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Old 01-05-2014, 08:18 PM   #364
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Default Re: What's So Bad About Superman Returns?

Originally Posted by Superark View Post
Ditto! It makes me that much more sad that we never got a sequel to that film.

A nice moment I experienced recently was at Kroger during the Christmas season. I bought a little Superman ornament and the young girl behind the register asked me if I had seen the new film. I replied yes and asked her if she had seen it and if so what did she think. She responded yes. Her complaint was a common one in regards to the ending battle and the destruction. Her next comment is the one that brought a huge smile to my face. "I liked the last movie Superman Returns better." As a fan of that film it was nice to see someone acknowledge it.

That said MOS had it's moments, but for me it failed on several levels. I had hopes for the sequel, but given that the movie is being stuffed with several other DC heroes, my optimism has faded.
I personally loved MOS and find myself liking it more and more with repeat viewings but I still love SR as well. It was the movie that got me reading Superman comics and I will always love it for that. For me its just still a good movie as well though, I still watch it around once a year and its still one of the best CBM's for me, though it seems to fall down a place or two every year.

2015 movie ratings out of 10:

1)Mad Max: Fury Road-9(2)Kingsman: The Secret Service-9(3)Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation-9(4)The Martian-8.5(5)Ex Machina-8.5(6)Jurassic World-8.5(7)Ant Man-8.5(8)Avengers: Age Of Ultron-8(9)Spectre-8(10)John Wick-8(11)It Follows-8(12)The Interview-7.5(13)Terminator: Genisys-6.5(14)Chappie-6
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