March 31, 2012: "Man of Steel" Countdown - Part 22

Man of Steel Superman Homepage staff writer Jeffrey Taylor has submitted his 22nd installment to Movies.com following the progression of the "Man of Steel" film starring Henry Cavill...

    In the Summer of 2006, I was moving across the country from Washington, DC to Northern California with my fiancť and a truckload of our stuff.†We had a 24 hour break in Nebraska for two reasons.†One: The future missus had to watch Argentina play Germany in the quarter-finals of the World Cup.†Her team lost. Two: I had to find a movie theater to finally see the long-anticipated Superman Returns.

    What I was promised was a return to the continuity of my childhood because it would be a direct sequel to Superman: The Movie (1978) and Superman II (1980), but would ignore the events of the third and fourth. Bryan Singer had directed some of my favorite films, like The Usual Suspects, X-Men and X2.†I knew he was going to do a fantastic job. The ineffable Frank Langella would be playing Daily Planet Editor-in-Chief Perry White. The long-time fan favorite Kevin Spacey would be taking on the evil Lex Luthor.†And my beloved Parker Posey was replacing the Miss Teschmacher character from the first two films.

    What could possibly go wrong?

Read Jeffrey's complete "Man of Steel" Countdown column at Movies.com.



2012 Movie News

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