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Wednesday 20 July 2011
Trust, David Schwimmer, 106 mins (15)<br/>The Princess of Montpensier, Bertrand Tavernier, 139 mins (15)
Sunday 10 July 2011
Friday 24 June 2011
The Man of Steel may be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, but he may struggle to jump over this staggeringly comprehensive DVD collection of Superman movies released by Warner.
Wednesday 22 June 2011
Comic-strip inspired prints of ‘fan boys' (a term for obsessive hobbyists, usually male) and superheroes will go on show at the Pictures on Walls Gallery in London tomorrow.
Wednesday 15 June 2011
It cost £40,000 and four cast members were hurt during rehearsals, now Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark has finally opened on Broadway.
Sunday 12 June 2011
Friday 03 June 2011
Widely regarded at the time as a mere Dylan copyist, Donovan was rarely given due credit for his innovative work in the late 1960s, each hit seeming to confirm his supposed betrayal.
Saturday 30 April 2011
It is no wonder that reports that Superman is considering renouncing his US citizenship are causing consternation across the Atlantic. He might have been born on Krypton, but Superman, more than any other superhero, has always exuded Americana. Were he not invulnerable, the man of steel would probably bleed red, white and blue.
Thursday 14 April 2011
After the ongoing Broadway musical disaster which is Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark, you may have been thinking that the world had no need of more superhero stage shows. Indeed, you might well have thought we didn't actually need the first one. Comic books can turn into good films, but why would that mean they make for a great live show? It's not like the type who enjoys the solitary pleasure of reading a comic is often to be found queuing up to spend an evening in the world of musical theatre. I live with a man who reads comics, and he wants to go to see a musical roughly never. Well, maybe once, if William Shatner ever decided to appear in Chicago.
Friday 08 April 2011
Voiceovers might be creepy-looking funnyman Will Ferrell's forte. He's excellent on Dreamworks' hugely enjoyable "superhero" animation, which just pips Despicable Me for laughs.
Tuesday 05 April 2011
Arnold schwarzenegger's life after politics has seen a return to another world he knows well: the cartoon exploits of a musclebound hero who gets things done with little regard for the law.
Saturday 19 March 2011
The British actor Michael Gough – a favourite of director Tim Burton and best-known for his role Alfred the butler in the Batman films – has died aged 94.
Monday 07 February 2011
Tuesday 01 February 2011
Thursday 27 January 2011
Paul Rudd would like to create his own superhero.
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