By Rito P. Asilo
Does Henry Cavill have what it takes to wear Superman’s tights and cape? In Zack Snyder’s “Man of Steel,” the 30-year-old British actor doesn’t just sizzle in the iconic costume, he also lends gravitas to the mightiest superhero of them all, making Clark Kent relevant in an era far removed from his “humble” 1938 beginnings. Yes, the latest installment of the Superman franchise won’t blow you away, but to say that it’s unsatisfying would be a mistake.
Hollywood’s glitziest night is under way as Academy Awards nominees in their finest gowns and tuxes hit the red carpet for Sunday’s show, with nominees Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Adams and Charlize Theron among the more statuesque arrivals.
By Nestor U. Torre
In his latest starrer, “Trouble with the Curve,” octogenarian screen icon, Clint Eastwood, plays another crusty old coot of a dysfunctional dad, and Amy Adams portrays his issues-encumbered daughter. Together, they make their characters’ conflicted relationship acutely believable.