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18 Great Trailers for Terrible Movies

18 Great Trailers for Terrible Movies

Let’s take a moment to reflect on 18 of the best trailers ever made . . . for what were ultimately some pretty terrible movies. Let me be clear: these are neither the best trailers ever made nor the worst movies ever made. This group of trailers did their job remarkably well – they made bad movies look amazing, and they tricked us into paying good money to see the movies. Read More

Review: Man of Steel Novelization

have generally found that novelizations are the exception to the general rule that novels are better than movies. Where a movie screenplay is the original source material, the novel can feel thin and hurried–lacking in the depth of thought and characterization that goes into good original novels. Thus when I was asked to review the Man of Steel novelization, I agreed with low expectations. I was pleasantly surprised. Read More

Enter The IMAX Giveaway

My first IMAX movie was Disney’s Beauty and the Beast when I was 17 years old. I wanted to see it because it was also the first movie I saw in a theater. I haven’t been back to an IMAX since, but with the release of the latest Superman movie right around the corner, I have a feeling that is going to change. Read More

Superman and the Costume of Doom!

I am a bit behind the curve and only recently finished watching the Showtime series The Tudors. It’s taken most of the summer, but I finally saw the last episode where crotchety old Henry VIII bids us adieu. Despite the series title, my favorite character wasn’t Henry, but his best friend, the Duke of Suffolk,… Read More