Author: Neil Vagg

Neil is the Editor-in-Chief at GYCO. He has a BA in Film & TV and an MA in Scriptwriting; he currently works 9-5 in an office and 5-9 as a reviewer. He has been reading comics for as long as he can remember and is never far away from any book which has the word Bat in the title.

‘The LEGO Batman Movie’ finally hits cinemas on Friday this week. Giving the film one final marketing push Warner Bros. and LEGO have released LEGO posters for several DC Comics TV series. Featuring characters from ‘Supergirl’, ‘Gotham’, ‘Arrow’ and ‘The Flash’ the posters give a cute insight in to what LEGO sets for the series would look like. Having seen the film we can sadly confirm that none of the below characters will appear in the film. Green Arrow and Flash will appear but in their comic book form rather than TV. A short ‘Arrow’ episode was included as downloadable…

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Following the announcement late last month that ‘Tomb Raider’ was in production we now have our first set photos. Fan Twitter account AliciaVikander Daily has snagged four photos of lead actress Alicia Vikander in full Lara Croft getup. From the look of the photos below you can see Vikander in action during what appears to be a very physical sequence. Unsurprisingly her costume is very reminiscent of the recent rebooted ‘Tomb Raider’ games. She is sporting the shipwreck look over the tank-top and hot pants of the original 90s games. https://twitter.com/AliciaVikanderD/status/828650723797766144?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw ‘Tomb Raider’ stars Alicia Vikander (‘The Danish Girl’) as…

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Marvel properties were all pulling out the stop during last night’s Super Bowl. After the stunning first TV spot for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ it was the turn of ‘Logan’ to premiere new footage. Giving us a brief first look at Caliban (Stephen Merchant) the trailer continues to expand on what we’ve seen in the two cinematic trailer which came before it. Played to a soundtrack of ‘Amazing Grace’ the spot focussing on the action starring Hugh Lackman’s titular Logan and the newly introduced X-23. Checkout the trailer in the player below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yY3KI7O3XU ‘Logan’ stars Hugh Jackman, Sir…

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Lots of new ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ footage for you this morning courtesy of another Super Bowl TV spot. Expanding on the first trailer this spot continues to serve as a reintroduction to the characters whilst showing off a few new ones. Checkout the trailer in the player below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohDTy75imJI ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Karen Gillan, Michael Rooker, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, and Kurt Russell, the film will be released in the UK on April 28th and on May 5th in the US. Marvel Studios…

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After debuting a teaser image earlier this week the first trailer for the second season of ‘Stranger Things’ has been released. Airing as part of the Super Bowl in the US the 30second teaser shows off a whole load of action from the new season. Fans of the series were already prepared for the return of Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven but the trailer confirms the character will be back. It would also appear that the second season, set one year after the first, will see our world begin to turn upside down. Interesting the teaser doesn’t give away any…

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GamesRadar has managed to get its hands on a new photo from ‘Justice League’. No news on the source of this image although it appears to be a magazine scan. The photo features Aquaman, Wonder Woman and Cyborg as they appear to be going in to battle. The photo also gives us our first look at some of Cyborg’s weaponry. His left arm has transformed in to what looks like some kind of blaster, or possibly a sword. There’s a look at Aquaman’s trident and Wonder Woman’s sword is looking particularly bloody at this point. Notice that the background also…

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Its Super Bowl Sunday in the US and that means we can expect a glut of new film trailers. Up first is an extended spot for ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’. The spot was expected to be released later today but has made its way online a little early. ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ has been unveiled. The fifth entry in the ‘Transformers’ series is once again directed by Michael Bay and is due for release June 23rd, 2017. No synopsis for the film has been released but the trailer features Nazis, knights and what appears to be an epic battle between…

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Synopsis Emily Locke lands her dream job as Director of Research and Development for Wayne Security in Charm City, home to super heroes and villains and citizens fed up with the collateral damage of their constant fighting. Full of confidence and big ideas, Emily quickly learns that her aspirations far exceed those of her new boss and officemates, so it will be up to her to lead the team toward their full potential and the realization that you don’t need superpowers to be a hero. Review It was with great trepidation I went in to my viewing of ‘Wayne of…

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Synopsis In the irreverent spirit of fun that made ‘The LEGO Movie’ a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble—LEGO Batman—stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker’s hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up. Review Going in to the cinema I had very few expectations for ‘The LEGO Batman Movie’. From seeing the ‘The LEGO Movie’ I had an idea about the kind…

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Actor/writer/director Ben Affleck has dealt a potentially huge blow to fans by stepping down as director of the next ‘Batman’ film. The news first began to circulate after Variety published an article speculating that the actor had officially scaled back his role. Surmising that Affleck would stay on as producer and of course star the news was quickly follow by an official statement: “There are certain characters who hold a special place in the hearts of millions. Performing this role demands focus, passion and the very best performance I can give. It has become clear that I cannot do both…

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