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doctor%20who%20the%20movie Doctor Who: The Movie, Star Wars, Spider Man, Batman vs. Superman and More Geeky Things to Buy This Month

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 – $

mos 41140c Superman Movies: Why Is It So Hard for Hollywood to Get the Man of Steel Right?Warner Bros.

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

TAYLOR MANOFSTEEL R PRESS Best of the Week: A Whole Lot of Superman, Remembering Cant Hardly Wait, and More

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

Man of Steel

Superman flies back onto the big screen in this Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures production directed by Zack Snyder (Watchmen)… Read More

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Even superheroes need a makeover sometimes. It’s happened before, with Batman and Iron Man and plenty of other comic book characters; even Superman isn’t immune. For the upcoming “Man of Steel,” director Zack Snyder and co-writers David S. Goyer and Christopher Nolan made… Continue reading Why 'Man of Steel' Didn't Use 'Superman' in the Title