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 three seconds for a great tidal wave of fan rage to wash over the internet like few other things can. We here at ...

Film Review: “Man of Steel”

I don’t pay a lot of attention to press kit material, but a quote from director Zack Snyder in the Man of Steel notes bears repeating. “We knew the action had to be bigger than big, with heart-pounding, edge-of-your-seat thrills. We ...

Blu-ray Review: “Sucker Punch”

Sucker Punch (Warner Bros., 2011)

“What the…well, maybe the fanboys will like it,” I can hear Warner Bros. executives grumbling during studio previews of Zack Snyder’s babes-in-arms folly, the sort of pet project that keeps an “earner” in the fold. But ...

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 me.

Ted Asregadoo: It’s like the they combined the Captain America and Batman/The Dark Knight costumes.

Matt ...

Early Thoughts: Sucky Punch (Really, Zack Snyder? Really?!)

My first inclination upon seeing the teaser trailer for Zack Snyder’s upcoming film Sucker Punch was to post a series of boob jokes to Twitter.

That’s not surprising. My response to most things is either a boob joke or ...

Film Review: “9”

Before we begin, a brief warning to all parents considering taking the wee ones to see Focus Features’ latest, 9. Be certain that whatever kids you’re taking are stout of heart, because there are some creatures within this film–and the actions they ...

Blu-ray Review: “Watchmen Director’s Cut”

Watchmen (2009, Warner Bros.)
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Others may have summarized Watchmen more eloquently, but my friend and colleague David Medsker struck right at the essence of the year’s first would-be blockbuster ...

Film Review: “Watchmen”

Thanks to last year’s Iron Man and Dark Knight, the age of the superhero as a legitimate and viable tale in the realm of cinema is now in full effect. The epic story of Watchmen continues the trend ...