Superhero Movie

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Superhero Movie ★ 2008 (PG-13)

Holy send-up, Batman! In this swing at blockbuster superhero flicks, weakling Rick Riker (likable teen dream Bell) is bitten by a genetically altered dragonfly and transforms into a dragonfly superhero, possessing all manner of super powers—except he can't fly. Dragonfly then has a showdown with power-crazed CEO-turned-villainous-arch enemy Hourglass (McDonald). Strings together the usual lazy jabs at pop-culture targets and D-list cameos, the irony of which will be lost on the target teenybopper audience. Another waste of time and effort. 86m/C DVD . US Drake Bell, Marion Ross, Sara Paxton, Christopher McDonald, Leslie Nielsen, Ryan Hansen; C: Thomas Ackerman; M: James L. Venable.