Man of Steel (2013)

Zack Snyder’s 2013 Superman reboot film “Man of Steel” is a curious thing. While it’s retroactively became the start of an expansive series of multiple superhero (and supervillain) films, the original idea came from writer Davis S. Goyer bouncing ideas off collaborator Christopher Nolan (director of “The Dark Knight Trilogy”, “The Prestige”, “Interstellar”, and so…

Henry VI, Part 1 (1591) by William Shakespeare

This is one of Shakespeare’s least-performed, and least-well-regarded plays. It was written before any of the other history cycle pieces (“Richard II’”, the “Henry IV” plays, “Henry V”, and “Richard III”) but in the chronological sequence that many read them, it comes after an entire cycle, but before the masterful finality of “Richard III”. Opinion…