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Superman towers over the Kremlin: Reiner Riedler’s best photograph
‘This is from my Fake Holidays series, taken at the Kremlin Palace hotel in Turkey. I found an entertainer dressed as Superman and asked him to pose by the pool. You’d end up in prison if you did this in the real Red Square’

Interview by Graeme Green

31, May, 2023 @2:22 PM

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Is Nicolas Cage finally getting his turn in the Superman suit in The Flash?
He lost out when 1989’s Tim Burton-helmed Superman Lives was canned, but The Flash, Warner DC’s first venture into the multiverse, could see the actor finally do his thing in the red cape

Ben Child

26, May, 2023 @9:37 AM

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Superman review – Christopher Reeve’s superhero origin movie still looks swell
Richard Donner’s 1978 event movie brought Hollywood grandeur, a great John Williams score and a gentlemanly hero quite unlike any other

Peter Bradshaw

06, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Batmobiles, Bugs Bunny and James Dean’s jeans: a day inside the Warner Bros top-secret archive
To celebrate 100 years, the studio is letting reporters into a protected vault of movie treasures. Just don’t try and find it on Google maps

Lois Beckett in Los Angeles

25, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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James Gunn must usher in nothing less than Superman’s big-screen second coming
The Guardians of the Galaxy writer-director and DC Studios CEO has turned his focus to the company’s ultimate hero. But will anyone ever fill Christopher Reeve’s 45-year-old red boots?

Ben Child

17, Mar, 2023 @9:37 PM

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James Gunn’s plans for DC are brave, bold and bereft of Batfleck – apparently
Can the film-maker revolutionise DC with a slate of five movies, with new and old actors, that will interconnect superhero stories?

Ben Child

03, Feb, 2023 @1:19 PM

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Henry Cavill dropped as Superman weeks after announcing return to role
Actor says ‘this news isn’t the easiest’ as DC Studio’s new co-chairman James Gunn builds new universe

Sian Cain

15, Dec, 2022 @3:32 AM

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Batgirl axed, The Flash floundering – can Black Adam turn things round for DC’s troubled superheroes?
Any company with characters like Batman and Wonder Woman should be laughing all the way to the bank. So why are DC and its owner Warner Bros struggling with so many projects?

Steve Rose

18, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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DC League of Super-Pets review – a dog’s dinner
Dwayne Johnson voices Superman’s best friend in a mirthless mess of an animated superhero spin-off

Wendy Ide

31, Jul, 2022 @10:30 AM

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‘Me against the world’: why superheroes are so often orphans
Batman, Spider-Man and many others lost parents when young. A new exhibition explores their complex stories

Vanessa Thorpe

16, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Is Superman Circumcised? wins oddest book title of the year award
Study of the superhero’s Jewish influences beats off stiff competition to come first in this year’s Diagram prize

Alison Flood

03, Dec, 2021 @6:01 AM

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Is Superman Circumcised? favourite to win Oddest book title of the year
This year’s Diagram prize also pits Curves for the Mathematically Curious against The Life Cycle of Russian Things and Hats: A Very Unnatural History

Alison Flood

05, Nov, 2021 @11:52 AM

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