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Superman Returns (2006)

24 Ratings: 1.8
Movie directed by Bryan Singer

If Richard Donner's 1978 feature filmSuperman: The Moviemade us believe a man could fly, Bryan Singer's 2006 follow-up,Superman Returns, lets us remember that a superhero movie can make our spirits soar. Superman (played by newcomer Brandon Routh) … see full wiki

Director: Bryan Singer
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
MPAA Rating: PG-13
4 reviews about Superman Returns (2006)
review by . July 06, 2008
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I have to say first, I'm not a comic book fan. I've never read, nor will I ever read any sort of comic book. I am, however, a movie fan. I loved the first two Chris Reeve Superman Movies, (3 and 4 were just dreadful) and I was hoping that with this reincarnation it would bring back the awesomeness of the first two. It seems that with Superman Returns for whatever reason it decided to become a sequel, but not a proper sequel, just a sequel where they change things that happened in the past which …
review by . January 16, 2007
The initial reviews in the theaters were that Superman Returns breathed new life into a stale franchise, however I fail to see that.    After astronomers find traces of his home planet Kryption, Superman vanishes from Earth for five years; only to return to find that... gee whiz... things have changed. Lois has a son and a significant other, the people of Metropolis have largely forgotten him, and Lex Luthor has been released from prison because Superman couldn't appear at his …
review by . December 10, 2006
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So he's explicitly called Saviour several times. He floats serenely in the clouds, hearing everything at once, yet able to distinguish cries for help and respond. He sees all. He says that he is everywhere. He has a son by a woman we all assumed to be a virgin until her hook-up with a nice guy who ought to be named Joe, who raises the boy...  I'd like to skip the question of rating this movie. My wife, my high school age son, and I watched the DVD in family harmony, laughed together, smirked …
review by . December 02, 2006
SUPERMAN RETURNS is actually closer to the original intention of comic books for kids than most of the other incarnations. Kids bought comic books for the color, the action, the hero who represents the guy who can set a ditzy world straight, and a bunch of feel good sidebars that pay homage to mothers, other kids, bad guys defeated, and the open end for yet another installment.    Bryan Singer directs this outing with a degree of simple distinction that holds the piece together. …
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