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Monthly Archives: July 2013

  • Superman & the Dark Knight Returns

    Posted on July 23, 2013 by Tao

    So. Zack Snyder has reportedly confirmed the next Superman  movie will be based on the Dark Knight Returns.

    Let's list the issues here:

    the Dark Knight Returns is a graphic novel about Batman.  Superman gets like 3 scenes...
    It's a Batman novel.  The hero is Batman.  Superman is a putz and even Miller mentions that if this was [...]

    This post was posted in Movies and was tagged with batman, dark knight returns, movies, superman

  • Superman: The Man of Steel Review

    Posted on July 5, 2013 by Tao

    Superman-MOSSuperman is a very difficult character to write. The problem with Superman is simple - he's too powerful.  By definition, he's nearly unstoppable and often writers who deal with him have to write around why he wouldn't finish / complete / solve the problem in a few seconds.   Worst, because of his morals and genuine 'boy scout' demeanor, he's often unrelatable to many viewers - especially the younger, cynical generation.  He is a man out of time - except, unlike Captain America; he doesn't have the in-built excuse of being literally from another time. Superman: Man of Steel attempts to update Superman and in doing so, loses it's way and forgets who and what makes Superman special.

    Spoilers Ahead

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    This post was posted in Movies and was tagged with comics, movie review, movies, musings, superheroes, superman

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