Well before the weekend rush, Man of Steel, the newly rebooted adaptation of the popular DC Comic superhero was shown to select invitees including celebrities, at the film’s premiere on Wednesday, June 19, at Atrium Cinemas, Karachi.

Preluding the event, a ‘Black Carpet’ event was held by Nokia – Man of Steel’s official global partner, and the invitee of Dawn.com – which was organised by Asim Quraishi’s Brand Cinema. Attending celebrities included Asif Raza Mir, Sohail Javed, Faisal Quraishi, Iraj Manzoor, and Tapu Javeri amongst others.

The motion picture, which broke the all-time June box office record by besting Toy Story 3’s $110 million, has grossed $226 million internationally at the box office, to date.

During a summer of big-budget pop-corn movies, Man of Steel, starring Henry Cavill of Showtime Television’s Tudors and 2011’s fantasy actioner The Immortals, has a lot of weight riding on its success.

The movie is playing in cinemas across Pakistan from Friday, June 21 onwards.

Mohammad Kamran Jawaid has been professionally critiquing movies for a while now – say more or less ten years, exclusively for Dawn. About 400 reviews and features later (he stopped counting a long time ago), not being as young as he was before, he still feels the urge to write for another couple of centuries.

Despite living movies 24/7 (his company (http://kamranjawaid.com) helps filmmakers make movies), he is still truly, madly, deeply in love with cinema; the root cause of this anomaly requires further clinical trials. His twitter (http://twitter.com/kamranjawaid) reveals very little about him, other than him being the Senior Film Critic for Dawn.com.

The views expressed by this blogger and in the following reader comments do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Dawn Media Group.

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Comments (5)

S. A. M.
June 22, 2013 6:49 am

Just saw it in Canada. It reminded me a lot of Sultan Rahi's punjabi movies. I have come back with a headache. No it is not for kids coz its all violence.

M for Me
June 23, 2013 10:15 am

This baised Lahori we dont want to see Pakistan has better face cant be get rid of these cheap lahori actors and get some actors of class like adnan siddiqui and others, where are we heading too............

June 23, 2013 6:29 pm

What a third-class movie. Can't believe it is penned by Christopher Nolan. Don't waste your money on it in expensive cinemas.

June 23, 2013 7:42 pm

At least its not banned in Pakistan.

June 24, 2013 10:23 am

@M for Me : I think you are really not aware of Fisal quereshiz brilliance in his acting skills and they both are not from Lahore by the way.

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