Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics [Blu-ray]
THE JOKER, LEX LUTHOR, CATWOMAN, DOOMSDAY, BANE. What makes them so thrillingly watchable? So terribly wonderful? So extremely vital to our super heroes and their worlds? This new feature-length documentary explores these questions across seven decades of DC Comics' hallowed Rogues' Gallery of infamous evildoers.
Souders: And I think that is honestly a bit of what his dilemma becomes, which is he is so focused on becoming the man he knows he is supposed to become that he's kind of living in the future, to be honest, and so it's really about how do you become that person that you know you're destined to become. That's really the question circling him.
"I think Jor-El's parenting style has always been about making Clark learn lessons for himself. And this is an episode where he is sharing that lesson not only with Clark, but also with Lois. And so it's about seeing Lois as a possible life partner for Clark," he says.
Gosh, that's a hard one. There are a lot of really poignant moments; I think that's one of the things that I'm enjoying. Even though on one side, there are more sort of power-focused, "becoming Superman" climaxes along the way as we head toward the very end, there's also, on the other side, a lot of emotional ones. So there's literally something in every episode.
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