After the bitter taste that was left in many a mouth by Bryan Singer's 'Superman Returns', many a fan of the big blue Boy Scout have waited with bated breath for a movie that would live up to the often romanticised 1978 Dick Donner film. Well I'm happy (and relieved) to say that if you're looking for a Superman movie that harkens back to Christopher Reeve's glory days, you are gonna be sadly disappointed.
Man Of Steel's aim was simple…
Premise interesting - But seems overly confused in its delivery. Opens almost as a drama, then breaks into slight comedy beats before unravelling it's horror side. All of which are complete misfires. One of the more frustrating elements is that there's a passing glance at perhaps learning exactly what is going on, but promptly disregarded in short time.
This premise would be an ideal little project as a short or tv serial almost. But as a feature length, it appears…