The Origin Story of Viking Santa Claus?

  Who’s sick and tired of origin story movies? How many times have we seen the origin of Superman and Spider-Man? Who cares how the Death Star was built? And who cares how Santa Claus came to be? Didn’t we see that on a Rankin Bass special already?  

Celebrating Batman's Birthday

This year marked the birthday of Superman, who debuted in Action Comics 75 years ago. Batman will be hitting his 75th birthday next year, and DC has big plans for their most popular superhero. (Batman is also arguably the most popular superhero in the world right now.)

How Iron Man helped crush Batman and Superman

Okay, so it's only in box office terms, but this awesome chart from the Economist says it all. Of course, in the real world, the kind of real world, Superman would just wipe the floor with everyone. Am I right? Am I right?

Man of Steel is gaining momentum

We can’t deny it, we were very skeptical about Man of Steel at first.

Happy Birthday Superman

With all the buzz and excitement surrounding Man of Steel, how could we forget that it will soon be Superman’s 75th birthday?

The Superman-Card controversy

When it comes to genre worship, enthusiasm and sincerity is all that really matters, not the color of your skin, nationality, or sexual preference.

Superman Unbound brings the machines

Warner Bros. has posted a trailer teasing its upcoming animated adaptation of the superhero.

Get ready for Man of Steel bling

One of the many great boons that Star Wars brought to the movie business is merchandising.

Why Superman's such a sweet guy

Getting superpowers in a game makes people more altruistic, say Stanford researchers, who have found that the ability to fly makes you more willing to help others.

The Justice League film coalesces

Reports are circulating about what the heroes in the Justice League may be like.

Man of Steel trailer saves the bus

Warner Bros. has posted the first full-length trailer for its upcoming Superman reboot.

Snyder talks Man of Steel and Justice League

The director of the new Superman film offers an in-depth look at the newly redefined superhero.

DC Comics lineup hits major e-bookstores

The entire lineup of DC Comics is now available for direct download from all major e-bookstores, including Amazon's Kindle, Apple's iBookstore and B&N's Nook.

LEGO Batman The Movie trailer 'assembles' the Justice League

Warner Bros recently released the first full trailer for its upcoming animated super hero comedy.

Superman ditches the Daily Planet

A lot of people don’t trust the media, but back in the days when Clark Kent was a reporter, working for a newspaper was certainly considered a noble day gig for the man of steel.

A new Lois for a new Superman

The DC Universe has shifted the way the character of Lois Lane meshes with Clark Kent. Will the world follow along?

The trysts of Superman and Wonder Woman

It's not a trick this time. The most powerful pair in the DC universe will be the new power couple.

The importance of genre casting


I once asked a producer how important casting is for a movie, genre or otherwise, and he told me "It's all you have." 



Man of Steel teaser finds two voices

Warner Brothers has released a two teaser trailers for its new Superman adaptation, Man of Steel.

Man of Steel moves into post-production

Man of Steel Director Zach Snyder confirms that principle photography is complete for his Superman adaptation, showing off some of the unfinished footage at Comic-Con 2012 in San Diego.