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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Sam Huntington
Brandon Routh
Kevin Spacey
James Marsden
Eva Marie Saint
Kal Penn
Parker Posey
Kate Bosworth
Directors
Bryan Singer
Screenwriters
Michael Dougherty
Dan Harris
Running Time
150 minutes

Superman Returns
The big blue boy scout is back.


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Superman Returns

Plot
Superman (Routh) returns from a five-year journey to Krypton to find paramour Lois Lane (Bosworth) is now a mother who is about to be married. Meanwhile, Lex Luthor’s (Spacey) lust for real estate threatens to kill billions…


Verdict
It’s all about heart — not that the spectacle falters; this is the finest popular entertainment since the Rings trilogy closed. Superman doesn’t fly — he soars.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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