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Superman: Brainiac Attacks (2006)

Video  -  Animation | Action | Sci-Fi  -  20 June 2006 (USA)
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Embittered by Superman's heroic successes and soaring popularity, Lex Luthor forms a dangerous alliance with the powerful computer/villain Brainiac. Using advanced weaponry and a special strain of Kryptonite harvested from the far reaches of outer space, Luthor specifically redesigns Brainiac to defeat the Man of Steel.

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Embittered by Superman's heroic successes and soaring popularity, Lex Luthor forms a dangerous alliance with the powerful computer/villain Brainiac. Using advanced weaponry and a special strain of Kryptonite harvested from the far reaches of outer space, Luthor specifically redesigns Brainiac to defeat the Man of Steel.

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Two Enemies Unite To Destroy The Man Of Steel


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While this film features the same character designs, general look and style, and some of the previous cast members of "Superman: the animated Series" (1996), this film is in no way part of the same universe or canon. Duane Capizzi stated that this was indeed a film for children and was not intended for an adult audience that the animated series had been written for (despite being marketed as a Saturday morning show). He said that he and the creative team simply "borrowed" the designs of the former television show. See more »

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Clark Kent: I think Lois will be just fine as long as Superman and Clark Kent are here to look out for.
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Oh, how I wish I had read the reviews first!!!
21 June 2006 | by (Boston) – See all my reviews

Excited by the release of the Animated Superman's 3rd season and the 2nd of Justice League, I decided "what the heck" and bought Braniac Attacks on DVD. There, quite simply, could have been no worse way to spend $15.

The counter on my DVD player read one minute and 34 seconds when I realized I had made a mistake. It's one thing if they couldn't get Clancy Brown to reprise his role as Luthor, but it seems that the writers also forgot who he was. This Lex Luthor was far more reminiscent of Gene Hackman's unbelievable geek (and, as I understand, the upcoming Kevin Spacey portrayal). The characters all have drifted from their origins (since when did Lois actually *moon* over Superman?) I am not one to be surprised when direct-to-video animation sequels turn out to be cheap imitations of the original, but this is so far beyond that!

Whether you are a fan of the series yourself, or have kids who are, you absolutely should *not* waste money on this piece of trash.


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