Want to hear Tom Hardy talk about criticisms of The Dark Knight Rises? What would other actors look like if they would have been cast as the Man of Steel? Were you a fan of the end credits in Captain America: The First Avenger and want to learn more about them? Who are the people fighting The Avengers on the streets of Cleveland? Read about all of this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »

For any film fan even vaguely interested in the technology and craft of filmmaking, the name John Dykstra should need no introduction. He got started with Silent Running, had a major credit on Star Wars, and was a key participant in the development the Dykstraflex motion-controlled camera system, which made possible many of the complex Star Wars special effects.

John Dykstra doesn’t actually have a great many film credits — far fewer than you’d expect from someone who began working in the early ’70s — but now he is set to direct his first film. Super Zero will be based on the graphic novel Tales From the Farm, the first in Jeff Lemire‘s set of Essex County stories, and the project is expected to make its first big showing next month at Comic Con. Read More »