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Tuesday, June 11, 2013
 This Superman is an origin story that casts Henry Cavill as the Man of Steel. We meet Superman as a youngster when his adopted Earth father, Jonathan Kent (Kevin Costner), advises Clark to keep his superpowers to himself
05.02.2013 | | Posted at 08:53 AM

Patrick O'Brian's Travelogue

By David Luhrssen
 One of the best historical dramas in recent years, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, was a 2003 film directed by Peter Weir and starring Russell Crowe. Crowe played Jack Aubrey, the Napoleonic era Royal Navy officer created by Patrick O'Brian in a series of seafaring novels. O'Brian was the last word in historical fiction (nautical division) before his death in 2000; litt...
Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012

Broadway Returns to Hollywood

 Although Broadway was once a consistent source of audience-tested material for Hollywood, in recent years the traffic has flowed the opposite way in the form of Lion King, Spider-Man and other blockbuster movies remodeled
Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Russell Crowe as sensitive outlaw

Outlaws who spare the innocent in the pursuit of profit are mythologized as heroes, and outlaws from times when the law is bad are honored even more. The archetypal outlaw in the English-speaking world, Robin Hood, might never have existed, but his pull on the imagination has continued over the centuries. According to legend, he was a rebel against social injustice who robbed from the rich and gave to the poor...