After such a rousing reception for it at Comic-Con, you’d expect Warner Bros would’ve released the same teaser trailer to the internet….
but nope. As different as Mary & Kate is to Elizabeth this one.
Still, the “Man of Steel” teasers released to both MSN and Yahoo! this morning do suggest a much more different experience than the Dick Donner and Bryan Singer versions of Kal-El’s capers of yesteryear. In fact, some might even argue the movie looks like a moving hybrid of “First Blood”, the last three of four Terry Malick movies, and, not surprisingly, considering Chris Nolan is the ‘godfather of the project’, “Batman Begins”.
Emphasis seems to be on Clark Kent’s journey towards becoming Superman – much like Bruce Wayne’s hour-and-a-half of self exploration before he even set his sights on the Bat garb in “Batman Begins” – more so than the story of the Man in the Red and Blue. Expect a fairly epic coming-of-age story with some real world issues and some sound-barrier breaking aerial dog-fights (if that last scene in the teaser is anything to go by) come 2013.
There’s two different versions of the “Man of Steel” teaser online, the first features the narrative stylings of Russell Crowe as Supes’ pop Jor-El and the second has Kevin Costner’s Jonathan Kent doing the audio track overlay.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.