Episode 46 – Man of Steel (1:22:39)

Man of Steel is a new origin take on Superman wrestling with a past he can’t comprehend and a future he cannot escape. As a young boy he learns he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. Faced with a threat from survivors of Krypton who wish to repopulate their civilization with Earth as a host planet – wiping out humanity. Superman must reveal himself to the world in order to protect it.

Robert and I handle this one solo.  Enjoy!

Google Description

With the imminent destruction of Krypton, their home planet, Jor-El (Russell Crowe) and his wife seek to preserve their race by sending their infant son to Earth. The child’s spacecraft lands at the farm of Jonathan (Kevin Costner) and Martha (Diane Lane) Kent, who name him Clark and raise him as their own son. Though his extraordinary abilities have led to the adult Clark (Henry Cavill) living on the fringe of society, he finds he must become a hero to save those he loves from a dire threat.

Wikipedia Article:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man_of_Steel_(film)

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