Man of Steel
Superman celebrates his 75th anniversary with an amped-up, big screen adventure, delivered by a new creative team including director Zack Snyder ( Watchmen) and the writers and producers of The Dark Knight trilogy. Stars British actor Henry Cavill in the blue suit. They say: The lack of humour and sometime overwhelming action quotient bugged some critics, but audiences have lapped up Man of Steel, driving the film to record-setting box office takes around the world. Also stars Russell Crowe as Superman’s Kryptonian father. Wesay: A sometimes rousing, sometimes humbling spectacle that could do with some cheering up. The cast – and the army of special effects technicians – all know exactly what they’re doing. (Reports right and Page 11.) Running time 143 minutes. Screens at Robina, Pacific Fair, Australia Fair, Coolangatta, Harbour Town, Nerang, Tweed City, Yatala Drive-in.