After the atrocity that is called Man of Steal I went back and watched Richard Donner's two Superman movies, and then watched Bryan Singer's Superman Returns. Wanted to see what I missed.
2006- When Superman Returns came out we all wanted a giant spectacle. We hadn't seen Superman on film since 1987, and the kid in all of us expected Superman to be smashing Studebakers, and punching holes through walls and things. Yet what Singer gave us was a mature film, a grown-up story, a more mature Superman.
And the world collapsed under the disappointment.
I am here to tell you We Were Wrong.
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