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Video: We've been excited about fantasy fairy tale movie A Monster Calls for months. It's directed by J.A. Bayona (The Impossible, The Orphanage), written by Patrick Ness (who wrote the source book), produced by Belen Atienza (Pan's Labyrinth) and it stars Felicity Jones, Sigourney Weaver — and the booming voice of Liam Neeson.


Video: These days, blockbuster movies print money with the same formula and it usually begins with a movie trailer that looks, sounds, and feels identical to the blockbuster movies that come before it. It's no accident. Studios are so careful in their marketing of big budget movies that they end up looking the exact same as previous hits. If you been fooled once, you can be fooled again. And again. And again. And again.


We know the origin story for most of all our superheroes: parents die, a kid gets bit by a spider, other people get sent to Earth, some are just rich-ass sociopaths. And we've seen superheroes before they get their powers when they're Just Like Us but what we rarely see is what life is like through the perspective of a parent of a superhero. If being a superhero is tough, raising one must be even harder.