Well I like it for one as it cuts out those AWFUL moments when Zod & co are blowing wind at people, and in the original there are these "hilarious" skits of people in rollerskates and umbrellas getting swept away. Terrible
Although I also don't like the end of Superman turning back time again
Kinda like his character it just ruins any suspense or thrill at all. Because if anything ever goes wrong he can just go back in time and change it.
He might as well just stay in bed and sit on his arse saying "oh I can't be bothered fighting Zod. Let him take over the world. I'll just go back in time later on and stop him when I can be arsed"