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Singer, who made a strong impression among comic-book fans for his work on the X-Men franchise and directed Spacey in The Usual Suspects, brings both a fresh eye and a sense of respect to the world's oldest superhero. He borrows John Williams's great theme music and Marlon Brando's voice as Jor-El, and the story (penned by Singer's X-Men collaborators Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris) is a sort-of-sequel to the first two films in the franchise (choosing to ignore that the third and fourth movies ever happened). The humorous and romantic elements give the movie a heart, Singer's art-deco Metropolis is often breathtaking, and the special effects are elegant and spectacular, particularly an early airplane-disaster set-piece. Of the cast, Routh is excellent as the dual Superman/Clark, Spacey is both droll and vicious as Luthor, and Parker Posey gets the best lines as Luthor's moll Kitty. But at 23, Bosworth seems too young for the five-years-past-grizzled Lois. It's nice to see Noel Neill, Jack Larson (both from the classic Adventures of Superman TV series), and Eva Marie-Saint on the screen as well. Superman Returns is one of those projects that was in development for seemingly forever, but it was worth the wait -- it's the most enjoyable superhero movie since Spider-Man 2 and The Incredibles. --David Horiuchi
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This was a good movie, much better as a Superman 3 than Superman 3 was. It was just not a great action movie, but good story. Read morePublished 9 days ago by DR
I liked this movie when it first came out and got to watch it whenever the mood strikes.Published 10 days ago by Yudisvell Esteva
Superman’s my man. Been that way for as long as I can remember. I don’t actually recall the first time I became aware of the idea of Superman, but I definitely remember having... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Adam Oster
dude made a good superman. he's good on the cw's arrow. got a raw deal, losing the franchise to the man of steel actor.Published 23 days ago by d k scalf
Overall it was an OKAY movie. I am a fan of superhero movies and I would rate this one in the middle. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Alexandra Amos
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|CGI Superman vs. Live Brandon - a tragic misuse of technology||
Dec 2, 2006 by Israel Soler | See all 4 posts
|ATTENTION - HARDCORE SUPERMAN FANS! a question please?||
Greeting Superfriend John,
There were several colored kryptonite from the the era of which you speak:
Gold K- took away Superman's powers forever
Blue K- only affected the Bizarro Superman
Jewel and White K- affected something or someone other than Superman.
Hope this helps.
Dec 7, 2006 by Vicky Martin | See all 7 posts
The Blu-ray is a direct port-over of the 2-disc DVD set. However, there is a misprint on the Blu-ray packaging, which I have confirmed with Warner Home Video. All of the extras are in standard definition, not in 1080p as indicated on the cover of the Blu-ray.
Otherwise, this is a good upgrade,... Read More
Jan 23, 2008 by Todd Erwin | See all 2 posts
|Other superman villains?||
I think the next Superman villain should be Doomsday. I am aware that there is an animated movie with Doomsday but I believe that Superman's death and return to life should receive a live action movie.
Dec 31, 2008 by Shaun Stirneman | See all 6 posts
|Amazon, when will you have this in stock?||
I would also like to know if this listing is accurate for both aspect ratio and audio qualities.
Nov 7, 2008 by James Harvey-richardson | See all 2 posts
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