Is a DC Cinematic multiverse the path forward?

After that DC Fandome event a few weeks back, I ended up having a bunch of ideas come from it. This is the last one of them. Something I feel like I’ve mentioned a number of times before in the previous handful of posts focusing on the DC movie universe. While DC put so much time and effort into trying to emulate the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s success, they might have stumbled into a better solution for them. 

A Cinematic Multiverse.

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How many times are we going to keep rebooting Batman?

While I was taking my week off, an event took place called the DC FanDome. During this event, Warner made a whole bunch of movie and video game announcements. Of these trailers, the one that seemed to be getting the most attention on the socials was the trailer for the Matt Reeves directed, Robert Patterson starring Batman movie.

I’ll put my hands up and admit that the jaded, cynical part of my brain took over and asked the question: “Do we really need another Batman movie already?”

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Questioning the value of paying extra to watch Mulan on Dinsey+

During an earlier stage this little old global pandemic, I put the idea out there that Covid-19 could kill the cinema experience. Citing some studios choosing to put their movies out at a premium on streaming services rather than waiting for cinemas to reopen. After getting delayed three times, it looks like Disney are finally making the decision to put their live action adaption/reimagining of Mulan out on Disney +.

I knew there was going to be an extra charge to see this movie for the first time at home rather than in a cinema, but I underestimated just how much of a premium Disney would be putting on the feature. Or maybe Disney overestimated just how badly people wanted to see this movie on a service their were already paying for.

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