Owlman: Jacobian. Existential. Spiritual Twin.
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The caption lady said I should say this: Two-time Emmy Award-winning actor James Woods, pictured at the World Premiere in New York City on February 16, is the voice of Owlman in Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, the next DC Universe animated original movie. The film is now available on Blu-ray, DVD, OnDemand and for Download from Warner Home Video.
When did James Woods win two Emmys?
Wait, no. That's not the point. The point is, JL:COTE, as I call it, was released a damn month ago and I still haven't seen it because Warner Brothers is conspiring against Red Box to keep me unhappy.
Anyway: Far be it from me to mock any of Bruce Timm's direct-to-DVD animated adventures. I think the ones I own or have rented are all terrific, and I really would like to see this one, too. But in the following interview with James Woods, he compares Owlman to a lot of stuff that I just wouldn't normally associate a parallel Earth villain with, maybe because he's James Woods and his sanity ain't rightly screwed down all the way.
I thought, this is like The Remains Of The Day with Anthony Hopkins -- it's that kind of character. He's a character speaking with such a loss of any ability to dream for anything good. It was all about a dark, empty void of the meaningless existence.
....sure. Okay. *nods*