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Man of Steel
You will believe that a man can fly.
A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.
Two Hundred And Twenty Five Million Dollars.
The budget for this turd was Two Hundred And Twenty Five MILLION dollars.
What else would this sum buy you? I checked a random search for 2014 / 2013 favourites lists here on LB. I looked at 30 or so, and picked out what I saw as peoples favourites.
Under the Skin $16M
Only Lovers Left Alive $7M
Grand Budapest Hotel $31M
12 Years a Slave $20M
Dallas Buyers Club $5.5M
Worlds End $28M
Upstream Color $0.1M
The Place Beyond the Pines $15M
Inside Llewyn Davis $11M
Enemy best guess about $3M
Short Term 12 $1M
Fruitvale Station $1M
The Past $11M
Spring Breakers $5M
Before Midnight $3M
Only God Forgives $5M
The Hunt $3.5M
The Act of Killing $1M
I only saw the first $200,000,000 worth of Man of Steel, as I walked out at the two hour mark.
Despite his iconic status Superman has often struggled to adapt to life on the silver screen. Ignoring the comic book delights of the first two films, DC’s most enduring creation has failed to soar at the box office and even the Midas touch of Christopher Nolan’s guiding hand seems incapable of stopping the character’s turbulent cinematic journey. Following Bryan Singer’s lifeless and dull love letter to Donner’s original film, Warner Bros. have attempted to bring the Godly spectacle back to the franchise, and they have, at the expense of practically everything else.
Although this is very much an origin story it foregoes many of the elements people have come to associate with the character. Sure, it features the familiar moral…
There is a scene in Man of Steel that says it all.
In the middle of a showdown with the bad guys in downtown Metropolis with people everywhere, a flaming truck or some other huge thing is thrown towards Superman who is standing in front of a building. A building presumably filled with people.
Superman jumps out of the way.
He jumps out of the way.
The truck goes into the building destroying I don't how many floors killing I don't know how many people. I have to ask: why didn't Superman catch the truck and throw it over the buildings out of the city to land on some out of the way field to save some lives?
Are you effing stupid?
UGHHHHHHHH. Such an overbearing, dreary piece of overwritten shit. I can maybe count on one hand the number of films that frustrate me as much as this one. So much potential crushed into thousands upon thousands of "heroic" musings and oblivious, robotic filmmaking. Even the greatest aspects - opening images of Krypton, superman vs. Zod - feel lifeless, torn away from their inherent majesty and switched with dour compositions and a fucking horrible soundtrack that makes me want to shove leaf blowers into my ear canals.
"Oh, you like this wonderful wide shot of Krypton? Guess what's even better? SMASH ZOOMS!"
- I will bet most of my arteries that that exact sentence was said…
There really isn't any reason to be excited for BATMAN v SUPERMAN, is there?
An explosion of imagination and visual ingenuity, Man of Steel manages to feel like the future of cinema and an instant classic all at once. It follows the bare bones of the source material, then injects a strong dose of modernity and eliminates the duality between Clark Kent the journalist and Superman. The early reviews for this film are polarized for all the wrong reasons. Something that's been slowly building over the last few years has finally come to a head with reviews of this film. When it comes to big, flashy summer blockbusters, critics have taken extremely negative stances on popular films for the sake of being "above" all the noise. This isn't a film that needs to be…
Probably the most drearily serious Superman I have yet encountered.
i can't think of one positive thing about this movie
Buen pero no perfecto punto de partida para el Universo Extendido de DC. Pese a algunos fallos de guión y montaje es una película bastante entretenida y disfrutable, con buenas actuaciones y momentos emocionantes gracias a una de las mejores OST de Hans Zimmer (mucho mejor que la trilogía de The Dark Knight a mi parecer). La acción es increíble pero la destrucción es DEMASIADO EXCESIVA.
Mucho mejor que Batman v Superman.
Meh, bit of an anti-climax opener for the dcu
Slightly elevated by watching on a projector in my home, but still not very good. Stand by my previous review.
I watched Man Of Steel with low expectations, after hesitating for a long time to watch it. Henry Cavill is the ideal Mister Perfect to play Superman. He's a likeable guy, but the movie has no soul. It's a seemingly endless show-off of spectacular CG effects, which are very well done, and reflect the flabbergasting $225,000,000 budget for Man Of Steel.
But all the spectacular audiovisuals in the world can't beat the disarming charm of Richard Donner's original 1978 Superman movie, featuring Christopher Reeve. Classic silver screen magic that made me desperately want to be Superman as a kid.
is it just me or are superman's little red boots ridiculously endearing
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
This is only my second time watching the movie since I originally saw it in the theater. I'm a die-hard Superman fan, and had been eagerly anticipating it. In all honesty, I was disappointed with this movie when I saw it that first time. VERY disappointed. It just wasn't the movie that I wanted it to be. This tends to happen, I believe, when movies and the like are adaptations of beloved characters and properties. I was too close to the mythos and had too many expectations going in. I wanted the film to be something else, instead of appreciating it for what it was. And now, watching it for only the second time, nearly three years later, what are…
honestly clark kent can 👌fuck👌👌me 👌up 👌👌👌👌👌👌👌👌👌👌gotdamn
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