Glee has become somewhat of a phenomenon since it debuted on FOX last May. In the course of a single season, Glee has seen several awards, including a Golden Globe for “Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy,” the cast has gone on tour, sang the national anthem at the World Series, performed at the White House, been picked up for two more seasons, and released four studio albums, which broke a record previously set the The Beatles in 1966 for shortest time between first week number one releases. Maybe “phenomenon” is an understatement?
This is a post I’ve been meaning to do for a while, but I’m glad I’ve waited (or lazily done so) until now. Ever since Sony Pictures announced in January that the trio of Sam Raimi, Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst had stepped away from the movie franchise the internet has been abuzz with discussion and speculation as to who should take up the superhero’s mantle. For the most part, everything that I have seen has been completely and utterly the wrong direction Sony should go with. Continue reading →