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Superman Month - Superman III (1983)

To celebrate the release of Man of Steel this month, the Flickering Myth writing team are looking back over Superman's previous screen adventures; next up is Tom Jolliffe with a review of 1983's Superman III...

As a kid growing up in the 80s, the Christopher Reeve Superman films were firm favourites. In my younger days my two favourite comic book characters were both from DC. Superman was one and Batman was the other. Very typical, but there you go. Even my more favoured of the Marvel troupe came a distant third behind the Caped Crusader and the Man of Steel.

Superman: The Movie was fantastic. I loved it and still do. It has its faults, but I love the mixture of adventure and comedy. The cast were great. Christopher Reeve was immense. For me, he’ll always be Superman. I don’t think anyone will ever come close. Now,
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Sound on Sight Game of Thrones Podcast #6: “The Old Gods and the New”

It’s a big week for Theon Greyjoy, who takes over Winterfell, but at what cost? Kate Kulzick, Michael Waldman and Simon Howell are joined by special guest Richard Thorne to talk over “The Old Gods and the New,” which also features a memorable riot at King’s Landing, Arya making a near-deadly mistake at Harrenhal, Dany’s continuing Qarth misadventure, and…Jon Snow.

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Game of Thrones title theme (Medieval Version)

Ray Wylie Hubbard – “Ask God”
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'League' recruits effects teams

'League' recruits effects teams
A handful of special and visual effects shops have been hired to work on 20th Century Fox's "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen." According to Fox vp visual effects Rich Thorne, the Victorian-era project about a team of extraordinary figures culled from great adventure literature is "the biggest miniature film Fox has done since 'Titanic.' " Tippett Studio has been awarded character animation shots in a pivotal fight sequence between Dante Aligheri and Mr. Edward Hyde. Double Negative in London is handling the nautilus sequences and simulated water shots. Miniature shop Hunter/Gratzner is creating major set pieces for action sequences that occur in Venice, Italy. CPS (Cinema Production Services Inc.) is crafting interior miniatures and indoor sets. Hollywood-based facility Cinesite is engaged in negotiations for 400-plus shots.

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