Tag Archives: Superheroes

Superman: The Super 8 Movie Stills!

One of the most notorious moments in fan film history came in the late 1990s, when Marc Kimball, a visual effects editor for TV commercials, dug out a Superman home movie he made in the early Eighties as a college student, and souped it up with 147 (then) modern-day effects on his home computer. Releasing [...]

Star Trek, Wall•E and Aquaman

Some small fan film-related items today: STAR TREK FAN FILM ZINE Don’t know how I never heard of this before, but you might want to take a look at Trekkie Central, a downloadable zine in .PDF format for Trek fan film fans. Its website is a bit of a mess, but clearly this is someone’s [...]

Batman Off The Clock (and maybe his rocker)

In case you hadn’t heard, there’s a movie coming out this week about a Caped Crusader guy who fights crime and stuff. Yeah, it looks like the world has been seized by another bout of BatMania, thanks to Friday’s debut of The Dark Knight. While Batman is always portrayed as a hero—a deeply flawed, ridiculously [...]

Watchmen Fan Film Contest Announced

Dude, I love Watchmen. I never seem to go with the mainstream on anything, but I tend to agree with most people that it just might be the best comic book ever. As a result, I’m looking forward to March 6 next year—the date that the Watchmen big-screen adaptation opens—with a mixture of excitement and [...]

News: Fan Film Quarterly Going On Hiatus

The fanzine, Fan Film Quarterly, which has covered the fan film beat since fall, 2005, is going on extended hiatus with the arrival of its current issue (#7), which was released in mid-March. A member of the armed forces, editor-in-chief David Noble is being sent to Iraq for a year. “I will be shipping out [...]

Fan Film Review: The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet (France, 2006) 10 minutes Fan films are truly an international phenomenon these days, but few of them prove it like Aurélien Poitrimoult’s The Green Hornet. After all, where else are you going to see a Japanese Filipino character speak English with a French accent while pretending to kick ass in an American [...]

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