Tag Archives: Zack Snyder

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Billionaire Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck), who hunts criminals as the masked vigilante Batman in Gotham City, is furious to see Superman (Henry Cavill) partly responsible for so many deaths in Metropolis. The 3D sequel to Man of Steel (2013) is more ambitious, visually and narratively, but once you get over the thrill of watching these … Continue reading Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Man of Steel

I guess everyone who complained about Superman Returns (2006) can shut up now, because this is what the nerd rage led to – a reboot of the franchise in the shape of a 3D blockbuster that spends one hour building a reawakened interest in the genesis story of Superman and then ruins everything with a … Continue reading Man of Steel

Sucker Punch

YOU WILL BE UNPREPARED. In the 1960s, Babydoll (Emily Browning) is put in a mental asylum by her wicked stepdad where she enters an imaginary world and  gets to know four dancers in a brothel; together, they battle monsters and German zombies. In director Zack Snyder’s world, this is girl power on full display. To … Continue reading Sucker Punch

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole

ON HIS WAY TO FINDING A LEGEND… HE WILL BECOME ONE. Two young barn owls are kidnapped by other owls and later held as slaves by the evil Pure Ones; however, they are about to learn that the mythical Guardians of Ga’Hoole really do exist… A 3D fairy tale for kids that is dark, but … Continue reading Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole

Watchmen

THEY WATCH OVER US… BUT WHO WATCHES THEM? New York, 1985; after the murder of a retired superhero, the conservative and uncompromising Rorschach (Jackie Earl Haley), tries to find the killer. The filmmakers largely made the right decisions in adapting the classic graphic novel, even though some original, interesting touches are missing for obvious reasons. … Continue reading Watchmen