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All-Star Superman (2011 film)

3 Ratings: 1.3
A DC Universe Animated Original Movie directed by Sam Liu.

      This week, Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely's All Star Superman became the latest DC Comics storyline to be made into an animated feature, and for many fans, myself included, this felt like something that was going a step … see full wiki

Director: Sam Liu
Genre: Action, Animation
Release Date: February 22, 2011
MPAA Rating: PG
4 reviews about All-Star Superman (2011 film)
review by . February 27, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Morrison and Quitely's
I have always expressed some dissatisfaction whenever Bruce Timm produces (in this case, co-produces with Alan Burnett) an animated film adapted from a comic book story. I had mixed feelings with “Batman: Under the Red Hood“ and I didn‘t exactly like the “Superman/Batman Public Enemies” movie (granted, I never liked the original story arc), but “Superman/Batman Apocalypse” did leave some hope that perhaps Timm and company were finally getting their footing; …
review by . August 29, 2011
Not Up to DCAU's Standards
   Allow me, for the sake of justifying my complaints about this piece from the onset, to say that I am a subscriber to the theory that the DCAU crew is responsible for the absolute best incarnations of the DC comic characters of all time.  Whenever I begin to burn out on the whole animated comic hero industry, a trip to my Batman the Animated Series collection or through a few Justice League Unlimited episodes are all it takes to remind me of everything that is right about the concept …
Quick Tip by . February 27, 2011
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The comic book series was filled with Golden Age and Silver Age tributes to the adventures of the man of steel. There’re time-traveling Samson and Atlas (Supes arm-wrestles both of them), a Lois Lane who has Superman’s powers, a dwarfed star key, kryptonite death rays, a Superman from a future, a baby sun-eater, a sphinx, Kandor, Signal watches, Bar-El and many more.      I have to say, it was one of the most engaging stories ever told in the Superman mythos; it was …
Quick Tip by . April 04, 2011
A complete and utter disappointment only given a few props due to the fact that it's a Superman film, and I'm arguably the world's biggest Superman fan.  The chief problem with ALL-STAR SUPERMAN is that it's tied to the source material -- also named ALL-STAR SUPERMAN -- is which the trend to makeover the Man of Steel as a contemporary metrosexual -- much like the oft-maligned SUPERMAN RETURNS film did -- is continued.  I won't trouble you with any spoilers other than …
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