Man of Steel
"My 16 month old son reacts to the First Flight sequence from Man of Steel," explains YouTube lribbit. "I've spawned another
From tales of protagonists desperate to stay airborne to those determined to land, I laughed, cried and tried to ignore illuminated mobiles as cinemagoers checked their texts. Enough preamble. Here's my pick of the 30 best films of the year.
Ben Affleck has been named as the new Batman and will star in the Man of Steel sequel. Users immediately took to social networking
Ben Affleck has been cast as the next Batman, Warner Bros. have confirmed. The 'Argo' star will play a mature caped crusader
Excluding The Avengers, only Iron Man has been granted a second and third film, with Thor getting his second outing later this year, but if Marvel's latest recruits are anything to go by, they're already reaching the bottom of the barrel in terms of big names with the traction to carry their own series.
While critics can have devastating effects on live theatre productions, history has shown they have little effect on the movie going public. Word of mouth and hype normally are the driving factors in a film's success or failure...at least initially.
The reaction to the Batman/Superman film literally brought tears to some fans' eyes at Comic-Con on Saturday. A project which previously failed to take off with Wolfgang Petersen at the reins in 2004, it is an aggressive and bold effort by DC Comics to match Marvel's output. But it is the wrong approach and demeaning to Batman, a character who has just fronted three thrilling pictures.
After Warner Bros' revelation that Batman will square off against Superman in the sequel to Man of Steel, the real question is; what will be the character's new incarnation be?
Not all heroines are sexualised. Some are just pathetic, and to be honest I can't work out what is more depressing. For example, Lois Lane in Man of Steel is a confident, intelligent journalist. Who falls in love with Superman after approximately two conversations.
He's currently starring in one of the biggest films of the year and now Henry Cavill has been linked to the screen adaptation