Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is crashing into theaters, and already has its work cut out for it: the last three films in the franchise were profitable, although the third got mixed reviews compared to the first two. But if history is any indication, On Stranger Tides has more to overcome: the fourth film in a sci-fi series has a long tradition of bombing, sometimes so hard that it blows up the entire franchise.
Image of the Day: The embarrassing moment Superman met Doctor Who
Hey, you remember way, way back (like two weeks ago) in Action Comics #900 when Superman was all "I'm renouncing my American citizenship, nerds"? And remember how people freaked out about liberal agendas and socialism and how the terrorists were going to win?
Image of the Day: Marvel and DC heroes watch Osama bin Laden raid
Image of the Day: Find your sign on the sci-fi geek zodiac
That's the big question this week as the Man of Steel celebrates a major milestone. While Action Comics #900 carries many stories in it from different authors and artists, it's The Incident by The Dark Knight and the upcoming Man of Steel writer David Goyer that's got everyone talking
It's official: the female villain in director Zack Snyder's Superman reboot, Man of Steel, will be Faora, and Snyder has also found an actress to play the role.
It'll be awhile before we can see Henry Cavill as Superman, and his role as Charles Brandon in The Tudors didn't really give us that much of a clue as to what kind of Man of Steel he'll turn out to be.
From Captain America going to war against drugs to the coining of the term "snootchie bootchies," comic book culture has faced an internal struggle over the issue of marijuana. We're not going to delve into that heaviness, not on April 20.
There have been stars who've cried, "How can I work under these conditions?" if their mocha lattes aren't perfectly frothed. But if anyone has a right to ask that question, it's Diane Lane. You see, she was locked in a room for three hours so she couldn't leave with the script for the upcoming Superman movie.