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A Certain Point of View

Episode 009 Man of Steel

The great Man of Steel debate. Joined by Carmen the guys fight over the most iconic superhero of them all.

You can follow Carmen on Twitter @CarmenTS


  • Problems with Superman, comics and other media
  • Man of Steel flaws
  • The level of destruction and Michael Bay – Ben
  • Nolan and Snyder collaboration is weird – Addy
  • Problems with Nolan Batman – Addy
  • Interesting themes in Man of Steel that went nowhere – Addy
  • Zod’s motivations are questionable – Carmen
  • Krypton opening and Jor-El scientific Badass?
  • Pa Kent Problems
  • Flashbacks and Poor Editing - Addy
  • Ben defends Pa Kent
  • Ben talks about Clark’s internal conflict
  • Addy’s problems with Superman’s Savior Complex and Immigrant Status
  • Addy’s suggestion for good Superman stories, focus on the villains
  • Lois the Plot Device
  • The fights make no sense – Ben
  • Lois as part of the love triangle
  • Batman vs Superman expectations
  • DC Cartoon Universe
  • DC Movie Universe

Check out the retrospective on Nolan's Batman trilogy, does it still hold up?