(This review may contain spoilers).
Superman was very much an obsession of mine when I was quite a bit younger. I think I saw the first, second and fourth of the movies… though possibly not much of the fourth.
There’s something that’s quite cool about listening to the theme music for the first time… at least in my opinion. I thought it was good to be able to see more of the planet of Krypton… though it seemed strange to me that the people on the planet were so stubborn, they let themselves get killed rather than try to save the people.
It was good to see Clark taken in by John and Martha Kent. I always liked the way they accepted him as their son, despite what he could do. And I really felt for Clark when he went through the tragedy of losing his adoptive father.
It was interesting to see Superman’s ice base and how Jor-El was able to interact with his son as an AI. It was a good representation of the advances made by Krypton, I felt.
I wasn’t very keen on Lois personality-wise in this movie. I felt she came across as quite brusque and I felt bad for Clark when he tried to date her as his alter ego.
This film is a fairly old one, but I felt the effects were really quite good for the time it was made in. It was very cool to see Superman flying and that he was quite obviously one of the good guys.
I’ve seen several different versions of Superman, but Christopher Reeve was probably my favourite. Clark’s disguise does leave something to be desired, though… glasses and a suit aren’t really that much of a secret identity.
It was interesting to see Lex Luthor’s character in this movie and something of his genius. He did come across very much as a madman, though.
I did enjoy rewatching this movie after so long. Superman was always one of my favourite superheroes and this movie has a special place in my heart, along with other things I was drawn into as a child. It’s an old film, but Superman is likable and quite sweet in his Clark Kent incarnation. I have the other three movies, which I intend to watch in the future.