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Man of Steel

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  • 'Man of Steel' review: Big and strong

    'Man of Steel' review: Big and strong
    *** (out of four) Other than a major influx of action and Kal-El’s/Superman’s mom giving birth, “Man of Steel” opens much like 1978’s “Superman.” Kal-El’s father Jor-El (Russell Crowe) dismisses evil...
  • 'Man of Steel' follows the grim path first trod by the Dark Knight ★★ 1/2

    'Man of Steel' follows the grim path first trod by the Dark Knight ★★ 1/2
    Thanks, "Man of Steel." Because of the scene where Superman battles two of his adversaries from the planet Krypton in downtown Smallville, wrecking most of an IHOP and a Sears store, I now associate pancakes and appliances with pain and suffering. A...
  • Q&A: Michael Shannon imagines General Zod's trip to Wiener's Circle

    Q&A: Michael Shannon imagines General Zod's trip to Wiener's Circle
    Perhaps it’s not surprising that Michael Shannon, an Oscar nominee (“Revolutionary Road”) known for playing troubled characters, appears as tortured madman General Zod in “Man of Steel,” opening Friday. Would he be open to...
  • 'Man of Steel' braces for big domestic opening, but will it soar in China?

    Warner Bros.' Superman reboot "Man of Steel" is expected to have a big domestic opening, with prerelease audience surveys suggesting the film could take in $90 million or more over its debut weekend. The movie, which stars Henry Cavill as Superman and...
  • 'True Blood's' Stephen Moyer, Anna Paquin share twins' names

    'True Blood's' Stephen Moyer, Anna Paquin share twins' names
    Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin have finally revealed the names of their twins. The stars of vampire fantasy "True Blood" welcomed their little boy and girl prematurely last September but have remained mum about their monikers. But now the husband-and-...
  • Review: In 'Man of Steel,' Henry Cavill soars over an erratic plot

    "I can do things other people can't," the man says with becoming modesty, and can he ever. Cauterize deep wounds with a single glance, leap tall buildings in a single bound, things like that. Those rumors you've been hearing are true: Superman is back...
  • 'Man of Steel' more solemn than super, reviews say

    These days it seems like every superhero under the sun has been given a modern makeover for the big screen -- Batman, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Thor -- so it only makes sense that the grandaddy of them all is finally up for an overhaul in "Man of Steel."...
  • 'Man of Steel': Non-superhero movies to see this weekend

    'Man of Steel': Non-superhero movies to see this weekend
    "Man of Steel" and "This is the End" aren't the only game in town for moviegoers this weekend. If you're looking for an alternative to the big new summer movies, revival theaters, museums and archives have classics and rarely seen vintage films on tap for...
  • Can 'Man of Steel' soar to $100 million at the box office?

    "Man of Steel" will move faster than a speeding bullet at the box office this weekend, but how far can it travel? The first Superman film to hit theaters in seven years is expected to soar with a debut weekend take of between $90 million and $100...
  • When celebrity interviews go bad

    When celebrity interviews go bad
    Let us consider for a moment the Hollywood performance that never gets nominated for awards but can be just as indelible as any Oscar-winning role. I'm referring to the celebrity interview that goes viral. Typically interviews that are done during a...
  • Film Review: Superman without humor or emotion

    Film Review: Superman without humor or emotion
    Zack Snyder's new take on the most famous of comic book heroes could just as easily be called "Superman Returns...Again," but Warner Bros. presumably was in no hurry to remind us of Bryan Singer's 2006 disappointing "Superman Returns." Compared to the...