Superman: The Movie Returning to Theaters for 40th Anniversary

Director Richard Donner’s classic 1978 Superman film, starring Christopher Reeve, is flying back into theaters for its 40th anniversary. While comic book movies dominate the box office today, that wasn’t always the case. Once upon a time, movies starring comic book superheroes and villains were considered risky bets, and projects based on Marvel or DC properties were not at all easy to get made by a Hollywood studio. The first film to prove that long-held wisdom wrong was Donner’s original Superman. Read More here

Will Reeve, son of Christopher Reeve, on overcoming the lowest point of his life

Actor Christopher Reeve, known for his role as Superman, died in 2004 nine years after he was paralyzed in a horseback riding accident. Dana Reeve died from lung cancer just a year-and-a-half later. Will Reeve, now 26, discusses overcoming such tremendous grief at a young age, pursuing a career in sports journalism and continuing his parents’ work to cure paralysis. In a note to his 13-year-old self, he says there’s nowhere to go but up after his lowest point. Read More here

REVIEW: “THE AVIATOR” (1985) …

Following his break-out performance as Superman in the 1978 blockbuster, Christopher Reeve deftly avoided being typecast in the role despite appearing in several sequels. However, his non-Superman flicks were a decidedly mixed bag. Read More here

Christopher Reeve’s Superman tops poll of UK’s favourite superhero films

The classic 1978 film Superman has topped a poll of the UK’s favourite superhero films of all time. Starring Christopher Reeve as the Man Of Steel, Gene Hackman as Lex Luthor, and Marlon Brando as Superman’s dad, Jor-El, the film beat off stiff competition from the likes of Christian Bale’s The Dark Knight, the first of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, and Deadpool, which came in third despite being released only two years ago. Read More here

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