The Ballad Of Danko Jones is a short intriguing story of Canadian rock band Danko Jones trying to save the world from an evil scientist whilst escaping multiple hit men out to get them. The... See full summary »
As the home planet of the Green Lantern Corps faces a battle with an ancient enemy, Hal Jordan prepares new recruit Arisia for the coming conflict by relating stories of the first Green Lantern and several of Hal's comrades.
The military draft is back, three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time, they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor.
Meanwhile, back on Earth, Superboy tries to fight Cyborg Superman. But Cyborg Superman is an adult version of Superboy. So it's like...
[Cyborg Superman knocks out Superboy]
Hah! You're done.
[Steel appears to challenge Cyborg Superman]
Steel tries to fight Cyborg Superman.
[Cyborg Superman grabs Steel's hammer and knocks him out with it]
Cyborg Superman, Hank Henshaw is like... Fuck you, dude!
[Cyborg Superman piles up Superboy, Steel, and the Eradicator]
He kicks Superboy's ass and Steel's ass. He ...
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I saw this at the Cinefamily world premiere in Los Angeles, and as someone who has no interest in comics, I must say this was so much fun. It's not your traditional short film. Rather, it's kind of a hybrid between Red Letter Media's Star Wars reviews and the Drunk History. Max Landis, son of director John Landis, has a real zeal for storytelling and makes the story of Superman's death interesting and exciting. The short runs about 20 minutes which is about 5 times the length of most short films. But Max's energy, the great costumes, fun effects and visuals make the time fly by. The most shocking aspect of this piece is the cast! Somehow Max Landis has managed to get film stars like Elijah Wood, Mandy Moore, television stars, internet stars, and even Academy Award Winning director Ron Howard to run around in silly costumed reenacting his interpretation of a Superman Comic. On top of being highly entertaining, DAROS is also educational in it's own right. I walked out of there feeling more aware of what seems like a pretty important moment in the world of comics. I hope Max does more of these!
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