....The guy can fly. He can shoot lazers out of his eyes. He can do an ice breath. Not to mention, he can fly in space, yet somehow his entire race died when their planet exploded...despite being able to fly in space. Superman's powers, in many cases, have been just as much fantasy as Sci-fi. Largely because in the early comic days if a writer wanted Superman to be able to do something, he just gave him a ridiculous power. That said, nothing you've said contradicts what I've been saying. It's all in how the material is presented. Cloning dinosaurs is a ridiculous idea. But JP presented the material in an intelligent and serious way, and we (the audience) bought into it. Superman is a ridiculous idea. This film seems to be presenting him in an intelligent and serious way, and so far, people are buying into it. The same could be done with some of the more outlandish Batman villains.