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Old 11-28-2012, 01:56 PM   #138
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Default Re: Bryan Singer: Why 'Superman Returns' Didn't Work

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That beatdown was embarrassing.
I thought it was well done - in a disturbing/dark/cruel/sinister sense.

The hero encountering a dramatic setback - or even a resounding defeat - (in or around the third act) is a fairly standard trope.

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