Category: Henry Cavill

Good superheroes

Good superheroes

Posted June 26, 2013 : Chris Evans, Commentary, Henry Cavill

I’ve had this on going conversation with a few friends, pretty much ever since Captain America. And I’ve alluded to a lot of this before. Seeing Man of Steel was the final catalyst I needed to write it outright. I’ve never been a huge fan of Superman. The character always was kind of bland to me (which will seem like a direct contradiction to everything I’m about to say). I liked the idea that Smallville would roughen the character up a some – giving him depth by giving him angst. But I feel like they never really achieved that idea. […]

Man of Steel

Man of Steel

Posted June 23, 2013 : Henry Cavill, Review

It’s not often that my reviews are as colored by other opinions and insights as this one is. But that’s what happens when I wait a week to write it, and in this case I think it makes for a better review. There was a lot to like in Man of Steel. A lot of character drama, some very good performances and a good score. And bonus points for Tahmoh! But there was also a darkness to the film that didn’t really fit with Superman in some ways and some Nolan elements that couldn’t be escaped. By and large, the […]

Event Horizon

Posted November 25, 2011 : Event Horizon, Henry Cavill

Welcome to the Thanksgiving edition of Event Horizon. The Black Friday madness has come and gone, since most sales are over by 1pm, and now it’s time to turn our eyes back to the wonders

Immortals

Immortals

Posted November 14, 2011 : Henry Cavill, Luke Evans, Review

Admittedly, it’s been a while since I’ve seen Immortals. But I did not like it at all, which is why I haven’t seen it again now that it’s opened.

Event Horizon

Event Horizon

Posted November 11, 2011 : Event Horizon, Henry Cavill, Joss Whedon, Luke Evans

Immortals, of course, opens today. I’ve seen it but will hold my review until Monday when all the box office numbers are done.

In other movie news, the premiere for Breaking Dawn part 1 is on Monday and fangirl fervor