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Superman: Brainiac Attacks -- 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,

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20 June 2006 (USA) See more »
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Two Enemies Unite To Destroy 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. | Add synopsis »
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Superman: The Complete Animated Series DVD Review
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Directed by
Curt Geda 
 
Writing credits
Duane Capizzi (screenplay)

Christopher Simmons (story) and
Duane Capizzi (story)

Produced by
Duane Capizzi .... consulting producer
Margaret M. Dean .... producer
Curt Geda .... supervising producer
Kyle Jolly .... associate producer
Sander Schwartz .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Thomas Chase  (as Thomas Chase Jones)
 
Cinematography by
Dongwoo 
 
Film Editing by
Margaret Hou 
 
Casting by
Susan Blu 
 
Production Management
Brian A. Marshall .... production manager
 
Art Department
Mike Borkowski .... storyboard artist
Juan Jose Meza-Leon .... storyboard artist
Stephen Sandoval .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Paul Menichini .... sound effects editor
 
Visual Effects by
John Dillon .... visual effects supervisor
 
Animation Department
Gary Montalbano .... background artist
Justin Schultz .... animation checker
Jesse Silver .... background artist
Glenn Wai Lim Wong .... character designer
 
Editorial Department
Christopher D. Lozinski .... on-line editor
 
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Christopher Keenan .... development and creative supervisor
 

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76 min
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Canada:PG (TV rating) | UK:PG | USA:Unrated

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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" (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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22 out of 27 people found the following review useful.
This is what makes people hate large companies, 18 June 2006
Author: lillythai from new york

Here's what makes me hate big companies...and I'll do a little dishing to make this a bit more interesting.

Yes, this movie was made entirely to capitalize on the live action Superman feature hitting the theatres on the 26th. Which isn't exactly a bad thing except it's obvious that this movie was truly an afterthought.

Dan Riba, the Godfather of the Justice League series is mysteriously absent from this production and man does it show. It seems as if Warner Brothers wanted to crank out a straight to DVD flick but Riba insisted that he needed more time to make the film coherent and best of all...good. Warner Brothers said, "No Can Do" and went ahead with production.

Ugh.

Enter writer, Duane Capizzi. Before this movie he was writing ALF: The Animated Series, Jackie Chan Adventures, and that other travesty, The Batman. It's clear that Capizzi has no interest or knowledge in following actual story lines and caricatures which is evidenced in his ridiculous portrayal of Lex Luthor. Why Lex Luthor is written like it was supposed to be cast by Gilbert Gottfried, I'll never know.

Then there are the producers, Margaret M. Dean, Kyle Jolly, and Sander Schwartz whose previous credits involved Tom & Jerry and Scooby F'n Doo.

Make no mistake, this is a horrible, horrible film that was made specifically for 5-10 year olds who probably don't care about story or plot. Don't hold any ill will towards The Justice League. Dan Riba had nothing to do with this garbage.

Avoid this film at all costs.

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