I really dig Supes as a badass. This whole STAS plotline is fantastic, but I'm going to use the first 23 seconds of this clip:
Love it. Superman isn't always this head in the clouds dreamer like some people think.
Jonathan Nolan: He [Batman] has this one rule, as the Joker says in The Dark Knight. But he does wind up breaking it. Does he break it in the third film?Christopher Nolan: He breaks it in...Jonathan Nolan: ...the first two.Source: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=uwV8rddtKRgC&pg=PR8&dq=But+he+does+wind+up+breaking+it.&hl=en&sa=X&ei
And this has to be posted, given the moaning about MoS's ending.
Henry Cavill's Superman is missing a heart. This scene is why Matthew Vaughn would be a fantastic director for Man of Steel 2.