Superhero stories aren’t generally notorious for realism, but this DIY reboot of 1978’s SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE is as ~real~ as can be. Less real in the sense of Nolan & Schneider-era dark and gritty and more in the sense of “I made this is in my mom’s basement and we have no budget for CGI.”
Such is the tongue-in-cheek aesthetic of this remake, which features sweet spinny costume changes and action-figure action shots, played out in beautiful harmony with makeshift mouth-sound effects. By their own definition, Mashable’s CineFix Homemade Movies are “shot-for-shot remakes created at home without any visual effects (except those action figure stuntmen).”
So they skimp on none of the drama of the original–just all of the tech tricks. And (arguably) some of the subtler acting nuances.
Check out more homemade movies on Cinefix’s youtube page.