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  1. OTD: Babs, Shirley, and "Cool" from West Side StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... de Santis born in Italy. Classics include Romeo and Juliet, The Damned, Death in Venice, and L'Argent Richard Donner, superstar director/producer of the 1980s, behind films like The Goonies, Lethal Weapon , and the first two Supermans. Apparently ...

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  2. You Will Believe a Man Can Learn These 'Superman' FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWBN-FM Burton

    ... lines in advance and even read some of them off the baby Superman's diaper. And he tried to convince director Richard Donner that instead of appearing onscreen, the character of Jor-El should be played by a green bagel with his voice. (Shockingly, ...

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  3. 1980s cult film gets Bridgeport screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Fairfield Citizen-News

    Although it was only a modest success in 1985, "The Goonies" went on to become a major cult film among those who were kids during that decade. The movie, directed by Richard Donner and produced by Steven Spielberg , is getting a special screening as part of a film series at the recently reopened Bijou Theatre in Bridgeport.

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  4. 'Krypton' Trailer: Superman's Granddaddy Gets His Own SyFy SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | /film

    ... enjoy. The blend of science fiction and gonzo fantasy is a far cry from the pristine and shiny alien world of Richard Donner's Superman and I vividly recall saying that I would love a prequel film following Russell Crowe's Jor-El. Well, this series ...

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  5. Okay! I'll TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Willamette Week

    ... at wweek.com/chunk ). While the stars of The Goonies were unknown, producer Steven Spielberg and director Richard Donner weren't the only famous folks on set-star Sean Astin's stepfather, John Astin-aka Gomez Addams-and bona fide movie star James ...

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  6. WonderCon: Warner Bros. Wows Crowd With 'Wonder Woman' ClipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 1 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... classic Superman movie where Clark Kent "saves" Lois Lane. The homage was intentional as Jenkins cited the Richard Donner movie as one of her influences. "I was seven years old when Superman came out," she said. "I was Superman. I was Superman who ...

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  7. New 'Wonder Woman' Trailer Sends the Amazonian Princess into BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Collider

    ... to the style of director Patty Jenkins here, and it's not hard to believe she was heavily influenced by Richard Donner 's original Superman . The film stands out from the DCEU thus far simply because it has a fairly straightforward aesthetic, but ...

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  8. Why Wonder Woman Is the Hero the DC Movies NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | IGN

    ... Eco's 1972 essay The Myth of Superman and the W.H. Auden as influences, Patty Jenkins wants to talk about Richard Donner's 1978 classic Superman. It's not the only influence on the movie - she name-checks Casablanca and Indiana Jones too - but it's ...

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  9. 'Deadpool 2' Teaser Trailer Easter Eggs You May Have MissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | /film

    ... and help the man in trouble, racing for a phone booth with John Williams' iconic Superman theme from Richard Donner 's classic film playing in the background. This is one of the more obvious references, parodying the way Clark Kent often changed ...

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  10. Suicide Squad Just Won an OscarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | IGN

    ... took home the Academy Award for Best Sound Editing. Tim Burton's Batman won for Best Art Direction, while Richard Donner's Superman won a Special Achievement Academy Award for Visual Effects. Additionally, Batman Begins, Superman Returns, Batman ...

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  11. Other Villains That Were Almost In "LEGO Batman"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Dark Horizons News

    ... we talked about this being the Joker's big romantic grand gesture. So in order to do thata I loved the [1978 Richard Donner-directed] Superman and the idea that the Phantom Zone, in our world, could possibly house all of the villains from other LEGO ...

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  12. 'LEGO Batman Movie' Director Chris McKay Breaks Down the Ending, Teases Future FilmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Collider

    ... we talked about this being the Joker's big romantic grand gesture. So in order to do thata I loved the [1978 Richard Donner-directed] Superman and the idea that the Phantom Zone, in our world, could possibly house all of the villains from other LEGO ...

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  13. 'Robot Chicken' director hits bricks to helm 'LEGO Batman Movie'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... Los Angeles. "Plus, I've expressed my love for DC comic books and some Warner Bros. movies in general, like Richard Donner's "Superman" and Tim Burton's "Batman," as movies that made an impression on me as a kid. "Yes, the companies want to be very ...

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  14. Grapevine: - Superman' duds start at $40KRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Detroit News

    ... attach a flying harness - just like they did in the film. Reeve, who died in 2004 at age 52, appeared in the Richard Donner -directed original "Superman," as well as in three subsequent versions. Also on the Sanders auction block? Michael Keaton 's ...

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  15. Hot Property: Homes away from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Among the group's hits are "American Idiot," "Brain Stew/Jaded" and "Basket Case." Film director and producer Richard Donner, whose box office hits include "Superman," "The Goonies" and "Lethal Weapon," has sold his oceanfront home in Maui, Hawaii , ...

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  16. 'Superman' director Richard Donner gets $16.5 million for Maui retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    Film director and producer Richard Donner, whose box office hits include "Superman," "The Goonies" and "Lethal Weapon," has sold his oceanfront home in Maui, Hawaii, for $16.5 million. Set among palms and rolling lawns, the one-acre spread centers on a Hawaiian-style main home designed by Thomas A. Kligerman and an accompanying two-bedroom guest cottage.

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  17. Top StoryNew on Netflix January 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2016 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... for Best Director. If you haven't watched it with your family, I implore you to do so. Released in 1978, Richard Donner 's " Superman: The Movie " remains one of the most beloved comic book films. Featuring great performances from Christopher Reeve ...

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  18. Superhero Bits: Superman Almost Met Kojak, Suicide Squad Grammy Nomination & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | /film

    Did you know Superman almost met Kojak in Richard Donner 's movie? What Grammy did Suicide Squad get nominated for? How many views did the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 trailer get in 24 hours? Would you agree with Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson's assessment that Marvel Studios hasn't made a bad movie? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits .

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  19. The Goonies 2 Probably Won't Ever Happen, According To One Original MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Cinema Blend News

    ... Plimpton's answer is yet another indicator that The Goonies 2 is likely just a pipe dream. Although director Richard Donner seemed keen on doing it once upon a time, now there doesn't appear to be much drive in making it happen, not to mention that ...

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  20. Stranger Things casts retro eighties stars Sean Astin and Paul Reiser in season twoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Daily Mail

    According to EW - Sean Astin joins the ensemble as RadioShack manager Bob Newby, who went to the same high school as Joyce and Hopper . It's no coincidence that the Duffers selected the 45-year-old Oscar nominee, who played Goonies leader Mikey Walsh in Richard Donner's 1985 treasure hunt classic.

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