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Why Godzilla Sucks

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There are lots of movies that make Gareth Edwards' new Godzilla look like a masterpiece. That, however, is not the same as saying that this movie is actually worth seeing or, more crucially, worth making in the first place.

3 Burning Questions for 'Batman vs. Superman'

Colin Liotta | Posted 06.11.2014 | Entertainment
Colin Liotta

While I'm certain the Man of Steel sequel will be a cash cow for the studio, I worry that the film will fall well short of fans' expectations and put the future of the DC Universe in jeopardy.

Here's The Real Reason Gravity Was Such a Great Movie

Galanty Miller | Posted 06.08.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

No, the reason I liked Gravity is because it was short. The entire movie clocks in at 85 minutes. I pressed the "play" button on my DVD remote. And an hour-and-a-half later I was back at my job as Jaden Smith's personal assistant.

Batman Fans: Please Shut Up

Andrew Cristi | Posted 05.13.2014 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

You ever walk into a bar where a local band is playing and have to unfortunately sit through their set of original songs? You suffer, you cry, you ...

Mike Ryan

'Batman Vs. Superman' Directer Fires Back At Accusations

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 03.03.2014 | Entertainment

It's safe to say that Zack Snyder is a polarizing director. Snyder is often heralded for the visual imagery that he brings to his films -- it almost f...

Mike Ryan

Kevin Costner's Big Comeback?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 02.22.2014 | Entertainment

Between 2004 and 2012, Kevin Costner appeared in a grand total of seven movies. This includes a memorable supporting role in “The Upside of Anger,...

This Baby's Reaction To Superman Is Quite Super Itself

Posted 02.10.2014 | Parents

It's a bird... it's a plane... it's... the most exciting thing this baby has ever seen! Make sure you watch until the 1:29 mark where this 16-month-ol...

Mike Ryan

Calm Down, Jesse Eisenberg Can Be A Great Lex Luthor

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.31.2014 | Entertainment

Well, Jesse Eisenberg being cast as Lex Luthor wasn’t quite as vitriolic as the Ben Affleck-Batman news. It’s tempting to repost all of the cir...

Why Should Illinois Thank Johnny Depp and Christian Bale?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 03.26.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Christian Bale is a nominee for an Oscar for his role in American Hustle, but Illinois may want to appreciate him more for his roles in Public Enemies and The Dark Knight.

The Cinema Year That Was: Zaki's Flick Picks 2013

Zaki Hasan | Posted 03.02.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

True stories, high stakes, big spectacle, and big funny won the day with this year's movie offerings. Here's a countdown of my top cinematic experienc...

Weighing in on Wonder Woman

Graham Milne | Posted 02.18.2014 | Entertainment
Graham Milne

Too often in the past, we've seen them screw it up...by refusing to invest female action heroes with humanizing nuance, by writing them as archetypes instead of as people. Broad caricatures who have to lose what makes them women in order to compete on the same playing field as men.

Mike Ryan

10 Most Memorable Movie Characters From 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

This post started as a list of my 10 favorite movies of 2013. (The Coen Brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis" was number one, you weren't wondering.) Someho...

Gift The Gift Of 'Breaking Bad' For The Holidays

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 12.03.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Tired of staring at your Christmas tree or flickering menorah — or at legions of rival shoppers at the mall? Here, in no particul...

Are You Actually Rooting For Ben Affleck To Kick This Guy's A**?

Posted 11.12.2013 | Comedy

Is "Man Of Steel" the most depressing superhero movie ever? The folks at Honest Trailers seem to think so, and frankly, they make a pretty good case....

How Superman REALLY Flies

Posted 10.21.2013 | Entertainment

No one is supposed to tug on Superman's cape, but maybe the Last Son of Krypton will make an exception for this behind-the-scenes peek at the "Man of ...

Despite What You Heard, Ben Affleck Is Not Playing the Role of Batman

Galanty Miller | Posted 11.09.2013 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

Bruce Wayne is a bland, boring, white guy with good hair. I've seen Ben Affleck in a lot of movies. He can absolutely play a bland, boring, white guy with good hair.

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.

Ben Affleck, Batman and Us: A Spiritual Reflection on the Backlash

Rabbi Michael Knopf | Posted 10.30.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Michael Knopf

What would our lives and our world look like if we became more open to each other's stories and each other's interpretations? What if we accepted multiple ways of viewing even those narratives and myths about which we feel most passionate, or with which we most vehemently disagree?

Who Should Play Robin Opposite Ben Affleck's Batman?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.30.2013 | Entertainment

The news of Ben Affleck portraying Batman sparked more heated reactions than any casting decision in recent memory. Which raises the question: What wi...

Another Movie Filming In Detroit

ABC News Radio | Anselm Gibbs | Posted 10.30.2013 | Detroit

(LANSING, Mich.) -- A couple of super heroes are on the way to lend a hand to cash-strapped Detroit, as the Michigan Film Office has announced that th...

How Does He Feel About Ben Affleck Playing Batman?

Posted 08.29.2013 | Entertainment

The news of Ben Affleck taking on Batman in the "Man of Steel" sequel still has people riled up, but one former Bruce Wayne has given the actor his bl...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Ben Affleck is Batman!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.25.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Ben Affleck is Batman! Sean was missing for the biggest news out of Hollywood this week, but Brian and I still had plenty to say about the latest ac...

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...