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Yes, Superman Returns does suck

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I really, really wanted to like this film. And I actually did enjoy all of the components of this movie. It’s a beautifully made film, in fact some of the action sequences are breathtaking. My problem with Superman Returns is, well, Superman. Superman, the comic book hero, the omnipowerful savior, just doesn’t feel real or relevant. And this story isn’t told as science fiction, per se, and so to see a man fly around in tights is just out-and-out ridiculous.…

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Creative Loafing Returns

in Peter/The Bay and the 'Burg by

Yes, that is a subtle jab at The Weekly Planet, which is changing its name back to Creative Loafing. Evidently, the Planet’s staffers endure too many Superman jokes and so they are returning to their original masthead. Of course, the latest title in the Superman movies is Superman Returns, hence Creative Loafing Returns. That sucked didn’t it. What doesn’t suck is the Weekly Planet/Creative Loafing. I only wish there was more content in it, especially more local content. I once…

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