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Review: The Mummy

— by RON WILKINSON — Tom Cruise is back, heading a star-studded cast and crew in the kick-off flick of the summer B-movie season. He reprises his Maverick role as Nick, an uber-soldier who must do it his way. Along with nominal buddy Jake Johnson (TV’s “New Girl”) as Chris, Nick wa[...]

Review: The Water Diviner

— by RON WILKINSON — Russell Crowe comes out swinging with his narrative fiction feature directorial debut but fouls out as this war story drops off the deep end into the irretrievably maudlin. Screenwriters Andrew Knight and Andrew Anastasios are partly to blame, but Crowe should have k[...]

Review: Noah

— by BEV QUESTAD — “Noah” is a remarkable interpretation of The Great Flood and a fitting choice to open during Lent, a time of repentance and ultimate rebirth. It is all about dying and rising. We sleep, we wake. We fail, try again, and rise. Nature abounds in this cycle and it is t[...]

Review: Winter’s Tale

— by ADAM DALE — From Warner Bros. Pictures and Akiva Goldsman, a well-known producer and writer making his directorial debut, “Winter’s Tale” is a movie loosely based on the 1983 novel by Mark Helprin. It is a tale of love, loss, destiny, the fight waged between good a[...]

Review: Man of Steel

— by ADAM DALE — As is only fitting on his 75th Anniversary, Superman is back on the big screen in Zack Snyder’s “Man of Steel.” Being one of the very first, and still most iconic, superheroes of all time, there have been many incarnations of the hero in every form of media, from c[...]

Three New Man of Steel Clips

— by ADAM POYNTER — “Man of Steel” is less than one Earth week away from its debut in American theaters and Warner Bros. is not backing down from its promotional campaign. They are in hyper mode as we have seen more material released in the past few weeks than the last six months com[...]

Man of Steel: Empire Images

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — I still remember the first official photo that was released for “Man of Steel.” It showed so much, yet so little. Speculation ran wild about Superman’s suit, about his hair, even about his muscles. Now, months later, we have seen the suit in its ent[...]

Man of Steel: Teaser (Both Versions)

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — There is no movie I am more anxiously awaiting than “Man of Steel.” I’ve said that even before watching the official teaser trailer that was just released and attached to “The Dark Knight Rises” (and embedded below for your viewing pleasure), or[...]

Photos Reveal Russell Crowe as Jor-El

— by ANDY BEHBAKHT — We have seen Henry Cavill’s Superman suit. We have also seen Michael Shannon’s outfit for General Zod, as well as Antje Traue’s look for Faora. This time, it’s Russell Crowe’s turn to show off his outfit as the Kryptonian scientist and father of Superma[...]

Russell Crowe Cast as Jor-El in ‘Man of Steel’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Amidst rumors going around that there are problems with Warner Bros. Superman reboot, “Man of Steel,” there has been another casting announcement. Variety is reporting that none other than Russell Crowe has been cast as Superman’s birth-father, Jor-El. Originall[...]

Under Review: ‘The Next Three Days’

— by ADAM POYNTER — When you first look at the trailer for “The Next Three Days,” you see Russell Crowe … so it must be an action suspense thriller. But you need to forget all about his characters in movies such as “Gladiator” and “Robin Hood,” because this is a very di[...]

A Clip from ‘The Next Three Days’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — John Brennan (Russell Crowe) has a wife (Elizabeth Banks) in jail for a murder she didn’t commit. Three years into her sentence, Laura can’t take it anymore, and John is worried for her mental health. He’s decided the only thing left for him to do [...]

Under Review: ‘Robin Hood’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — Considering Robin Hood has been a folklore icon since the medieval times and stretching into modern literature and art — including countless television and film adaptations — it’s safe to say that director Ridley Scott had immense courage to retell [...]

A Clip from Ridley Scott’s ‘Robin Hood’

— by CAM SMITH — I’m having a hard time building up a great deal of enthusiasm for director Ridley Scott’s looming cinematic take on the “Robin Hood” legend. Everything looks impeccable, from an art design and cinematography perspective, but none of the trailers have been[...]