It seems that since CNN posted this article, the blogosphere has been alive with people commenting on Superman as a Christ figure. The logical thing for a blog about Christianity in science fiction would be to join in, of course.
But, well, until I've seen the film, there's not a lot I can add to the debate.
So instead, pop over to Carmen's thoughts In the open space, and Mir's got some religious superhero links here too.
And while I am, once again, skimping on my responsibilities to write anything original, I recommend these:
More Left Behind bashing: the slacktivist takes a look at the video game.
And I came across this, which I don't think would have worked based on The Phantom Menace.