13 Things We Learned from the Epic 'Man of Steel' Blu-ray Commentary

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(From Warner Bros.)TheĀ Man of SteelĀ Blu-ray is out, and if there's one good reason to run out and buy it, it's definitely the commentary. With a three-hour split-screen version of the movie that goes beyond the traditional commentary track, Zack Snyder, Amy Adams, Henry Cavill, and loads more people who worked on the movie break down exactly how they pulled it all off. Here are some of the coolest things we found out. 1. The Kryptonian Language Was Painstakingly Fleshed OutOur doorway into...Read Full Story

Ryan Gosling vs. 5 More Shirtless Man Hunks: Who Should Play Batman?

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From left: Ryan Gosling, Joe Manganiello, and Richard Armitage. (From Warner Bros. | HBO)Would Ryan Gosling make a good Batman? We've seen him prove he can handle action movies, but it's still a little weird to imagine Gosling risking his indie cred for a shot at stepping into the Bat's well-worn boots.With Christian Bale out of the picture, the biggest question surrounding the upcoming Superman/Batman movie seems to be who will be playing the Dark Knight this time around.Ā The Hollywood...Read Full Story

Weekend Box Office: 'Man of Steel' Sets June Record, 'This Is the End' Finishes Distant 2nd

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(From Warner Bros. | Sony)Man of Steel has been heaped with mixed reviews, but its first weekend in theaters is officially an unqualified success. The most-anticipated superhero movie of the year pulled in an estimated $116.7 million over the weekend. Warner Bros. had to inflate its original projections by about $3.5 million after the movie enjoyed an unexpectedly huge Sunday. The result is the second-biggest opening of the year behindĀ Iron Man 3, and the highest opening ever in June, beating...Read Full Story

Review Roundup: What the Critics are Saying About 'Man of Steel'

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(From Warner Bros.)The reviews are in forĀ Man of Steel, and they are maddeningly inconclusive, perfectly reflecting the 57% score the movie currently holds on Critics generally agree about one thing: there's so much fighting and destruction that by the end it's not exciting, just tiresome. Here are some highlights from the reviews we've seen around the web.David Edelstein,Ā New York magazine"Though gravity is different on Earth than it is on Krypton, co-producer Christopher...Read Full Story

'Man of Steel' WILL Most Likely Be Getting a Sequel

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(Warner Brothers)If you are looking forward to grabbing some popcorn and sitting down in the theaters this weekend to watch Henry Cavill's brawn and super strength take on the big screen, here's something else to look forward to. Deadline confirms that Warner Brothers is fast-tracking the Superman reboot sequel with director Zach Snyder, writer David S. Goyer (Batman Begins, Blade), and of course, the hunky Cavill all returning. Of related news, Goyer now has a huge three-picture deal that...Read Full Story

Get Psyched for 'Man of Steel' With This 13-Minute Making-Of Featurette

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(Photo: Warner Bros.)Fans have been waiting for more than a year to see Zack Snyder's Superman reboot Man of Steel, and judging by he reported 143-minute run time, Snyder's going to give them as much as they can handle. Which brings us to a good news/bad news situation. The bad news: The world still has 11 more days before it can be saved by the man from Krypton. The good news: Warner Bros. just dropped a lengthy behind the scenes featurette online.The 13-minute clip weaves interviews with...Read Full Story