Superman Returns

Customer Reviews   Write a Review

AVERAGE RATING
4 out of 5
5
0
4
1
3
0
2
0
1
0
Total Reviews
1
4
Overall Satisfaction
5
Value
3
Ease of Use
4
Performance

Amazing visuals and special effects

by Matt on 1/30/2007

Being a fan of the original Superman the Movie I was surprised to see so much material shown in Superman Returns. It was also a nice touch to use the original music at the beginnig of the movie. As with most big budget movies today, the special effects are excellent. Just like the original Superman the actor playing Lex Luthor stole the show. Kevin Spacey was an excellent choice to take over from Gene Hackman. On the other hand Kate Bosworth as Lois Lane was a let down. She didn't have the tenacity that Margot Kidder brought to the same role. Overall, the movie was very enjoyable even for people, like myself, who don't read or follow the comic books. HD is the only way to see it.

Was this review helpful to you?

YESNO

Product Overview

Spanning over one thousand years, and three parallel stories, this is a story of love, death, spirituality and fragility of our existence in this world.

Specifications

Studio Warner
SKU 203143272
UPC 012569810372
UPC 14 00012569810372
Format HD DVD
Release Date 11/28/2006
Rating Rating
Aspect Ratio
Widescreen  2.40:1
Cast & Crew
Brandon Routh - Actor
Bryan Singer - Director
Dan Harris - Screenplay
Elliot Graham - Editor
Frank Langella - Actor
Gilbert Adler - Producer
James Marsden - Actor
Jerry Siegel - Based On Characters Created By
Joe Shuster - Based On Characters Created By
John Ottman - Original Music By
John Ottman - Editor
Kal Penn - Actor
Kate Bosworth - Actor
Kevin Spacey - Actor
Michael Dougherty - Screenplay
Newton Thomas Sigel - Cinematographer
Parker Posey - Actor
Sam Huntington - Actor
William Fay - Executive Producer
Reviews
ReviewSource ReelViews
Review At the end of Superman II, the producers promised "Coming Soon: Superman III." It has taken 26 years for that promise to be fulfilled. To be sure, there were movies in the 1980s called Superman III and Superman IV, but those were bad jokes masquerading as motion pictures, unimaginative stories cashing in on a pay-day. These many years later, Bryan Singer has gotten it right. In fact, Superman Returns is not only a credit to the first two Superman movies; it may be the best of the series. Its combination of romance and fantasy adventure is unparalleled in superhero comic book-to-movie sagas.
ReviewDate
ReviewPage
Reviewer James Berardinelli
ReviewRating 9
ReviewSource Variety
Review "Why the World Doesn't Need Superman" reads the title of a piece that wins Lois Lane the Pulitzer Prize in "Superman Returns," the latest bigscreen revival of comicdom's strongest and fastest hero. Not only is she wrong in the context of the story (not to mention real life), but she'll be wrong in the court of public opinion once the world gets a look at this most grandly conceived and sensitively drawn "Superman" saga. Sure to rate with aficionados alongside "Spider-Man 2" and, for many, "Batman Begins" on the short list of best superhero spectaculars...Topping off these aspects is the evocative, darkly lyrical score by John Ottman...
ReviewDate
ReviewPage
Reviewer Todd McCarthy
ReviewRating 10
Features
DVD, Pan and Scan (TV Format), Hybrid, Widescreen, English, French, Spanish, Subtitled, No Longer Produced
Product Attributes
Video Format HD DVD
Quotes
Peter Travers, Rolling Stone Eye-popping epic...Superman returns with a bang.
Richard Corliss, Time Pure exhilaration...It's beyond Super. It's Superb.
Stuart Lee, Mind blowing special effects!!
loading
$8.27 + free shipping
$30.99 You save $22.72 (73%)
Rakuten Super Points Earn 9 ($0.09) Rakuten Super Points™
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.
Learn More
Format: HD DVD
Condition: Brand New
In Stock. Usually Ships in 1 to 2 business days
Please select an option to buy
Add to Cart

What is a Marketplace and Shop Owner?
  • Our marketplace is a platform where approved third-party retailers (Shop Owners) can sell their products
  • Items are sold and shipped by Shop Owners
  • Your credit card and personal information remain secure; Rakuten.com meets all PCI Security Standards.
  • Purchases can only be returned to the Shop Owner
  • All purchases receive Rakuten Super Points™
ADVERTISEMENT
Recent Product Reviews


Amazing visuals and special effects by Matt on Jan 30, 2007

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT