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This movie surprised me. In addition to the same-ole retread story, with over-the-top actions, over-earnest acting, it was boring. The first half is a slow burn of build-up to what is obvious from the beginning, and the added details do nothing to make it interesting.
Taken, a really good action movie, had two too many sequels.
Overlong, dry and just kinda boring, especially for movie depicting recent history. The acting is decent though I don't care a bit about anyone on screen. I mean I already know how it turns out. It's not even an interesting documentary.
The climactic assault is often just a dark screen with vague hints of motion to be anything but frustrating - realistic lighting, maybe; bad storytelling, definitely.
The best thing about the movie is the somber soundtrack by Alexandre Desplat.
This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Meh. Not a big Superman fan, but this movie wasn't very good. Another Goyer script another bad spectacle of story-telling. I did like Michael Shannen as Zod, and Henry Cavill was good as Clark Kent. Not much of a story, but what is there is told poorly. Mostly an excuse to knocked down buildings.
I think the film's sentiment is best summed up by this:
1978: All those things I can do. All those powers. And I couldn't even save him.
2013: All those things I can do. All those powers. And I *wouldn't* even save him.