Tag Archives: Superman: The Animated Series

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/Shazam!” looks and sounds gorgeous on Bluray

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: There’s not too much to say about a 24 minute slugfest. The story is pretty simple: Black Adam shows up, Billy Batson becomes Captain Marvel, action and thematic elements occur. Most of the entire second and third acts of this extended short film is basically a smackdown[...]

“Superman/Batman Apocalypse” sounds wonderful on Blu-ray

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: It is perhaps unfair for me to be overly critical of “Superman/Batman Apocalypse,” as I was not a fan of the comic book story arc from which it is adapted from. The early Jeph Loeb issues of the “Superman/Batman” comic were full of fan-friendly moments and epic[...]

“Sherlock Holmes 2” to bow December 2011; other Warner films announced

Hollywoodnews.com: Warner Bros. scheduled a slew of upcoming big pics including “Sherlock Holmes 2” for a mid December 2011 opening. In 2011, Warner Brothers, according to the Hollywood Reporter, will release about 25 films including: — Red Riding Hood: April 22, 2011 — The Hangover 2: May 26 — Green Lantern (3D): June 17 —[...]