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  • ‘Man of Steel’ screenwriter David S. Goyer on Superman and religion

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    June 19, 2013 | 9:34 am

    “People are always so quick to point out the Christ allegory in “The Man of Steel” but Superman has always struck me as a combination of Old Testament and New Testament; he’s a sort of fusion between these two figures, both Moses and Christ,” screenwriter David S. Goyer said.  So...

  • Six reasons why Superman is Jesus in ‘Man of Steel’

    By Jay Firestone

    June 12, 2013 | 12:24 pm

    Last night I attended a press screening of the latest installment of the Superman franchise, “Man of Steel,” directed by Zack Snyder and produced by "Batman" director Christopher Nolan. 

    An avid comic book fan, I expected one of two portrayals of Superman. 

    Jewish or Jesus.

    ...
  • David S. Goyer talks ‘Batman,’ ‘Man of Steel’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    April 18, 2013 | 11:05 am

    David S. Goyer, the scribe behind Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” trilogy and the highly anticipated Superman reboot “The Man of Steel,” opening June 14, was sipping English breakfast tea while nursing a cold recent at the Four Seasons Hotel.

    The 47-year-old writer was...

  • ‘Da Vinci’ goes rogue in new STARZ historical fantasy

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    April 3, 2013 | 8:44 am

    “I grew up very conscious of the fact that I was Jewish,” said David S. Goyer, the screenwriter behind Christopher Nolan’s blockbuster “The Dark Knight” trilogy and the author of the highly anticipated Superman reboot “The Man of Steel” as well as the creator of the new historical...

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  • Top Five DOs and DON’Ts at the OSCARS

    By Misha Henckel

    February 27, 2011 | 11:05 pm

    1. DO be impeccable, appropriate, and delightful. Colin Firth, always understated, accepting for Best Actor, “I have a feeling my career has just peaked.” You just can’t help rooting for him.

    2. DON’T get too excited and lose control of yourself. Spontaneity is important but...

  • Lessons from “Inception”

    By Misha Henckel

    February 1, 2011 | 7:05 am

    “Inception” delivers the mind-blowing it promises, and from start to finish is worth the watch.

    Quite a few friends have mentioned that they had a hard time figuring out what exactly was fact and what was not, within the story. They found it hard to keep up with the action, or to...