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AICN Exclusive: 1st TV Spot for SUPERMAN RETURNS!

Hey folks, Harry here with the first TV spot which aired during tonight's SMALLVILLE. Sorry this is so late going up. We should've had this up about 5 hours ago - but had some email issues with the good folks at Warners - but now here it is. Looks pretty dang sweet. Here ya go, the beginning of the SUPERMAN ad blitz... and how bad do ya wanna see this sucker in IMAX 3D? DAMN!

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  • May 11, 2006, 10:55 p.m. CST

    Late?

    by halfmahalfn

    We should have had this up earlier - but we were too busy being dicked around with shithouse X-Men 3 reviews

  • May 11, 2006, 10:55 p.m. CST

    Me likes....

    by HolyCalamity

    this movie will own the summer!

  • May 11, 2006, 10:56 p.m. CST

    Getting Stabbed with Kryptonite

    by tile_mcgillus

    that probably sucks.

  • May 11, 2006, 10:56 p.m. CST

    meh looks ok I guess

    by Ben Hawkins

    This and X-men don't excite me but since i'm a geek I have to see them both. I'm still waiting for Spider-Man 3, Batman 2, Sin City 2.

  • May 11, 2006, 10:57 p.m. CST

    Commence onslaught of vengeful X-Fans in...

    by Ribbons

    I don't know, the stuff in the clip looked alright. It's kind of hard to tell. All those rapid-fire commercials with drums pounding away in the background are sort of like sensory overloads, really.

  • May 11, 2006, 10:57 p.m. CST

    stabbed eh?

    by Jubba

    you sure he wasn't using a krypto-trojan on supes?

  • May 11, 2006, 10:58 p.m. CST

    Sweet

    by chains

    Looks beautiful... and no one who made The Usual Suspects could turn this into a piece of crap. I'm psyched.

  • May 11, 2006, 10:58 p.m. CST

    Second!!

    by R.C. the "Wise"

    Sweet by the way.

  • May 11, 2006, 10:59 p.m. CST

    Swanky

    by Cadillac Jones

    Evil Lex = Good Lex. (Yeah - that confuses me too...)

  • May 11, 2006, 10:59 p.m. CST

    It can be a great movie...it wishes to be...

    by IAmJack'sUserID

    Please be good!

  • May 11, 2006, 10:59 p.m. CST

    looks pretty average

    by TheLastBystander

    i mean, AMAZING, INCREDIBLE, FILM WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN!!

  • May 11, 2006, 11:02 p.m. CST

    Finally...

    by halfmahalfn

    ... we're gonna get some life on the talkbacks here. It seems like today everyone is just too damn fatigued from all the general wankery invading this site. About time we had some "news" and r come to stop the plants and fake reviews. I'm looking forward to seeing the plane falling on the big screen. I agree with you Ribbons on the sensory overload thing. Same thing's happening with X-Men 3. By the time we get to the film everything will just seem too damn familar. Cause we would have seen the entire film in .005 second shots already.

  • May 11, 2006, 11:09 p.m. CST

    I hate to bring this into a superman tb but...

    by HolyCalamity

    All the early word on IMDB is saying that X-Men is amazing... and if you check moviehole they are reporting that one of their reviewers LOVED IT!! I am hoping and praying... plus there is a confirmation about a 2-3 min fight between Juggernaut and Collosus... ROCK OUT!!

  • May 11, 2006, 11:14 p.m. CST

    "Holy Calamity...

    by halfmahalfn

    Scream insanity? All you ever gonna be's another great fan of me." Handsome Boy Modelling School couldn't have said it better. Much as though I'd love to see the aforementioned three minute fight I just can't see it happening. What with the Juggernaut already chucking Wolverine and chasing Shadowcat. And don't worry about bringing it into a Superman tb. It's never stopped anyone before.

  • May 11, 2006, 11:18 p.m. CST

    Lex...

    by greyspecter

    Does Spacey seem a bit over-the-top to anyone? Maybe they're just showing those sorts of clips, but I was hoping for a more menacing, less jovial version. Think Hoffman from MI:3... If it's just me, I'll shut up

  • May 11, 2006, 11:20 p.m. CST

    halfmahalfn...

    by HolyCalamity

    lol...thats awesome.. I think you're like the first person to know what my name refers to... I am holding onto some HOPE!! Loved MI3, want to love xmen, KNOW I'll love SUperman, this summer is a return to form.... or so I HOPE

  • May 11, 2006, 11:25 p.m. CST

    Access Hollywood will have all SKIP ITs for X3

    by Orionsangels

  • May 11, 2006, 11:28 p.m. CST

    Yawn

    by Darth Hogan

    I'll use my bandwidth for the miami vice trailer instead.

  • May 11, 2006, 11:28 p.m. CST

    meh

    by catalyst7

  • May 11, 2006, 11:30 p.m. CST

    boring...

    by catalyst7

    we've seen 2 good superman movies already. we've seen a man fly in CGI (matrix 2/3). Anything different happening. Anything relevant? Oh, yeah, that's what X-men is about. giggity

  • May 11, 2006, 11:31 p.m. CST

    Spot was for the Smallville Crowd and...

    by donuts

    what was delivered was not only a solid quick "shot" of the film but it also demonstrated that one shot of the SR easily cost more than a season full of Smallville episodes :) I can't want to see a more long form, less frantic, non-stacatto peak into the film. My only question is...Where's Otis? - www.theweeklydonut.com

  • May 11, 2006, 11:34 p.m. CST

    buffering

    by Sir Loin

    WTF...I have fat pipes and this crap's still buffering. Thanks, Warner Pissants.

  • May 11, 2006, 11:34 p.m. CST

    I respect the Superman character, but...

    by catalyst7

    he's boring and has no depth. granted he was the 'first,' but now he's outdated. Does anyone really think giving Louis a kid gives Supes any angst? It's his kid and he still gets the girl in the end. Crapola. giggity

  • May 11, 2006, 11:37 p.m. CST

    Wow just wow Harry Harry

    by JUSTICE41

    Man your something else man. One lousy clip and it gets the royal treatment, but X3 has 16 Clips and not one mention much less a lousy link. Duuuuudeee You and yourn have sold completely out man Sold out like a 5 dollah crack whore. Wow just Wow.

  • May 11, 2006, 11:44 p.m. CST

    Did they just rip off music from BSG?

    by slder78

    The drum beat were a little reminiscent of the title sequence. Oh and I'll never forgive TPTB for choosing Hallie Berry as Storm over Angela Bassett. The one thing that has consistantly brought the X-movies down. BTW that last shot of Supes was pretty cool in a Jack Bauer "I don't think you look like a person who's willing to die for Christopher Henderson" type way.

  • May 11, 2006, 11:51 p.m. CST

    Holy Calamity

    by halfmahalfn

    I'm still a tad cynical about the hopes for this summer (or winter where I am). But glad I could provide some light in your day. It's been a weird day at AICN. I've haven't really been paying attention and still managed first at four talkbacks. And AICN says it'll only post negative reviews of X3 without confirming the source. And then pulls said negative review. And lepointe28 talking shit. And nobody really caring, or even debatign anything. And, and....

  • May 11, 2006, 11:52 p.m. CST

    JUSTICE41

    by Amazing Inframan

    You mean, you can get crack whores for 5 dollah? Damnit! I've been paying way too much!

  • May 12, 2006, 12:06 a.m. CST

    BSG Music

    by lizard_boy

    Good call slder78 - I think you're right.

  • May 12, 2006, 12:17 a.m. CST

    New Miami Vice trailer is cooler...

    by indiephantom

    check it out! http://www.apple.com/trailers/universal/miamivice/

  • May 12, 2006, 12:19 a.m. CST

    Well, he looked like Reeve in that last shot.

    by superninja

    But this movie still looks stiff, uncomfortable, and wrong. Also, the flash of him opening his eyes has now officially become annoying.

  • May 12, 2006, 12:25 a.m. CST

    SMALL SPOT INDEED

    by wingman321

    I don't think I've ever seen a Quicktime video that tiny.

  • May 12, 2006, 12:30 a.m. CST

    The fucked it up:Zooey Deschanel should've been L. Lane

    by RenoReno

    http://imdb.com/name/nm0221046/ She even looks like the one in the comics...I said it then and I say it again!

  • May 12, 2006, 12:38 a.m. CST

    Warner Bros. spent damn-near 200M on this CRAP?

    by KAWS

    This looks worst than a really bad Sci-Fi Channel movie. Much like the full trailer, pretty cheesy and boring, there&#39;s nothing in it that we haven&#39;t seen before. And what&#39;s with the look of this film, it&#39;s incredibly shiny, it looks like everything is dipped in GLOSS? Just a bunch of set pieces and shiny CGI, is any of this film shot on location? Bullets bouncing of of Supes&#39; chest, earthquakes, saving Lois, and an over-the-top hamming it up Lex, etc. We&#39;ve already seen most of these various motifs in Donner&#39;s film and previous Supes&#39; movies. How fucking unoriginal. The only thing I&#39;ve seen thus far that&#39;s remotely original, is that CHUCKY looking kid born from Superman&#39;s seeds. And that whole concept sucks 8 different asses<>Superman the deadbeat dad. A weak looking pretty-boy Superman and a half-assed unoriginal director. This isn&#39;t worth downloading for free. Hollywood will continue to make money off of you idiots, if you don&#39;t wake up.

  • May 12, 2006, 12:41 a.m. CST

    That Miami Vice trailer is well shot

    by superninja

    which you would expect from Mann. But the film still looks boring.

  • May 12, 2006, 12:50 a.m. CST

    More rants from the obviously ritalin-deprived KAWS

    by IAmJack'sUserID

    Nice that you can pass judgment on something without seeing it. Seriously, go drown your anger in alcohol then go drown yourself.

  • May 12, 2006, 12:55 a.m. CST

    I get it--he&#39;s evil because he says "Bring it on."

    by Frisco

    Oh, it&#39;s already been buh-raugh-it!

  • May 12, 2006, 12:55 a.m. CST

    Music...

    by LucienPierce

    ...for this new film should&#39;ve been wholly rewritten. Maybe using a couple cues but in general they should&#39;ve scored it completely new. I prefer this TV spot to the rest of the trailers because of the music. It already feels better despite how generic the score is. Your judgment of the film is now based on what you&#39;re seeing and not the nostalgic effects of the old score. It&#39;s genius and lazy all at the same time. Now I&#39;m not saying I don&#39;t like the Superman theme, it&#39;s iconic after all! And that&#39;s the problem. It&#39;s iconic. This movie isn&#39;t. Not yet. And I don&#39;t think it will ever be no matter how good it turns out. After all it&#39;s a thinly disguised remake, after all imagine the fans if you TOLD them you&#39;re remaking Superman. Instead we&#39;re "keeping faithful" to the original. Whatever...They managed to make an effective score for Batman Begins without resorting to copying Elfman&#39;s fantastic score. It wasn&#39;t great as a separate score but it worked extremely well within context and in amplifying the visuals. The bottom line for me is that SR will be awesome to watch, but nothing like it could&#39;ve been. This is absolutely not a faithful representation of Superman ladies and gentleman, I&#39;ve said it before and I&#39;ll say it again, this movie is faithful to the original movie and not the comic so in the end this is just a lovely $200m wasted opportunity. I&#39;ll see it anyway as it does look fun.

  • May 12, 2006, 1:03 a.m. CST

    Lex Luthor would _never_ say "Bring it on!"...

    by robogeek.com

    ...but other than that nitpick I am filled with gleeful anticipation. ;-)

  • May 12, 2006, 1:10 a.m. CST

    Summer is here!

    by paralyser-pro

    I&#39;m getting that shaky feeling as the summer blockbusters approach, like a crack addict feening for a fix. Last summer it was RotS, WotW and BB, this year it&#39;s SR, X3:TLS, and POTC2:DMC. Haha, let the acronym wars begin!

  • May 12, 2006, 1:13 a.m. CST

    Kryptonite...

    by LucienPierce

    ...seems to be everywhere in the film and movie versions of Superman. Can we PLEASE have a narrative where Kryptonite wasn&#39;t involved. Smallville is particularly guilty of this, it seems that half of Krypton landed on Earth after the explosion. Go to any flea market and you&#39;ll find all sorts of cheap necklaces, bracelets, rings etc. made of Kryptonite. That&#39;d make a great episode of Smallville actually...Bring us some SUPERVILLAINS so we don&#39;t have to keep on using the same PLOT DEVICE!!

  • May 12, 2006, 1:29 a.m. CST

    anti-cg fuckheads

    by half vader

    Yep. &#39;Cause we all know what REAL boats and planes look like being ripped apart from close quarters. With Kryptonite. Right.

  • May 12, 2006, 1:31 a.m. CST

    Is It June 30 Yet?

    by HyperKnight

    Oh God I think I pooped my pants a little.

  • May 12, 2006, 1:53 a.m. CST

    Luthor wouldn&#39;t say "Bring it on"?

    by andrew coleman

    Why? Does he exist in real life because if he does and you guys are hanging out with him. Kill him because he is one bad dude. Otherwise he&#39;s a fictional character he can say whatever because it doesn&#39;t matter. He could say "I&#39;m going to make Superman my bitch!" and it wouldn&#39;t matter. Personally I hope he does say that in SR.

  • May 12, 2006, 2:04 a.m. CST

    JUSTICE41

    by Ribbons

    Umm, did you miss the part where it says "exclusive?" This is probably another one of those things where AICN runs one commercial, then MTV gets to run another one, then eFilmCritic gets to run another one, and so on. Sort of like with the &#39;V for Vendetta&#39; posters, or the &#39;Nacho Libre&#39; teaser. But you know... bitch about how Harry needs to post links to X-Men commercials that you can watch on YouTube anyway.

  • May 12, 2006, 2:19 a.m. CST

    Face it...he returns

    by Cumlauncher

    Man..you fuckin basement dwellers. Superman has returned and he will own your fuckin mother&#39;s drawers this summer! X3 will be awesome, Pirates II hilarious, but RESPECT THE "S"!

  • May 12, 2006, 2:21 a.m. CST

    Why The Divide?

    by MyWord

    Why can&#39;t we all get along? Superman or X-Men fans, it doesn&#39;t matter. I for one hope both movies do well. Although I have a feeling juveniles will prefer the latter more than the former. Which doesn&#39;t bode well for the formers B.O. results.

  • May 12, 2006, 2:40 a.m. CST

    uh... that was boring...

    by W3bzpinn3r

    Harry orgasms over this piece of crap, but burns X3?? I&#39;ll laugh my ass off at harry when X3 does 3X the box office that Superman does. Superman being a dead-beat dad is NOT the way to make a movie... If I wanted to be preached to, I&#39;d go to church! LOL

  • May 12, 2006, 2:51 a.m. CST

    You&#39;re a straight up retard...

    by crazyeyezkillah

    if you honestly think X3 is going to sell more tickets this summer than Superman Returns. Superman is the most recognizable fictional character on the planet. More than Jesus. More than Mickey Mouse. And if you&#39;re still using "lol" in a sentence.

  • May 12, 2006, 2:54 a.m. CST

    Still looking forward to it

    by BendersShinyAss

    oww yeah!

  • May 12, 2006, 3 a.m. CST

    You will believe WB can waste 420 MILLION DOLLARS!

    by LordEnigma

    When a TV show with a fraction of the budget of this film over it&#39;s ENTIRE FIVE YEAR RUN! Can tell parts of this story in a better fashion. TROUBE IS A BREWING! I still want to see Supes Returns. I simply wished for a film that would be more in the vain of what we have had from Comic Book films since Blade. Instead of a film that wants to go back in time almost 30 years--but this time with BETTER GRAFFIX! WHIZ BANG flop.

  • May 12, 2006, 3:01 a.m. CST

    I agree with that guy about Zooey, but now

    by CuervoJones

    The new Lane is an ugly Barbie

  • May 12, 2006, 3:27 a.m. CST

    I still have so moch hope.

    by ClarkK82

  • May 12, 2006, 3:32 a.m. CST

    Supes

    by ClarkK82

    I love Superman and no matter what the medium I still think it&#39;s great to see live action heroes that I have dreamt about for years. If you are an old-schooler then i bet his will be art, if post well thank Rao you have the big S on fiom at all. Not that I&#39;m saying shitting film making should be accepted, just that it you are a Superman fanatic then this should be hard to hate

  • May 12, 2006, 4:30 a.m. CST

    XMEN

    by BRUTICUS

    I agree with someone above. WHY USE HALLE BERRY AS STORM???? They should have hired someone atrociously HOT to play the role of ROGUE. Someone like Shania Twain but younger and who can act and talk in a southern accent. They should have hired a distinguished, mature, african woman to play the role of Storm. I would have been MUCH more accepting of those films.

  • May 12, 2006, 4:51 a.m. CST

    Halle Berry

    by Rupee88

    Despite her lack of talent and how wrong she has been for the role of Storm, she puts asses in seats which is why they cast her.

  • May 12, 2006, 5:07 a.m. CST

    Sure they do Rupee88.

    by mrfan

    Catwoman made so much money that they are still deciding how many sequels to make with her great crowd drawing abilities. :)

  • May 12, 2006, 5:13 a.m. CST

    Superman

    by mrfan

    I don&#39;t think it looks that bad. The only real thing that annoys me is the kid. Why did they have to put that in to the movie? Obviously DC had to give them permission to do that. Makes me wonder if the same thing is headed for the comics in one form or the other.

  • May 12, 2006, 5:16 a.m. CST

    Much better than the trailer...

    by Elliott Ness

    I like the intensity of this one a lot! By comparison, the trailer was very much underwhelming. If this intensity is representative of the movie&#39;s tone (and not a marketing ploy), my anticipation for Superman Returns will get a significant boost.

  • May 12, 2006, 6 a.m. CST

    Batman Begins...Superman Returns, what&#39;s next?

    by LeiaDown&FuckHer

    Shazam Shows Up? Aquaman Evaporates? Wonder Woman Reborn? The Question Answered? The Flash Doesn&#39;t? Green Lantern Glows? Hawkman Soars? The Atom Shrinks? Firestorm Burns? Red Tornado Spins? Supergirl Strips...actually I wouldn&#39;t mind that one. Point is I think the way ahead is clear, all DC superhero movies must add a verb to the end of the character&#39;s name in the title from now on. It should be like a law or something. Power Girl Jiggles!

  • May 12, 2006, 6:02 a.m. CST

    They are still hiding Superman&#39;s dialogue?

    by Thumper2k1

    Does that bother anyone else that after 2 trailers and a t.v. spot that we&#39;ve only heard line superman delivers? Be afraid people. Be very afraid. This is a telltale sign of bad acting.

  • May 12, 2006, 6:13 a.m. CST

    Where are the polar bears?

    by SalvatoreGravano

    What kind of a sick and twisted world is this one, in which an alleged

  • May 12, 2006, 6:35 a.m. CST

    Did Singer really need to...

    by Controv Legion

    include a scene with Luthor fisting Superman? We even get a glimpse of it in that spot.

  • about this movie. I mean it looks like it&#39;ll be great for what it wants to be....and yet I&#39;m not sure it&#39;s what I will want it to be. I hope I can lend myself over to it. I imagined a great Superman movie all through the 90s, so this has a kind of "Phantom Menace" sense of not possibly living up to all that I&#39;ve thought it could be. Imagination always makes ideas sound better than they would actually be in execution, hence the dissatisfaction of so many fanboys over movies. But still, I haven&#39;t seen anything in the trailers that really gets me excited (apart from hearing the John Wiliams music). Superman himself looks so much like Jason Schwarzman from Rushmore, and Kevin Spacey&#39;s Luthor is so far not working for me. I wish it had been Terry O&#39;Quinn. And oh great, more homosexual undertones as Luthor appears to buttrape Superman in the Fortress of Solitude. I guess topping the "kneel before Zod" stuff was a priority. I&#39;m kidding. Seriously, I can&#39;t help feeling meh about the stuff I&#39;ve seen and I really don&#39;t like that that&#39;s my reaction. And knowing this potentially disappointing outing comes in the place of the X-Men 3 we should have had makes it worse. I hope when I see the movies I will feel differently, it&#39;s not fair to judge so much before seeing them.

  • May 12, 2006, 7:12 a.m. CST

    Superman and the New Comic Book Genre

    by The Colonel

    Interesting, and fairly gushing, take on the Boy in Blue and the state of Superhero movies: --------------------------http://www.intrepidmedia.com/column.asp?id=2532

  • May 12, 2006, 7:37 a.m. CST

    "The NEW Comic Book Genre"

    by SpyGuy

    That really cracks me up. What, did everyone suddenly forget there were four SUPERMAN films in the &#39;70s and &#39;80s and four BATMAN films in the late &#39;80s and &#39;90s? (Okay, the last two of each can be forgotten, but still...) DICK TRACY? THE ROCKETEER? That horrible PUNISHER flick with Dolph Lundgren (as opposed to the not-quite-as-horrible PUNISHER flick with Thomas Jane)? The craptacular HOWARD THE DUCK? Yeah, comic book flicks are sure new, all right. Whatever.

  • May 12, 2006, 7:38 a.m. CST

    Maybe you should read the article

    by The Colonel

    Comic book movies didn&#39;t become a viable box office force until X-Men and Spider-man. The original Superman and Batman movies weren&#39;t a GENRE, they were just a few drops in the bucket.

  • May 12, 2006, 7:41 a.m. CST

    what is so sweet about it???

    by Peven

    it is so clear that no matter what they show, no matter how it looks, and that spot looks mediocre at best, Harry is going to give it a big thumbs up. just like no matter what they show of X3 he will find a way to shit on it.

  • May 12, 2006, 7:49 a.m. CST

    Can&#39;t wait

    by Babyshamble

    I totally trust Singer to pull this off, X2 is my favourite comic book movie as I cared about the characters and love the look and tone he used for the X men films. He could have very easily stayed dark and moody for Superman, especially considering how well recieved Batman begins was, yet he&#39;s stuck to his vision of Superman. He respects what&#39;s gone before and doesn&#39;t want to step on Smallvilles toes. I mean, at one stage McG was meant to direct this. Fucking McG! We should all be grateful Singer is on board. After seeing Mi:3 I think JJ Abrahms could have done a good job however he often seems to use ridiculous plot devices, Rabbit&#39;s foot? And i loathed the scooby doo style masks. We should all be psyched, a new Superman movie with Kevin Spacey as Lex. WHAT MORE DO YOU PEOPLE WANT? Oh and i think Scarlet Johansson would have been a good Lois

  • May 12, 2006, 8:04 a.m. CST

    Supes vs. X3

    by Blanket-Man

    "if you honestly think X3 is going to sell more tickets this summer than Superman Returns...." While the smart money is on SR to win the B.O. crown this summer, it&#39;s certainly not outside the realm of possibility that X3 could kick SR to the curb, either (the earlier release date will help X3, for instance). I&#39;m still a little wary of the public&#39;s "clamoring" for another Superman film. Really? Especially one that looks like a retread of the Donner films. I just wish he wasn&#39;t battling Luthor again...

  • May 12, 2006, 8:04 a.m. CST

    X3 - 7 minute clip @ Empireonline.co.uk

    by Teamwak

    http://www.empireonline.com/news/story.asp?NID=18746 This kicks ass! check it out

  • May 12, 2006, 8:10 a.m. CST

    Hah!

    by Lost Skeleton

    No, I have nothing to say this wanted to join a talkback.

  • May 12, 2006, 8:18 a.m. CST

    when the fuck is he going to actually say something?

    by misnomer

    wait for it!.......meh *and relax*

  • May 12, 2006, 8:18 a.m. CST

    Now I loved the first two X-men films but...

    by Lost Skeleton

    ...that 30 second clip was better than any 7 minutes of X3 I have seen.

  • May 12, 2006, 8:19 a.m. CST

    The X men clips

    by Babyshamble

    are the best footage we&#39;ve seen so far, muh better than the training clip that was up the other week. Why are they not on the site? Get it sorted Harry! I&#39;m officially excited now, Kelsey Grammer looks great as the beast, the effects look sweet, Halle Berry&#39;s... well there, and that creepy kid from Birth is all creepy and shit. This site needs to start showing a bit of support for X men, it could surprise us all and make more money than superman. Really great clips

  • May 12, 2006, 8:29 a.m. CST

    Underwhelming

    by starya45

    Neither of these movies look like their worth my nine bucks, which sucks because I know I&#39;ll shell it out anyway. They&#39;ve yet to show us anything impressive about Superman, (which I hope is just a ruse to blow us away in the theater, but I doubt it) and X3 looks to have all of drama of a Bill Bixby made-for-tv Hulk movie, though at least some of the special effects shots look decent.

  • May 12, 2006, 8:38 a.m. CST

    You are all ridiculous

    by nycman100

    I have never read such blantant jealous/nit picking in my life. The reason they don&#39;t have Superman say much in the commercials? Because you all would complain "he sounds too much like Reeves! He does not sound like Reeves! This is Superman? This movie is going to suck! whaa whaa whaa" The only thing that is for sure is that anyone who comments here is going to see it.

  • May 12, 2006, 8:59 a.m. CST

    Whoa whoa whoa ... are you saying nycman100

    by chrth

    That the WB marketing department builds its commericials based on what they think *our* reaction is going to be?!? WOW, I feel powerful now!

  • May 12, 2006, 9 a.m. CST

    HolyCalamity! I knew your name in another talkback

    by HypeEndsHere

    a long long time ago.

  • May 12, 2006, 9:03 a.m. CST

    oh, and I am a male model

    by HypeEndsHere

    NOT a male prostitute.

  • May 12, 2006, 9:04 a.m. CST

    heh

    by Thumper2k1

    Both X-Men and Superman look to be mediocre at best. But I&#39;m predicting both to be flaming turds. Just Superman fanboys have such an incredibly huge chip on their shoulders. They don&#39;t mind pissing all over the X-men movie but soon as you say something negative about superman, they claw at you like cornered animals. Maybe it&#39;s because the nitpicks are minor ones, like gross miscasting of characters, recycled story line of the first Superman movie, Kevin Spacey playing Dr. Evil, and lousy CGI effects. Who needs things like story, interesting characters, and great s/fx when you have John Williams&#39; original Superman score playing in the background?

  • May 12, 2006, 9:06 a.m. CST

    Godzilla: Final Wars

    by CaptDanielRoe

    Best superhero movie of all time. As for this movie looks alright but Lex Luthor is nothin&#39; without the Legion of Doom, and the alligator at the intro of the Superfriends.

  • May 12, 2006, 9:18 a.m. CST

    ugh...

    by lennonisgod

    where has the talkback been for any of the x-men 3 (yeah i know, i know) tv spots? i just don&#39;t get it, harry is such a fucking douche bag. he&#39;s not even giving it a chance.

  • May 12, 2006, 9:24 a.m. CST

    X-men talkbacks

    by chrth

    After yesterday, I don&#39;t think we&#39;re going to see any until we get some &#39;official&#39; (please God we need Neil Cumpston back!) reviews (i.e. Harry, Mori, Quint, Capone, Massa, etc.--basically anyone with a GIF).

  • May 12, 2006, 9:28 a.m. CST

    Superman needs some professional bodybuilding tips...

    by JDanielP

    ...because it is quite clear his upper body needs some beefing up... or his legs need some reduction. I&#39;m looking forward to this like any Superman fan... but I&#39;m a stickler for the details, be it costume design or the way a person physically trains in becoming a popular comic book character. Brandon needs to increase the weight when working out his arms and shoulders while doing fewer reps, to add bulk. And to slim down his legs, he needs to do the opposite. Beef up the upper body or slim down the lower body... or both. Whatever the case, just make the upper body and lower body look as if they actually belong together, on the same body. Know what I mean? Just ask any professional bodybuilder about the importance of not allowing the upper or lower body visually overpower the other.

  • May 12, 2006, 9:29 a.m. CST

    Strange...

    by TELF

    Been looking forward to Supes for ages but all the promos have left me cold. I can&#39;t work out if it&#39;s because of years of anticipation (although I went thru that with the prequels and still managed to get excited, despite eventual movie quality), or just that I&#39;m not that into the direction they have gone in. I&#39;m sure I will see it, and I hope it&#39;s good, but I remember being way more excited for Batman last year. In other superhero news: WB are not picking up the pilot of Aquaman for series. Apparently, in Hollywood, you have to spend a shit load of money and then decide that you had a dumb idea in the first place.

  • May 12, 2006, 9:34 a.m. CST

    Erm, what exactly is Lex doing to him?

    by Bono Luthor

    I know what it looks like. Hope is fading for me on this one. There is a magazine out here in the UK with a picture of Supes and Lois on the cover in which Supes just looks weedy and nerdy, more like a Superboy. I also saw some of the toys today, which are really funny. They puff up the body and arms to make him look like Superman, and then stick this weedy little Brandon Routh head on top. I still hope I&#39;m blown away by Routh as Supes when I get to see the whole thing, but I just can&#39;t shake the feeling that everything about this film is going to be right apart from the casting of the one guy that it&#39;s all about. Oh, and, for the record, I&#39;m not an X3 fan.

  • May 12, 2006, 9:36 a.m. CST

    I can see it now...

    by keyserSOZE

    Lex: "Bring it on!" Clark: "Oh it&#39;s already been BROUGHT!" and then they do elaborate cheerleader routines for the fate of the world.

  • May 12, 2006, 9:43 a.m. CST

    Brokeback Returns

    by Bono Luthor

    "Kneel before...LEX!

  • May 12, 2006, 9:46 a.m. CST

    You thought Hackman was hammy?!! Spacey makes him look

    by Spacesheik

    low key. The more I see of this film the less interested I get. It doesnt seem to have an epic feel to it and the action is brief. I like that its a pseudo sequel to Donner&#39;s version and Im glad they using Williams in the score and they have Brando footage but the film has a muddy brown look to it and Spacey seems too damn hammy

  • May 12, 2006, 9:47 a.m. CST

    X3 and SR

    by monkeybrow

    both look like mild let-downs compared to the build-up (Kong anyone?) I am hedging my bets on POTC being the BO champ

  • May 12, 2006, 9:59 a.m. CST

    everyone bombs this summer except PIRATES and VINCI

    by Spacesheik

    thats my feeling...MI3 down, POSEIDON down, X3 down, SUPERMAN down -- its very sad really POSEIDON is tracking like shit so that means it will be the #2 dissapointing weekend for the summer

  • May 12, 2006, 10:04 a.m. CST

    Don&#39;t worry about Harry giving X3 a bad review...

    by starya45

    &#39;cause it would break his streak of "clever" subject lines for movies he&#39;s loved. Just take a look at the laundry list of links in the review section. I&#39;m predicting, "Harry X-plodes in his pants for X3" and "Harry says Superman has indeed returned and it is glorious," or some other pun-heavy bullshit.

  • May 12, 2006, 10:22 a.m. CST

    MI3

    by Bono Luthor

    It&#39;s a shame so many Americans seem unable to look beyond the personal life of Tom Cruise, because that movie completely rocks.

  • May 12, 2006, 10:23 a.m. CST

    JDanielP I agree

    by Regicidal_Maniac

    I keep hoping they&#39;ll iron out all the kinks in the sequel and then I remember that unless Superman spins the planet backwards to turn back time so Lois can have a retroactive abortion they&#39;ll still have the bastard son of superman in the sequel.

  • May 12, 2006, 10:26 a.m. CST

    I&#39;m looking forward to Superman Returns

    by Snookeroo

    AND the X-Men movie. Look, dickweeds -- Superman was almost a Peter Guber fiasco, with black leotards and gay polar bears. So what if both movies aren&#39;t "Gone With the Wind" or "Ghandi"? The studios are bringing some of my favorite characters to the big screen, and for the most part doing a fair to great job of it. If you don&#39;t like it, then stay home and play Dungeons and Dragons in your basement. I will be first in line on June 30th. If that makes me a studio shill, so be it. Frankly, my world isn&#39;t going to stop spinning if I shell out $10 and 2 hours for a movie. Asshats.

  • May 12, 2006, 10:31 a.m. CST

    An agnostic opinion . . .

    by Nice Marmot

    I agree w/ those who oppose the similarities to Superman & SMII. Don&#39;t like SM AND Clark taking off & then returning 5 years later. Really don&#39;t like SM being saved by some bimbo assistant of Lex&#39;s w/ a change of heart. HOWEVER, we NEED to see SM in action w/ today&#39;s effects. Had to be done. Neo flying around didn&#39;t count, we need to see SUPERMAN do it. I am excited for this movie because, even though I haven&#39;t seen it yet, the previews alone tell me I can start foaming at the mouth for the follow up. THEN, in the right hands, we&#39;ll get a kickass, ALL NEW SM film. And I&#39;m hoping for a Brainiac / Kandor (w/ Lex still involved in a very MINOR role) type story. Nobody in their right mind will be bitching about that.

  • May 12, 2006, 10:38 a.m. CST

    Stuff I think no one wants to see again...

    by hank henshaw

    ...in a Superman movie: Lois in peril or kidnapped and being so helpless to not even try to get out of danger herself. Lex Luthor as the only villian, specially this wacky interpretation of Lex Luthor. Chunks of Kryptonite, unless it&#39;s Metallo&#39;s heart or the K-Man. The extremely nerdy Clark Kent. A bland Superman, I think he shouldn&#39;t be a wisecracking smart-ass, but he should have some over-confident attitude and a few one-liners.

  • May 12, 2006, 10:42 a.m. CST

    I agree with Nice Marmot

    by Snookeroo

    this movie is a good re-launch of the franchise, but I think the sequel will be even better.

  • May 12, 2006, 10:44 a.m. CST

    by Bono Luthor

    I have never played a role playing game in my life and sadly my parents never had a basement, even in the distant past when I did live with them. As I said, I am still hoping that this movie will do it for me, and sure I&#39;ll go and see it. But that doesn&#39;t mean that I can&#39;t express and opinon without being insulted. To me, this movie looks like it may be a turd. That is all. There is no need for my opinion to detract from your anticipation and vice versa. Surely if everybody just came here to agree on everything and be cheerleaders then it would be very boring and pointless. No I&#39;m off to enjoy the sunshine. Have a geeky weekend fellow freakazoids.

  • May 12, 2006, 10:54 a.m. CST

    cansinger do action scenes longer than 30 seconds

    by Spacesheik

    that will be the ultimate question

  • May 12, 2006, 10:57 a.m. CST

    lets be grateful - snookeroo is right

    by Spacesheik

    and yes lets be objective it coulda been much worse - no john williams theme, no brando footage, no visual ties to previous films, polar bears, a black outfitted supes sans cape, a gay robotic butler, a fight with a spider etc etc --- we cant have everything folks - this is as good as we can get considering what came before - dont forget SUPERMAN IV grossed $20 million or so only

  • May 12, 2006, 11:08 a.m. CST

    cool trailier..

    by movieman742

    it was on last night during the Smallville finale, which was amazing btw. Only the second episode ive watched this season.

  • May 12, 2006, 11:11 a.m. CST

    Everyone Wants to See this Movie........

    by HyperKnight

    They just don&#39;t know it yet.

  • May 12, 2006, 11:15 a.m. CST

    You guys capable of eating shit and smiling crack me up

    by Regicidal_Maniac

    Apologising for this lacklustre offering and making excuses for the sad sorry state of affairs that is modern Hollywood cinema. "Hey at least it&#39;s warm and there&#39;s plenty of it." "Plus no-one&#39;s forcing us to eat it." "Yeah we should be grateful, they didn&#39;t HAVE to shit in our mouths, we could have had nothing." Lap it up and give the rest of us a big grin.

  • May 12, 2006, 11:31 a.m. CST

    i like it

    by hokey pokey elmo

    Looks like they&#39;re adding more nad more detail to the effects everytime. I think it will look excellent when it hits cinemas. Also i wonder whats going on with that superman look at the end. It looks like an evil version or something.

  • May 12, 2006, 11:33 a.m. CST

    lets just clear something up

    by Cedar_Room

    This film looks, and will probably be, absolue cack. Here endeth the lesson.

  • May 12, 2006, 11:39 a.m. CST

    The secret of the Da Vinci Code..

    by Gay Jesus Christ

    is that Jesus liked to park his tapioca factory in Mary&#39;s Love tunnel and popped some out of her oven.

  • May 12, 2006, 11:56 a.m. CST

    Is Harry sleeping with the WB PR department?

    by MJayX

    I mean really. "This should have been up 5 hours ago" ?? Where is the coverage on X3 TV spots - which blow this shit out of the water. No coverage, no commentary on the X3 7 minute preview last night. I just don&#39;t get it.

  • May 12, 2006, 12:31 p.m. CST

    AGAIN, after what happened yesterday

    by chrth

    There won&#39;t be any more X3 coverage until Harry et al. post their reviews.

  • May 12, 2006, 12:35 p.m. CST

    RE: the talkbacks go to the highest bidder

    by Mr Nice Gaius

    Really? Then I&#39;d like to start the bidding to get you to shut the hell up. Face it homes, you&#39;re an anti-Semitic fearmonger and your baiting techniques are woefully tired. I look forward to the myriad forms of ownage that the good Doc is sure to drop on you. -- Let&#39;s start the bidding. Do I hear $1?

  • May 12, 2006, 12:41 p.m. CST

    Storm

    by Napoleon Park

    I always though John Byrne&#39;s Ororo looked just like Diahann Carroll from "Julia". If you want regal beauty, Vanessa Williams should have been Storm. *** Superman taught me how to read, so he gets no criticism from me. But he never taught me to proof-read, so he doesn&#39;t get the blame for all my type o&#39;s.

  • May 12, 2006, 12:53 p.m. CST

    HypeEndsHere..

    by HolyCalamity

    You are right, I remember our conversation NOW ,although in the thrill of the moment ( yes I just said that, i&#39;m lame.. I know) I just blurted out "Your the First"... and to be fair.. he is the first in a long while... ALSO, granted Singer isn&#39;t known for his action scenes, but you damn people complaining about how the SUPERMAN action scenes are short.. you were watching them in TEASERS and a TRAILER... WHAT THE FUCK DO YOU WANT!!! THey have already said that the airplane sequence takes the better part of 20 mins... come on people, don&#39;t bitch just to bitch, we are MOVIE GEEKS cause we love movies... SO LETS START Lovin&#39; em...

  • May 12, 2006, 1:27 p.m. CST

    I dont understand

    by mpfanatic

    So there were some fake or real X3 reviews, what does that have to do with a talkback for the 7 min trailer? was it too good that Harry didnt want it on his site cause it would make him look like a moron?

  • May 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m. CST

    no routh dialogue spoken = be very afraid

    by reckni

    Trailers with little to no dialogue scare me, especially when it concerns the main character. Like mentioned above, usually means bad acting. Why exactly did Singer cast him?

  • May 12, 2006, 2:25 p.m. CST

    How typical

    by Reelheed

    Lexs hides kryptonite in lead case. Superman is suprised. Lex "mwahaha! i&#39;ve beat you for sure this time! But I will not shoot you in the face whilst you are weaked! Oh no! I must, erm, sink my boat causing you to drown. Bye!" Exit stage left. Superman "if only i could remove this ker-rip-ton-iiiite..! Oof.. Bah!...too...heavy!" Lois "superman i still love you!" Removes kryptonite. THE END

  • May 12, 2006, 3:15 p.m. CST

    Brainiac...

    by TELF

    It does seem a shame that with all the amazing effects that they have at their disposal that we don&#39;t get a big Supe vs SuperBigBad face off. Even if, in keeping with his Donner obsession, he brought back Zod et al. I guess it just all seems a bit underwhelming, which was the last thing anyone was expecting really.

  • May 12, 2006, 3:20 p.m. CST

    X3&#39;s Lookin&#39; Good (or better than expected anyway)

    by I_Snake_Plissken

    Thanks for posting the link to the X3 footage

  • May 12, 2006, 3:25 p.m. CST

    Brilliant, Luscious-868

    by CaptDanielRoe

    Brilliant use of free speech. The ghost of Thomas Jefferson would salute you... But he&#39;s busy haunting Halle Berry&#39;s "Storm" suit. /snark.

  • May 12, 2006, 3:25 p.m. CST

    Snake

    by TELF

    I know what you mean, mate. I&#39;d much rather have these X and Supes films than none at all. But, I guess that makes it all the more frustrating that, as I see more footage, I get less, not more, excited.

  • May 12, 2006, 3:45 p.m. CST

    I&#39;m Keepin&#39; the Faith

    by I_Snake_Plissken

    Hey TELF, I completely understand

  • May 12, 2006, 4:40 p.m. CST

    Did I miss something?

    by Freakemovie

    No mention of the seven-minute X-Men compilation that aired on Fox last night? I would take it as a slap in the face to the X-Men fans but it sounds kind of absurd to not mention it so maybe I&#39;m just blind....

  • May 12, 2006, 6:16 p.m. CST

    X3 footage direct download: http://tinyurl.com/juzym

    by Alexandra.DuPont

    X3 Dell 7 min. preview footage -- direct download link: http://tinyurl.com/juzym **** You&#39;re welcome.

  • May 12, 2006, 6:22 p.m. CST

    Digital?Remember it looked all crappy and video like?

    by RenoReno

    ...and now looks all awesome and slick? I guess those 24P Digital Sony cams are kicking some royal ass. It looks amasingly like film! Fuck you, naysayers!

  • May 12, 2006, 6:24 p.m. CST

    why watch a 7min preview?

    by future help

    don&#39;t you want to be surprised? too many "chapters revealed" robs all of the mystery. -here&#39;s wishin&#39; X3 and SMR Rock&#39;s!

  • May 12, 2006, 6:41 p.m. CST

    Secret to the Da Vinci Code

    by spindude

    is that jesus is actually cartman&#39;s mom.

  • May 12, 2006, 9:49 p.m. CST

    Awesome

    by atrips

    I was really doubtful after seeing the full trailer of SR but the TV spot rocks and has me interested in the movie more than the full length trailer...Give the guy who cut the TV spot a promotion..

  • May 12, 2006, 10 p.m. CST

    Awesome

    by atrips

    I was really doubtful after seeing the full trailer of SR but the TV spot rocks and has me interested in the movie more than the full length trailer...Give the guy who cut the TV spot a promotion..

  • May 12, 2006, 10:56 p.m. CST

    I&#39;ve got major goosebumps over this.

    by darthbinks1220

    Bring it on!

  • May 13, 2006, 12:30 a.m. CST

    Goosebumps? Is that what you call your pecker?

    by JUSTICE41

    Was that Hackman giving Routh The un-greased fist? What was that that violated my computer with it&#39;s halfassedness. I just finished watching Steven Chow&#39;s Kung Fu Hustle and saw about the same level of CGI effects in that cheap flick as this Flicks trailer.In Fact The Landing Routh made in the main trailer looked far crappier than the feather like landings and hard and heavy as stones landing in KFH. When Chow was coming back to earth just before he does his Buddha Fist thing the fire and jitter cam shot looked as good as the shot of Routh in the main trailer as he chased the plane down. How can a movie made on a shoestring budget like KFH have better effects or at least the same and have better utilization of those effects than a 200+ million dollar movie? The ship or boat breaking up looked as bad as the scenes in the perfect Storm and Poseidon. Both directed by peterson I believe. It&#39;s a sad day when a cheap chop socky flick has better effects than a major motion. picture.

  • May 13, 2006, 1:43 a.m. CST

    if we judged movies by goosebumps then BIODOME

    by Spacesheik

    woulda qualified as a a coemdy classic

  • May 13, 2006, 3:32 a.m. CST

    even superman can&#39;t hear sound in space

    by Krazy Eyez Killa

    because there IS NONE. send the writers back to 6th grade science

  • May 13, 2006, 4:15 a.m. CST

    Justice and Krazy

    by half vader

    Justice, see the post about anti-cg fuckheads! Krazy Eyez, that was funny! You buy a man who flies but grouch about sound in the upper atmosphere/space. Where do we send you to get a consistent view of reality. You musta been a heap of fun at all those Star Wars movies. Hilarious! I think I need a smiley here.

  • May 13, 2006, 5:57 a.m. CST

    Look again at the trailers, it&#39;s all there Moviemack.

    by half vader

    It&#39;s generally shots of Luthor with Lois and the kid on the boat. So what does that tell us?

  • May 13, 2006, 8:30 a.m. CST

    Yeah I was being sarcastic about the "nitpicks".

    by Thumper2k1

    Because, despite having legitimate gripes about the movie, rabid Singer fans will have you believe that we are hating for the sake of hating.

  • May 13, 2006, 10:15 a.m. CST

    All the haters really need to...

    by Kid Z

    ... double up on their Zoloft, I think. However, what bothers me is that even Harry seems to be waivering on this flick. Say what you will about the guy, he does know a lot of inside buzz about things. S&#39;got me a little worried, is all...

  • May 13, 2006, 10:28 a.m. CST

    Uh, Bruticus...Shania Twain...

    by Kid Z

    ...is CANADIAN! That "southern accent"? FAKE! She&#39;s more authentic eating back bacon and saying "eh" after every sentence. Besides, didn&#39;t the "flappy head" clue you in???

  • May 13, 2006, 11:03 a.m. CST

    once again

    by isildur29

    i&#39;ll see it but still nothing has REALLY impressed me

  • May 13, 2006, 11:15 a.m. CST

    I don&#39;t think the boat is sinking

    by Snookeroo

    I think the "new Krypton" created from the stolen crystal is rising up from the sea and destroying the boat in the process. I&#39;m just sayin&#39;.

  • May 13, 2006, 11:39 a.m. CST

    Well yeah snookeroo...

    by half vader

    Exactly but what&#39;s the boat gonna do after it&#39;s chopped in half? Float?

  • May 13, 2006, 3:53 p.m. CST

    Think this was shot with Panavision&#39;s Genesis...

    by SK909

    I don&#39;t think this was shot with the Sony cinealta like Star Wars and collateral. I think it was shot with the Panavision Genesis or the Arri D20 or 5 or whatever it is. These cameras are nextgen HD cams, as they use single chip sensors that are the same size as the 35mm frame of film. This means the same optics. I&#39;m pretty interested to see how the new HD optics handle depth of field. It should be exactly like film. The movie itself, however, doesn&#39;t look good to me. I was never excited or not excited by the prospect of another Superman film, I just thought I&#39;ll make up my mind when I see something, and so far, I think the FX look like shit. To this day, the best cgi effects are the dinosaurs in Jurassic Park, particularly the Trex jeep attack in JP1. I think some truly amazing things were done in the new star wars films, the least of which was the actual plot and writing, but, for the most part, I think things seem to be now looking faker and faker. Some things in the LOTR films are also a notable exception. I think part of this might have to do with the new generation of CGI artists not having the same background with practical effects as the first generation of artists who, I think, incorporated a much better knowledge of lighting and what you can get away with and what you can&#39;t as far as physics is concerned. I also think that, being that they were initially skeptical of CG, they demanded much more of it, especially in the case of the first Jurassic Park, where it was never even intended to use it at first. I agree with the poster who said everything in this movie looks shiny. King Kong had this strange unrealistic look to everything as well. Could also be a case of asking too much with too little money and too little time... not sure what it is, really. The tank chase sequence in Indiana Jones and the last crusade remains one of the best action-adventure sequences ever, in my mind, and it still, when I watch it on DVD on the 52" screen with the booming surround, sends chills down the spine with just how perfect a piece of cinema it is. That was Spielberg at the top of his game. Perfect pacing, perfect music... all beautifully shot and well acted. Its just crazy that, with all of this technology, if you pop in a DVD of apocalpyse now and play the entire air cavalry attack sequence all the way through with the sound turned way up, I guarantee it will blow anyone&#39;s head back way farther than anything we&#39;ve seen in CG. It should be more about getting out in real locations and using the effects here and there to add nuances and bits and pieces to something that already exists because when the artists are working within a shot where some of the environment actually is real, they references WITHIN THE SHOT, rather than putting naomi watts in front of a screen and telling her she&#39;s in the jungle. Ahhh... what the fuck ever, nobody listens.

  • May 13, 2006, 4:32 p.m. CST

    Spacey putting his penis in Routh&#39;s ass?

    by performingmonkey

    That&#39;s what that shot looks like. Brokeback Krypton.

  • May 13, 2006, 6:20 p.m. CST

    Krazy Eyez Killa...

    by rev_skarekroe

    You&#39;re not much fun to watch Star Wars with are you?

  • May 13, 2006, 6:44 p.m. CST

    Superman is an undocumented alien

    by Mr_Furious

    Wake up America! http://tinyurl.com/mb57d

  • May 13, 2006, 8:32 p.m. CST

    POSEIDON is TANKING!

    by Ye Not Guilty

    God damn. Heads are gonna roll at Warner Brothers over this one. Hopefully this won&#39;t affect SUPERMAN RETURNS.

  • May 13, 2006, 10:01 p.m. CST

    another refake

    by dirtsandwich

  • May 13, 2006, 10:59 p.m. CST

    I will slap you in the eye

    by WolfmanNards

    The lack of Routh Dialogue in the trailers serves the purpose of using the symbolism of the superman imagery to represent something greater than a talking man in a suit. People want to see Superman, not Brandon Routh. Thats why they chose an unknown for the role. Also, go back and watch all of the "Superman The Movie" teasers and Trailers. Christopher Reeve delivers NO dialogue. NONE.

  • May 14, 2006, 12:42 a.m. CST

    eh, I still think Clancy Brown would have

    by cromulent

    been a brillant Lex Luthor. No disrespect to Spacey, but Clancy nails Lex in the cartoon and has the presence and look in real life.

  • May 14, 2006, 3:28 a.m. CST

    Superman himself so unimpressive. Why so young?

    by chien_sale

    Dammit Singer is a moron for getting this cast.

  • May 14, 2006, 4:06 a.m. CST

    Rev skarekroe there&#39;s an echo in here & yes sk909

    by half vader

    It was shot with the Genesis which is a silly name considering it&#39;s not a first-generation camera! As for the anti CG comments, there&#39;s a reason nobody is listening. It&#39;s all been said before ad nauseum, and with better more analogous examples. Sorry.

  • May 14, 2006, 12:02 p.m. CST

    Oh... it&#39;s been said before?

    by SK909

    Just like everything on every fucking board on every movie on this site has been said before. Just like every one of these stupid goddamn movies is a rehash of the same old special effects shit since May 1977.

  • May 14, 2006, 3:01 p.m. CST

    Whatever you say, wolfman

    by Be like water

    But it&#39;s a different world to 1970s moviemaking, and the lack of dialogue in this trailer serves to actually make me nervous about this "kid" (and I ain&#39;t talking about Lois&#39;s) and the quality of the movie itself. Couple that with the heavily "readable" shot of Lex "stabbing" Supes, and I&#39;m just a bit unsure that somebody might be pushing an "agenda." I dug Singer&#39;s previous films, but I&#39;m not sure about this one.

  • May 14, 2006, 6:07 p.m. CST

    Why WOULD they show us the kryptonite dagger in the ad?

    by half vader

    Oops! I mean then we&#39;d have no fun on these boards would we. It&#39;d just be endless "CG is shit"!

  • May 14, 2006, 8:35 p.m. CST

    I Can&#39;t Wait

    by Evil Chicken

    Bottom line. Superman Returns is gonna be the bullocks this summer. I&#39;m there opening night - no doubt.

  • May 15, 2006, 12:10 a.m. CST

    Spacesheik

    by MaulRat

    Uhh... not to burst your bubble there chief but.. Superman DOES appear in Black Suit sans cape in this one. http://tinyurl.com/rtptk

  • May 15, 2006, 12:13 a.m. CST

    heh

    by Joey P. Brenner

    yikes http://brokebacksupes.ytmnd.com/

  • May 15, 2006, 3:20 a.m. CST

    maulrat ------

    by Spacesheik

    holy gazoolas im flabbergasted! a black suited SUPES *and* a black suited SPIDEY (coming in 2007) - i dont think i can handle the excitement - seriously though thats a good picture, i never seen that one before anywhere

  • May 15, 2006, 3:22 a.m. CST

    i dont like how spacey jumps around

    by Spacesheik

    and gesticulates like a silly adolescent ("no no no no!") - i dont know if his luthor will work

  • May 15, 2006, 8:18 a.m. CST

    Ooh, look what I found.

    by SalvatoreGravano

    http://nitti.aintitcool.com/display.cgi?id=192 Who would&#39;ve thought - it still *is* Spacey after all this time. Search the dusty archives for some more foreshadowing amusement such as http://www.aintitcool.com/coolnews/980326/2.html

  • May 15, 2006, 8:34 a.m. CST

    Oh, another reason to find those 97/98 Supermanseseses

    by SalvatoreGravano

    ...is that they will all have two-piece talkbacks with two guys trying to post "first" on them in 2006, and attacking each other, depending on which one is "first".

  • May 15, 2006, 2:37 p.m. CST

    So, that last shot of Superman&#39;s face...

    by Snookeroo

    I wonder if that is right after he gets shot in the eye?

  • May 15, 2006, 2:45 p.m. CST

    For the record, I love the way Spacey plays Lex

    by Snookeroo

    Not like anybody&#39;s going to see this abandoned thread, anyways.

  • May 15, 2006, 3:11 p.m. CST

    And another thing...

    by Snookeroo

    how come the official Superman Returns site STILL only has 6 pictures from the movie on it?

  • May 15, 2006, 11:59 p.m. CST

    Snookeroo

    by Be like water

    ...Because this movie&#39;s going to SERIOUSLY disappoint -- and very likely, underperform -- and Warner Bros. THEMSELVES don&#39;t even want anything to do with it. One teaser poster, two "trailers", a TV spot, and three lame-o "South American"/Cannes banners -- that&#39;s SOME marketing campaign...[sheesh] Oh, I forgot, the toys...which actually give me bad dreams...

  • May 16, 2006, 2:54 p.m. CST

    KAWS...

    by NightArrows

    Just die. You are a cunt of the highest order, and really, just enter the noose and take the final leap off grandma&#39;s chair. In fact, go lick a brass rail at at the Rippers and hopefully you&#39;ll get Herpes and whatever else impregnates that Brokeback tongue of yours. So tired of the twats on these forums bashing everything. We need a net virus that actually wipes out you basement dwelling civic driving monkey fisters.