Apparently William Shatner’s face dipped in white paint just isn’t scary enough anymore. I definitely understand – culture’s change, icons of fear change, and what once was shocking in its simplicity becomes confusing in its white trashiness. Excuse me – Caucasian Trashiness.
So far we’ve let Rob Hunter stare open-mouthed in disappointment at the images coming out from the set of H2, and, no, that’s not his natural position so far as I know. He even took a swing at the trailer despite giving it due credit for having potential (and a serious Oedipal complex), but now I have to step in because even I think this has gone too far.
And by “this,” I mean this:
Go ahead and click on it to make it bigger. I know you want to. In fact, if you want to see an even more hi-res version of it (again, you want to), you should head over to Aint it Cool (where we snagged the pic from in the first place).
It almost looks like some homeless vagabond found a mask that Michael discarded after a mud wrestling tournament behind the Taco Cabana grease dumpster. Now he’s running around in the hunting hoodie he procured from Goodwill pretending to kill virgins and the like. This is just getting absurd.
Also, I’m pretty sure he has swine flu.
What do you think? How topical was that swine flu reference? Pretty topical, I know. Proof that I watch the news, friends.