We don’t want the Man of Steel sequel to be too crowded, right? After all, it is first and foremost a follow-up to a solo Superman movie. But we are excited about Batman showing up, especially if it’s Batman vs. Superman (whether that is the official title or just what everyone will continue to call it forever and ever). And now we can be even more… Continue reading Which Other Justice League Characters Must Show Up in the 'Batman vs. Superman' Movie?
It’s the first week of December, and that means it’s time for another column filled with recommendations of all manner of geekery based on the the latest news from Hollywood, upcoming projects, and whatever else the cool kids (or at the very least, my wonderfully nerdy colleagues) are buzzing about these days.
November was a big month for Whovians with the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who
Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. Monsters University – $ 82.0 million
2. World War Z – $ 66.0 million
3. Man of Steel – $ 41.2 million
4. This is the End – $ 13.0 million
5. Now You See Me – $ 7.8 million
6. Furious Six – $ 4.7 million
7. The Internship – $ 3.42 million
8. The Purge – $ 3.41 million
9. Star Trek Into Darkness – $
It’s not hard to imagine the executives at Warner Bros. looking at a chart of Marvel’s successful superhero movies over the last decade and a half — including five “X-Men” movies, four “Spider-Man” films, three “Iron Man” smashes, plus successful franchise-launchers “Thor” and “Captain America” and massive group hit “The Avengers.” Then, the Warner suits look at the same period’s superhero smashes based on characters from… Continue reading Superman Movies: Why Is It So Hard for Hollywood to Get the Man of Steel Right?
Reviews, Features and Interviews
How ‘The Purge’ Reveals the “Secret Formula” to a Successful Horror Movie by Scott Weinberg
Watch: the Schmoes Review ‘The Purge,’ ‘The Internship’ and ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ by Movies.com
‘Man of Steel’ Spoiler-Free Review: Our Superman Expert Answers Your 10 Most Burning Questions by Jeffrey Taylor
Why ‘Man of Steel’ Is the Best Superman Movie by Erik Davis
Judgment Dave: The Other Superman Movies You Didn’t Know Existed by… Continue reading Best of the Week: A Whole Lot of Superman, Remembering 'Can't Hardly Wait,' and More