Movie still from Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman v. Superman: Is It Really as Bad as Everyone Says It Is?

A beautiful disaster. A very expensive reaction video for Man of Steel. A super-sized bore. Yawn of Justice. These are just samplings of things critics have written about Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. And while I do enjoy some of the snarky zingers, particularly those directed at Warners Bros for their nearsighted money-grab of a cinematic universe, I don’t totally agree with the reviews. Continue reading “Batman v. Superman: Is It Really as Bad as Everyone Says It Is?”

alicia vikander armie hammer and henry cavill in the man from uncle (2015)

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Makes Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer Look Good

In 1963, after a mysterious criminal organization led by Victoria Vinciguerra (Elizabeth Debicki) captures a former Nazi scientist to create and sell a nuclear weapon, American spy Napoleon Solo (Henry Cavill) must team up with Russian spy Illya Kuryakin (Armie Hammer) to protect the scientist’s daughter, Gaby (Alicia Vikander), and stop the threat of nuclear warfare. Continue reading “The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Makes Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer Look Good”

Zack Snyder's Man of Steel

Man of Steel: The Superman Movie We’ve Been Waiting For?

I think most Superman fans will probably agree with me when I say that there really hasn’t been a good film adaptation of the comic book hero’s story. The Christopher Reeve movies were good for their time, and the TV show Smallville was actually pretty good, but otherwise, Superman hasn’t been successful on the big screen (just remember the godawful Superman Returns). That’s why Man of Steel was getting so much buzz. Continue reading “Man of Steel: The Superman Movie We’ve Been Waiting For?”