Originally Posted by FlawlessVictory
Problem is, up to that point, Superman and Zod had not had a proper fight. It was only Superman beating Zod down for a few seconds and then Zod retreated. I think, in these types of films, you need to have a proper fight between the hero and lead villain.
I disagree. I think Superman trapping Zod and his minions in the Phantom Zone would have been a fine resolution to the conflict, one where Superman uses his intellect and not brute force to defeat the villain.
Why is it important to the conflict that Superman and Zod physically punch each other?