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Batman/Superman movies 10 – Batman

For pretty much the entire existence of the Christopher Reeve Superman series, there were a number of attempts to bring Batman back to the big screen. The character’s popularity at the time was waning, thanks to the 60’s show reruns … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman Movies 9 – Superman IV: The Quest For Peace

After Superman III ended up being a commercial disappointment, followed by the Supergirl movie straight up bombing, the Salkinds sold the Superman film rights to the Cannon Group. The Cannon Group has a complicated history, but in short, it’s a … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 8 – Supergirl

You though the behind the scenes politics was complicated with the first three Superman movies? Well, it was, but all of them are still included in pretty much every Reeve Superman box set. Most sets even include both versions of … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Batman/Superman movies 3 – Batman 1966

There are other early entries I could look at when it comes to Batman and Superman movies, but my first two blog posts pretty much sum up what came before today’s subject. First, I looked at the 1943 Batman serials, … Continue reading

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MCU Movies 23 – Spider-Man: Far From Home

Several major plot elements in this movie rely heavily on Avengers: Endgame spoilers. However, I believe it’s possible to talk about this movie without spoiling either this or Endgame. I’ll do my best. However at the least, I will be … Continue reading

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MCU Movies 22 – Avengers: Endgame

From the moment Thanos first appeared in the post credits sequence of the first Avengers movie, everyone knew that the MCU was building up to something even bigger than what we already had. Yet nobody realized how huge the MCU … Continue reading

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