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Chafing Mavericks

How Hollywood can take a great real-life story and turn it to cheese

Updated: July 31, 2012, 12:08 PM ET
By Jon Coen

Well, Hollywood has done it again, and not in a good way. The trailer for "Chasing Mavericks" just dropped and it looks good -- if you keep it on mute.

Visually, you will see epic cinematography of that iconic Northern California big wave spot, some fine looking women, and Gerard Butler (my wife is a sucker for the scene when he sings to Hillary Swank in "P.S. I Love You.")

However, if you leave the volume at an audible level, you will get an earful of horrendous pop ...

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