Don't hate him because he's beautiful, decent, awesomely powerful, modest and just plain good
. That's the big blue Boy Scout package — take it or leave it. True believers Bryan Singer, Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris take it and run, though their devotion is less to seven decades of comics than to SUPERMAN (1978) and SUPERMAN II (1980), light pop artifacts that Singer and company treat with the reverence normally accorded weeping icons. Fortunately, they ignore SUPERMAN III and IV (1983/1987), picking up five years after the Man of Steel's abrupt departure to seek the ruins of his native Krypton. Superman (Brandon Routh, whose resemblance to the late Christop...