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Superman Man of Steel

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.

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?

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.

A Theologian's Review of Man of Steel

Joel L. Watts | Posted 08.17.2013 | Religion
Joel L. Watts

Man of Steel delivers not just great action, fantastic special effects, warm and original dialogue, but the chance to explore our theology as told and re-told by the many who surround us in the cloud of witnesses or has holographic projections of our consciousness.

Man of Steel: Apocalyptic Eco-Justice?

Melissa Browning | Posted 08.17.2013 | Religion
Melissa Browning

There was a great take-away for people of faith and all people of good will in this movie. But I'm not talking about the intentional plot points that the filmmakers imagined might appeal to Christians. I'm more interested in why Superman left Krypton.

The Man of Steel Represents American Values

Aamir Hussain | Posted 08.17.2013 | Religion
Aamir Hussain

Although our nation remains intensely divided, we can all look up to Superman as what we can, and perhaps should be. Superman's greatness lies in his humility.

What would Roger Ebert Think?

Leonard Slatkin | Posted 08.17.2013 | Entertainment
Leonard Slatkin

How times have changed. Superman is no longer in the title. The campy mild-mannered reporter is nowhere to be found.

Man of Steel: Superman Past And Present

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 08.17.2013 | Entertainment
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

I was amply rewarded by Man of Steel, with its story, its fulsome acting by a star-spangled cast, and even -- despite my vintage -- its astounding computerized effects that took you to galaxies of action in outer space and inner cities, where density amplifies the destructive experience.

The MovieFilm Podcast: The Man of Steel Episode!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 08.16.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The MovieFilm gang reunites to discuss the latest (greatest?) cinematic exploit of Superman, with all three of us offering a rapturous reaction. But...


AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 08.16.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "Man of Steel" leaped over box office expectations in a single weekend. The Warner Bros. superhero film earned $113 million in it...

Superman vs Jesus

Mark Sandlin | Posted 08.14.2013 | Religion
Mark Sandlin

Now, I love Superman but I will not be preaching about how Superman is like Jesus. There won't even be a children's sermon. Why? Violence. That's why.

I Love Lois: A Journalist's Thank You Note

Michele Weldon | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment
Michele Weldon

Forget the Man Of Steel. Krypton Shrypton. The Woman of Words is who I have always wanted to emulate. I love Lois Lane. It is likely because of Lois Lane that I do what I do.

The Changing Face Of Superman

Posted 06.14.2013 | Celebrity

In the original "Superman" story, published in 1938 by DC Comics, America's most famous superhero is described as a man of preternatural strength: "Ke...

Wait, A Minute... Don't We Know You?

Posted 06.13.2013 | Comedy

Thanks to BonaFide comedy, this guy says what we're all thinking in this hilarious 'Man Of Steel' trailer....

Everything Wrong With 'Superman The Movie' In 5 Minutes

Posted 06.11.2013 | Comedy

What better way to honor of the release of "Superman: Man Of Steel" than with a video detailing every hilarious flaw in "Superman The Movie"? Thanks t...

Superman vs. The Week From Hell

Robert Brenner | Posted 06.24.2013 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

I feel old. Despite my Kryptonian physiology, times like this make me feel every one of my 75 years. Like President Obama said, it's been a tough week. It's like I'm trapped in a Bizarro world run by, well, Bizarro.

LOOK: New 'Man Of Steel' Poster

Posted 12.03.2012 | Entertainment

Warner Bros. has released a new poster for the upcoming "Man of Steel," and Superman is looking good. Played by Henry Cavill ("The Tudors"), Superm...

DC Notches Big Superman Win

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 10.18.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- DC Comics will retain its rights to Superman after a judge ruled Wednesday that the heirs of one of the superhero's co-creators signed ...

Superman's Secret Identity Crisis

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.07.2012 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

A big reason why we continue to find the character so interesting is his role as a kind of cultural arbiter in our society, with an elastic appeal that makes him ripe for reinvention generation after generation.

Major 'Man Of Steel' Details Uncovered

Posted 10.18.2011 | Entertainment

There is a certain reversion to origin story that is to be expected in a reboot of a superhero film franchise, a revisiting of an iconic character's m...

'Superman' Star's MASSIVE Diet For 'Man Of Steel'

Posted 10.03.2011 | Celebrity

Because he's not from Krypton, Superman-like strength doesn't come quite so naturally to Henry Cavill. Luckily, though, he's got a plan to get his bod...

MAJOR New Superman Star Revealed | Posted 10.02.2011 | Celebrity

ois Lane and Clark Kent just got their boss: Laurence Fishburne will play Daily Planet editor-in-chief Perry White in Man of Steel, EW has learned exc...

Superman Film Adds ANOTHER Star

Posted 09.08.2011 | Entertainment

While Superman's true identity somehow always goes undiscovered (picture him with glasses, people!), director Zack Snyder and producer Christopher Nol...

Thousands Line Up For 'Superman' Casting Call

Oswego, IL Patch | Katie Dahlstrom | Posted 08.26.2011 | Chicago

Excitement and anxiety were palpable at Plano High School on Wednesday when casting calls for paid extras for the film dubbed Autumn Frost were held. ...