Maybe it's because I'm a child of the '80s, but watching Michael Shannon play General Zod in Man of Steel I cringed at moments and longed for Terence Stamp's performance of the infamous Kryptonian in Superman and Superman II .
When I first read that Zack Snyder was going to direct "Man of Steel," I was - like many - more than a little concerned.
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CENTRAL COAST, Calif. Father's Day is just around the corner, but if you still haven't gotten Dad a gift yet, how about taking him to a movie? A young Clark Kent finds he has extraordinary powers, making him different than everyone else.
"Man of Steel" stars Amy Adams, left, and Henry Cavill attend the film's London premiere on June 12. "Man of Steel" star Henry Cavill, left, his mother, Marianne, and his father, Colin, attend the film's New York premiere on June 10. The stress of carrying the world and "Man of Steel," the $225-million Warner Bros.
The most boring complaint a comic book fan can make about a comic book movie is "They Changed Stuff!" A superhero movie can, should, must be different from the source material.
LOS ANGELES, June 14, : "Man of Steel" flew into theaters on Friday carrying not just a $200 million price tag and the fate of Superman on its chiseled shoulders, but the future of Warner Bros as well.
A quarter-century later, I was just as enraptured by Bryan Singer's Superman Returns, his film one part homage to the Donner original while also a gutsy, not altogether successful attempt to re-imagine the godlike superhero for a new generation.
Heath Ledger's amazing performance as The Joker helped make Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight" one of the best sequels of all time.
German-born film composer Hans Zimmer created a powerful and dynamic score for the new Superman movie, "Man of Steel."
Kevin Costner as Jonathan Kent, left, and Dylan Sprayberry as 13-year-old Clark Kent in "Man of Steel."
It's hard out there for a superhero. On Thursday, fanboys spent the day refreshing the Rotten Tomatoes web site as the critic reviews for the new Superman movie, Man of Steel , rushed in.
Though we've had other superhero movies from DC, both successful and not , Warner Brothers has been building on the idea that eventually they want to do their own Avengers -style movie with Justice League .