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 […]
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The 30-year-old star of Man of Steel, is jobless, having bided his time as director Zack Snyder took nearly two years to apply the finishing touches to his blockbuster reboot. The movie could propel the relative unknown to stardom faster than a speeding bullet—or be career kryptonite. Still, it’s unclear who most needs to be saved by Superman — Cavill or the rest of us? IN A DARKENED EDITING BAY ON THE Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, California, Man of Steel footage rolls on a 70-inch screen. Finally, here’s the director Zack Snyder’s long-awaited, top-secret Clark Kent: swarthy and muscular, […]
He was once dubbed “the unluckiest man in Hollywood” after missing out — just — on blockbusters from James Bond to Harry Potter. But Henry Cavill is finally flying high as he revs up for the lead in this summer’s Superman reboot, Man Of Steel. The first time he met Russell Crowe, Henry Cavill was 16, shivering and in shorts. A pupil of Stowe School in Buckinghamshire, he was one of several students who had been asked to be extras, playing rugby in the background while Crowe said goodbye to his on-screen son. The film was Proof Of Life, and […]
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
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.