Superman Reviews

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February 12, 2020
A classic, which became the adaptation of a comic by its excellence. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 2, 2019
While the first part of the movie is pretentious and boring, the second part adopts a comedic tone and is full of brilliant and entertaining dialogue. [Full Review in Spanish]
April 13, 2019
Margot Kidder as Lois Lane was wonderful and her and Reeves have excellent chemistry.
December 13, 2018
40 years later, Superman: The Movie remains iconic. Its legacy will only continue to improve with time and will always stand as the Godfather of all superhero films.
November 6, 2018
Forty years after its theatrical release in 1978, Superman: The Movie remains the quintessential Superman film.
May 11, 2018
Reeve died in 2004, but his Man of Steel was manlier and steelier than recent portrayals by Brandon Routh and Henry Cavill.
April 23, 2018
Between its extravagant fancies and extravagant success Superman can only help to enhance the prestige of large-scale fantasy filmmaking.
December 10, 2015
It is this year's answer to "Star Wars," a movie that is pure escape and good, clean, unadulterated fun.
November 9, 2014
All this makes a highly entertaining, though undemanding mixture, of sci-fi, romance and comedy, which could hardly have come off at all at any lower artistic level, nor without such a happy choice for the central part as Christopher Reeve.
June 13, 2013
...a studio product, certainly, but also something that could have grown from one of Smallville's sun-kissed cornfields.
June 7, 2013
The most influential, if not definitive comic book superhero origin story we'll ever see.
June 3, 2013
Christopher Reeve makes the character of Superman his own, while also reminding us of why we love the character.
January 15, 2013
Superman doesn't have enough conviction or courage to be solidly square and dumb; it keeps pushing smarmy big emotions at us -- but half-heartedly.
July 9, 2012
Christopher Reeve essays the title role and makes it his own, combining correctly chiseled features with a likable comic humanity, while the film itself nicely balances special effects with the romance of Superman and Lois Lane.
June 6, 2011
Superman still remains the best superhero movie ever made, full of humor, heart, and an iconic performance by Christopher Reeve as the Man of Steel.
January 1, 2011
Super-nostalgic superhero adventure still soars.
September 18, 2010
... a lot of fun, and the lot of talented people involved have managed to get a lot of their talent very enjoyably on view.
July 14, 2010
It's the simple, earth-bound quality of the film that makes this comic-book fantasy soar.
July 14, 2010
Manages to capture the pure heart and spirit of this comic book Americana.
July 14, 2010
With a triumphant score by John Williams, the searing sincerity of Christopher Reeve and a preposterous grand finale, it is impossible not to root for Superman in this most enjoyable of feel-good movies.
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