?
  • Fans Who Do Math: And 2 of them are about women?
  • DC & Marvel: Yep! Get excited ladies!
  • Fans Who Give a Shit About Gender Equality: Um, isn't there something a bit off about your male-to-female lead ratios?
  • DC & Marvel: But box office! And merch sales! And boys clubs! And girls don't like superheroes! And girl movies are hard! And —
  • Fans Who Give a Shit About Gender Equality: We're getting rather sick of your excuses. Also, they're completely bullshit. Here, have some really great surveys and studies completely disproving the whole "girl movies are bad for business thing": Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, the freaking UN, Women Make Movies, etc.
  • DC & Marvel: *busy signal*
  • Fans Who Give a Shit About Gender Equality: Could we at least add a Black Widow movie to that list, Marvel? She's a popular character. We've already seen her succeed in 4 films. And she fits great into your franchise.
  • Marvel: No can do.
  • Fans Who Give a Shit About Gender Equality: Sigh.

Nightwing : The Series

Synopsis: “Nightwing: The Series” follows the story of Batman’s former sidekick, Dick Grayson aka Robin. After a falling out with his mentor, Dick abandons Gotham and everyone in it. Emerging in the City of Bludhaven years later, Dick takes on the guise of “Nightwing” easily defeating the petty criminals who infest it. But he soon realizes he may have bitten off more than he can chew when a mysterious and dangerous assassin only known as ‘Deathstroke, begins targeting Bludhaven citizens. Can he defend his new home and the lives of it’s inhabitants from the most dangerous foe he’s ever faced!? Only time will tell in this epic 5 part mini-series!

Episode 1 - Deathstroke: http://youtu.be/o297A1wmys0

Episode 2 - Origins: http://youtu.be/Adv8OASsZu0

Episode 3 - Descent: http://youtu.be/kfYoS0YkAtY

Episode 4 - Oracle: http://youtu.be/43GNeN8qHwQ

Episode 5 - Legacy: http://youtu.be/k-DMUJTWrf8