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  • “Man of Steel” sold out? Here’s where to watch other Superman adaptations on TV this week

     
    Man of Steel, the latest big-screen adaptation of Superman, looks to be one of summer 2013′s box-office hits, and it should certainly be the top performer when all is said and done following its weekend premiere starting June 14 (in the U.S.). But...
  • Man of Steel review: Mind-numbing action scenes sink Superman reboot

     
    Despite being the prototypical superhero, Superman hasn't often translated well to film. Yeah, we can all agree that Richard Donner's Superman pretty much invented the modern comic-book movie, and Superman II was a fine follow-up. But since then it's been...
  • Actress Kate Arrington is always never the same

    Actress Kate Arrington is always never the same
    In Amy Herzog's "Belleville" at the Steppenwolf Theatre, Kate Arrington plays a troubled young woman named Abby who is married to a creep. At Abby's low point, she is literally forced to beg her suddenly terrifying husband for her own phone in order to...
  • 'Mud'

    An old cliche indicates a person's name is Mud, but it actually is in the case of writer-director Jeff Nichols' engrossing drama casting Matthew McConaughey as the title character, a fugitive who tells two idolizing Southern youngsters (Tye Sheridan,...
  • ‘Superman’ No. 0 first look: Jor-El discovers Krypton’s fate

     
    Superman's origin as the last son of Krypton transplanted to Smallville is now a familiar one, retold many times during ......
  • Comic-Con 2013: ‘Superman & Batman’ movie will follow ‘Man of Steel’

     
    Warner Bros. is about to bring together two of its most iconic heroes: Superman and Batman will unite in a […]...
  • Superman and Batman will unite on film, Warner confirms at Comic-Con

     
    Superman and Batman will share the big screen for the first time, surprise guest Zack Snyder revealed to 6,500 fans […]...
  • On Demand DVD New Releases Sept. 2-8

     
    On Demand DVD New Releases Sept. 2-8: Now You See Me A team of illusionists use their trickery to pull off bank heists during their performances, giving the money to the audiences in attendance. Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman (PG-13, 1:55) ...
  • ‘Man of Steel’ first look: Russell Crowe gets Jor-El action figure

     
    Russell Crowe will be sporting some heavy-duty armor in Zack Snyder's highly anticipated “Man of Steel” — that is, if a ......
  • TV, movie stars lining up for Wizard World Chicago 2013

    TV, movie stars lining up for Wizard World Chicago 2013
    Wizard World Chicago Comic Con is upping its game again this year, bringing Michael Shannon, Zachary Quinto, Norman Reedus, John Barrowman, WWE Superstar CM Punk and comic legend Stan Lee to the Aug. 8-11 convention in Rosemont. Several of those names...
  • 'Man of Steel' follows the grim path first trod by the Dark Knight ★★ 1/2

    'Man of Steel' follows the grim path first trod by the Dark Knight ★★ 1/2
    Thanks, "Man of Steel." Because of the scene where Superman battles two of his adversaries from the planet Krypton in downtown Smallville, wrecking most of an IHOP and a Sears store, I now associate pancakes and appliances with pain and suffering. A...
  • Q&A: Michael Shannon imagines General Zod's trip to Wiener's Circle

    Q&A: Michael Shannon imagines General Zod's trip to Wiener's Circle
    Perhaps it’s not surprising that Michael Shannon, an Oscar nominee (“Revolutionary Road”) known for playing troubled characters, appears as tortured madman General Zod in “Man of Steel,” opening Friday. Would he be open to...