Capes on Camera: “The Death of ‘Superman Lives’: What Happened?” Is a Fascinating Story Unevenly Told

In the years since the project was scrapped, Superman Lives has become the Jodorowsky’s Dune of the superhero set: a dauntingly ambitious film helmed by a distinctive director featuring the input of a truly diverse array of artists that ultimately bit the dust before cameras started rolling. Slated for release in 1998, Superman Lives was set to be directed by…

Saturday Morning Cartoons/Octoberween: A comparison between “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and “Corpse Bride”

For this week’s article, I’ve decided to hop on the Octoberween bandwagon and write about some spooky animated films. And what better way to celebrate this time of the year than to write about a couple of films with the “Tim Burton” label on them? The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) has the lovely benefit of…

Rooster Recap: Oscar Nominations 2015

So, about those Oscar nominations… We go through this every year, and mostly the Oscars fail to interest. This year is no different. Nothing all that interesting happens at the Oscars. Perhaps the biggest snubs were in the Best Leading Actor category, which was an admittedly tight race this year. The nominees are Michael Keaton…