When he directed the first two X-Men movies, Bryan Singer got a lot of street cred from comic book readers for sticking close to the themes of the comics. With Superman Returns out this week, though, that's going to be a little more difficult. Why? Because there are vast, decades-long chunks of Superman's history that tend to not make any sense whatsoever -- and considering that these stories take place in a world where a bulletproof flying man shoots laser beams out of his eyes, then puts on a pair of glasses to fool a bunch of investigative reporters into thinking he's someone else, that's saying something.
So with that in mind, here's a look at a few of the scenes from Superman's history that won't be making it to the big screen anytime soon. (Until Joel Schumacher gets the franchise, anyway.)
You can't take it with you. So, they didn't.
These guys make the Joker look like a well-adjusted citizen.
A lot of medical problems read like horror movie scripts.
Oh boy, let's take a deep dive.
Revenge is a lot of things, but most often, it's just a knee-jerk reaction.