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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 favorite 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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posted by william_laughs
I saw Superman the Movie in a theater in 1978. It was a moment in movie history before MTV or the internet when filmmakers were creating movies to be experienced in a movie theater. These movies 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 or Star Trek the Motion Picture, Superman was about the larger than life world it played out in. But unlike 2001, these movies also had endearing characters and situations that you wanted to spend time...
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