“Prepare for a mopey, violent reboot guaranteed to depress adults and frighten small children.” As always, the funny folks at Screen Junkies have produced a bit of film criticism by other means with their “honest trailer” for Man of Steel. See also, e.g., their honest trailers for Breaking Bad, Skyfall, and The Dark Knight Rises.
TODAY IN SLATE
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore
And schools are getting worried.
Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War
Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough
So they added a little self-immolation.
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.