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Superman Star Gene Hackman Pays Tribute to Director Richard Donner
As the last surviving core cast member of the Christopher Reeve-starred Superman franchise, Gene Hackman played his arch-nemesis Lex Luthor for three of the four films The now-retired actor worked with the late director Richard Donner, who died at the age of 91, on the original 1978 film and the sequel he originally leads before[...]
Superman: How Richard Donner Created the Modern Superhero Film
While the late director wasn't the first to put a superhero let alone, the Man of Steel, up on the big screen, the template he left behind in the hero's origin story, the adventure of self-discovery, and sense of wonder still resonates with us today in almost everything we have ever seen in the genre[...]
Jerry O'Connell arrives for the {Event} on February 09, 2019 in Pasadena, CA. Editorial credit: DFree /
Growing up, Jerry O'Connell adored the Superman films starring Christopher Reeve He watched them all, but his favorite remains the 1978 Richard Donner original The actor had an opportunity to play a role in a live-action setting screen testing for Superman Returns (2006) before the part went to Brandon Routh O'Connell's first exposure to voiceover[...]
Ranking Live Action “Superman” Actors [OPINION]
To be fair, it was also an uphill battle to fulfill his predecessor's shoes in Christopher Reeve as the film ignores the events of Superman III (1983) and Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) Superman Returns, despite being superior to the two, still made for a lackluster part three. The CW Tyler Hoechlin Introduced in The CW's[...]
Iron Studios Superman Statue 6
Based on the likeness of Christopher Reeve from the original 1978 Superman film, this thing is a sight to behold This statue is made of polystone, and stands at 13.7 inches tall It comes with the Reeve Superman, a base, the flagpole, and a flag The likeness on this thing is staggering, and any fan[...]
Superman (1978) Is FINALLY Getting a 4K Release
It's a bird, it's a plane, IT'S RICHARD DONNER'S 1978 SUPERMAN finally being released on 4K! We've been waiting FOREVER to see Christopher Reeve's friend from another star in 4K, and it's finally happening this year. The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc of Superman will feature Dolby VisionTM HDR, which expands the color palette and contrast range by uses dynamic[...]
Evil Superman Suit from 'Superman III' Sells for $200k
Finally, Superman III turns an impressive profit!  We kid, we kid.  Okay yes, most fans do beat up on the later Christopher Reeve last son of Krypton films because they kind of deserve it, III had some pretty good moments. Like, Evil Superman. Which led to drunk Superman. Anyhow- one of the screen used costumes from the film just sold at auction[...]
Man Of Steel — The Bleeding Cool Review
So if I tell you I liked Man Of Steel so much I want to ditch writing this review and go and watch it again, you know where that opinion is coming from. So, before I stray into any detailed breakdown that might be considered spoilerish by more sensitive readers who are about to leave the[...]