Man of Steel, Henry Cavill, Superman

Super Men – Why Superheros Matter

Jun 22nd, 2013 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 5 min read

by Wayne Ree Blockbuster season is well underway, and it looks like the superhero films are reigning supreme once more. Last month, Iron Man 3 ushered in Marvel’s second phase of cinematic adventures. Man of Steel – the revamp of the Superman film franchise and, some speculate, the first step to an Avengers-styled Justice League film – has already scored a US$128 million opening weekend. But even before costumed…

Man of Steel

Man of Steel Review

Jun 15th, 2013 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 5 min read

Man of Steel review – three stars out of five. A great cast and some pitch-perfect character development isn’t enough to save this revamp from pacing issues

What We Did With Our SDCC Swag Bags

Sep 22nd, 2012 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 7 min read

It must be a perennial problem after each San Diego Comic Convention (SDCC): what should you do with your swag bags? To explain a little: these oversized bags, made of what must be polystyrene and/or PVC, are given out at SDCC every year. Some are given out by the organisers, while others can be picked up at different booths at the convention, depending on your luck. This year, each visitor was given a waist-high swag bag in a variety of designs. I landed a bag with a Man Of Steel design, the Superman reboot starring the soon-to-be globally famous Henry Cavill.

SDCC: A Man Of Steel, Indeed

Jul 16th, 2012 Featured, On Pop culture, On Travel incoherentboy 7 min read

Man Of Steel, the latest Superman reboot, re-tells the eternal story: on a dying planet, a helpless babe is sent away in a tiny spaceship by his loving parents. It lands on a faraway place called Earth, where he is adopted by a loving couple with no children to call their own. Growing up to discover that he has superpowers, he decides to use them for the good of all mankind. He calls himself Superman, and becomes the greatest hero the world has ever known.