Zack Snyder
Features // 8 Articles
Columns // 3 Articles
Reviews // 8 Articles
Blogs // 14 Articles
News // 10 Articles
//Features

Why They Fight: A Brief History of Batman Battling Superman
14 May 2015 // 4:38 AM

Over the course of any relationship, especially ones that last three quarters of a century, there's bound to be some friction, some tension and some overall sour times.

The Guilty Pleasure Films of 2011
9 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

You may snicker when looking over this list, but these are the films of 2011 that made us feel guilty for loving them so -- and love them we do.

//Columns

The Gritty and the Real: Unpacking the Realism Trope in Superhero Films
5 May 2014 // 8:30 PM

The only thing that can be done with film better than comics is spectacle. Thinking otherwise betrays a lack of respect for comics, and a pretentiousness about film.

A Man of Steel That Sinks Like Lead
19 Aug 2013 // 5:30 PM

Turning Superman into the übermensch, standing above humanity, espousing a new moral dictum in which 'might makes right', is a contradiction of the film's own logic, and a gross violation of the principles he has traditionally fought to protect.

//Reviews

'Man of Steel' and Blood and Iron
18 Nov 2013 // 1:10 AM

Catastrophic violence becomes more central to the Superman mythos than ever before.

'Man of Steel': A Super-Repetitive Superhero
14 Jun 2013 // 12:45 AM

The familiarity of this story cuts at least two ways in this decidedly not-new version. It means the film will rehearse and reinforce the grandly mythic saga of Superman, and provide rationales for his eyeglasses and his cape.

//Blogs

'Man of Steel' and the Wanton Destruction of Human Life
17 Jun 2013 // 3:00 AM

Why are so many picking on Superman for destroying a few hundred thousand people when his actions clearly save billions?

The Unrealistic Expectations Placed on 'Man of Steel' and Why They Matter
12 Jun 2013 // 12:10 AM

Warners is trying to reinvent Superman for the 21st century (yes, again) and, this time, the stakes are even higher.

//News

Girl power: Action heroines pack a 'Punch'
21 Mar 2011 // 1:30 AM

NEW YORK — Black undies? Or white? It was a choice that confronted writer-director Zack Snyder while making "Sucker Punch," a mostly female action-fantasy starring Emily

Zack Snyder is tapped to re-launch Superman
5 Oct 2010 // 1:01 AM

LOS ANGELES — Zack Snyder, the director of the edgy comic-book films "300" and "Watchmen," will direct the Warner Bros. revival of Superman, the first and most

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

// Sound Affects

"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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