It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Richard Donner‘s Superman flying back to theaters in honor of its 40th anniversary! The superhero movie that started it all, Superman celebrates 40 years since it first hit theaters in 1978 with a theatrical re-release this November. Read More »
Here’s some movie history for you: Darth Vader had a hand in making Christopher Reeve Superman. Sort of. David Prowse, the actor who played Darth Vader (at least physically; James Earl Jones, of course, provided that iconic voice), confirms that when Reeve needed to bulk up to play the Man of Steel, he turned to Prowse for help.
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice may be old news, but fans are still having fun playing with the iconic face-off between the two biggest superheroes in the DC Comics universe. Since some believe Zack Snyder didn’t give us exactly the versions of Batman and Superman that fans have loved for decades, maybe a version of the movie starring a couple of the earlier big screen incarnations of The Dark Knight and The Big Blue Boy Scout may be more acceptable.
A new Batman v Superman retro trailer imagines what it might have been like if Michael Keaton‘s Batman and Christopher Reeve‘s Superman went head-to-head. It’s a fun little edit that makes me wish that these two versions of the heroes would have had some kind of crossover a couple decades ago. Watch it below! Read More »
Three things are certain in life. Death, taxes, and Internet trailer parodies. The instant a big film trailer hits the web, you know hundreds of people start working on different parodies, memes, and whatever else they can come up with. In the past week, two of the year’s biggest trailers came online: Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Of course, so too came the parodies.
For Batman v Superman, Screen Junkies did an Honest Trailer version of the trailer, and someone else re-edited the footage with shots of Christopher Reeve and Adam West to give it a retro feel. Check out the Batman v Superman trailer parodies below. Read More »
Did you see Christopher Reeve appear briefly in Man of Steel? Want to see San Diego Comic-Con exclusives based on the Zack Snyder film? What potential spoilers have been revealed on the sets of Captain America: The Winter Soldier and The Amazing Spider-Man 2? Where did Christopher Nolan take his family to see Man of Steel? Is there a chance for you to own the Olly Moss Thor: The Dark World cast poster? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »