Movie Review: MAN OF STEEL (2013)
Despite the fact that a long way from an ideal re-imagining of Superman folklore and regardless of experiencing hordes of glaring issues, there is an attractive quality to this film that can’t be denied. Furthermore, on a couple of events when it gets the equilibrium right, the symbolism it sets up isn’t just in a flash vital yet in addition notable and stunning.
Zack Snyder’s course is far superior to one that gives him acknowledgment for. The issue lies with David S. Goyer’s obfuscated content, nonlinear narration, and feeble characterization that influence the narrative stream and cut the entire film down. Even after not being permitted full creative rule, Snyder here manages to give us some stunning snapshots of action exhibition that are as noteworthy and amazing as its overwhelming hero.
This is the tale of a youthful Clark Kent who is as yet learning, actually developing, and still a long way from the ideal rendition of Superman that we are largely acquainted with. He is yet to completely get a handle on the estimation of each human life and spares just those in his fringe vision. However, he often endeavors to live by the rules that his folks instructed him. That’s the story I always wanted to see about a powerful alien trying to live a normal life on earth. Maybe that’s why I love this film. I don’t know and I don’t care because even for a fictional comic book character, I would like to know how it would be in the real world.
Henry Cavill is ideal in the role of Clark Kent/Superman. So is Amy Adams as Lois Lane and Michael Shannon as General Zod. Nonetheless, the material they are given to work with is simply insufficient. There is a conceivably great film underneath the tangled reason, and a more tight content and better Editing would’ve uncovered the diamond that its devoted fans guarantee it to be. Maybe the main perspective with no bad things to say is Hans Zimmer’s epic, stirring and capturing soundtrack that is as genuinely thunderous as it is aurally radiant. Likewise, with respect to the devastation and destruction of Metropolis, the leveling of a city is not out of the ordinary when God’s impact. Furthermore, Snyder truly gives those snapshots of city-wide annihilation the magnificence they merit.
Overall, Man of Steel handles with an intriguing thought and the aim behind it is an interesting one as well yet this is a task that was rushed into creation before the screenplay was completely figured out and deftly cleaned. A ton of its weaknesses could’ve been redressed with minor changes. However, on account of Snyder’s intrinsic eye for the scene, we do get a visual display that is eye-popping when the mix is correct. Man of Steel may not be the best all-round passage in DC Extended Universe, however, notwithstanding all the perceptible imperfections, its highs stay higher than what other comic book movies we get today.
K- SCORE: 83%
STW: 25/30, D: 20/25, C: 6/8, E: 2/5, A: 8/10, PVD: 12/12, S: 10/10