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Man Of Steel: First Look At Russell Crowe In His Jor El Costume
comicbookmovie.com ^ | Oct. 4, 2011

Posted on 10/04/2011 6:55:35 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

The actor was snapped taking a quick smoke break on the set of Zack Snyder's Superman reboot in his character's costume. This is our first glimpse of how he will look as Jor El.


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1 posted on 10/04/2011 6:55:40 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

ouch. who plays mrs jorel?


2 posted on 10/04/2011 6:57:52 PM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The last film made Superman into an illegitimate father, what crappy things will they do this time?


3 posted on 10/04/2011 6:57:58 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

As long as I live, I’ll never forget Russell Crowe as Maximus Decimus Meridius....aka Gladiator! Gosh! I remember so going off the deep end over that movie...saw it 10 times in the theater...and that was after it had been out nearly 3 months. Took me quite awhile to get over it all. Whew! “Strength and Honor...STRENGTH-AND-HONOR!”


4 posted on 10/04/2011 7:03:31 PM PDT by nfldgirl
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Jor El was a scientist, right? So why is dressed as an intergalactic football player / monk?


5 posted on 10/04/2011 7:03:58 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter Hobbit)
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To: GeronL

can’t be any worse than they did to Spiderman

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2021563/Marvel-Comics-reveal-new-Spider-Man-black-gay-future.html


6 posted on 10/04/2011 7:04:09 PM PDT by Squidpup ("Fight the Good Fight")
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Looks more like he belongs in Asgard than on Krypton...

Zach hasn't done me wrong yet though, so I'll withhold judgement until I see the movie.

7 posted on 10/04/2011 7:05:11 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (For those who fight for it, life has a flavor the sheltered will never know.)
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To: beebuster2000

Tugger.


8 posted on 10/04/2011 7:07:15 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Those who trade land for peace will end up with neither one.)
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To: Squidpup

or Robin Hood “men in tights” or Zorro...the “gay blade” changes coming for many of the super heros..wait until Barney Frank comes out of the phone booth in his new tutu


9 posted on 10/04/2011 7:07:26 PM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: Squidpup

bump


10 posted on 10/04/2011 7:07:42 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

"My Son. My Son. I am your father, Jor-El. Your mother and I have sent you to Earth the only survivor of Krypton. As you hear this, I will have been dead many centuries, but I will reborn as Charlie Rich. On the planet Earth you have special powers and knowledge, which will separate you from mankind. Use these powers only for good, and above all you must never tamper with the destiny of man. And don't eat junk food."

11 posted on 10/04/2011 7:07:42 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Where did he get the Klingon nightgown?


12 posted on 10/04/2011 7:10:58 PM PDT by BigCinBigD
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Looks like every other Russel Crowe character.


13 posted on 10/04/2011 7:14:43 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: mnehring

Pretty much. He’s just one magnificent actor.


14 posted on 10/04/2011 7:16:51 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Mean Maryjean

Yeah - he was SO sexy in that movie. yowzie!

Hear he’s a real jerk in actual live however...but man, what an actor!


15 posted on 10/04/2011 7:17:30 PM PDT by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: Aria

Born in New Zealand in ’64,
A hot-headed actor named Russell Crowe.
He loves to act but he loves one thing more,
Fightin’ Around the World!

He fights his directors and he fights his fans,
It’s a problem no one understands.
(If there’s two things he loves, it’s fighting and)
Fightin’ Around the World!

Making movies
Making music
And Fightin’ Around the World

16 posted on 10/04/2011 7:21:01 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Medieval-Renaissance Knight, huh?


17 posted on 10/04/2011 7:25:30 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Looks kinda grungey. I still like to think of Krypton and its occupants the way the 50s/60s comics did... a sort of scientific ‘world of tomorrow’ in pleasant pastel colors.

Jor El was his Superman’s real pop, right? I get all that confused. There was Mon El and Kal El too, but I forget who was who and what was what. Can’t remember at all Superman’s Kryptonian mother’s name.


18 posted on 10/04/2011 7:26:23 PM PDT by greene66
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To: Mean Maryjean

As a big Patrick O’Brian fan, I have to say he did a great job portaying Jack Aubrey in “Master and Commander”.


19 posted on 10/04/2011 7:34:47 PM PDT by neocon1984
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To: greene66

Mom.


20 posted on 10/04/2011 7:36:00 PM PDT by Jonty30
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To: neocon1984

Oh Yes! Another great movie of his. Would liked to have seen a sequel to that one. I also liked him in the Robin Hood movie, although there was a lot of criticism of it. However, I found it very entertaining...thought that he and Kate Blanchett made a great team. I’ve always liked his acting. Hope he still has a few good ones left in him.


21 posted on 10/04/2011 7:38:46 PM PDT by nfldgirl
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Certainly isn't the Marlon Brando Jor El!

22 posted on 10/04/2011 7:39:07 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He looks just like Marlon Brando as Jor El. A formerly good looking, in shape actor who is starting to go to pot. Look for Russell in size 54 pants in the near future.


23 posted on 10/04/2011 7:41:39 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: dfwgator

Testosterone poisoning.


24 posted on 10/04/2011 7:42:00 PM PDT by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Brando was horrible in that film.


25 posted on 10/04/2011 7:49:10 PM PDT by Borges
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To: Mean Maryjean

Gladiator is one of my favorite movies of all time. It really gets to me. So many good quotes in that movie, the music, the acting.. wow...


26 posted on 10/04/2011 7:53:05 PM PDT by Paradox (Democrats on Obama, They can't deny him, He is them.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY


Now, what is so awful about classic Silver Age Jor-El and Lara?!

If Superman spends his adult life flying around in colorful skin tight stuff with a big insignia, is it so hard to believe that his dad and other great Kryptonians would do likewise? (Oh, and bury Don Jor-El-leone Brando once and for all. Just because they overpaid for his services in 1977 or whenever, doesn't mean we should have to put up with his rendition forever!)
27 posted on 10/04/2011 7:56:47 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (It's fun to play with your vision, but don't ever play with your eyes.-1970's PSA)
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To: greene66

jorel was the dad. monel was the fishing line.


28 posted on 10/04/2011 8:00:13 PM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The ‘S’ and the shield wasn’t even invented until Mom Kent made the first costume out of Kal El’s baby blankets!


29 posted on 10/04/2011 8:00:34 PM PDT by freejohn ("Never argue with a fool; onlookers may not be able to tell the difference." --- Mark Twain)
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To: greene66

Jor-el is the father of kal-el (superman/Clark Kent). Mon-el was a traveler from another planet (daxam) who had the same powers as supes he crashed on earth after exposure to lead (his weakness) poisoned him. To save him superboy placed him in the phantom zone where he stayed until one of the legion of superheroes in the future created a serum to cure him. That hero was Brainiac V, who was a descendent of a slave of one of supermans greatest villains- The computer minded Brainiac. Hope that helps ;-p

Oh there is also zor-el, Kara-el (supergirl), and ....


30 posted on 10/04/2011 8:01:19 PM PDT by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

lara was his mom on krypton.

diane lane is playing mrs. kent in the movie, supes earth mom


31 posted on 10/04/2011 8:02:21 PM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: greene66
Jor El was his Superman’s real pop, right? I get all that confused. There was Mon El and Kal El too, but I forget who was who and what was what.

Not allowing for post-silver age revisions, Kal-El is Clark Kent/Superman. I think Hawkman gets to call him by that name (it's a Thanagorian thing). Jor-El is the dad, Lara is his mom, and her maiden name also began with an "L." Supes always had this obssessive/compulsive thing with LL women (Lois Lane, Lana Lang, Lori LeMaris). Zor-El was Jor-El's brother in Argo City, which flew off in one chunk with Zor-El, his wife, and daughter Kara (Supergirl). Kryptonian religion does not allow first cousins to marry, making it considerably stiffer than say, the Old Testament, especially given the circumstances. Ten-million Kandorians who were abducted pre-explosion by Braniac and shrunk, are also around. Why Superman didn't look for a mate in Kandor is beyond me (they can expand and shrink a handful of people, just not the whole city.) Mon-El is a relative to Kal, but I forget the details. Krypto was put in an experimental rocket, that found its way to earth, along with all of those indestructible Kryptonite meteorites. There's more, much more, but that is what's off the top of my head.
32 posted on 10/04/2011 8:05:08 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (It's fun to play with your vision, but don't ever play with your eyes.-1970's PSA)
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To: Dr. Sivana

Mon-el was from a different planet, but crashed on Krypton...Jor-el helped him out, then steered him toward Earth before the explosion. Mon-el caught the amnesia, and Supes treated him like a big bro, but eventually it was all figured out and Mon-el went back to his home planet.

Ah, I love the Supes of the 60’s...


33 posted on 10/04/2011 8:08:33 PM PDT by magritte
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To: Mean Maryjean
As long as I live, I’ll never forget Russell Crowe as Maximus Decimus Meridius....aka Gladiator!

That was a great movie. I learned that interestingly enough, although the Maximus character was fictional, the other characters portrayed were historic, including the young Emperor Comodus. When I first saw the movie, I thought they were getting a bit too dramatic having the emperor fight in the colosseum, but apparently Comudus caught many times as a gladiator. He also cheated, as was shown in the movie, by either having his opponent pre-wounded, or providing the opponent with only a lead sword.

34 posted on 10/04/2011 8:11:22 PM PDT by 6SJ7 (46 55 42 4f)
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To: Borges

I haven’t sat down to watch that version with Brando since it aired on tv the first time. As a child I thought he was good. I’ll have to look up his scenes on GoogTube.

Why, in your opinion, was he horrible?


35 posted on 10/04/2011 8:11:33 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Dr. Sivana

Ah, yeah. That starts ringing a lot of bells. Sometimes I could never get it all clear. I enjoyed the Superman line of comics, but never really got into all the minutea. As a kid in the 70s, I always preferred the Superman comics with the ‘older’ reprint stories to what was then-current.

But wait, if you are Dr. Sivana, you should be more versed in Captain Marvel lore, correct? Names like Black Adam and Freddy Freeman, right? Or, Mary Marvel’s girl friend with the freckles and pigtails? Things like that.


36 posted on 10/04/2011 8:15:14 PM PDT by greene66
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To: Free ThinkerNY

37 posted on 10/04/2011 8:29:06 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: beebuster2000

His Uncle K-Tel was in merchandising.


38 posted on 10/04/2011 8:32:16 PM PDT by csvset
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To: Paradox
Some of my favorites:

"What we do in life, echoes in eternity.

"Three weeks from now, I will be harvesting my crops. Imagine where you will be, and it will be so. Hold the line! Stay with me! If you find yourself alone, riding in the green fields with the sun on your face, do not be troubled. For you are in Elysium, and you're already dead!"

Marcus Aurelius: When was the last time you were home? Maximus: Two years, two hundred and sixty-four days and this morning.

"Blessed father, watch over my wife and son with a ready sword. Whisper to them that I live only to hold them again, for all else is dust and air."

"My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius. Commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions, loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next."

"I knew a man who once said, 'Death smiles at us all. All that man can do is smile back.'"

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39 posted on 10/04/2011 8:34:51 PM PDT by nfldgirl
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To: neocon1984

Yep. Agree 100%. He OWNED that part!


40 posted on 10/04/2011 8:36:43 PM PDT by rlmorel (9/11: Aggression is attracted to weakness like sharks are to blood, and we were weak. We still are.)
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To: reed13k

There were also:

Di-Gel
Loop-El
Int-El

and

Rang-El


41 posted on 10/04/2011 8:36:53 PM PDT by Erasmus (I love "The Raven," but then what do I know? I'm just a poetaster.)
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To: 6SJ7

I thought that the recreation of the scenery, the sets, the battles, the costuming, everything was set so magnificantly for portraying the Roman Empire era. Stunning actually.


42 posted on 10/04/2011 8:38:39 PM PDT by nfldgirl
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To: Bratch

Well, it looks like that “S” on his chest stands for socialist.


43 posted on 10/04/2011 8:58:56 PM PDT by Waryone (RINOs, Elites, and Socialists - on the endangered list, soon to become extinct.)
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To: neocon1984
MASTER AND COMMANDER!!!!!

One of my favorite films. I make a point to watch it whenever it's on.

MY KIND OF MOVIE! A Mans Movie!

44 posted on 10/04/2011 9:10:00 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

We had wallpaper like that in the 70’s - in the den. Whenever we took acid, we go to den.


45 posted on 10/04/2011 9:11:21 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: Squidpup

I always though Peter Parker was a little bit gay anyway, drove me crazy how wimpy the guy was when not in his spiderman digs. But to remake him as a half black half Mexican gay teen? Oh ya, that will sell well to all those young white pre-teens that buy these comic books.


46 posted on 10/04/2011 9:12:10 PM PDT by trapped_in_LA
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To: Free ThinkerNY
wonder who's playing the lead...


47 posted on 10/04/2011 9:28:05 PM PDT by a fool in paradise ('Are now or have you ever been a member of the tea party?' is NOT a legitimate debate question.)
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To: GeronL; Revolting cat!
The last film made Superman into an illegitimate father, what crappy things will they do this time?

Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex?

48 posted on 10/04/2011 9:30:42 PM PDT by a fool in paradise ('Are now or have you ever been a member of the tea party?' is NOT a legitimate debate question.)
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To: Jonty30
OK. So I am a really old fart. But I once got Action comics by mail. And if I remember my Superman history well (and I could be wrong), his earth mother made his cape and costume from his blanket in his rocket. The 'S' was a later adaptation when he realized he had super powers. So, if that is all the case, how does 'Dad' get the S on his costume?
49 posted on 10/04/2011 9:35:49 PM PDT by CT
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To: Mean Maryjean

Did you see his Robin Hood? I really liked it.


50 posted on 10/04/2011 9:39:34 PM PDT by Politicalmom (Amnesty (ie: Perry/Rubio) will be the final death blow to the United States of America.)
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