I felt he did a pretty decent job, all around. Over on something called MTV’s Splash Page (by way of the Superman Homepage) is an article about reboot the Superman movie franchise by ignoring Superman Returns.
I’m not nearly as critical of this movie as I should be, and it’s largely due to how happy I was simply to see a partly decent Superman movie after so long. I’m very much a fan, and I’ll admit to bias here and now. The movie, however, was far from perfect. Even now, as I watch it, I often simply skip to the plane rescue (with some of the general crime fighting that follows after) then forward again to final action scenes, catching the Daily Planet globe and lifting the Kyrptonian island into space.
MTV spoke to Grant Morrison, Mark Waid and Brad Meltzer for their thoughts, and the general consensus was pretty spot on.