Zack Snyder

Look! Up In the Sky! Superman Has No Underpants! Here's Why 4

Look! Up In the Sky! Superman Has No Underpants! Here’s Why

Directed Zack Snyder is trying to give a grittier, more realistic feel to his Superman reboot “Man of Steel.” He and cast members explain many aspects of the new film in a new video featurette, including why one signature detail of Superman’s costume was left out. What no underpants?...
Superman: Enough Already With Brooding Superheroes (New Trailer) 6

Superman: Enough Already With Brooding Superheroes (New Trailer)

Christopher Nolan’s new trailer for “Man of Steel” reveals another dark brooding superhero. Superman’s superpowers apparently equal super deep psychological scars and inner conflicts about who he is. Would anyone with real superpowers feel that way? Nolan, of course, is the master of the new genre of superhero movies. His “Batman” trilogy, most recently “The Dark Knight Rises” have been maga-hits, so why not extend the brand to other superheroes? Man of Steel is directed by Zack Snyder, but Nolan produces and David S. Goyer, who penned “The Dark Knight Rises,” also writes the script. Nolan pitched Goyer’s idea to Warner Bros., after story discussion on “The Dark Knight Rises.”...
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Zack Snyder Superman Trailers Moody, Contemplative (watch)

Zack Snyder’s new trailer for “Man of Steel,” looks like a meditative thumbsucker about Superman, with dark, moody shots of young Clark Kent adrift in the world, not knowing quite what to make of his superpowers or his place in life. Henry Cavill, who was a dark horse for the role of Superman, and brings his dark, brooding good looks to the part. Russell Crowe has the cameo as Superman’s Krypton father Jor-El, a part played by a fey Marlon Brando in the 1978 “Superman” film, with Christopher Reeve ...