I agree that the third act of Man of Steel
was a debacle (although there was some terrific stuff in the first two, along with a number of problems), but I'm going to remain hopeful that the sequel will be better. I've seen cases where creators stumbled on the first try and then learned from their mistakes and got better. Heck, I think Batman Begins
fell apart in its third act (though not as catastrophically -- in more ways than one -- as MoS), whereas The Dark Knight
was almost perfect (although ...Rises
Granted, much of what I've heard so far about the sequel's approach to writing Batman is disheartening, but I wouldn't be a superhero fan if I didn't believe in hope.