DC decided they were going to go head to head with Marvel and create a
cinematic universe, the results have been… mixed to say the least.
Man of Steel
was controversial for its bleak portrayal of Superman, while Batman Vs Superman
birthed a generation of memes more memorable than the actual film itself. Justice
League was plagued by inconsistent storytelling and an anticlimactic villain, but, more recently, the DCEU has begun to change its fortunes.
films like Aquaman and Shazam, DC has started to fix its mistakes. Developers
are learning to strike a balance between lighthearted comedy and serious
The first DC film to do this successfully was Wonder Woman.
Praised for its casting, storytelling and relatable themes, Patty Jenkins' film is the
gold standard of the DC Extended Universe.
proved there’s a market for female superheroes to save the day on the silver
screen, and she isn’t the only one. The DC universe is filled with awesome
superheroines who deserve to have their stories shared with a wider audience, whether they hail from beyond the stars, or stick to the streets of Gotham City...