Making a Good Superman Trilogy

Man of Steel needs to be big.  It needs to clean the slate of previous film follies and wow audiences.  Essentially it needs to do the opposite of what Superman Returns did, which, in case you missed it, turned Superman into an absentee father.  Good job Warner Brothers.  Anyway, here are just a few ideas of what I think the studio can do to make Superman the film franchise it can be.  Continue reading

Justice League Assemble?

Just a thought about the eventual Justice League movie that DC and WB keep assuring us will happen. First of all, let’s face facts.  Marvel won.  They beat DC to the punch and brilliantly created the Marvel Universe (or parts of it anyway) on the big screen.  Through a series of 5 films they were able to introduce us to characters and concepts that would eventually lead to the big screen version of The Avengers.  This was no accident.  This was perfectly planned if not always perfectly done (sorry Hulk). Continue reading