tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8210377.post8453672162626745955..comments2008-08-23T15:51:20.935+01:00Comments on Bad Librarianship Now!: How dumb are movie people?Mark Kardwellhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/17791352096505994671mark@badlibrarianship.comBlogger3125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8210377.post-81819692450520208072008-08-23T15:51:00.000+01:002008-08-23T15:51:00.000+01:00I enjoyed Superman Returns (for nostalgic reasons)...I enjoyed Superman Returns (for nostalgic reasons)... I don't think it was as good as it could have been, no offense to Bryan Singer (because X-men was the business!) but he just didn't do a good enough job <B>and</B> Bosworth let the casting down IMO.<BR/>I think someone like Sam Mendes would have done a much better job - look at <B>Road to Perdition</B> for an awesome comic to movie transition - I could see Sam being able to add a little <I>darkness</I> to the big boy scout!Kevin Levellhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11074712504000975941noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8210377.post-40162591169674218982008-08-23T08:12:00.000+01:002008-08-23T08:12:00.000+01:00Didn't know that, but it makes perfect sense. <br>...Didn't know that, but it makes perfect sense. <BR/><BR/>Plus verisimilitude is one thing the last couple of Marvel movies have had in spades, and they haven't done too badly, either.Markhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/17791352096505994671noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8210377.post-73295305330584549152008-08-23T02:21:00.000+01:002008-08-23T02:21:00.000+01:00Verisimilitude is an especially well-chosen word i...Verisimilitude is an especially well-chosen word in this particular case. Richard Donner had that exact word made into a big sign hung up on the studio walls during the development and production of Superman and Superman II (the parts he filmed, anyways). Donner clearly got it, as did Mario Puzo. The folks since then, not so much...<BR/><BR/>I think Iron Man was a much better movie than The Dark Knight... but hey. I may be a wee bit prejudiced!<BR/><BR/>Excelsior!<BR/>SmileyStan the Manhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/07325386526564969318noreply@blogger.com