FLYING Christopher Reeve had limited movement when in flying mode due to the fact that he was strapped in a harness. Henry Cavill ... well, thanks to the magic of computers and CG technology, there's a good chance that's not even Henry Cavill at all, so he can strike all sorts of battle-ready poses when he's off the ground.
Superman Then and Now
'Man of Steel' is a decidedly darker version of Superman than the ones we've met in previous films, but that's not the only difference. -- by Bryan Enk