Superman Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Mario Reed: Fighting to Get Back UpRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... from his neck down. "I was going to be like Christopher Reeve," he says, referring to the late actor who played Superman and later became a quadriplegic after a horse riding accident. "I'm a fighter," Reed says. "You tell me I can't do it and I want ...

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  2. Films for All SeasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Wall Street Journal

    ... movies possibly have gone over with the popcorn set? Viewed from the vantage point of 2016, the year of "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" and "My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2," the mere existence of these two films may seem like a cultural miracle. ...

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  3. Human head transplant plan stirring up controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... could work, but the most favourable outcome will be little more than a Christopher Reeve level of function." The Superman actor was paralysed from the neck down after a horseriding accident. Spiridonov could be left with serious brain damage or a ...

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  4. Never-before-seen 'Superman' wardrobe & makeup test from 1977 shows Christopher Reeve is eternal baeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    Omg his little smile and laugh towards the end <3 Every time someone says Superman is boring I'm just like....have you seen Christopher Reeve's version? Because he's adorable and a dork and the best so. Shut your mouth.

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  5. Christopher Reeve's son and Eric LeGrand introduce toys for people with paralysisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

    ... , toys equipped with adaptations that allow people with paralysis to move and operate them. Reeve's father, the "Superman" actor, who grew up in Princeton and died in 2004, became paralyzed in 1995 after a horse-riding accident. Reeve said he would ...

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  6. Christopher Reeve's Son Announces Creation of Accessible Toys: 'Everyone Deserves the Chance to Play'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | People

    Growing up, Christopher Reeve 's son, Will , would have "loved to race cars or toss a ball with my dad, but the technology didn't exist." "Now, thankfully, it does," the 23-year-old son of the late actor and former Superman star tells PEOPLE, announcing the creation of Adaptoys, which are adapted versions of popular toys that will give people living with paralysis the chance to play with their families.

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  7. From "sob sister" to badass: Lois Lane's long,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Salon

    She debuted in Action Comics #1 and spent decades as a damsel and a buzzkill-but she's always been her own woman Lois Lane has been around as long as Superman, but she hasn't had as easy a time. While the Man of Steel has had his difficulties-including his current ridiculous portrayal in Zack Snyder's movies-ol' Kal-El hasn't been defined by ludicrous love stories, treated like an annoying pest who should be spanked, and killed repeatedly just to make another character sad.

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  8. 'The Omen' movie prequel in the worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | New York Daily News

    ... be the living embodiment of the Antichrist. The movie, directed by Richard Donner (who would later go on to helm Superman, The Goonies and the Lethal Weapon movies), was one of the biggest hits of the year and considered one of the scariest movies ...

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  9. Tinseltown Talks: Remembering Glenn Ford at 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | The Times

    ... Donner to recruit Ford, in his early 60s at the time, for the role of Jonathan Kent in the 1978 blockbuster, "Superman." "As a kid, he was one of my favorite actors, just awe-inspiring," said Donner from his Los Angeles office. "I had directed ...

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  10. Kidder visits MinotRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Minot Daily News

    Phil Torres/MDN Margot Kidder, who starred in the 1978 Superman movie with Christopher Reeve, playing the role of Lois Lane, visited Minot's Imagicon Sunday to sign autographs and talk to her fans about her acting career.

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  11. Sunday ExtraRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | The Life and Opinions of Andrew Rilstone

    ... celebrity deaths; and from then on every obituary has been underlined in magic marker. No such thing as a Curse of Superman had even been thought of before Christopher Reeve had his riding accident. One of the most boring and annoying rhetorical ...

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  12. We bet you've never noticed these superhero movie Easter eggsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Radio Times

    ... them all. However hardcore a fan you are, some will inevitably slip through the net. Like, did you know in 1978's Superman: The Movie, a young Clark Kent runs past a train that happens to have a young Lois Lane in it? Lois is sat with her parents, ...

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  13. VOTD: Did You Catch These More Obscure Comic Book Movie Easter Eggs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | /film

    ... fans to understand. See if you picked up on some of these more obscure superhero movie Easter eggs in films like Superman: The Movie, Spider-Man 2, The Dark Knight and more. Honestly, some of these aren't nearly as "hidden" as the video would ...

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  14. Guy Hamilton, James Bond Movie Director, Dies at 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | New Canaan News-Review

    ... 10 from Navarone" and "Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins." He was reportedly in the running to direct the first "Superman" film with Christopher Reeve, but when Marlon Brando insisted the film shoot in England, Hamilton had to drop out as he was a ...

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  15. Superman Returns Honest Trailer Reminds Us How Boring That Movie Really IsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Cinema Blend News

    A while back Screen Junkies used their Honest Trailers platform to see which DC franchise their viewers wanted to see further ripped apart. Pitting 1989's Batman and 1978's Superman: The Movie against each other, each film had its future, pre- Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice incarnation on the line - and now a winner has been crowned.

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  16. The Best & Worst Comic-Book Movies Of All TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Refinery 29

    The plethora of superheroes gracing the big screen can be overwhelming. Batman's fighting Superman, Captain America's fighting Iron Man - and who the hell is this Deadpool guy? However ubiquitous these movies are, comic books have been the source material for some great films.

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  17. VOTD: Superhero Movies Get Ravaged in This 16-Minute Critique of the Entire GenreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | /film

    The term "superhero fatigue" has been thrown around a lot ever since Marvel launched their cinematic universe, but the box office numbers seem to indicate that it might just be a figment of analysts imagination. Even a movie like Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice , which hasn't performed as well as the studio anticipated, will still pull in $900 million, and that's not easy feat.

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  18. Alex Danvers Vs. SUPERGIRLRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Ain't It Cool News

    Last week Lex Lutho er, Maxwell Lord was thinking it'd be better to kill eight percent of the human population than to permit Non the Kryptonian to wipe out all the world's disease, hunger, poverty and climate change. Did you know Superman's brain is more like a human's than Supergirl's because he was raised on Earth from infancy? Is true! And even though Non now controls Superman's non-Kryptonian brain, Non thought it would be a better idea to let Kal-El sit things out and send Kara's human adopted sister to kill Supergirl.

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  19. Ender's Game, Lust for Life, Superman, Die Hard 2, 2 Fast 2 Furious: films on TV todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Radio Times

    Although its release in 2013 was muddied by a boycott over author Orson Scott Card's views on homosexuality, there's nothing in the big-budget adaptation of his award-winning Ender's Game that reflects those views. Rather, it's a straightforwardly militaristic war movie with a late pacifistic dimension revolving around Ender, a gifted child played with wide-eyed conviction by Londoner Asa Butterfield .

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  20. Supergirl Proves Comic-Book Adaptations Can Soar Rather Than PunishRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    Here's a question faced by the creators of almost every superhero adaptation: How do do you pull this off without copying Frank Miller's Batman? Too many modern superhero dramas - including the Dark Knight films, Arrow , Daredevil and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice - either ape the dour realism of Miller's Batman: Year One or the provocative nihilism of his The Dark Knight Returns . How do you bring a modern super-character to the screen without imitating Miller's idiosyncratic cynicism? CBS' charming Supergirl TV series answers that question with atypically upbeat action-adventure.

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