There is much to like in this version of Superman. Despite some politically correct casting and characterizations, the movie will resonate with those with a Christian worldview. That is what C.S. Lewis found in the writings of John Bunyan, George MacDonald, G.K. Chesterton and the great epic poems of Dante, Spenser and Milton--even when Lewis was himself an atheist. The fact that the Christian worldview was not present is why Lewis thought the writings of atheists H.G. Wells, G. B. Shaw and Voltaire were shallow and unmoving. That is also why his friend, JRR Tolkien's works are so beloved--not because of the cool special effects, but because Christian morality and themes are embedded throughout the Trilogy. And that is why so many modern movie scripts written by secular progressives are so flat that the directors must rely on computer-based graphics to create a sense of awe. But what a bore these computer graphics have become. My critique of this new Superman? Very good themes. That girl from Fort Wayne is quite good as Lois Lane. But Too much (guess what) computer graphics, and boring fight scenes that drag on endlessly.
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