I was watching Man of Steel for the second time today, when I forgot about something very very cool – something that’s so brief, millions missed it. And once you see it you’ll never un-see it. During the scene where Superman finally overcomes the World Engine and stands up to the rising pressure, there are a few flashes of light, and every few frames it flickers back and forth between Henry Cavill and Christopher Reeve’s face. They may have completely gotten rid of any trace of John Williams undeniably classic score, but it’s nice to see that Reeve gets a cameo, albeit brief. Take a look below.
Here it is, frame by frame:
And the most obvious frame: