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‘Fantastic’ failure shows foreboding future of comic book films

‘Fantastic’ failure shows foreboding future of comic book films

By Ethan Sapienza, Staff Writer

August 28, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

What the failure of "Fantastic Four" means for the future of comic book movies.

Batman, Superman hope to rewrite history in latest flick

Batman, Superman hope to rewrite history in latest flick

February 11, 2014


Filed under Arts

Batman and Superman are perhaps the two most iconic fictional heroes of all time. But when it comes to the big screen, they exist in radically differing genres and carry entirely different reputations. Batman recently went through Christopher Nolan’s masterful trilogy, while Hollywood struggles with the Superman...

New York Comic Con 2013: Superman legacy celebrated for hero’s 75th anniversary

New York Comic Con 2013: Superman legacy celebrated for hero’s 75th anniversary

October 15, 2013


Filed under Arts

  Equipped with flight, heat-ray vision, and super-strength, it’s hard to imagine a world where the Kryptonian superhero did not exist in our collective consciousness. The man of steel first appeared in “Action Comics” in the 1930s, and after undergoing numerous incarnations, has been solidified as the American icon. To ce...

‘Man of Steel’ enough to excite audiences, but falls short

‘Man of Steel’ enough to excite audiences, but falls short

June 13, 2013


Filed under Arts

Expectations are very high for the release of “Man of Steel,” and there are several questions on everyone’s minds. Will DC Comics’ most iconic hero soar to box office records? Is Henry Cavill Hollywood's next leading man, or will he fade into obscurity like Brandon Routh? Finally, does “M...