Tag Archives: christopher reeve

Batman/Superman movies 7 – Superman III

I spent the last couple of blog posts talking about the production difficulties that went with Superman II. Well, those production difficulties even bled into the production for Superman III. Both Gene Hackman (Lex Luthor) and Margot Kidder (Lois Lane) … Continue reading

Posted in movie review, movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Batman/Superman movies 6 – Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut

When I talked about Superman II last week, I focused mainly on the troubled production the movie faced. From the conflict between Richard Donner and the producers, to the problems with the cast when he was replaced with Richard Lester. … Continue reading

Posted in movie review, movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Batman/Superman movies 5 – Superman II theatrical cut

In the previous post, I touched on the production difficulties behind Superman, starring Christopher Reeve. I probably spent more time talking about them than the actual movie, yet I didn’t even scratch the surface of what happened. The production problems … Continue reading

Posted in movie review, movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Batman/Superman movies 4 – Superman 1978

This is it, the big one. The main reason I wanted to start this blog series. Superman, directed by Richard Donner, is a very significant movie. It featured what was then groundbreaking visual effects, its massive success proved that superhero … Continue reading

Posted in movie review, movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Why I hate Man of Steel

Batman vs. Superman is about to release, and right now, it’s not doing very well with the critics. Last I checked, it had a 41% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and about 48% on Metacritic. That’s significantly lower than even Man … Continue reading

Posted in comic, movies, Nerd Journal, rant | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment