Superpowers (See Superman: The Movie)
We see a few seconds of Hal's pre-Lantern life in the trailer. He drives fast cars, he's a stunt pilot doing things that are important, he dreams big and is stunningly pretty, like a woman.
He's just ... beautiful.
Then, of course,
due to some bizarre accident. Now, if I was going to attack one
comic for utilizing the tired, overused "hero gets powers through ridiculous space/science-related accident," I'd have to attack all
of them, and I don't want to do that because I don't want Spider-Man to be mad at me. I can
, however, focus specifically on how Hal's powers show up in the film. Hal is off somewhere in the middle of nowhere, he stares into the distance at a bright light and then immediately travels to the source of the light to find a flaming crater, in which sits a strange creature with amazing abilities. Let's take a look at this beat by beat, but let's do it while also
looking at the trailer for Superman: The Movie.
Superman is one of the most famous superheroes of all time. At no point in your movie-making process did you ever stop and think,