Movie Review of Man of Steel

movie review of man of steel

It’s been a long and bumpy ride since 1978’s Superman and Christopher Reeves‘ break out performance. It’s been good (Superman II) and it’s been bad (the rest) but with the resurgence of comic book movies, it was only a matter of time before they tried again. Heck, it’s been seven years since the last, misfired […]

New Full Length Man of Steel Trailer Soars

superman movie trailer

I grew up on Christopher Reeve and Superman 2. I suffered through Richard Pryor and Nuclear Man. I wanted to love Superman Returns but just couldn’t bring myself to do it. This may be the movie my 10-year-old self has been waiting for and my 38-year-old will pay to see. June 14th? I’m there. I geeked […]

Review: Real Steel

Robot Boxing with Hugh Jackman

THE SETUP: A former boxer / current loser (Hugh Jackman) is having bad luck and making a string of bad choices, and then he’s suddenly saddled with a son he doesn’t want. Did I mention this is a story told in the future world of professional robot fighting? Yeah, I should mention that because to […]

Review: Knight and Day

Tom Cruise Cameron Diaz spy film

A movie that delivers on its comedy while the action was so green-screened, it felt contrived and fake. It was like watching a film about a summer blockbuster (not a good thing for 10 bucks). James Mangold has directing some fantastic, engaging character studies…whether through quiet moments or intense action. Some of those winners included […]

Review: Robin Hood

Russell Crowe and his Merry Men

Robbing from the rich and giving to the poor, you won’t feel ripped off by this Robin Hood summer blockbuster. Ridley Scott teams up with Russell Crowe for the fourth time to give us the latest version of Robin Longstride…or is it Loxley…or Hood. A film that doesn’t try to hard to be any thing […]