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29 June 2006 @ 10:04 pm
Superman Returns  
Many spoilers ahead! (though these headings are very deceptive *is clever*)

Short and sweet: as a whole, I loved this movie. I had a rockingly good time seeing it and it exceeded my expectations in most areas. The cinematography was gorgeous, it was very well directed and constructed, and they absolutely nailed the big iconic moments. I started squeeing from the opening onwards--it was spectacular. I loved that they went old skool on the credits--they balanced their interminability (the ones on Superman I go on for so long it makes me cry with laughter) with a truly spectacular backdrop. Very exciting!

Brandon Routh was charming and gorgeous as Superman. He may not be the best actor in the world, but he was well directed and managed to bring some genuine charisma to the role. Little boy supes was cute as pie too--wish he'd been in it longer! And the set up of Superman's return was great. There were so many gorgeous Superman moments that I can hardly list them all, but the shot when he plunged through the clouds from the sun was probably my favourite. I had a lot of fun squee with all the flying and rescuing and superpowers and awesome boots (I want those boots, damn it!)

Kevin Spacey really won me over as Lex. He's not Michael, but he still brought a lot to the role. I thought the writing of his plot was really well done. They stuck to tradition: the new continent was very reminiscent of Costa Del Lex; Lex's mad humour was perfect. But it didn't just feel like mimicry. Right from the start they did lots of fun things with Lex's plot. I thought Kitty and her cannibalistic lapdog were hilarious. And Lex's minions were hysterical. Where I really switched into pure squee where Lex was concerned was in the trainset scene. That was a geniusly geeky-but-cool set up. Kitty's deadpan lines, the initial anti-climax and then the widespread miniature destruction had me in spasms of glee. The little man getting run over by the train! The miniature church on fire! The earthquake! Things that go boom! *squees*

Lex really made the movie for me. I was cheering him on! I did wish that we'd found out a little more about Superman's time away from earth. The staring into space wasn't really enough for me. And I remain quite confused about the way Kryptonite works. Just when I think I'm working it out... pfft! they throw in some crazy continent-building thing. Regardless, I found most of the plot exciting and suspenseful.


And I guess that brings us to Lois. This was what I'd worried most about before seeing the movie. I've always identified with Lois and I hoped that this movie would break the current mould of pathetic superhero-girlfriend-figures (a la Katie Holmes, Kirsten Dunst). Lois has always been a strong female figure for her era. She's supposed to be tough and independent. My worst fears were realised with this Lois. It wasn't just the casting, though Kate Bosworth didn't bring much spark to the role and wasn't physically well-cast either in my opinion. It was also the writing. Saying a character is intelligent and talented is not enough. They didn't sell the character convincingly to me. And I had a stack of issues with her being made such a demure little girl figure. Starting with the six inch heels. Basically, the problem with this Lois for me is that she's what I call 'boy pretty'. She's girly, she's not intimidating in any way, she's pretty, but not so strikingly attractive that the ordinary guy can't imagine being with her. She hasn't got enough personality to animate a finger puppet. Boys love her.

If this movie had been written from Richard's perspective, it would have gone like this: You find the perfect woman. She's pretty, demure and smart (well, that's not demonstrated, but hey, you can still tell your mates that). She has a fabulous career (assisted somewhat by you being the boss's son), she cooks and cleans the dishes (while you stand around sipping your after work drink). Not only that, she's also a great mother, looking after your kid's diet and medicine, picking him up after school even on the night she's going to collect her Pulitzer, and so on. But then ... you discover that you are not man enough for her. She must have Superman! Oh. And the kid's not yours either. Sucks to be you.

The kid totally charmed me. I groaned at first but he completely won me over. Running around with his head in the bin and being so quiet and unphased by both Lex and Superman--he just won me over. So cute. Pity he has such a milksop of a mother. (I swear in the scene where they are trapped on the ship he was thinking 'I'll just see how long it takes for her to get out of here on her own ...'.)

Where Lois first lost me was with the fainting. She had been passable until then, though apparently she has a remarkably elastic spine that can withstand buffeting around in a plane with no restraints. We didn't need the fainting to demonstrate her love for Superman. What woman faints from love in the twenty-first century?! Or maybe it was just the spinal injuries catching up with her...

The whimpering and crying didn't win me over either. And she was won over too easily to Superman. YES, Lois is meant to be obsessed with him. But I would have liked to see her character at war with herself over the morality of the situation. It was Superman that showed restraint, not her, and that disappointed me, because they showed us yet another weak frail woman, overwrought by her emotions. And apparently she didn't even believe in her Pulitzer-winning article! I wish she'd articulated what she'd written to both us as viewers and Superman. But no.

If they'd had a stronger Lois, the sea-rescue could have been a spectacular hero-moment. A strong male superhero doesn't have to have a weak female counterpart. A strong woman at his side makes him even stronger! But the sea rescue seemed crazy and implausible and fizzled as a moment. (How could she lift someone twice her weight, yo?!) But it was better than nothing, though too little too late. And why did Lois get into the hospital and not Martha?!


I choose to believe (with good reason, I think) that Superman came back to life for Jason, not Lois, and I'm clinging to this as a redeeming feature. I loved the idea that Superman found meaning in his son when he'd lost all other meaning, and the bedroom scene was so sweet. I also liked how dignified Richard was in the face of the events. I didn't like the way they scripted him initially--it seemed implausible that he wouldn't already be well aware that he was the rebound guy after Superman. But I liked that he worked with Lois to rescue Superman and that he supported her (undeservedly) taking Jason to see him at the hospital.


To end on a squeeful note, I had lots of fun giggling at the phallic crystals and Lex's delightfully evil and homoerotic screw-over of Superman. Yes, go penetrate attack Superman with a sliver of Green K, Lex! And have him writhe around in the mud lots while your lackeys from prison gang rape him beat him up. And lots of moaning from him his a bonus! Fab!

My other favourite Lex-Superman moment was the 'imagine how annoyed that must make Superman!' line from Jimmy, and Lex's little speech about Supes 'skimping on the little things'. Oh! And 'our mutual man in tights'!! That was adorable. I also loved the lackey who played piano with Jason. Such a funny scene! (Though could Lois be any more stupid wandering on to that boat in the first place?!)

As you can see, I have wildly alternating opinions--the extremely squeeful and the extremely ragey. In my perfect world, there was no Lois in this movie. She died a couple of years ago. Tragic, really. But she left a well-meaning guy to bring up her child. And I'm sure he and Superman will come to a mutually happy ... er... domestic arrangement. ;-)

Finally: DESERT ISLAND! So funny. Kitty rocked. She had waaaay more personality than Lois, and those last scenes of them on the island were so cute! 'But what will we eat?!' Hee!
 
 
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Natasha: futureclextheclexfactor on June 29th, 2006 03:18 pm (UTC)
I love your review. I limited mine to "LOVE IT! WILL SEE AGAIN!" but yours hit on everything I left feeling about the movie as well. And the thing is that I really like Lois...in the comics. And you even made me see the Clexiness when I thought there was none *g*. And am I the only one that thought Clark knew that Jason was his when he first saw him...it didn't hit me until the end because he doesn't know that Jason can push a piano that no five year old should be able to...and his father-son speech was so "aww". Anyway, the Mom and Brother are coming to visit this weekend so I get to see it and fangirl all over again :D
K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: Clark basketballbop_radar on June 29th, 2006 11:11 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I really like Lois, but not this Lois.

am I the only one that thought Clark knew that Jason was his when he first saw him
No! I thought maybe he did too, but actually I thought that *Jason* had clued to Clark/Superman as well. And you're so right--his father-son speech was adorable.

It was a very enjoyable movie and hooray for fangirling! Though I think any future viewings for me would have to include sticking my fingers in my ears and humming 'la la la' while Lois is on screen!
mahaliemmahaliem on June 29th, 2006 04:10 pm (UTC)
I've been very concerned about Kate Bosworth playing Lois, too. I was hoping she'd come through, but it looks like from what I've read, that she didn't and the writing didn't help.

What woman faints from love in the twenty-first century?!

Aargh! That ranks up there with Padma dying of a broken heart.
K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: Lois no damsel in distressbop_radar on June 29th, 2006 11:12 pm (UTC)
She didn't. Abandon all hope. I had abandoned only most hope, and so ended up crushed.

That ranks up there with Padma dying of a broken heart.
*nods* It was hideous beyond belief.
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K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: Bop_radar TWbop_radar on June 29th, 2006 11:20 pm (UTC)
It was to ensure that New Krypton was threaded throughout with kryptonite, which meant that New Krypton would be able to weaken Superman.
Ah! I knew you'd come and explain it to me! Thank goodness. It was all very puzzling. I thought that the combination built the continent. But ok, so the Green K was just for Superman.

No one knows Martha's connection to Superman
Actually that came to me later... after I'd posted this. But it just felt so weird and it made me all miffed that Lois and her child could just march in there.

for me, it was All About Clark/Superman; if he hadn't worked, I wouldn't have been able to care about the rest of it, and *happysigh*, I thought he worked beautifully
Yes, all of the Clark/Superman stuff was fantastic, so I figured you would have loved it! I wish they'd delivered on 'my' character, but I was still able to appreciate the rest of the movie. Though, without Lois working, it was really tough for me to enjoy the whole movie. However, I am exorcising the Lois parts from my mind to retain some squeefulness. Because I honestly had lots of squee about Lex and Clark and the rest of the movie.
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K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: Clexvillebop_radar on June 29th, 2006 11:49 pm (UTC)
Re: also ...
Oh yes, for sure! I'm waiting to hear whether I have to do some hideously tedious work related things on the weekend, but after I've nailed down my schedule, I'll message you to work out a time. *G*
Becky: F*** Mecinderella81 on June 29th, 2006 06:08 pm (UTC)
Okay, I will totally be seeing this movie!

I wanted to before, but now I make it my mission to see that movie!!!
K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: Clex lovebop_radar on June 29th, 2006 11:37 pm (UTC)
Hee! It's very fun.
Nora Norwich: watching TVnorwich36 on June 29th, 2006 09:25 pm (UTC)
Your take on Richard White was quite different than mine. I really liked him, actually, and my sense of him was not that he let the little woman do all the chores and caretaking of Jason--in more than half the movie he was watching Jason while Lois worked or went on little flights with Superman, or whatever.

But I agree with you about Lois: that was not my Lois Lane. And Kevin Spacey and Parker Posey definitely stole the film.
K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: TW smilebop_radar on June 29th, 2006 11:41 pm (UTC)
I really liked him, actually
Oh! no! I really liked him too. My gripe was not with Richard, who seemed like a real charmer, and who seemed like a great dad. It was with Lois. My point in that ranty section was that Lois was a man's fantasy dream-woman. Not really Richard's fantasy so much as Bryan Singer's, I suspect! I can't forgive them for scripting a domestic scene where she washed the dishes. And while Richard did often mind Jason, it was bizarrely haphazard--why on earth would you leave her to drive herself (and Jason!) to the Pulitzer awards ceremony? Get a babysitter! Drive your girl! But that's not a gripe with Richard. That's a gripe with the writing of Lois to be the male fantasy--the perfect mom AND completely helpless. *headdesk*

Richard can stay. I like him. Lois can die.
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Beckygiggleloop on June 29th, 2006 09:34 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I wasn't super hot on Lois, she was the weakest point of the movie for me, but otherwise I LOVED it. Although -- how exactly is Superman supposed to have conceived a son exactly? That hasn't ever happened in the comics, has it? I didn't think that was possible. And I thought surely that once more people saw the movie, comic book nerds would be up in arms over that part of the story, but I haven't heard anything yet, so... *shrugs* I dunno.

I also wasn't crazy about the lack of his five-year-absence backstory. "Oh, I was in space... but I'm back now." There could have been more there. Which I have a feeling will be in the DVD extras. Along with more stuff with young Clark, because I've seen snippets of young Clark footage in the trailers that weren't in the final film, so... yeah.

Martha wouldn't have been able to get into the hospital because she's Clark's mom, not Superman's. :)

AND! If you have the chance to see it in IMAX 3D, DO SO! It was pretty freaking cool. I'm just bummed I didn't get a Spiderman 3 trailer in front of it, which I was sure I would have. Did you?
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darenothopedarenothope on June 30th, 2006 07:51 am (UTC)
Jason was so so cute! Completely loved him running around with the bin on his head.

I was a bit meh, about Lois fainting. I reasoned that the fainting was keeping in with Margot Kidder fainting when she was first rescued by Superman in the first Superman movie. I was always a bit wary of Kate Bosworth as Lois Lane. I don't really have that much of an opinion of her except that she didn't blow me away.

I choose to believe (with good reason, I think) that Superman came back to life for Jason, not Lois

I completely agree. Lois kissed Superman and then looked at the heart monitor believing that her kiss could have helped him. I loved Jason's kiss on the forehead. That was adorable and I think that it was that kiss that brought him back too. I love Superman with kids, just so cute.

Kitty had the funniest lines. Yeah, she definitely rocked.
K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: Ericabop_radar on July 1st, 2006 01:10 am (UTC)
Jason was cuteness personified! I adored him. And his little forehead kiss was so great. It was so spontaneous and genuine and that's what made it so special. He's a treasure!

I won't go on about Lois (I've bitched enough) but I don't think Kate Bosworth's performance was reminiscent enough of Margot Kidder's--and fainting as a 'shout out' was a bad choice. I would have rather she acted more like Kidder's Lois throughout than have that token scene. Ok, I'll shut up now!

Yeah, Kitty seems to have been a hit with everyone. I loved her delivery on 'Wow, Lex, that's really something.' in the trainset scene. So funny!
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Fleegull: Carrie&Shoefleegull on July 3rd, 2006 01:23 am (UTC)
Starting with the six inch heels.

This does not compute - those shoes were fabulous!!!!

As far as Lois picking up Jason..I really think this was due to her knowing that he was Superman's son and being a version of MA and Pa Kent 2.0 with the exception that she was using Richard as a coverstory for where Jason came from. It seemed clear that she held Richard at a sertain emotional arm's length, she certainly saw him as a caring guy and he was a good father. She's lived in the world of supervillains who *hate* Superman and would go after Jason on that principle alone even if he didn't have superpowers, so it makes sense that she wouldn't trust him with anyone but her and Richard.

More importantly: where the hell is Metropolis? Now it's on the East coast? Not Kansas?
K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: Kristinbop_radar on July 3rd, 2006 01:39 am (UTC)
Hee! You are cute with your shoe love. They were great shoes, but seriously impractical for a reporter. And it is possible to have suave AND practical shoes. *nods* I cling to this belief.

it makes sense that she wouldn't trust him with anyone but her and Richard
Yes, but why wasn't Richard picking him up?! I'm still confused.

More importantly: where the hell is Metropolis? Now it's on the East coast? Not Kansas?
OMG, best nitpick EVER! So true. They really played the Manhatten-Metropolis parallels very heavy, but they didn't need to geographically transport it! And actually I had a nitpick about tsunamis that would have been solved if they'd left it in Kansas too... Hee! How daft!
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Big Mama G: minebigmamag on July 3rd, 2006 05:36 pm (UTC)
Just saw the movie yesterday and I have to agree on basically all fronts. I tend to separate Smallville and the Superman movies in all shapes and forms including characters, ships, and plots, so it was kind of nice to watch a grown-up superman without all the bitter backstory that I associate with Smallville. I mean, if that scene with Lex killing Superman (Clark) was done in that universe, I would have cried like a little bitch because there would be that backstory that is not in the "canon" superman, lies and betrayal that would lead up to that heart-crushing point and the knowledge that they were once best friends (or, to people like myself, something more.) But I loved Lex because he was pure evil and I could enjoy watching him because this is a different Lex that I never hoped would be anything different.

I also hated Lois Lane. If Smallville fixes her look and gives her better lines, the Lois there could be the Lois Lane that we would all want to emulate. She's hard on the outside, has about a thousand weird quirks and would hardly be one to wash dishes. She can hardly peddle muffins for god's sake! The flying scene was kind of boring and that should have been the iconic moment. (I kept thinking, like a good little slasher, of SV Clark/Lex flying. I could totally see Lex touching the water with furrowed brows, like he's examining it.)

I'm also in love with Jimmy Olsen. Smallville needs a Jimmy NOW. Hell, everyone needs a little Jimmy.
K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: Clex here with youbop_radar on July 3rd, 2006 11:12 pm (UTC)
Yes, your comments on Smallville-verse being very different to the Supes movies ring true for me too. As you say, I would have found the equivalent torture/death scene devastating in SV-verse. But I do really see the movies as distinct and separate, especially as this new movie had such a strong link with the first two movies. So yes, this Lex was a lot of fun to watch.

If Smallville fixes her look and gives her better lines, the Lois there could be the Lois Lane that we would all want to emulate.
I agree--there's still potential for SV's Lois to shine through. I just worry that the writers aren't thinking about her seriously enough. They could craft her into the perfect Lois.

I so agree about the flying!! And I love the idea of Lex/Clark flying. Lex touching the water all curious! Awesome!

And hee, another Jimmy fan! latxcvi really liked this Jimmy too. The funny thing is I used to looooove Jimmy when I was a wee bop, but I was a bit 'meh' about him in this movie. But I totally agree that a Jimmy would brighten up the SV world if they cast him/wrote him well.
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Talitha: like_cheap_wine misskryptontalitha78 on July 3rd, 2006 06:39 pm (UTC)
I'm glad you disliked this Lois as much as I did. Gawd, she was insipid. What a dud--definitely not worthy of the men in her life. I'm with you: let's ship Richard and Clark!
K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: Clex lovebop_radar on July 3rd, 2006 11:06 pm (UTC)
Heee! HOORAY. *clings* I'm glad you feel the same way. I know I was harsh, but sheesh she grated on me!

Richard/Clark is the path to happiness! It's clear.

(and what is that icon??!!)
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Valentine Michel Smith: br val sigvalentinemichel on July 4th, 2006 12:29 am (UTC)
Where Lois first lost me was with the fainting. She had been passable until then, though apparently she has a remarkably elastic spine that can withstand buffeting around in a plane with no restraints. We didn't need the fainting to demonstrate her love for Superman.

But... But she fainted becaue her remarkably elastic spine snapped back. Surprise return of old flame/father of her child/cheating death be damned!

*snickers*

Would it make you feel better if I told you a coworker - a guy who's like 6'2" and a former jock - admitted recently that he's fainted. Which of course nearly made me faint because yeah, who *does that*? *g*
K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: Lois duhbop_radar on July 4th, 2006 12:45 am (UTC)
Hee! Yes, your story makes me feel better. But actually, there's some irony in my grumpiness with Lois fainting because *I* faint quite frequently. I have low blood pressure. I'm a fainter. But I have never fainted from emotion or love.

Hm, now I'm going to fanwank that coincidentally she has low blood pressure and had swallowed a lot of panadol right before the plane crash. *feels better already*
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The train set! I think that anyone who has ever seen a train set like that and not wanted to do pretty much exactly what Lex did to it is either mentally ill or a liar. If engineering a Lionel Train Collision has never crossed your mind, you officially live in a Lassie episode.

(I love Lassie.)

Other than that, though... eh, I didn't like this Lex. He seemed lesser, somehow, than what I've gotten used to... more arrogant than smart (and by smart I mean... in ass-covering terms). The thing with the wigs on the boat was gloriously campy, though, wasn't it? I thought the problems with the movie were story/writing problems, not necessarily faults in the performances or direction.

Over here, I can say what SuperDickery jokes we were making, since you gots the spoilers: Tom claims that Supes is a deadbeat dad and that he actually "went to see Krypton" to avoid paying child support. I claim that you can't leave your kids' bedroom windows open because Superman will come in and stare at them.
K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: Lex b f'd up manbop_radar on July 4th, 2006 11:10 am (UTC)
I think that anyone who has ever seen a train set like that and not wanted to do pretty much exactly what Lex did to it is either mentally ill or a liar.
Definitely! My inner trainset-nerd was squeeing enormously in that scene. It was like trainset porn!

He seemed lesser, somehow, than what I've gotten used to... more arrogant than smart (and by smart I mean... in ass-covering terms).
Oh, absolutely! No argument. There was a much stronger link with the Lex of Supes I and II who was bafflingly stoopid with the hopeless minions and the gaping holes in his plots than with MR's Lex in Smallville. I found this Lex amusing, but lightweight. He was what I expected--and yes, gloriously camp.

Tom claims that Supes is a deadbeat dad and that he actually "went to see Krypton" to avoid paying child support. I claim that you can't leave your kids' bedroom windows open because Superman will come in and stare at them
*lol* Yeah! Spoooooky!

(Aside: I'm renaming Supes' trip to Krypton as the Voyage of Pointlessness. If I was Lois, I'd have had a few more questions after 'What did you find there?' 'Nothing.')
CapnZebbie: stalkerkittycapnzebbie on July 4th, 2006 06:44 pm (UTC)
I wasn't as squeeful as you were about the movie, but I'm right there with you on Lois.

The way she was written, cast and portrayed, it all just pissed me off. "Why We Don't Need Superman." So--she won her Pulitzer, not for exposing corporate or government corruption, not for some sweeping series of essays on world hunger or the plight of women and children in the Third World, but for putting into words the whine of every woman who has been dumped without a goodbye and generalizing to the whole world her own experience with the denial stage of grief over a failed relationship. What the fuck ever! (did that make sense?)

Also, her complete disregard of Clark was very annoying. Lois and Clark were FRIENDS! She squeezed him orange juice in the Superman II, for pete's sake! Or sort of. But in this movie, she acted like she didn't even know him, and if she did know him, she didn't give a damn about him. Arrrgghh! *okay, shaking it off*

As for the kid, I decided that his middle name is Connor. He made me want to reread "Conflicts of Interest" and "Visiting Hours," because he looks a lot like the actor that Pru cast as Connor. And yeah, the piano scene was possibly my favorite scene in the movie. *g* Also, I agree with you about Superman's reason for waking up--that little kiss on the forehead was what did it! *g*

Re Routh, I was just reading Roger Ebert's review (I didn't read any before I went so I wouldn't be spoiled), and he said kind of the same thing I said about Brandon Routh:

Routh may have been cast because he looks a little like Reeve, but there are times when he looks more like an action figure; were effects used to make him seem built from synthetics?

Heh! That was weird seeing someone say almost exactly the same thing I did.

He needed to smile more. He looked good at the end when he smiled.

Yes, Kitty rocked! She and Lex totally redeemed the movie for me.
K, Bop or Boppy--take your pick!: Clexvillebop_radar on July 4th, 2006 11:42 pm (UTC)
Why We Don't Need Superman." So--she won her Pulitzer, not for exposing corporate or government corruption, not for some sweeping series of essays on world hunger or the plight of women and children in the Third World, but for putting into words the whine of every woman who has been dumped without a goodbye and generalizing to the whole world her own experience with the denial stage of grief over a failed relationship. What the fuck ever! (did that make sense?)
It made TOTAL sense, and omg, you tapped straight into one of the many reasons for my complete rage about this Lois. I would have felt better if she'd actually articulated an argument from her article to Superman when he returned, but no no, all thought of article fled from her mind because her grief at his absence was assuaged. Grrrr!!! This is not Lois.

her complete disregard of Clark was very annoying. Lois and Clark were FRIENDS!
I know!! That was stupid. It was like they'd pressed reset on their relationship. And the coincidental timing of Supes's absence and Clark's absence made it even more ridiculous.

That was weird seeing someone say almost exactly the same thing I did. He needed to smile more. He looked good at the end when he smiled.
That's funny! I find him very attractive, but I agree he looks very artificial at times. I suspected that that was deliberate, but I preferred the natural look (perhaps that's partly because I'm used to the ruffled Welling aesthetic!

Kitty rocked! She and Lex totally redeemed the movie for me.
I heart them so much. It wasn't 'our' Lex, but I didn't expect that. And this Lex I could just relax and laugh with/at. Kitty was a lovely bonus.

But I recommend not thinking about Lois too much. The more I think of her, the more ragey I get. I am happy a few people share the depth of my disappointment and anger, but oh, it makes me so unhappy. I don't want there to be any more movies because it means more KB!Lois pain. But on the other hand...

Connor! Yes! He's little wee Connor. Oh, he was such a charmer. I loved him. And I would do anything for a sequel where Lois got run over by a bus in the first thirty secs and then we could settle down to a good Richard-Clark-Lex struggle over Connor with ensuing sexual tension occasionally interrupted for cuteness from the wee one. *g*
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