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Warner Bros. second trailer for Man of Steel, the Zack Snyder reboot of Superman, is not only beautifully filmed, but sets up a tale that transcends any previous depiction of Clark Kent's (Henry Cavill) journey from an adopted infant from another world to protector of ours. It oozes with promise of a Superman story we haven't seen before, and that's exactly what the franchise needs.

Much like the shorter Man of Steel trailer that debuted this past summer, it would be impossible to peg Zack "300" Synder as the director based purely on the visuals. He's stepped up his game in taking on the responsibility of DC's most iconic superhero. There's a tactile feel to the world he's created, punctuated by the beard on Kent's face that symbolizes an internal struggle brought on by a great responsibility.

What's most amazing about the trailer isn't the shot of Superman punching the ground and blasting off into space, »

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