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

Christopher Reeve — His Legacy As Superman And Beyond Lives On

When considering that this week would have been Christopher Reeve’s 66th birthday, we find ourselves reflecting on an interview he gave in which a reporter asked, “How do you define a hero?” Christopher considered the question a moment before responding. Finally he noted, “For me, personally, a hero is somebody who will make sacrifices for others without expecting a reward.”

“Superman is all that,” mused the interviewer.

“That’s what I try to play,” Christopher replied.

Then came the biggie: “How about Christopher Reeve? Is he a hero?”

The answer was an honest one. “I don’t know,” he said. “I can’t start leaping to those conclusions.”

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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


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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