Man of Steel

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Yes, you can probably file this under “Chris is thinking too much about Superman again.” But the latest trailer for Man of Steel is out, and I am almost physically excited by the chances for this movie now. I admit, I’m an easy target for anything about Superman. As a kid, I wore the Underoos, […]

My Favorite Movies: Love, Actually

(A regift. Originally published December 22, 2009. Merry Christmas.) As someone who was not really fond of the holiday season for years — long story with familiar elements: divorce, family tension, bills, et cetera — I’m sort of surprised how many of my favorite movies are Christmas-themed. It starts with Die Hard, which is still […]

Vampire Weekend

From the Wall Street Journal: Vampire Flick ‘New Moon’ Posts Biggest Opening Weekend of 2009 The vampire and werewolf movie “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” posted the biggest opening of the year, taking in $140.7 million in North America — but fell short of the all-time crown. The Summit Entertainment film’s box office take was […]