Kyle shows Brandon's blood-stained shirt to Tori, but she refuses to believe Brandon killed Noah. I would have appreciated seeing Brandon struggle a bit more with his transition to becoming a super-powered being, both internally and externally. The durability of their armor is kind of a moot point regardless. Of course most of that bullying was only received because he was acting in a obviously creepy manner. However, as the infant grows up into a boy named Brandon Jackson A. The couple raises the boy as their own, but as he grows older, he discovers that he has powers and is unlike anyone else on earth. Twelve years later, the ship begins transmitting an alien message, leading Brandon to discover he has and.
Brandon crushes her hand in retaliation and is suspended, requiring him to meet with his aunt Merilee, the school counselor. However, we now know the name of Gunn's project is Brightburn and the first trailer has been revealed, and it's got a horror twist. Though his murderous tendencies make him more an expy of. He usually speaks when spoken to and his voice rarely gets past a low tone unless he's angry , and rarely starts conversations by himself. Tony lives in Indianapolis with his wife, 9-year-old daughter, 1-year-old son, and two rambunctious dogs. De Palma also loved to play with formats and foregrounded filmmaking, and a double bill of Chronicle and the misanthropic guerilla comedy Hi, Mom! Could Brightburn 2 become a -like movie that brings in the other characters hinted it? However, the tease for more supervillains in the Brightburn universe clearly sets up Brandon meeting other villains. It's an age-old tale we know that takes things in a really interesting direction.
Both Combatants at their best. Of course, while isn't a Superman story, the human-looking alien at the center of the film isn't alone in his universe of sinister superpowereds -- including evil takes on and in the end-credits scene. His uncle is lifelong friends with his dad. This is best shown where a group of kids gang up on him and push him to the ground, and when a teacher tells a girl to help him up she protests, calling him a creep. Heartbroken, Brandon kills Kyle with his heat vision. .
While comic book fans have seen Superman as the villain before, like in Red Son, I can't think of a story that's tapped into the potential horror of the character. The bullying he just received just speeds it up. As a result, the character feels more like a device rather than an individual. So, until an official announcement is made, audiences are free to speculate about Brightburn's credits scene or epilogue and what it could mean for the future. This just leads to issues that Brandon deems unneeded and lashes out at his aunt. Dunne and discovers he has super-powers, he begins to exhibit increasingly disturbing and otherwise dangerous tendencies. There isn't any extra material after that, but it's worth staying to watch the credits in full anyway, as a show of respect to the many people who worked on the movie.
Brightburn asks what would happen if that alien being was more like the rest of us? That, plus the alien ship he arrived in being a corrupting influence. That said, it's safe to assume Gunn's involvement with a followup would be fairly limited; he's currently in pre-production on , and plans to get to work on Guardians of the Galaxy 3 as soon as his schedule clears up again. There is only one source of the material, and from all accounts, Brandon is the only one with access to it. Brightburn recently released to lukewarm reviews, but it has potential to be a bit of a cult classic in the future, and it has one of the best pitches for a horror movie in ages: Superman, but evil. On December 8, 2018, the first trailer for Brightburn was released online. While Tori suggests a wolf attack, Kyle insists Brandon was responsible.
As his powers emerged, others struggle to understand who he is. As Brandon destroys the house, Tori calls the police, but Brandon brutally murders the sheriff and his deputies. The film plays with the notion of an alien child crash-landing on earth, growing up on a small-town farm, and manifesting superpowers. He uses this both to towards a target or to just turn the target into chunky salsa. A ticking time bomb that can quite literally make things explode. The girl rejects him for being too creepy — a move that eventually leads Brandon to severely injuring her.
She can be a little campy, but then so can Joker, and he works for horror just fine. However, from there, it takes a horrific twist. Nearing puberty, Brandon becomes disobedient and disrespectful. Brightburn takes the Superman mythology and turns it on its head. A childless couple in Kansas discover a spaceship crashed into their farmland.
Not even his parents are safe. Berates his wife when she told him that giving a rifle to Brandon is not the smartest birthday gift, and leaves her when he's attacked by Brandon. He also seems to pick up the tricks and the trade of being super-powered fairly easily, something else the movie could have further benefited from showing-not-telling. Terrified, Noah tries to escape in his car but Brandon lifts and crashes the vehicle, killing Noah, and draws a symbol on the road in Noah's blood. However, Kyle knows Brandon is the cause of all of the town's deaths and that his alien nature has overtaken all of the nurture given to him by his parents. The film plays it like a horrifying thing and to be fair, seeing someone floating in the middle of the night is not exactly a reassuring sight.
Make sure to subscribe now to never miss an episode! Only when they turn against him does he become hostile to them as well. Brightburn himself is a younger version of what Zack Snyder was building towards in his - an evil Superman out to conquer the world. He tries to spark up a relationship with her by sneaking in her room and playing her music through her laptop, re-opening it when she closes it. Almost immediately after discovering he can fly, he zips on over to the bedroom of a classmate he has a crush on. A masked Brandon stalks and murders Erica.