The Hourchive

A conversation about everything, one hour at a time

The Hourchive is a conversation about everything, one hour at a time.

DC Cinematic Universe: Superman | Ep #53

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Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and able to throw giant cellophane insignias at Kryptonian ex-cons, part one of our epic talk on DC Comics' superhero movies tackles the cinematic treatment of the son of Jor-El. Kneel before Zod! 
 
Show Notes: 
02:30 Contradictions
04:10 Bryan Singer's Superman wedge
07:15 The numbers: DC vs. Marvel
12:08 Superman: The Movie
12:44 Gene Hackman as Lex Luthor
16:50 The earth-spinning theory
19:50 Interlude: Goldfinger: "Superman"
20:55 The struggle with Super-stories
34:07 Interlude: R.E.M.: "Superman"
35:00 The green crystal scam

DC Cinematic Universe: Superman | Ep #53