Green Lantern

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DC's Green Lantern Now Gay

But this version of superhero is a reboot

(Newser) - Green Lantern, one of DC Comics' oldest and most enduring heroes no matter what parallel earth he's on, is serving as a beacon for the publisher again, this time as a proud, mighty, and openly gay hero. The change is revealed in the pages of the second issue of... More »

Hollywood's Biggest 2011 Flops

Ticket sales were down, and these movies help explain why

(Newser) - This was not a banner year for Hollywood, with domestic box office revenue down 4%, breaking a string of record highs. These films were part of the reason why. The Hollywood Reporter compiled a list of 2011's biggest flops, and there were some doozies—we've listed some of... More »

No Shine From Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively star in Martin Campbell's film

(Newser) - Green Lantern is chock-full of special effects, but they’re not enough to rescue this superhero flick. Critics complain:
  • Green Lantern is bad,” writes Manohla Dargis in the New York Times . It’s "impeded by lame jokes; evocations of better movies; an ugly-bruise palette of black, green,
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Ryan Reynolds Lands Green Lantern Gig

(Newser) - Warner Bros. has finally found someone to wear its power ring. The studio has picked comic book movie veteran Ryan Reynolds to play Green Lantern, says the Hollywood Reporter. Reynolds beat out Bradley Cooper, Jared Leto, and Justin Timberlake for the part. He’ll be the first actor to don... More »

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