Is anybody else as geeked about the new Superman movie as I am??

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  1. titanbuoy

    titanbuoy medium rare ®

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    I just picked this up on Amazon.

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    Max Fleischer is awesome! The cartoons (all produced between 1940 and 1943) look and feel like mini-animated film noirs starring Superman. As a bonus the thing is dirt cheap, I paid $8.99 or something.
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  2. titanbuoy

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    Isn't Superman flying a relatively new thing? I recall initially that "he could leap tall buildings in a single bound" rather than just flat out fly.
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  3. Starkiller

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    Yes, originally he couldn't fly, just jump really high/far. Not sure when that changed, but then I was a kid during the Christopher Reeve days...
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  4. avvie

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    "Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! No, it's a plane! No it's....."

    Avvie "I thought he was flying in the fifties" hughes
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  5. GoTitans3801

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    Still haven't seen superman, but I saw Dead Man's Chest... very long, no ending, still pretty entertaining. Depp couldn't be playing that character sober... but jokes about rum still get me every time.
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  6. Gunny

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    Depp does a good job, says he bases it of Keith Richards.
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  7. PhiSlammaJamma

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    Flash is unstoppable. No matter what you do, he can speed up his molecules and get out of any mess. And I believe he beat Superman in a race too. In my opinion he's more powerful than Superman. And should have been running justice league. If I rember correctly too, Flash was one of the first Justice leaguers and Superman and Batman joined a little later. Flash was just way ahead of his time. A true Superhero from day one.
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  8. Gunny

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    I just been hit with a bucket full of nerd.
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  9. KamikaZ

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    Pirates Of The Caribean 2 outshined and outclassed this movie. Only Kevin Spacey and the effects saved this movie from below mediocrity...
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  10. PhiSlammaJamma

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    Here is a summary of Flash vs. superman.

    Race 1 - 3 times around the world - result - tie.
    Crime lords bet on the race so Superman and Flash decided to tie.

    Race 2 - to the universe and back - result - Undetermined
    Due to relativity, different angles revealed different winners. Race was actually littered with traps as Reverse Flash set up a trap for Flash. But he still finishes the race when Green Lantern warns him. Superman runs into a kryptonite meteor and is slowed.

    Race 3 - around two galaxies - result - Flash
    Race to save earth. Superman conceding that “on this world,” the Flash was indeed the fastest man alive! Flash saves superman from Zod, and crawls thru the desert to save the earth before superman does.

    Race 4 - To the end of time - result - Flash
    Flash is the first to realize that the time travellers (who have been causing problems) could only travel forward thru time, and thus he leads them to the the dawn of time. Superman is recruited by the Times travelers to stop Flash. But can't do it. Eventually he joins Flash.

    Race 5 - Race Track around the World - Result - Flash by inches
    Mxyzptlk gives superman an out if he races Wally West *Kid Flash, Mxyzptlk bets on Superman and loses.

    Race 6 - Outrace the pull of a Blackhole - Result - Flash
    Aliens want to race a Human, otherwise the world will be destroyed. Superman agrees Flash is faster. Flash wins race.

    Race 7 - Race afround the world - result - Flash
    Superman has now lost to Kid Flash, and Flash, and now wants to challenge original Human Flash. Kid Flash also shows up due to ego. Kid Flash comes in third due to aging spell. So Orginal Flash steals Kid Flashes speed, and wins.

    Race 8 - Around the World - result - Flash.
    Flash is pissed at Justice League cause they called him in for no good reason, he had to leave his wife, and now goes to find her, so the justice league wants to chase him down. Superman is called in. Flash beats superman to his apartment, and when superman gets there, Flash has a heart to heart with Clark Kent about woman and superman's life.
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