| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:30 PM
"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...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:29 AM
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."...
| Jun 12, 2013
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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...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Actor Michael Shannon's recent high-profile run of villains turns to Superman's nemesis, General Zod, in Warner Bros.' "Man of Steel," opening June 14. Shannon, 38, lives in Brooklyn with actress Kate Arrington and their daughter, Sylvia.
| Dec 13, 2012
Earlier this week, the newest trailer for the upcoming Superman movie "Man of Steel" debuted on the internet. As intended, this set fandom to buzzing. There's a lot of anticipation, and some apprehension, with Zack Snyder's (Watchmen, 300, Sucker Punch)...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 11:20 AM
If you only went by the type of comic-books he wrote, you would think that Brian Azzarello was a brooding soul, a tortured artist who was tormented by a traumatic past. But when you speak with the writer of dark titles like “100 Bullets” and...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 4:16 PM
With his first two Batman films, Nolan re-imagined Batman as something a bit more plausible in today's world: a self-made, one-man special forces unit with lots of money, a kick-ass R&D department and tons of anger issues. But beyond that, he made...
| Oct 5, 2010
| 4:33 AM
As I mentioned in my piece on Zack Snyder a few weeks back, in anticipation of his film “Legends of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole,” he's found a home at Warners. And being on the Warners lot earns his first, or last crack at a lot of...
| Oct 5, 2010
| 4:33 PM
After the coffee. Before yet another flight to New York. The Skinny: Discovery's and Hasbro's new kids channel doesn't premiere until Sunday, but the critics are already pouncing. Can't Google everyone with Google TV. "Superman" has its next director....
| Dec 22, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Since “Iron Man,” Comic Con has been a rite of passage for studio pictures hoping to tap into fanboy fever and turn it into box office gold. With “TRON: Legacy” not delivering and, “Watchmen” under-performing andÂ ...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Fourth Wall Studios has landed an initial investment of $15 million from one of Los Angeles' wealthiest individuals to develop and create digital entertainment "experiences" that cross various media platforms. Patrick Soon-Shiong, a biotech billionaire...