Prospective Summer Blockbuster: Cinderella Man (Ron Howard)
High-Concept Synopsis: Russell Crowe makes his living (and his fame) as a boxer during the Great Depression. His strength and courage inspire us all. They do!
Who Will Be Seeing It: Boxing enthusiasts who didn’t get enough plucky life affirmation from Million Dollar Baby. Great Depression enthusiasts who didn’t get enough plucky life affirmation from Seabiscuit. Your parents.
Who Won’t Be Seeing It: People who think it’s a bit too early in the year for the heavy handed Oscar-bait pictures. People who are sick to damn death of Renee Zellweger. DisGRUNTled members of Crowe’s former rock band.
All this plus more in this week's Happy Hour.