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Superhero Movies

Working With the Best Batman of All, Adam West

Erik Sharkey | Posted 10.16.2014 | Entertainment
Erik Sharkey

Adam West walked the tightrope between comedy and playing a hero you could truly root for. He was able to say the most absurd things very earnestly, and then convince the audience that he was totally committed to every line of dialogue.

Here's What Superhero Movies Tell Other Countries About America

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.17.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

In many ways, superhero flicks have come to define commercial American film in the last several years, but veteran producer Ted Hope thinks they're se...

The Arnold Extravaganza, 11 Years On

William Bradley | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

How will Schwarzenegger and his governorship -- easily the most surprising thing in a surprising life -- be seen in the end? That depends on a number of things, not the least of which is himself.

Blockbuster Fatigue, Anyone? Sales Soften for Plastic Action Figure Toys Based on Movies

Robert Marich | Posted 08.19.2014 | Entertainment
Robert Marich

The youth audience is slowing buying of plastic action figures based on movies -- which clog aisles at Walmart, toy stores and pages of online retailers.

Superman, Where Are You?

Carine Fabius | Posted 08.17.2014 | Politics
Carine Fabius

This country is being held hostage by a group of monsters masquerading as members of congress and senators from the Republican Party. Nothing is too big to destroy if it is spearheaded by Barack Obama; and that goes double for America.

Lauren Duca

Joss Whedon Weighs In On The Superhero Movie Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Lately, it seems like superhero movies have become characterized by a sameness best described by Matt Zoller Seitz as "things crashing into other thin...

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.

Lynda Carter Discusses the New Wonder Woman, Plays Yoshi's SF

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 06.09.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Rather than worrying about the star assuming the coveted role, which she played from 1975-1979 while also appearing on a series of TV variety shows, Carter expressed fears about how the character will be scripted.

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.

Will He Play Batman?

Posted 08.13.2013 | Entertainment

Another actor has been added to the list of possible contenders to play Bruce Wayne in "Man of Steel 2," the recently announced Batman-Superman crosso...

Upcoming Superhero/Comic Strip/Toy/Etc. Reboots

Spencer Green | Posted 08.06.2013 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Baz Luhrmann's Rex Morgan, M.D. -- The great Aussie director takes the good doctor on a fantastic journey as he is shrunk and injected into Liza Minnelli.

WATCH: Louis Virtel Reveals His Gay Superpowers

Louis Virtel | Posted 06.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

Where are the gay superheroes? Surely we have more to be heroic about than the average crusader. In this edition of Weeklings!, I discuss "gay superpowers" that I'd love a gay superhero to have. And get this: Some of them pertain to all of us -- and to you too, Gwyneth Paltrow.

Why Superheroes Disappoint Us: Political Power Is Kryptonite for the Soul

Jordan Galland | Posted 01.19.2013 | Entertainment
Jordan Galland

In Alter Egos, I wanted to set my characters in a world where superheroes disappoint us, the way our politicians, advisors and leaders often do.

Chris Hemsworth - Australia's Greatest Film Actor EVER?

Mark Juddery | Posted 12.15.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

Chris Hemsworth is Australia's greatest actor ever, simply because no muscleman of his prowess has such great acting ability, and no other fine actor looks so muscular.

How Much Aggregate Time Has Bruce Wayne Spent as Batman?

Quora | Posted 07.13.2012 | Entertainment
Quora

Batman's existed about 73 years, and was perhaps 25 when he started out, which would make him 98 years old total if we counted literally from day one.

The Green Lantern: I Wanted More, So Much More

Lorraine Roe | Posted 08.27.2011 | Entertainment
Lorraine Roe

In the movie script there wasn't much humor and there weren't many great weapons or heart-felt moments. It sounds silly to say about a superhero movie, but there were parts I just didn't believe.

What Would Your Superpower Be?

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.15.2011 | Comedy

Twitter was taken over by wannbe-mutants today as the hashtag #mysuperpowerwouldbe inspired some serious silliness. For one reason or another, it turn...

The Pretty Good Hulk and The New Paradigm for Superhero Movies

Erik Lundegaard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erik Lundegaard

The Incredible Hulk is forging a new paradigm for superhero movies that recalls the Silver Age of comics, where the characters can't be contained by the arbitary limits of a single movie.