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The Greatest Green Lantern Moment

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There’s a new Green Lantern direct-to-DVD film this week, and (as mentioned in my previous post) a Green Lantern feature in the works (starring Ryan Reynolds). If you’re wondering why I’m skeptical that Green Lantern can work as a big-budget action hero, I refer you to one of the seminal moments of television superherodom, the four seconds that demonstrate that G.L.’s real weakness is not the colour yellow, but:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1r-88TBWFQ8

If you want to see this in context, it’s available at Seanbaby’s Super Friends page. Green Lantern doesn’t look any more competent in context.