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“Ultimately, Hollywoodland will probably only be remembered for the novelty of Ben Affleck playing Superman years before he played Batman.”
“While it’s obvious a lot of thought was put into the teleportation effects, and they’re pretty great when they actually happen, the script itself seems like it could have used a few more revisions.”
Cecil takes a look at the 2013 Superman reboot Man of Steel, and talks about why it doesn't deserve the negative attention it gets, going into the most common complaints about the film and offering counterpoints to them.
I Am High. I Have $5. Should I Watch 'Man Of Steel' On Pay-Per-View?
Sofie went to the theater once again, and now feels very, very conflicted about the new Superman movie.
The first flying sequence is worth the price of admission all on its own. The scope and sense of wonder it evokes is overwhelming, as Superman rockets across the globe, through the clouds, and into space, grinning all the while. Because how can you not have fun when you’re Superman? I caught myself unconsciously whispering, “make me believe, make me believe” in a disturbingly erotic fashion that I’m sure was very uncomfortable for those sitting next to me.