Excerpt: Superheroes are iconic figures, and filmmakers can't seem to resist the urge to reinvent them. Early drafts of Batman Begins redrew Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred as a black car mechanic named "Big Al", and Kevin Smith had audiences in stitches while running through the robot spiders and polar bear...
Excerpt: Superman Returns continues the Man of Steel's adventures five years after the events of Superman II, in which Superman defeated General Zod and his cronies and sacrificed his relationship with his mortal lover, Lois Lane.
Excerpt: When the opening credits blast across the screen in Superman Returns using the same time honored whooshing style made famous by Richard Donner back in 1978, it's a giddy moment; alive and filled with the sheer power of the Man of Steel.
Excerpt: The voice of Marlon Brando, lifted from his performance as Superman's father Jor-El in 1978's Superman , opens the immense new revival Superman Returns , echoing through the heavens with a godlike authority.
Excerpt: Det var ett tag sedan superhjälten i den blå kroppsstrumpan och det röda kalsongerna syntes i någon allvarligare form. Det gick en hemsk serie på TV för ett antal år sedan men den mådde jag mest bra av att låta bli att se.
Pros: Superman är tillbaka + Snygga actionscener + Röda kalsonger! + Kevin Spacey som Lex