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Man of Steel

Daredevil and the Bat Fans: Why Affleck Should Be Given a Chance

David Brake | Posted 10.25.2013 | Entertainment
David Brake

he Internet went to town following Warner Bros. announced that two-time Academy Award winner Ben Affleck, aged 41, is to be the new Bruce Wayne in Batman vs. Superman/Man of Steel 2. This is all before the man has said a line of dialogue.

'Star Trek' Star Dings 'Man Of Steel'

Posted 08.23.2013 | Entertainment

"Man of Steel" was one of this summer's biggest financial hits, but with that monetary reward came lots of debate surrounding the film's ending, an or...

Ben Affleck Is Not The Hero Twitter Deserves OR The One It Needs Right Now

Lauren Duca | Posted 10.23.2013 | Entertainment
Lauren Duca

Last night, when Zack Snyder announced Ben Affleck as Batman in the still untitled incarnation of Superman and Batman that will basically be "Man of S...

Why Batman Is Not A Good Choice For Ben Affleck

Mike Ryan | Posted 10.23.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Ben Affleck will most likely be a fine Batman. Maybe even terrific. No, he won't be the brooding Batman that we watched Christian Bale play in the last three theatrical representations -- because it's not really the point to represent dark realism when the point of this Batman is to quarrel with a handsome alien. Ben Affleck is a good choice for Batman. Though, with Affleck's recent critical success -- culminating in an Oscar win for Argo -- I'm not sure Batman is a good choice for Ben Affleck.

Every Blockbuster Trailer Ends The Same Way

Posted 08.13.2013 | Comedy

You know the formula... start with all the most kickass, unnecessary scenes from the summer's biggest hit, add epic music, sneak in a quirky joke, tac...

The Many Faces of Harry Lennix

Xaque Gruber | Posted 09.29.2013 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Harry Lennix is an actor's actor, and 2013 is proving to be a banner year with a string of starring roles including NBC's highly anticipated new series The Blacklist alongside James Spader.

Unconventional Conventions: How SDCC Redefined An 'Un-cool' Word

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 09.24.2013 | Media
Preetam Kaushik

Joss Whedon announced the title of the next Avengers film, Avengers: Age of Ultron. The next Captain America and Thor movies were also announced. X-Men fans almost had a "nerdgasm" as the posters for X-Men: Days of Future Past were revealed.

Back in Black: Why the New Batman Reboot Is a Good Idea

Colin Liotta | Posted 09.23.2013 | Entertainment
Colin Liotta

After decades of starring in their own solo films, the Man of Steel and Caped Crusader are finally going to team up in a live-action film together.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Unpacking Pacific Rim

Zaki Hasan | Posted 09.13.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Lots to listen for in the latest MovieFilm show! After listening to the audio from my exclusive interview with directors Jim Rash & Nat Faxon about their lovely new film The Way Way Back.

Are Superhero Movies Serious?

Aaron Strumwasser | Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment
Aaron Strumwasser

Moviegoers over 13 years old seem to have stopped going to superhero movies for fantasy and started going for psychological realism.

It's Over For Henry Cavill And Kaley Cuoco

Posted 07.12.2013 | Celebrity

Well, that was short: Henry Cavill and Kaley Cuoco are no longer an item. People magazine reports that the romance -- which the couple appeared to...

Film: Pacific Rim, Blue Jasmine and Oscar Category Notes

Michael Vazquez | Posted 07.11.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Semiotics aside, Pacific Rim delivered what is simply the most awesome sci-fi-slash-action-adventure experience on the screen this year (and a chunk of this decade, actually), and it will likely win an Oscar.

Sweded Movie Trailers 2013 Summer Compilation

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.10.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

What's better than having Pacific Rim, Iron Man 3, Man of Steel, Wolverine and Stark Trek all in one video... when they are SWEDED?! Featured videos:...

Why Was Man of Steel an Unsatisfying Superman Movie?

Quora | Posted 09.03.2013 | Entertainment

Ultimately, it's because they didn't give Kal enough of Superman's personality. He was too much a cipher. A tabula rasa for others to write their versions upon. His motivations were ambiguous. Why was he wandering around for years?

PHOTOS: Henry Cavill And Kaley Cuoco Confirm Their Relationship

Posted 07.04.2013 | Celebrity

The proof is in the pudding: Just days after reports surfaced that "Man of Steel" star Henry Cavill and "Big Bang Theory" actress Kaley Cuoco were dat...

Will Christian Bale Play Batman Again?

Posted 07.01.2013 | Entertainment

Despite some earlier reports to the contrary, Christian Bale will not play Batman in any upcoming Justice League film that Warner Bros. gets together ...

Man of Steel: A Mach 10 Win Worldwide

Darryl Woodard | Posted 08.28.2013 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

A favorite song can be like a favorite film. One can listen to a favorite song and seemingly never tire of listening to it. Just like one can watch a favorite film, and seemingly never tire of watching it.

The Death of Family Film

Adam Hamdy | Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment
Adam Hamdy

Perhaps the rise of terrorism, climate change, and the global financial collapse have caused some form of sociological damage that has turned us all into jaded cynics. Maybe we've stopped making movies that are full of wonder because we've stopped seeing the wonder in the world.

Saved By a Superman: Mark 5:21-43

Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr. | Posted 08.20.2013 | Religion
Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr.

I left the movie Man of Steel pleased that the modern version of Superman was actually good but pondered on the depiction of any superhero of any sort could be compared to Jesus. Or is this just plain sacrilege?

Putting Superman in Context

Michael Drew | Posted 08.20.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Drew

With a character as iconic Superman, you've got to find a way to deal with what is essentially, an earnest American story that might seem a bit out of sync with where we are today.

How Man of Steel Should Have Been

Colin Liotta | Posted 08.19.2013 | Entertainment
Colin Liotta

I'll be the first to admit that I didn't love the film as much as I wanted to, and believe me, I wanted to.

What Evangelicals Can Learn From Superman (and Other Secular Culture)

Tom Krattenmaker | Posted 08.19.2013 | Religion
Tom Krattenmaker

Take it as a sign of the changing times that a secular movie is being embraced as a teaching opportunity for Christians, not ignored or condemned as it might have been in the past as a threat to godly values from an evil Hollywood.

How He's Making $15 Million Of Superman By Doing Nothing

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.19.2013 | Entertainment

Jon Peters didn't have much to do with "Man of Steel," but that's not stopping the former hairstylist and movie executive from raking in millions from...

ReThink Review: Man of Steel -- The Hunk From Outer Space

Jonathan Kim | Posted 08.18.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

My biggest problem with Man of Steel is one that has kept me from liking Superman my whole life -- that a superhero with godlike powers and unimpeachable morals is very difficult to relate to or empathize with.

Why Christopher Nolan Wasn't Sold On The 'Man Of Steel' Ending

Posted 06.18.2013 | Entertainment

Warning: Spoilers about the end of "Man of Steel" ahead. Many Superman fans were upset that the last son of Krypton kills General Zod at the end of...