Originally Posted by DACrowe
See, i would agree with that.
The only difference is that when it happened in TDK, you felt the weight and tragedy of Batman both doing it to Dent, and also doing it to himself. In MOS, we are never really given a reason to sympathize with Zod and Superman never says jack **** about his "one rule," thereby making that moment hollow.
Just my opinion. And a fact, in this case.
Also, under no circumstances can you consider the outcome a victory for Zod. Whereas Joker essentially did get what he wanted in the end.