Originally Posted by LeXcalibur
i don't mind the metaphor when done subtle. i think superman returns may have went over the top, and in the most recent man of steel trailer the scene looks like it was directed by bryan singer
Superman allowing the Military to hand him over to the Krytonians was a parallel to Jesus allowing the Pharisees to hand him over to the Romans. That was a nice subtle parallel that didn't come off as preachy. Unlike the "You can save them all" floaty Jesus arm moment.