Early Man of Steel buzz calls it 'best film of the year'

Source inside a secret screening says that it's a 'Nolan story with Snyder action'

A report from an early, pre-release screening of Zack Snyder's Superman film 'Man of Steel' has hailed it as a triumph.

Man of Steel... early buzz is very positive (Copyright: Warner)Among the most anticipated movies of the year, film site JoBlo has received reaction from 'a 100% trusted source' inside one of the ultra-secret screenings.

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Plaudits from the source come thick and fast, stating that the film is 'a (Christopher) Nolan story with Snyder effects/action'.

While the early trailers implied that the film may be a more cerebral look at Krypton's most famous export, 'it's not nearly as dour and serious as the trailers suggest', featuring 'TONS of action with Superman kicking all kinds of a** in his suit'.

The source added that this action has been purposely held back from the scant promotional material released so far in order to surprise audiences.

Meanwhile, as a minor point, Superman's cape is said to be 'CG'd most of the time'.

It's also confirmed that the film is now finished, bar conversion to 3D.

But as the source goes on to call the film 'the best movie of the year', the claims should perhaps be carefully considered rather than taken as gospel truth, being that it is still February.

Whatever, the film's June release means that the hype around it is going to be building from now, and this appears to be the first detail from a project which has thus far been guarded fiercely.

What we do know is that the cast is impressive, with British actor Henry Cavill as Superman, Russell Crowe as his father Jor-El, Michael Shannon as General Zod, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Laurence Fishburne as Perry White, and Kevin Costner and Diane Lane as Jonathan and Martha Kent.

It's due on June 14.