In which Fag Hag gets excited over Bad Spidey.
Now normally the mere mention of a kiddie action adventure film has the Fag Hag tripping over children’s popcorn (so what, they should lose a few pounds anway…) in her desperation to flee the cinema. Why, even at the tender age of twelve, I had the good sense to walk out of the film ‘Goonies. But last week I was dragged along to a sneak preview of the Spiderman 3 movie with some famouses I know before it hits the cinemas this week.
‘Oh yawn yawn,’ I thought as the opening credits rolled. ‘If I want to see a mystery man in too tight clothing doing a disappearing act on a nightly basis, I’ll just swing by my bedroom.’ But I have to confess I was soon eating my words because Spidey rocked. And why? ‘Cause in this film he becomes Bad Spidey who wears eyeliner, dresses head to toe in black and checks out girls on the street with a predatory leer. In fact, if I didn’t know any better, I’m convinced it was Russell Brand under that suit…