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Video: The best visual effects are the ones we don't even see. In Rogue One, we know Tarkin isn't physically there and that the Death Star doesn't really exist. So it's the landscapes that are the true magic: Entire worlds created in a computer to build out and expand a little sliver of actual filming, or nothing at all.


This week's inspiration comes from the rising popularity of Riverdale over on Netflix. Loosely based on the old school Archie comics, it's been given a bit a dark and murderous twist that seems to be resonating with modern audiences nicely.

Not all comic book movies are about latex clad superheroes. If you're looking for something a bit different, you might like these.


Which film do you think made more money at the box office: Spider-Man 3 or Batman (1989)? The original Superman or Captain America: Civil War? Here is a list of every DC and Marvel comic-based film released in cinemas*, ranked by their global box office takings.

(There's also videos of either trailers or scenes from each film, in case you need to jog your memory).


The internet may still be upset that Deadpool didn't get Best Picture or Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar nods, but in 2016, the stars aligned for Ryan Reynolds. Since debuting in the '90s, Ryan Rodney Reynolds has been a reliable, unremarkable blonde mainstay of B-level TV comedies like Two Guys, A Girl and a Pizza Place, and B-level action flicks like Blade: Trinity or Smokin' Aces. But when Deadpool dropped, Reynolds — 25 years into his career — finally became a bankable star.