Started watching beasts but I could not continue watching after Idris Elba appears in the scene. I think it was because I had an idea what the story was going to be, kid learns to be a warrior and kills for Idris. To me, it seemed like the director was trying to leave me with a horrified face thinking about the atrocities the kid had to do and I couldn't accept that. It seemed like I've been fed this same type of story (formulaic) aimed at the Oscars. Anyway, Frank is an awesome movie as OP described. It's an original!
I agree that Idris Elba got the short end of the straw this season, most definitely -- I feel that in the span of all the amazing fandom-esque work he's done, for example his role in Pacific Rim, it's easy for him to become a well-known and well-loved character, but not appreciated fully for his talent. This role removed him from any type of super hero, good guy, or anything else and buried him deep into a complex character that was torture to watch sometimes, and I'm sure torture to play. Idris should have gotten some recognition at least for his ability to adapt to the role, even if Beasts of No Nation got less than it deserved, too. Idris Elba is the man! He never fails to give a good performance.
These type of crossovers are a way to pool the fan base of both supergirl and flash since they know that it will be hard for them to be successful on their own. Anyway, it's nice to see the DC universe expand like the Marvel universe.
Marvel has been supplying solid stories and big box office returns for years. The MCU audience has a loyalty that is built in but this crowd also knows insincerity when they see it. Marvel is a treasure trove of creative characters and storylines that should be handled with care. Getting talent involved like Joss Whedon and JJ Abrams is a smart move because they are fans themselves and know how to bring that enthusiasm and fan pleasing quality to the big screen. When Hollywood attaches talent just to turn quick buck it falls flat and fans know it. There is no end in sight as long as quality doesn’t flag.
First of all to understand what happened to killer, you gotta understand who killer the dog was. Now killer was born to a three-legged bitch of a mother. He was always ashamed of this, man. And then right after that he's adopted by this man, Tito Liebowitz he's a small time gun runner and a rotweiler fight promoter. So he puts killer into training. They see killer's good. He is damn good. But then he had the fight of his life. They pit him against his brother nibbles. And killer said "no man that's my brother, I can't fight nibbles" but they made him fight anyway, and killer, he killed nibbles. Killer said "that's it!" he called off all his fights, and he started doing crack, and he freaked out. Then in a rage, he collapsed, and his heart no longer beat. wow.
Does the force awakens actually expand the story? I didn't think so. They replaced everyone with new characters and decided to repeat the story again. Although I don't see how else they could have kept the franchise going. I wish that they would take a chance on originality instead. Anyway, I thought that Kylo-Ren could have passed for the son of Professor Snape (the actor who played him) lol. Did anyone else think so too?