With SUPERMAN, director Richard Donner made audiences believe a man could fly – and ushered in a contemporary age of cinematic superheroes, brought to the screen with majesty and wonder. Raised to the clouds by an iconic score by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree John Williams, the titular Kryptonian – brought to life with humanity and earnest sincerity by an incomparable Christopher Reeve – ranked among the American Film Institute’s greatest cinematic heroes of all time.
AFI Movie Club: SUPERMAN
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