Anyone who thought District 9 might be some sort of newcomer fluke needs only watch the first few minutes of Elysium to see that Neill Blomkamp is the real thing: a visionary filmmaker with a headful of dystopia and the story-telling ability to give it some punch.
Thanks to his lead role as the rugged Cullen Bohannon on AMC's hit Western series Hell On Wheels, audiences are discovering what many have quietly known for a long time -- actor Anson Mount is the real deal.
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.
Director Zack Snyder's Man of Steel is an ambitious attempt by home studio Warner Bros. to imbue their Superman property with the same sense of primacy with audiences that seems to come so easily to DC Comics stablemate Batman.
Scott Snyder treats our favorite characters with a reverence and knowledge that can only come from passion. He infuses these comic books with love and care, which is why it's so exciting to see him setting his sights on Superman this week.
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.