‘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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Linda Cardellini delivers strong performance in compelling ‘Return’

Linda Cardellini is a struggling veteran who comes home after a year in the war zone in 'Return'
Linda Cardellini is a struggling veteran who comes home after a year in the war zone in ‘Return’

[rating=3]Starring:  Linda Cardellini, Michael Shannon, John Slattery, Bonnie Swencionis
Director(s):  Liza Johnson
Writer(s):  Liza Johnson

Return is a film that only had a brief moment in theatrical release and that’s a real shame.  It’s a moving, compelling character study of what life is like for a female veteran returning home after a year in a combat zone.

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