Tag Archives: Zack Snyder

Episode 3: Rambo, Night of the Hunter, Sucker Punch

In this episode, Scott Molling and I talk about Rambo, Night of the Hunter, and offer an amusing but fair take down of Sucker Punch and the films of Zack Snyder. Continue reading

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Sucker Punch: The U.S. re-makes Pan’s Labyrinth

Tarantino is regularly accused of producing films that are as artistically nutritious as a family size bag of potato chips.  I’ve written before about why I violently disagree with such assessments, because that crown belongs firmly upon the head of director Zack Snyder, whose latest film is a PG-13 fetish fantasy flick. Continue reading

“Superman: Man of Steel” goes the route of “Batman Begins”

Superman’s tale can be difficult to deliver for a couple of reasons: first, his Kryptonian tale has been done to death; second, it’s difficult to portray an invincible character audiences can relate to. Many place the Richard Donner Superman films as superior to anything Hollywood has produced since, but Zack Snyder’s version of Superman may yet have hope of matching the status of the originals. Set to star Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, and Henry Cavill as Jonahan, Marth, and Clark Kent (respectively), Snyder’s version is star-studded. But the real reason it may succeed where others have failed is that Snyder has one of the greatest minds in the business backing him–Christopher Nolan.

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Zack Snyder finds his Man of Steel

After many months of fan-boy speculation, debate, and argument, it has been announced that Zack Snyder (Dawn of the Dead, 300, Watchmen) and company have selected British actor Henry Cavill to star in the much anticipated film, Superman: Man of Steel.

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