Trailer: Man of Steel

I have many fears about the new Man of Steel movie with Henry Cavill. For one, it’s Superman…

He flies around the earth without the help of a suit (Iron Man), webs (Spider-Man) or gadgets (Batman) wearing his underwear on the outside of his clothes like a child. Second, no one can recognize him without his glasses because he was created in 1933 when cheeseball sh*t like that was a commodity. (There’s a reason there isn’t an Aquaman movie outside of the fictional universe known as Entourage.)
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It’s hard to realistically translate his story to film in 2013 because of all the flying, the glasses and the newspaper thing. People under the age of 50 do not read newspapers unless they’re doing heroin under a bridge and one just happens to be lying around. CLICK for a pic of Henry Cavill’s indestructible bulge…

Multiple ‘Man Of Steel’ Trailers!

Two minute and a half long teasers for Man Of Steel came out and they are exactly the same except for that one is narrated by Russell Crowe, and the other by my one true love, Kevin Costner.

The trailer reveals nothing except a scene of Superman flying at the very end, which is ultimately the most worrisome and untranslatable thing in a superhero movie. But Iron Man made it work, so why not Clark Kent?  Continue reading “Multiple ‘Man Of Steel’ Trailers!”

Coverage Of Whitney’s Star-Studded Funeral

By now you’ve surely heard of Whitney Houston’s three and a half hour funeral procession (or “Home Going” ceremony) yesterday in New Jersey. A plethora of friends, family and admirers came to mourn at the televised event.

Stars included Oprah, Mariah Carey, Stevie Wonder and even Bodyguard co-star Kevin Costner who spoke beautifully on Houston’s perfectionist insecurity: “It was the burden that made her great and the part that caused her to stumble in the end.” Continue reading “Coverage Of Whitney’s Star-Studded Funeral”