September 19, 2010
Title: Superman III
Length: 125 minutes
Director: Richard Lester
Writers: David Newman & Leslie Newman; characters by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster
Starring: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Annette O'Toole
Music: Ken Thorne & Giorgio Moroder
Synopsis: a tycoon and a computer genius hatch various schemes
How I saw it: on video (have on DVD), two days ago
Concept: Bad. You can't just have a super computer and/or evil twin to fight - instead, they have to be distractions from lame plots to get money. But at least real estate isn't directly involved this time.
Story: Bad. A complete mess, but I'll give it a tiny bit of credit for the sheer volume of stuff going on.
Dialog: Bad. But in a good way.
Special effects/design: Good.
Subjective Rating: 6/10 (Okay). It's corny and stupid, but it knows it and embraces it. Kind of like Adam West's Batman, but with a budget.
Objective Rating: 1.7/4 (Eh).
Posted by Daniel at 5:52 AM