Tag: Superman

Book Reviews, Books, Comics and Graphic Novels

Book Review: “Lois Lane: Fallout”

This novel should be an enjoyable read for anyone who enjoys gaming, comic books or just plain old nail biting mystery and thrills....

Comics and Graphic Novels, Film

Synergy Cinema: A Bad Feeling About “Batman v Superman”

When I saw the above fan mash-up (via Comic Book Bros) of the three character stills from the upcoming “Batman v Superman” movie, it...

Books, Comics and Graphic Novels

Dunphy Knows It All: Fixing the Comic Book Industry

Once they made movies from comics. Now comics seem like little more than another merchandising platform. Here are some thoughts on how to...

Ben Affleck

Film, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: Ben Affleck as Batman?

Following yesterday’s surprise casting announcement of Ben Affleck as Batman in the upcoming Superman/Batman film, it took all of...

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Movies About Awesome Businesspeople

This week marks the release of Jobs, which stars Ashton Kutcher, the inventor of prankism, as Steve Jobs, the inventor of the computer and...

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Are Spin-Offs, Not Sequels, of Popular Movies (Like Disney’s “Planes”)

Spin-offs are the new reboot. Big studio movies are usually part of a franchise at this point, and they are going to become even more...

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Are Reboots of Really Old Pop Culture (Just Like the New “Lone Ranger” Movie)

A new big-screen version of The Lone Ranger comes out this weekend, starring Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow as Tonto. It looks less...

Film, Film Reviews

Film Review: “Man of Steel”

Truth, justice, and 9/11 destruction porn....

Film, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1983: Superman III

In preparation for the Man Of Steel, let's look back at the Hunk Of Junk....

"Jan & Dean Meet Batman"

Music, Popdose Lists

10 Classic Songs Inspired By Comic Book Superheroes

With the summer movie season upon us, let's listen to ten of the best superhero-inspired songs we could find....

Books, Kirkus Reviews

Popdose at Kirkus reviews: “Superman Vs. the Ku Klux Klan”

For almost 80 years, Kirkus Reviews has served as the industry bible for bookstore buyers, librarians, and ordinary readers alike. Now...

Books, Comics and Graphic Novels, Film

Ghost Rider, Creator’s Rights And Bill Mantlo

What might the recent legal win for property rights mean for comic book creators?...

Television, TV on DVD

TV on DVD Review: “MAD” and “The Looney Tunes Show”

I’m not breaking any new ground by telling you our world’s pop-cultural landscape is liberally littered with remakes, reboots...

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Film

First Look: Henry Cavill as Superman in “Man of Steel”

Jeff Giles: Ladies and gentlemen, your new Superman. Dw. Dunphy: He’s all dark and stuff. Chris Holmes: Looks more like Bizarro to...

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Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Meco’s “Theme From Superman” (1978)

Despite the cool, vaguely exotic euro-discoy name, Meco was really a kind of nerdy dude from Pennsylvania (real name: Domenico Monardo). As...

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Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “Superman” Revisited

"This is no fantasy..." A DVD megaset of all things "Superman" has made it to Blu-ray. ...

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Books, Comics Reviews

Comics Review: “Superman Vs. Muhammad Ali”

Let’s tell it like it is.  Out of all the superheroes, only Superman can say he has gone up against the greatest of all time.  It...

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Television, TV on DVD

TV on DVD: “Smallville: The Complete Ninth Season” and “Supernatural: The Complete Fifth Season”

You just can’t fight the living dead and monsters roaming around on earth without your life being changed forever....

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Books, Comics Reviews

Comics Review: “Wednesday Comics”

Scott Cederlund reflects on the state of the Sunday funnies, and reviews DC's newly compiled Wednesday Comics series....

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Film, Revival House

Revival House: Eleven Great Teaser Trailers

Filmgoers love to complain about everything we have to sit through before the main attraction, but there's nothing like a great teaser...

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Film, Revival House

Revival House: Ten Great Comic Book Superhero Movies

With Iron Man 2 on its way to theaters, Jeff Johnson takes a look at some great comic-to-film adaptations....

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Film, Revival House

Revival House: Ten Great Title Sequences

Something you don’t see much these days: taking a few minutes of screen time to set the mood for the film you’re about to see....

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Current Events, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Promise Some Peace, Win a Prize!

President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, a decision that instantly created controversy. For one thing, Tina...

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Music, Way Out Wednesday

Way Out Wednesday: “Songs and Stories About the Justice League of America”

The Justice League of America...singing? It must be time for another installment of Tony Redman's Way Out Wednesday!...

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Music, Way Out Wednesday

Way Out Wednesday: “Children’s Treasury of Superman Musical Stories”

Here’s a fun album from 1966 featuring songs sung about — and sometimes sung by — Superman and his DC Comics universe of...

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Film, Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Super Soundtracks”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Hiya, kids! This week’s mix is brought to you by Jeff Johnson, who’s been a friend of mine since...

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Current Events, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: “Stay Strong”

Laid Off But Not Lying Down The Daily Planet‘s veteran crime reporter discovers a new scene. In 1978, one week before Christmas,...

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Books, Bookshelf

Bookshelf: Holiday Gift Ideas

So you say that your finances are under more pressure than Rod Blagojevich and you still have gifts to buy for the holidays? Join the club....

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Film Reviews

Film Review: “The Day The Earth Stood Still”

Before we begin, allow me to state for the record that I hate remakes. With very rare exceptions, they tend to be lifeless, pale imitations...