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Old August 12 2012, 07:14 PM   #91
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Yeah, there's no reason to think that footage has anything to do with Smallville. I'm assuming the film is following the precedent of Superman: Birthright, with Clark travelling the world and gaining wide-ranging experience before settling in Metropolis. (Which certainly makes more sense than just trudging to the Arctic and spending a decade and a half getting a cosmic education from the ghost of his dead father.)
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Old August 13 2012, 02:12 AM   #92
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Travelling the world his father sent him to is of as much value as any teaching his father could program an AI tutorial to provide.
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Old August 13 2012, 08:13 AM   #93
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What the....

I must have missed something here. How did this topic go from Batman to Superman??
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Old August 13 2012, 10:37 AM   #94
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In the teaser and trailer, when we see kid Clark walking around in the cape, the jagged seaside rocks are right behind him.

Although I guess that may well not be Clark. In fact, with all the "you will inspire them" stuff, it's more likely just some kid who saw Superman in action.... never mind.
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Old August 13 2012, 10:42 AM   #95
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Travelling the world his father sent him to is of as much value as any teaching his father could program an AI tutorial to provide.
Not if, like in Smallville, that education included how to make sure he doesn't accidently crush lovers to death in the heat of the moment.
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Not if, like in Smallville, that education included how to make sure he doesn't accidently crush lovers to death in the heat of the moment.
Heck, Smallville was most likely borrowing from Larry Niven's classic 1971 essay "Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex" (which is reprinted with permission here).
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Old August 13 2012, 05:31 PM   #97
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Oh yes, I remember that!
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So I guess no one has bought and read Greg's novel since we keep jumping off topic? I've started it and it's tremendous. Very close to the script indeed.
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So I guess no one has bought and read Greg's novel since we keep jumping off topic? I've started it and it's tremendous. Very close to the script indeed.
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