Archive for Clark Kent

News: Man Of Steel Teaser Trailer Debuted At San Diego Comic Con

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 15, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Zack Snyder’s Man Of Steel was a big part of the Legendary Pictures/Warner Bros. panel at the San Diego Comic Con this weekend. Snyder introduced a teaser trailer for the new Superman film that we’ll all be able to see before The Dark Knight Rises from this Friday. As for now we’ll just have to make do with a description of the action that went down. Continue reading

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News: Man Of Steel Scene Descriptions And Other Titbits

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 17, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Things have been a little quiet on the Man Of Steel front lately. This is what happens when films go into their lengthy post-production phase. Luckily for us, though, a recent effects sizzle reel was shown to folk at a VFX industry event. This sizzle reel just so happened to contain some footage from Zack Snyder’s new Superman movie. Sadly there was no leak of the actual footage, but we’ve got the next best thing – a description of the action from a pretty reliable source. Wanna read all about it? Then join us after the jump. Continue reading

News: More Topless Henry Cavill Shots To Drool Over In Man Of Steel

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , on October 26, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

Does what it says on the tin – By which I mean, there’s not a lot more to say other than what’s up there in the title. Big muscley star of The Tudors Henry Cavill with his top off. Superman sexy. Those two words together send a creepy shiver down my spine. Man Of Steel‘s abs of iron. I’ll stop now.

 

Let’s speculate, shall we? Continue reading

News: Man Of Steel’s Henry Cavill is BUFF

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , on October 15, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

It appears that new Superman suit we were all laughing at with its fake muscles may not be so fake after all…

Henry Cavill is BUFF. Continue reading

News: Henry Cavill Gets All Beardy On Man Of Steel Set

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 6, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

Looks to me like ol’ Clark Kent (Henry Cavill) is mixing it up with some down and outs to truly know what it’s like to be human. You know, alien superbeing understands us through our poorest and most put upon. It’s a lesson or something.

Or is he undercover for a story for The Daily Planet? Continue reading

Superman Returns…

Posted in Movie Review, Movies with tags , , , , , , , , , , on August 9, 2006 by Bjorn Grainger

(This blog was originally written on Myspace)

For the first time in what feels like AGES, I ventured to the local cinema and caught a moofie. It was Superman Returns, a film I’ve been stupidly excited aboot since, like, christmas or something. My review – It was good. Really good. But not great.

The set pieces were FANTASTIC, the plane rescue and saving of Metropolis were superbly done. Brandon Routh is eerily reminiscent of Christopher Reeve, playing Clark with warmth and Superman with strength and dignity. Kevin Spacey is brilliant as Lex Luthor, his performace the perfect level of ham and genuine menace. On the downside, it was a little long, there’s a plot spoiler point really irks my fanboy sensibilities, and the ending was a bit ‘fneh’.

In my personal superhero movie ranking, Superman Returns would come behind Spider-Man/Spider-Man 2, and Batman Begins, but far ahead of the likes of The Hulk and Daredevil.

So, go see it, i say! Even if it’s just to play ‘spot the Christ allegory’…