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You’ll Believe a Man Can Fly: An Anniversary Tribute to ‘Superman: The Movie’


Superheroes have been all but inescapable at cineplexes so far this century, and if the big plans that extend into the foreseeable future pan out, they won’t soon be going away.

You could credit a lot of films with kicking off the superhero movie trend. Iron Man gave birth to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Spider-Man and the X-Men films proved massively successful in the wake of a number of flops. Blade blazed a trail for bigger, higher-budget films. The 1989 Batman movie was a cultural touchstone. But it’s hard to dispute that one film, Superman: The Movie, which premiered on this day in 1978, served as the progenitor of the modern superhero movie.

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Win The Superman Motion Picture Anthology Blu-Ray Box Set


In celebration of this week's release of Man Of Steel, ComicsAlliance is giving away a free copy of The Superman Motion Picture Anthology Blu-Ray box set. This 8-disc set includes all four Superman films starring Christopher Reeve as Superman, plus the 2006 movie Superman Returns, directed by Bryan Singer and starring Brandon Routh.

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ComicsAlliance Reviews ‘Superman: The Movie’ (1978), Part One


Chris Sims: Well, well, well. Look who's come crawling back.
David Uzumeri: I am Commander Shepard, and this feature is the Reapers. I just can't give up. I'm like Spider-Man, Chris: I don't have any quit in me...

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Bryan Hitch on ‘Superman: The Movie’, the Film That Introduced Him to Superheroes


If you didn't happen to be at the Glasgow Film Festival in Scotland last week, you missed a screening of the Richard Donner's 1978 Superman: The Movie. You also missed an introduction to the film by comics artist Bryan Hitch, who said the film inspired him to become a comic book artist...

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Hot Toys’ ‘Superman: The Movie’ Figure is Surely a Strange Visitor From Another Planet


Hot Toys is no stranger to Superman, having put its insanely detailed spin on Brandon Routh's likeness from Superman Returns a few years ago. As striking as that toy may have been, however, there's something almost haunting about the toymaker's take on Christopher Reeve from 1978's hyper iconic Superman: The Movie...

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