Originally Posted by dar-El
3 & 4 didnt have a hero that left for five years or a stupid kid. They may not be good movies but they are good superman movies because they capture the true spirit of superman. Singerman did not!
Superman has "left" for extended periods of time before in the comics. Multiple times, in fact.
And there's now a kid in the comics.
Are you sure this "true spirit of Superman" of yours actually exists?