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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: 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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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
A putrid piece of garbage, 28 September 2006
Author: mikexx from United States

WHO STOLE BRAINIAC'S BRAIN? Well, folks; I hope you enjoyed the fifteen years between 1991 and 2006 with Bruce Timm's high standards of excellence in scripts and animation -- because the abysmally awful dialogue running through this moooovie is straight out of the worst of the 1970's Hanna-Barbarra lame-brain era.

How awfully bad is this movie? Lex Luther and Brainiac, evil geniuses extraordinaire, are reduced to smirking numbskulls uttering inane dialogue. -- I cannot fathom a *conscious* reason for this, either, since even "explanatory" dialogue (in which everyone always explains everything they're doing as they're doing it, so elementary school kiddies will "get it") needn't be as horrible as this.

Powers Booth? Lance Henrickson? -- I have an idea: Let's animate the corpse of Ted Knight, and let him read all the parts in the same lobotomized histrionics which put a fork in "Stupid Friends".

Everyone involved in production, writing and editing should be sentenced to the Agony Matrix: Direct neural stimulation of pain-receptors. All of them. Forever.

*Sigh*....back to anime for anything remotely engaging on television. Lord knows I won't get it from this, or Squidbillies, or any of the other stupefyingly rotten home-made junk the Cartoon Network is running now.

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