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Tag Archives: Richard Donner

Why some comic adaptations failed: Iron Man 2, Punisher: War Zone, Superman Returns, Hulk

HollywoodNews.com: Actor Tom Hiddleston wrote an eloquent essay yesterday for The Guardian basically praising and defending the sub-genre known as the superhero picture. Plenty of disdain for the genre comes from the very notion that it’s big-budget entertainment based on literature that was technically intended for children that gobbles[...]

Superman shortcomings explained by Singer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Given the fact that I thoroughly enjoyed Bryan Singer’s “Superman Returns,” I find myself in the vast minority. Even Singer, himself, has come out and said that the picture – a sensitive, respectful tribute to Richard Donner’s films first, and the Superman lore second – didn’t connect with[...]

Superman films getting hi-def Blu-ray treatment

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Can you imagine how amazing Superman’s blue-and-red tights are going to look in high-definition? As Warner Bros. prepares to reboot the Man of Steel – again – the studio is going back to Superman’s cinematic roots. Not the hero’s black-and-white days. Back to the Richard Donner days, when[...]

Recap: the most memorable comic book-film trailers from the last 10 years

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: It’s hard to believe that it’s been ten years since the modern comic book movie revival kicked off with “X-Men” and (kinda-sorta) “Unbreakable.” With the lukewarm response to the trailers to “Thor” and “Green Lantern,” and the Nolan “Batman” franchise wrapping up, we may just be on[...]

‘Goonies 2’ not in sight

HollywoodNews.com: What a bummer. At a recent celebration for the 25th anniversary release of 1985 cult film “The Goonies” on DVD, Richard Donner and cast members squashed rumors that a sequel might happen. “There have been talks for so many years and I know that a lot of us are for[...]

“Superman” fans react, speculate after Zack Snyder announcement

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The news that Zack Snyder will be helming the next “Superman” film for Warner Bros. triggered a wave of reaction and speculation from online film writers. Plot points, villains, casting, script issues and more were discussed. Let’s try and round up what was said as Snyder works[...]

Zack Snyder directing the next “Superman” movie

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s “Watchmen” director Zack Snyder who will be helming the Christopher Nolan-produced Superman reboot, tentatively subtitled “Man of Steel.” Snyder, who also directed “300” and a “Dawn of the Dead” remake, began negotiations with Warner Bros. earlier today, according to Heat Vision.[...]

“The Goonies” turns 25, announces Blu-ray collector’s edition release date

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Are you ready to feel old? Richard Donner’s masterpiece — and yes, I do mean masterpiece — “The Goonies” celebrates its 25th anniversary this November with a treasure-laden “Collector’s Edition” release as well as the first-ever Blu-ray rendition of the classic kids-and-pirates adventure. “Goonies” always was an[...]