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Should the tornado scene from Man of Steel have been pulled or are audiences totally fine with acts of God?

Posted in COMMENT with tags , , , , , , , on June 18, 2013 by Ross McD
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Clark Kent does some superheroing in the tornado scene from Man Of Steel

Poor Ross McD. He just can’t get this whole Superman/Jesus/God thing out of his tiny little mind. Fresh from angering half of Christianity last week with his diatribe on Superman being like Christ (well…. duh, McD), now he’s waxing on about God and Man of Steel below. Luckily, he asked MoS director Zack Snyder – who McD has now spoken to twice (that’s one more than Ryan Gosling) – what he thought of the whole kaboodle. Continue reading

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Top 20 Reasons why Superman is Jesus

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , on June 11, 2013 by Ross McD

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Jesus. Everyone knows Superman is just a thinly veiled treatise on the life of the Son of God, but by Kryptonite does new Supes movie Man of Steel hammer that message home. Well, Jesus WAS a carpenter. I caught up with director Zack Synder in Los Angeles to find out why Kal-El has so much religious baggage. Continue reading

Top Five… Comic book Crossover-curbing Casting Cock-ups

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 16, 2011 by Ross McD

Comic book characters are a sociable bunch – when they’re not saving their own respective universes, they can usually be found guest appearing in someone else’s comic. Nowadays superheroes do more crossovers than Cristiano Ronaldo in front of an open goal, but some casting directors have made life difficult for themselves. Ross McD lines em up… Continue reading