Category Archives: ‘Superman’

SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary With A Deluxe Soundtrack Release

Given its status as the first real superhero movie of the modern era, Superman: The Movie celebrated its 40th anniversary in December of 2018 with surprisingly understated fanfare, including a low-key series of repertory screenings and an Ultra-HD home video release of the original theatrical cut. But earlier this year, top-shelf soundtrack purveyors La-La Land Records decided not only to re-release John Williams’ iconic score from the film, but remaster and repackage it in what amounts to the most elaborate, detailed, and best-sounding set ever produced. Continue here

Critics Classics at Elk Grove presents Superman (1978)

The Critics Classics presents Superman (1978) at the Elk Grove Theatre on Wednesday, June 12th at 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM. Admission $5. Discussion will be led by critic Patrick Bromley. The Critics Classics at the Elk Grove Theatre will be in conjunction with the Chicago Film Critics Association. Each film will be selected by the member of the CFCA from a list they provide and will host with an introduction and a short Q&A after the show. The films will run the 2nd Wednesday of the Month at 7:00pm with select films also showing at 1:00pm.

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Top 5 Reasons Why Richard Donner’s Superman Remains a Superhero Classic

It’s the 40th anniversary of the groundbreaking film, so let’s take a look at what made it so iconic. Read More here

Forty years on from Superman: The Movie, I still believe a man can fly

Christopher Reeve’s 1978 blockbuster got my head in a spin – and was the catalyst for today’s monolithic Marvel films. Read More here

Why ‘Superman’ Is So Hard to Leave in the Past

Forty years ago, Richard Donner and Christopher Reeve made a superhero film that directors have been chasing for years, depicting who America was then – or at least who we wished to be. Read More here

Superman 40th Anniversary Screening @ Leeds Film Festival

Nov 08 @ 20:00 – Leeds Town Hall: Victoria Hall ~ Superman 40th Anniversary Screening / X
Nov 09 @ 14:30 – Leeds Town Hall: Victoria Hall ~ Superman 40th Anniversary Screening / X

Superman: The Movie Returning to Theaters

You can see Christopher Reeve soar as Superman once again thanks to Fathom Events. Read More here

Superman: The Movie receiving 4K release this November

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Entertainment have announced that Richard Donner’s 1978 classic Superman: The Movie is set for a 4K Ultra HD release this November, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the movie and the 80th anniversary of the iconic Man of Steel. Read More here

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

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