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Modern Myths in Movies and What's Missing

Clarence Haynes | Posted 11.09.2013 | Entertainment
Clarence Haynes

The current trend of superhero/fantasy/sci-fi films can be seen as a form of modern mythology -- grand out-of-the-ordinary tales inspired by human experience like lore of old, with this newer crop of stories heavily influenced by big entertainment corporate interests.

Batman Fans Care About Batman

Darryl Woodard | Posted 10.29.2013 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

Ever since last week Batman fans, and seemingly most superhero fans, are all reeling from disbelief from the latest casting announcement for the Batman role in the sequel to Man of Steel.

Matt Damon Filming Top Secret Role For Christopher Nolan?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.24.2014 | Entertainment

Christopher Nolan's upcoming science-fiction film, "Interstellar," already features Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Casey Afflec...

IT'S OFFICIAL

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.21.2013 | Entertainment

Superman and Batman will team-up on the big screen, according to a new report from the Los Angeles Times. Warner Bros. made the announcement offici...

Remembering 'The Dark Knight' 5 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.18.2013 | Entertainment

Five years ago today, on July 18, 2008, "The Dark Knight" soared to the top of the box office and left behind a rich legacy that's forever embedded in...

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.

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 ...

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.

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...

Hot in Hollywood: Producer Lynda Obst on Tentpoles, Tadpoles and TV

Scott Porch | Posted 12.02.2013 | Books
Scott Porch

Film producer Lynda Obst's career has had more twists and turns than a big-budget action movie -- which is not the sort of movie she makes.

Get to Know Man of Steel's Henry Cavill

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment
Jeff Sorensen

With Man of Steel coming out, and an iconic superhero being the main showcase, people always want to know about the person playing that superhero.

SUPER Start For 'Man Of Steel'

Posted 06.14.2013 | Entertainment

"Man of Steel" is off to a super start at the box office. (Related: Try the veal.) Zack Snyder's Superman reboot grossed a total of $21 million fro...

Movie Review: Man of Steel

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Zack Snyder widens his view as a director with Man of Steel, taking a proclivity for creating startling images in the service of storytelling and using it to enlarge and expand the action.

Cinefantastique's Here's What's Going On: A Glimpse Inside Man of Steel

Dan Persons | Posted 08.13.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Zack Snyder digs shooting on location... Henry Cavill loves his super-suit... Michael Shannon really appreciates Henry Cavill... We look into the creation of the eagerly-awaited reboot of the Superman franchise.

Christopher Rosen

One Big Difference Between 'Man Of Steel' & 'Superman'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment

In the last 10 years, Hans Zimmer has written music for some 40 film and television projects, including Christopher Nolan's "Dark Knight" trilogy, the...

Who Is a Better Director, J J Abrams or Christopher Nolan?

Quora | Posted 08.06.2013 | Entertainment
Quora

I think Chris Nolan is a better director and storyteller, by far. Abrams makes good films, but I've yet to see him make a film that I would call truly "great."

Cinefantastique's Here's What's Going On: Friday the 13th Back to Paramount

Dan Persons | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Warners loses a Jason and gains a Chris (Nolan)... Owen Wilson's a turkey; Woody Harrelson's a hawk... Essential Archer item becomes real... Direct from the lavish Cinefantastique Online studios, I bring you up to date on what's happening in genre film.

Cinefantastique's Here's What's Going On: Doctor Who Regenerates

Dan Persons | Posted 08.04.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The BBC rescinds Matt Smith's medical license... The Marvel universe gets a companion... Chris Nolan tinkers with time... Brad Pitt courts his Muse...

Up For James Bond?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.17.2013 | Entertainment

Christopher Nolan's fascination with the James Bond franchise is well documented, but might the acclaimed director finally get his own crack at 007? A...

Jessica Chastain's Could Team With Anne Hathaway For Next Film

Posted 05.03.2013 | Entertainment

Jessica Chastain has appeared in 11 movies since the start of 2011, received two Oscar nominations and starred on Broadway. Which is another way of sa...

Christopher Nolan's Disturbing Coffee Ads

Posted 04.24.2013 | Comedy

Christopher Nolan directed such films as "Memento," "Inception," and "The Dark Knight Rises." But have you seen his coffee ads? They're great for when...

Christopher Nolan Drops Massive Franchise

ew.com | Posted 04.11.2013 | Entertainment

When Man of Steel hits theaters on June 14, it won’t just mark the arrival of a new Superman — it will also lay the groundwork for the future slat...

A Rabbinic Take On 'The Batman Trilogy'

Rabbi Herb Cohen | Posted 06.03.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Herb Cohen

The Batman trilogy is a brainy thriller. It asks us to leave our simplistic notions of good and evil at the door and to recognize that in our new and dangerous world, we cannot ignore evil.

Why Bringing Back Nolan's Batman Is a Bad Idea

Colin Liotta | Posted 05.05.2013 | Entertainment
Colin Liotta

The decision to team Bale's Batman and Cavill's Superman, should it come to pass, changes the landscape of comic book films entirely.