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Trailer Probe: Man of Steel
Reviewed by Joe Crowe, @revolutionsf, © 2012

Format: Movie
Review Date:   December 14, 2012

Trailer Probe calculates the total nerdy enjoyment in nerd related movie trailers. Dork disengagement level is why you might not love it. Geek explosion content is reasons you will go nut-bonkers for it.

Man of Steel

Dork disengagement level: Kevin Costner said maybe he should let a busful of kids die. Good one, Bull Durham.

The S stands for Superman, not Sad Mope-Ass.

In the first Matrix sequel Neo flew in the exact way and the exact look as Superman does here. That is a bummer.

The trailer teases hopefulness, but mostly shows brooding. Yes! Yes! Yes! More brooding!

Geek explosion content: A voiceover says somebody's kid saw what Clark did when he Superboyed up to save the bus.

I hope Clark invents the Super Amnesia Kiss in this movie, just like in Superman II, and lays one on the mom. Problem solved.

Do you all see how crappy Superman looks with a beard? Now look at how awesome he looks when he shaves. That's the same way everyone who has a beard looks when they shave.

The villain is rockin' some bangs.

I assume they arrested Superman because he's too awesome.

Some folks are shirty that this is retreading old Superman origin business, but it's Superman in a movie. I don't care what else happens!

I stood by that through Richard Pryor and the deadbeat super-dad movie, and I stand by it now.

Nerd saturation level: 900,000 parts per billion.

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