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Justice League

This is meant to be the origin story of DC Comics’ version of the Knights of the Round Table (or, I don’t know, the Avengers?). We’ve met the current Bruce Wayne/Batman (Ben Affleck), Clark Kent/Superman (Henry Cavill), and Diana Prince/Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), but they need a few other superheroes to pick up the slack …

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Superman Returns

This Superman, played by newcomer Brandon Routh, has really good skin and eerily dark blue eyes (in that weird colored-contact way that seems to be all the rage these days in movies). His various expressions barely flicker across his face (no, he doesn’t emote much), and his spit-curl is perfect. Because, you see, I figured …

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Man of Steel

Every generation seems to have their own versions of popular superheroes. Some people associate George Reeves with the iconic all-American role of Superman. I will always think of Christopher Reeve as the man of steel, whereas others may think longingly of Dean Cain or Tom Welling. (I don’t think anyone gets misty-eyed over Brandon Routh.) …

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