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Looking at this year’s slate of movie reboots (including Death Wish, Tomb Raider, Venom, Robin Hood: Origins, and Mary Poppins Returns) made me come to a realization: Someday, Disney is going to reboot Star Wars…
Welcome back to Bad Superhero Movie Showdown, in which we compare two reviled superhero movies to definitively answer the question of which one fails the most. In 2013, Marvel released a third Iron Man film, creatively titled Iron Man …
In the ever-escalating competition for the hearts and minds of fanboys, the summer blockbuster season has now extended well into the winter. First, Disney decided that Star Wars needed to be an annual Christmas tradition. And now, the DC Cinematic…
Summer is here and with it comes sun and laughter, unless you have that rare sun allergy and you’re kind of depressed about it. But also movies! Summer is traditionally the time for the biggest, eventiest event movies the studios…
“There’s something almost fetishistic about the way people would love to see the Dark Knight take the Man of Steel down a peg or two.”
Cecil takes a look at the 2013 Superman reboot Man of Steel, and talks about why it doesn't deserve the negative attention it gets, going into the most common complaints about the film and offering counterpoints to them.
Russell Crowe Finally Gets To Meet Pope Francis And The Heavens Rejoice
“Now to me, starting off with the concept of Superman and Batman beating each other’s brains out for two hours is just getting off on the wrong foot. It doesn’t really fit the characters, it’s a waste of potential, and it’s just plain not very interesting.”
I Am High. I Have $5. Should I Watch 'Man Of Steel' On Pay-Per-View?
Sofie went to the theater once again, and now feels very, very conflicted about the new Superman movie.
The first flying sequence is worth the price of admission all on its own. The scope and sense of wonder it evokes is overwhelming, as Superman rockets across the globe, through the clouds, and into space, grinning all the while. Because how can you not have fun when you’re Superman? I caught myself unconsciously whispering, “make me believe, make me believe” in a disturbingly erotic fashion that I’m sure was very uncomfortable for those sitting next to me.