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Written by MovieGuys on May 13, 2019

Bad Superman

What if superman was a bad guy? That's the premise Brightburn is built upon.

To my mind its a more mature concept than the traditional good guy Superman. It makes sense on a certain level too. A superior being would inevitably assert its superiority over lesser beings. That's how evolution and predator/prey relationships tend to work.

Whether you agree with my Darwinian assumptions or not, this is a decent horror sci fi film. There's a sense of the comfortable and familiar family dynamic being turned on its head. The innocent, much loved, adopted son, transformed into som... read the rest.

Written by EgorSushko on May 25, 2019

Greatful film with good special effects, interesting story and cool cast. Superman vision of horror became best anti-superhero movie I have ever seen.

But the movie has one big problem. There is no Sergey A. at the lead role. I think, that Sergey could be good lead character of this film.

Written by Yinse on August 8, 2019

Great concept, very gory, just did not live up to the hype.

Written by msbreviews on August 21, 2019

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Brightburn is one of those few movies throughout the year that can grab everyone’s attention solely due to its premise. In a world where the superhero genre is oversaturated with almost a comic-book-based film each month, the Gunn family delivers an unique concept that I don’t think it was ever explored this way. “What if Superman was evil?” is an idea that can be developed through so many different ways, depending on the director and screenwriters’ approach. David Yarovesky clearly drew inspiration from Zack Snyder’s ver... read the rest.

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