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Top 10 Ideas to Save the Hollywood Blockbuster

This was a Summer of ups and downs from the studios. Major tentpoles disappointed, unexpected twists angered fans, and smaller films came out of nowhere to strike big at the box office. With high expectations coming for the next couple of years, Hollywood has a chance to turn things around and here are ten easy ideas to make that happen. All are feasible and can be put in place now, it will...

JoBlo.com's Top 10 Films of Summer 2013!

And so the summer of 2013 is in the books. As always, it was a bit of a mixed bag, with a few of the biggest tentpoles getting mixed reviews from fans and critics alike, some landing with a big enough thud (THE LONE RANGER, WHITE HOUSE DOWN, AFTER EARTH) that they may call into question a star or franchise's bank-ability. Overall though, it was a rather decent summer, and we, the critics here...

Zack Snyder talks about the massive amount of death and destruction in Man of Steel

The massive disaster scene towards the end of MAN OF STEEL happened to be one of the biggest complaints of the film. Wait, what? Large amounts of destruction go hand in hand when it comes to comics. There's a big bad who wants to enslave humanity, or take out humanity, or take out entire cities, or even the world! So what's the problem here? Some say that the amount of cataclysmic...

Batman/Superman to film in Detroit beginning early 2014. Plus read Andrew Kevin Walker's unused script from 2002

When MAN OF STEEL 2 begins shooting in Detroit early next year it will bring $131 million to the state of Michigan and mark another cityscape standing in for Metropolis and Gotham City. Ben Affleck , Henry Cavill , and the rest of the cast will film for three months early in 2014 in Detroit for what will amount to the majority of the shooting of the MAN OF STEEL sequel. The still...

Justin Timberlake has a specific Batman supervillain he would like to play

Ben Affleck as Batman? Sure. James Spader as Ultron? Go for it. Justin Timberlake as a villain? Why the f*ck not. Counter-casting seems to be the big thing these days and we will have no idea if it will pan out until the finished product hits the silver screen. We can remember back when no one thought Hugh Jackman could be Wolverine or Heath Ledger could be the Joker....

Face-Off: Frank Bullitt vs. The Driver

In last week’s Face-Off , MAN OF STEEL got its super-ass handed to it by BATMAN BEGINS in an overwhelming decision that favored the latter as the better movie. Superman will get a chance at revenge in 2015 when Henry Cavill goes cape to cape with Affleck in BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN. In this week’s installment, we turn our attention to Ethan Hawke's GETAWAY opening this Friday. This...

See the season's winners and losers in this 2013 Summer box office infographic

Well, the summer movie season has closed its doors, so now it's time to take stock of what was the 2013 box office for the season. In short: Not bad at all. Now, opinions may vary on the quality, but in terms of dollars and cents, the cash flowed freely. A new infographic from movies.com sums up the overall stats of the summer quite well, painting a very clear portrait of the...

Updated: Rumors claim Christopher Nolan has left the Man of Steel sequel in the wake of Ben Affleck's casting

UPDATE: A source within Warner Bros. has reached out to us to confirm that Christopher Nolan remains an executive producer on the MAN OF STEEL sequel but offered no reason as to why he was left off the press release. Read into it what you will, but Christopher Nolan 's name does not appear on the press release for Ben Affleck 's casting as Batman in the MAN OF STEEL sequel. While...

C'mon Hollywood: Is fan anger getting out of control?

Last week we got some news that kind of broke the Internet a little: Ben Affleck was cast as Batman in the follow-up to Zack Snyder ’s MAN OF STEEL. Naturally, fans erupted with responses, spilling onto message boards, comment sections, and social media like wildfire. In the course of an hour something became abundantly clear while perusing the thoughts, emotions, and...

Cool Videos: Fan made teaser for Superman/Batman movie with Ben Affleck and Bryan Cranston

Want to see what the planned SUPERMAN/BATMAN movie could look like with Ben Affleck as Batman and Bryan Cranston as Lex Luthor? I thought so. This fan made teaser was uploaded to Youtube and uses scenes from MAN OF STEEL, DAREDEVIL, Nolan's Batman films, Breaking Bad, ELYSIUM, as well as a few others. Even if you're not thrilled about Ben Affleck as Batman, how can...

Simon Pegg offers up some strong opinions on Man of Steel and Transformers

After giving a big "f*ck you" to the critics who panned STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS, Simon Pegg is now bashing a pair of blockbusters. During an interview with Vulture, the actor opened up about the amount of apocalyptic movies that have been released this year which Pegg says came about because of the Mayan prophecies of the world ending in 2012. He mentions that...

Rumor: Bryan Cranston may be cast as Lex Luthor in Batman vs Superman so that Mark Strong can return as Sinestro

Take this with a grain of salt, but we may be on the verge of another major announcement regarding the MAN OF STEEL sequel and the future of the DC Cinematic Universe. Notoriously unreliable site Cosmic Book News has unveiled a new exclusive regarding the recent Ben Affleck casting as Batman that we just need to share with you. Again, there are no other sources for this story as of...