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Back From the Dead: The Best Resurrection Films For Easter
The Quietus , April 9th, 2009 09:45


Superman: The Movie

Resurrectee: Lois Lane, among others
Time Spent Dead: Like it never happened
Means of Resurrection: Superman spinning the earth backwards on its axis, thus turning back time to when everyone was not dead. Side Effects: n/a

Superman's fanciful rescue defies even the warped logic of superhero films. Maybe if you were alive in the pre-Copernican Dark Ages, and living in a cave, you might think that turning the world the other way would reverse time. The concept is most likely a throwback to the more naive and kid-oriented Superman comics of the 50s - when kids were a bit thicker.