Comic book movies have been exploding onto the big screen for the past several years now with some great (and less great) directors at the helm. But there’s one legendary filmmaker who refuses to touch the genre with a 10-foot pole: Ridley Scott.
It's not uncommon for a superhero type to take a young lad or lass under their wing. (Even Spider-Man just got himself a sidekick!) A lot of sidekicks have gone on to be classics, loved and revered in the comic community. Then there are ... the others.
Kevin Smith is putting his money where his mouth is by rallying support to distribute an all-new indie take on the super-hero genre, Alter Egos. And we've got the first trailer in all its weird, funky, super-powered glory.
Buckle your seatbelt for a blistering ride through six decades of Hollywood's rocky love affair with caped crimefighters. Stitched into this monumental montage of tight spandex, spewing flame and dodged bullets are the heroes that make our pulse pound...and some other guys, too.
The last we heard from real-life super-hero, Phoenix Jones, he was getting fired after having his secret identity revealed. But unemployment never keeps a true hero down, and Phoenix Jones recently took down one of the world's greatest foes — racism, and we've got the video that catches it all!
Even at 65, Sylvester Stallone is still out there fighting the action movie fight for moviegoers everywhere, but he seems to be losing a little bit of his faith these days. Sure, he's got plenty of action on the way with The Expendables 2 and The Tomb both headed for theaters, but he sees a new threat rising that might kill the genre that made his name forever, and it's a threat clad in tights and cape.