Required Reading: Epic Sandal Fatigue and Franco Defends LaBeouf

By  · Published on February 20th, 2014

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“Will Dwayne Johnson’s Hercules Face Sword and Sandal Fatigue?” – Marc Glaser at Variety does the math on how many bare-chested, leather-bound heroes we’re getting and wonders if The Rock will get the short end of the spear.

“Why Actors Act Out” – James Franco doesn’t know what the hell Shia LaBeouf is doing, but he understands why and has faith in it. Perhaps the most levelheaded method of saying, “Child actors be crazy,” ever printed. #IAmSorry

“Why Guardians of the Galaxy Might Transform Comic Book Movies” – Chris Clow at Movies.com has three angles on this argument, although some of them only apply to Marvel.

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