I just found out about the Hancock movie this summer. I'm excited, but kind of not. The superhero movies for the past 5 years have been following the same formula, and only a few of them successfully. Hellboy didn't do the same old thing, and Batman Begins did, but it did it well. Hancock has the chance to do something really amazing, but I stick to the assertion that the more money a film has thrown into it, the poorer the result, with little exception. Hancock's premise can really easily turn into a commentary on American lifestyles--the ethics of the poor versus the ethics of the famous--which would be entertaining and give the movie some depth, but I've got a feeling Sony only wants to deliver comedy in this flick, and a shallow moral in the last third of the film dealing with being true to yourself, but also being (cue violin) responsible.

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