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Old 04-19-2013, 07:40 AM   #96
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Default Re: All Things Superman: An Open Discussion - - - - - - - - - - - - Part 49

Originally Posted by herolee10 View Post
It's kind of eerie at times to know on how true Goyer's words ended up being on sheer coincidence when he said that this film would "suit" the times. I'm not trying to stir up anything, but when you really think about how bad things have been as of late in real life, people really need something to look at to help them believe even more that there really is still hope and good people left within the world, etc.

heck, with nearly a decade's worth of films that have presented us reluctant or antiheroes as being the top dogs of the film industry, I think it's time to go back to the roots when it comes to presenting heroes in a traditional and more honest sense, and who better to do so than Superman?
Yeah, personally, I've just gotten to a point where I'm rather tired of watching blockbusters tinged with darkness and cynicism. I think that is part of why I am dreading Star Trek Into Darkness so much. I'm tired of stories about terrorism and corruption. When I read Jamie characterizing STID as a "a giant 9/11-Iraq War conspiracy film", my heart just sank knowing that the movie would be painting humanity as having changed little in 300 years. I was really hoping we would get some classic Trek optimism and a story about a better future. At least, Man of Steel seems to be the film I need right now.

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