REAL-LIFE "SUPERHEROES" FIGHT CRIME IN HBO DOCUMENTARY
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Superman isn't just in the comic books. There are real-life super men working to keep you safe from coast to coast. The HBO documentary, "Superheroes," follows these costumed warriors as they try to fight crime on the streets. They wear masks. They wear capes. Some of them even claim to have super powers. The superheroes say the world is corrupt, so it's up to them to make things better again.
This documentary follows the heroes around in their day-to-day life. Heroes like Master Legend who wears armor and claims to protect the people of Orlando, Florida. He's the head of a non-profit known as "Team Justice" and like the average man, Master Legend enjoys himself an iced cold beer or two. Then, there's Mr. Xtreme, who lives in the Xtreme Cave, preparing for battle watching shows like the Power Rangers. We meet this parents who think his real-life crime-fighting is too dangerous.
"Superheroes" is about 80 minutes long and is running on HBO On Demand. It's simply fascinating. You won't be able to turn away.
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