Man of Steel tries to transpose the psychological profile of its target audience onto a figure who is by definition supposed to be superior to them. All the visual effects and urban carnage in the world can’t make the spectacle of two basically invincible figures duking it out emotionally involving.
This is the last moviegoing weekend before Christmas, and it’s no accident that this week’s new releases feel like specific, tailored stocking stuffers for various demographics.
Do you find smashing things to be as entertaining as we do? Check out a clip from Letterman last night with special guest, Seth Rogan.