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Superman Returns Reviews

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Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal
October 9, 2006
After nearly 20 years in hiding, one would expect Superman's return to be special. Alas, the most noteworthy thing about director Bryan Singer's new movie is the hype surrounding it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses
October 3, 2006
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Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
September 27, 2006
Emphasizes the reasons I don't find Superman all that interesting.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Roger Tennis
September 6, 2006
It's been 5 years since Superman (Brandon Routh) left Earth to search for the remains of his home planet Krypton. Upon his return, the Man of Steel discovers a world in turmoil and a changed Lois Lane (Kate Bosworth) - engaged to be married and the mothe
| Original Score: 4/5
Peter T. Chattaway
Christianity Today
August 31, 2006
The film's weaknesses aside, there is no denying that Singer has pulled out all the stops in his bid to make the biggest, loudest summer blockbuster possible.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Jim Chastain
Norman Transcript
August 30, 2006
The film has a parallel universe that extends beyond the losses the characters suffer to the ones the audience has, based on who we are and what has happened to us.
Full Review| Original Score: B
Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
3BlackChicks Review
August 21, 2006
Superman returns with a vengeance.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jordan Hiller
August 16, 2006
In a time where the youth of this nation are fighting and dying to defend this country, the film argues that each one of us can be super under the right circumstance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)
August 14, 2006
By taking a step backward and remembering what we loved about Superman in the first place, Singer goes two steps forward and produces a triumph of not only good over evil but faith over cynicism.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Mark Sells
Oregon Herald
August 7, 2006
Quite capable of leaping tall buildings in a single bound, [but] does so without much care or conviction.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Audrey Rock-Richardson
Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)
July 28, 2006
Rapturously engaging!
Full Review| Original Score: A
Michael Clawson
West Valley View
July 27, 2006
Super return for Superman ...
Full Review| Original Score: 4/5
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight
July 25, 2006
A good start at revitalizing a dead series. Get rid of Kevin Spacey for the sequel and you might have something spectacular.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
July 24, 2006
A tender film that steps outside of its expected genre.
Vic Holtreman
July 23, 2006
As a superhero film it's really extremely impressive, probably higher in quality than even the first X-Men film and right up there with the Spiderman films.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Joe Utichi
July 22, 2006
This Superman takes flight like few before and one wonders whether the film's minor flaws mean only that the sequel, like Singer's X2, is destined to become a real classic of the genre.
| Original Score: 4/5
July 20, 2006
Romántica, emocionante, trepidante, mística y entrañable, es un digno homenaje al héroe más grande del mundo y un perfecto ejemplo de que el cine sigue siendo la fábrica de sueños, pues ahora, más que nunca, es posible creer que un hombre puede volar.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
July 16, 2006
A lovingly crafted homage to the greatest superhero of all time, and a tribute to the real life hero who best embodied the character of Superman, Christopher Reeve.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Peter Bradshaw
July 15, 2006
The battle is won: but only just.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
David Edwards
Daily Mirror (UK)
July 14, 2006
Many happy returns, Superman, you've been away too long. Unfortunately, you deserve a lot better than this.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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