Blu-ray Review: ‘Superman: The Movie’ (2006 BD Release)

Reviewer’s Note: This is not a review of Richard Donner’s film, Superman. Its focus is the 2006 Blu-ray, which was the first release of the 1978 classic on the then-new high definition home media format. On November 28, 2006, Warner Home Video released Richard Donner’s 1978 Superman,[1] the spectacular live-action adaptation of DC Comics’ mostContinue reading “Blu-ray Review: ‘Superman: The Movie’ (2006 BD Release)”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, December 4, 2020, or: 21 Shopping Days Till Christmas…and My New 4K UHD TV Rocks!

Hi there! As I start this latest installment of A Certain Point of View, Too, it is mid-afternoon on Friday, December 4, 2020. Currently, the temperature in New Hometown, Florida is 74˚F (23˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 66% and the wind blowing from the south-southeast at 9 MPH (14 KM/H), the heat indexContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, December 4, 2020, or: 21 Shopping Days Till Christmas…and My New 4K UHD TV Rocks!”

Music Album Review: ‘Superman: The Movie – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’

Hi, there, Constant Reader! Well, here we are on the first day of July 2020, and in my corner of Florida all is tranquil at home on a hot early summer afternoon. Presently, the temperature outside is a sizzling 94˚F; with humidity at 56% and a westerly breeze of 11 mph, the heat index isContinue reading “Music Album Review: ‘Superman: The Movie – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’”

4K UHD/HD Blu-ray Set Review: ‘Superman: The Movie’ (1978 Theatrical Release Version)

“You’ll Believe a Man Can Fly” Superman (AKA Superman: The Movie) (1978 Theatrical Version) Directed by: Richard Donner Written by: Mario Puzo, David Newman, Leslie Newman, Tom Mankiewicz (uncredited) Based on: Superman character created for DC Comics by Jerry Siegel and Joel Schuster Starring: Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper, GlennContinue reading “4K UHD/HD Blu-ray Set Review: ‘Superman: The Movie’ (1978 Theatrical Release Version)”

Music Album Review: ‘Superman: The Movie – 40th Anniversary Remastered Edition’

In December of 1978, Warner Bros. Records released Superman: The Movie – Music from the Original Soundtrack, an album produced by the man who composed and conducted the score, John Williams. Warner released the album in three formats, each one slightly different from the other. The vinyl LP version consisted of two 33 rpm recordsContinue reading “Music Album Review: ‘Superman: The Movie – 40th Anniversary Remastered Edition’”