As saturated as the current streaming market is, blockbuster franchises are still moving between platforms, including recent additions from Netflix’s Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Studios. The streaming juggernaut is adding value to DC’s entire collection of contemporary theatrical releases.
These films range from superhero icons adapted from DC Comics source material to anti-hero-themed team-ups. Each of these titles offers a unique and entertaining flavor of the superhero film genre that will definitely satisfy fans who are looking for some over-the-top action mixed with something moody and atmospheric or raunchy comedy. Along with the rest of Netflix’s diverse slate of movies and shows, these DC features make great standalone stories.
The Batman (2022)
Along with characters like Spider-Man, DC Comics’ Batman is one of the most enduring figures in the superhero genre, and last year’s reboot laid the groundwork for something exciting. Director Matt Reeves’ Batman Looks at Robert Pattinson (happy times, Electricity house, Principle) don the cape and cowl in a feature that harkens back to the pulpy neo-noir roots of the Dark Knight’s comic books.
Featuring Batman only two years into his vigilante career, the hero meets his strategic match when an elusive serial killer named the Riddler (played by Paul Dano) murders several prominent political figures in Gotham City. Meanwhile, the worried hero discovers that the mysterious Catwoman (played by Zoe Kravitz) is somehow connected to this serious case. Batman is a brilliant mystery-thriller that emphasizes the protagonist’s “world’s greatest detective” qualities while also taking cues from gritty noir films like David Fincher’s. Seven And Amount,
Wonder Woman (2017)
Completing the DC Trinity with Batman and Superman, Wonder Woman finally gets the dramatic spotlight she deserves in director Patty Jenkins’ film. of 2017 wonder woman The Warriors of Truth’s origin story is soon set to expand in the DC Extended Universe with Zack Snyder starring in a supporting role. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,
Set in the First World War, the titular protagonist (played by Gal Gadot) feels forced to escape the world of Themyscira for herself and her fellow Amazons. Diana believes that the war that plagues humanity was started by the Amazons’ longtime enemy, Ares, the Olympian god of war. He partners with an American pilot named Steve Trevor (played by Chris Pine) to root out this threat. wonder woman It was well received due to its vibrant visuals, action set pieces, emotional story, and creative use of a “period piece” approach.
Suicide Squad (2021)
Now co-CEO of DC Studios, director James Gunn rises to the top from Marvel Studios for the first time suicide squad, A standalone sequel to director David Ayer’s 2016 film, suicide squad It’s a solid jumping off point for the uninitiated viewer. The film revolves around a group of supervillain convicts who agree to intelligence officer Amanda Waller’s offer of a lighter sentence in exchange for foiling a secret superweapon plan called “Project Starfish”.
This new task force includes Harley Quinn (barbieMargot Robbie), Bloodsport (Idris Elba), Rick Flag (Joel Kinnaman), Peacemaker (John Cena), Polka-Dot Man (David Dastmalchian), and Ratcatcher (Daniela Melchior). suicide squad It received positive critical reception due to its bombastic premise, action and humorous elements. much like a gun Guardians of the Galaxy In movies for Marvel, this DC feature executes its underdog theme well.
Warner Bros. and DC Studios’ Batman, wonder womanAnd suicide squad All of these are now available to stream on Netflix.