Tag: superman

Review: In Overstuffed JUSTICE LEAGUE, More Proves Less For DC Team Up

DC's first superhero team-up extravaganza has arrived, and while an improvement on last year's much-derided Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, Justice League suffers from many of the same problems that have plagued the DC Extended Universe. The two-hour running time is...

Screen Anarchists On BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE

(The gloves come off as our team becomes a league, FOR JUSTICE!) Sweeping the world faster than Superman, but tanking harder than the Batmobile on the review front, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is currently the topic of...

Review: BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE, Overburdened By Expectation And Obligation

DC Comics kick-starts its expanded cinematic universe by pitting its two greatest superheroes against one another in Zack Snyder’s hugely anticipated follow-up to 2013’s Man Of Steel.   With the Nolan/Bale Dark Knight trilogy looming large in the background, Ben...

New BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE Trailer Puts It All On Show

Normally these big budget franchise movies show us only a taste of what is to come in their trailers, but this latest look at Zack Snyder's Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice wheels out all the major players. Clark Kent and...

SyFy And MAN OF STEEL's David Goyer Developing KRYPTON Series

SyFy is looking to get a piece of the super-hero television series pie and has enlisted David Goyer to help do it. THR is reporting that the cable network and the writer of the Dark Knight trilogy and Man of Steel will develop...

The DC Cinematic Universe Ramps Up

Are you ready for a whole lotta DC Comics characters cavorting around on the big screen? Well, regardless if you are, they're coming. In droves. And in pretty fast succession. After years of questioning when and how DC Comics would...

The Title Of The New BATMAN V. SUPERMAN Film Is...

Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of JusticeTHR says that the tile acts as a lead-in to the launch of the Justice League film, expected (perhaps) in 2017. Between this and all those Sad Batman memes the other week, is this a rocky start?Talk...

First Shot Of Ben Affleck As Batman

Ladies and gentlemen, meet the Batfleck. Yes, fresh from Zack Snyder's Twitter feed, that there is your first look at Ben Affleck as Batman along with the first look at the latest incarnation of the Batmobile as they will appear...

WB Confirms Plans For Zack Snyder-Directed JUSTICE LEAGUE Movie

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Warner Brothers president of worldwide production, Greg Silverman, has confirmed that the studio is planning to follow 2016's Man of Steel sequel with a Justice League movie, to be directed by Zack Snyder."It...

Jesse Eisenberg Is Zack Snyder's Lex Luthor In BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN

Via press release, Warner Bros. has announced that Jesse Eisenberg has been cast as Lex Luthor in the upcoming, still untitled sequel to Man of Steel. Jeremy Irons will play Alfred, Bruce Wayne's faithful man-servant. Eisenberg is certainly an unexpected...

Are Kurylenko, Gadot & Yung Testing For Wonder Woman?

Variety is reporting that its sources claim Gal Gadot (Fast & Furious 6), Elodie Yung (G.I. Joe: Retaliation) and Olga Kurylenko (Oblivion) are all currently testing for a role in Warner Bros' upcoming Batman-Superman film, and the role is most...

Destroy All Monsters: Hollywood And Ben Affleck Don't Owe You A Damn Thing

Look, I was as surprised as anyone else when the Batffleck (note proper spelling, please) casting came down last week . This wasn't because of any presumption on my part about whether Ben Affleck was "right for the role" of...

Ben Affleck Is The Next Batman

Look how burly Ben Affleck looks holding that Oscar. So manly. Now imagine him in tights and replace the golden guy with a Batarang. Because that's what's happening. Variety has broken word that after mucking about for the last...

Batman And Superman Together in MAN OF STEEL 2!

What began as -- of course -- a run of the rumor mill leading up to today's Man of Steel panel at Comic-Con today was confirmed by director Zack Snyder. After numerous run ins in the comic book universes they...

LA Happenings: Kubrick And Keaton At LACMA, Yakuza Flicks And Superman Cartoons At The Egyptian

It's time for another edition of LA Happenings! And as nearly everything looks prettier in our new gallery system, I figured why not give it a spin here?So what's on the horizon for the back nine of June and our...

Destroy All Monsters: Retire Superman

While the internet is tearing itself apart in its efforts to empirically determine whether Man of Steel "sucks" or "is awesome" - because such things are now apparently possible, given Superman Returns' near-unilateral, and intellectually disturbing, dismissal - I'd like...

Jason Gorber's Cineruminations: On MAN OF STEEL, SuperJesus, and THIS IS THE END's Jewpocalypse

Back in 1933, while Hitler was ascending into power in Germany and diasporic Jews throughout the world looked on with concern, two high school students created one of the most indelible mythical heroes of the last century. Borrowing from...

Twitchvision: Talking MAN OF STEEL and THIS IS THE END

This is the big week of Superman's return, with Zack Snyder's take on the caped saviour hitting our screens. While my opinion's kind of mixed on the film, there's still plenty to admire about it. I also discuss the overt...

Review: MAN OF STEEL, A Hero Flies With Brute Force

You will believe a blockbuster can fly. Man of Steel is a movie that earns its title the old-fashioned way -- by the brute force of its titular character, an alien whose physical strength is matched by his spiritual mettle...

70s Rewind: SUPERMAN Made Me Believe

"You'll believe a man can fly." Belief was a big deal for movies and me in late 1977. Sure, Star Wars rebooted space opera, but that was a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Close Encounters of...