Has a toy revealed a huge action beat of The Dark Knight Rises? What present did Henry Cavill buy his crew from Man of Steel? Want to listen to the entire soundtrack from The Avengers? When might we see the Civil War storyline appear in the Marvel universe? If Christopher Nolan‘s Batman showed up at your birthday party, would it be a good thing? How excited are kids for The Avengers? Where can you see Stan Lee‘s personal Marvel collection and which soap opera will have an Avengers cross over this week? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »


When James Franco‘s short stint on General Hospital was announced, I figured it was something he was doing to challenge himself and set different acting boundaries. Like Lars Von Trier and friends created the Dogme 95 rules in part to establish a new filmmaking framework for themselves, acting on a soap opera would push Franco in unexpected ways.

I didn’t think that the whole thing might be part of a project akin to Casey Affleck’s documentary on Joaquin Phoenix’s ‘retirement’ and subsequent rapping act. But that’s what seems to be the case, if Franco’s friend Carter isn’t putting everyone on. Read More »