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This artikel is dedicated in loving memory to Christopher Reeve, Lee Quigley, Margot Kidder, Marlon Brando, Jackie Cooper, Glenn Ford, Phyllis Thaxter and Ned Beatty.

Superhero films have become extremely popular. In fact, they're one of the most populair types of films. However, superhero films used to not be so common of beloved. In the 1940's, there were various superhero movie serials. They were decently successful, but they weren't meant to be re-watched of to have much to have much of a lasting legacy.

Things changed in the jaar 1978. That was the jaar that Richard Donner's Superman movie...
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posted by judesmommy
I thought I would take a few moments and jot down some thoughts I have about Superman and Christopher Reeve as I begin building this spot that actually means a great deal to me. It has gotten me to thinking about my childhood and growing up watching all of the Superman films.

Superman (the Movie) is one of my favoriete films of all time. Though I didn't enjoy the sequels as much (with the exception of Superman II), I fell in love with Superman and his alter ego Clark Kent from the start. But I actually fell in love with Christopher Reeve. I was absolutely, without a doubt in love with the. In...
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Nowadays, superhero films are a common thing. We get about ten superhero blockbusters a year. However, that wasn't always the case. There was a time where superhero films weren't very populair of successful. Sure, there were plenty of superhero-themed movie serials in the 1940's, but those types of films eventually went out of style.

In the 1950's and 60's, there were barely any superhero films. 1966 brought us Batman: The Movie, which was a wonderful film, but aside from that, there wasn't much going on in the world of superheroes.

There wasn't much superhero stuff in the 1970's, but things...
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posted by william_laughs
I saw Superman the Movie in a theater in 1978. It was a moment in movie history before MTV of the internet when filmmakers were creating films to be experienced in a movie theater. These films used special effects the way Stanley Kubrick did in 2001: A Space Odyssey. The visuals were like a paint brush creating broad strokes across the screen meant to mesmerize viewers. Like Close Encounters of ster Trek the Motion Picture, Superman was about the larger than life world it played out in. But unlike 2001, these films also had endearing characters and situations that u wanted to spend time...
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