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Shut up, Crime!!

Moviescramble reviews the 2011 masked hero movie Super.

Frank Darbo (Rainn Wilson) is a bit of a loser. He works as a cook in a fast food restaurant. The only good thing going for him is his reformed drug addict wife Sarah (Liv Tyler). When she falls back into her old ways of getting totally wasted and ends up leaving Frank to take up with local drug dealer and all round bad Guy Jock (Kevin Bacon) something within Frank breaks. He reasons to himself that in order to get Sarah back he must eradicate the root cause of her problems, namely crime. After the visitation of The Holy Avenger (Nathan Fillion), the star of a Christian television series about amoral superhero, Frank decides that he must become a superhero. He visits a local comic store to research superheroes without powers and gets chatting to the store clerk, Libby (Ellen Page). She points him in the right direction. After much deliberation his superhero alter ego is born. The Crimson Bolt. With his weapon of Justice, a wrench, and catch phrase Shut up, Crime!, he ventures out into the seedy crime filled streets to fight evil.  Continue reading “Super” »