Man of Steel: Not So Super

by Ethan Alter June 14, 2013 6:51 am
<i>Man of Steel</i>: Not So Super

How do you solve a problem like making a live-action movie starring Superman? Although the Last Son of Krypton has been a comic book icon since the late '30s, contemporary attempts to translate him to the big screen have routinely bumped up against certain limitations, which range from the technical challenges of believably rendering his super-sized feats of strength or storytelling obstacles like finding some kind of relatable chink in his flesh-colored steel armor.

5 Things to Expect Now that Ben Affleck Is Batman

by Ethan Alter August 23, 2013 10:24 am
5 Things to Expect Now that Ben Affleck Is Batman

Now that we've all had a few hours to digest the head-scratching Ben Affleck is Batman news, here are five things this dubious casting announcement implies.

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