Did anyone really want or need a big screen all bells and whistles adaptation of that hoary old load of rubbish The Lone Ranger Was there really a groundswell of desire in the multiplexes of the world for the paunchy man in the white hat to saddle up and ride again I doubt it.
Thirty years ago I was high on superheroes and wanted nothing more than a life filled with caped crusaders and men of steel. I’d just seen Superman III at the cinema and I thought to myself: “Why can’t they make more films like this No, why can’t all films be like this” I was a fool, and not just because I was eight or that Superman III is a super dud (Superman AND Richard Pryor in the same What could possibly go wrong).
When is $90 million not enough for a weekend movie?
These days, the battle for the Indian Ocean seems to be all about the dread pirates of Somalia.
Somali Pirates Seize a Yacht, the Quest, with Four People in america on Board Yacht, the Quest, Taken by Pirates in Indian Ocean off Oman; U.S. Forces Alerted U.S. officials confirm that a yacht with 4 People in the usa aboard has long been seized by Somali pirates within the waters with the Indian Ocean. […]
Korean Destroyer Shadows Pirates SEOUL, South Korea (Reuters) — A South Korean navy destroyer has caught up with a supertanker hijacked by pirates that was cruising toward the Somali coast with a cargo of crude oil worth as much as $170 million, an official said Tuesday. The South Korean-operated, Singapore-owned Samho Dream, which can carry […]
A British couple kidnapped by pirates off Somalia has been moved to a hijacked Spanish ship that pirates have stocked with more supplies and armed men, a pirate source said Friday.
In some of the photos, the young children are wearing bibs and slight smiles can be seen on their chubby faces. International military forces have been treating the case as a “potential hijacking,” Lt
Naval forces from several countries were searching Tuesday for a British couple and their missing yacht, which may have been hijacked by pirates off the coast of Africa, military sources told CNN.
The first nine months of this year has seen more pirate attacks than all of last year.