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Man of Steel (Zack Snyder, 2013)

June 13, 2013

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One of the better elements of Zack Snyder’s adaptation of Watchmen, and widely considered its best sequence, was that film’s opening credits montage, which forcefully played with pop culture iconography to impressive degrees. In a way, that sequence was an effective hint of what was to come with Snyder’s reboot of the Superman property; a cultural icon lavishly portrayed in a titanic fashion. It is big, bombastic pop cinema that wears its emotions on its sleeve and takes an everything-or-nothing approach to delivering its sci-fi melodrama tale on a grand scale. At accomplishing this, Man of Steel is, for the most part, a huge success…

Click for full review at Sound on Sight

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