‘Man of Steel’ flies higher than this franchise has ever soared

Superman (Henry Cavill) stands tall in 'Man of Steel'
Superman (Henry Cavill) stands tall in ‘Man of Steel’

The reboot of the Superman film franchise, Man of Steel hits the big screen with frenetic energy, astonishing visuals and some outstanding acting and writing.  After the disappointing Superman Returns in 2006, it was a real treat to see this film.  Written by David S. Goyer from a story he and the director of the Batman trilogy, Christopher Nolan; came up with, we see the origins of the Man from Krypton and how he came to be on Earth.

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‘The Cold Light of Day’ might have been best left in the dark

Henry Cavill in 'The Cold Light of Day'
Henry Cavill in ‘The Cold Light of Day’

[rating = 2]Starring:  Henry Cavill, Bruce Willis, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Echequi, Emma Hamilton, Caroline Goodall, Rafi Gavron, and Roschdy Zem
Director(s):  Mabrouk El Mechri
Writer(s):  Scott Wiper, John Petro

Making a spy thriller is easy.  Making a good spy thriller is hard.  Making a bad spy thriller with good actors is even more difficult, yet that’s what The Cold Light of Day turns out to be.

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