I like to see big summer movies in the theater, I really do. It's my hope that the disappointing box-office receipts wake up the studios, and spur riskier ventures that attempt to keep up with what's going on in the online world.
After his questionable union with his stepdaughter, I'd abandoned Woody Allen. Not completely, but the once-brilliant auteur creeped me out, so I couldn't give his movies my full attention, respect, or merit.
In the hands of Guillermo del Toro, a cinema savant with an unbridled imagination and a unique talent for creature and set design, Pacific Rim is a modern triumph and probably the most fun you'll have at the movies this summer.
With Man of Steel only a few weeks away from release, the excitement and anticipation is palpable. The marketing has been great, the trailers incredible and action-packed, yet one looming question remains: what is the story?
The trailer gives you a great idea of the scope of the film in terms of its action sequences, but you can also tell that this movie will be heavily focused on who Clark is as a character, and what his path to becoming Superman entails.