SUPERMAN 2
1980, Warner Bros., 116 min, USA, Dir: Richard Lester

Three super-villains from Krypton (including Terence Stamp) arrive on Earth to bedevil Christopher Reeve’s Man of Steel.


SUPERMAN
1978, Warner Bros., 143 min, USA, Dir: Richard Donner

The film that set the standard for all big-screen comic-book adaptations. Virtual unknown Christopher Reeve is brilliantly cast as the heroic Man of Steel and his bumbling counterpart Clark Kent, with terrific support from Margot Kidder as Lois Lane and Gene Hackman as Superman’s arch-nemesis, Lex Luthor.


SAVING PRIVATE RYAN
1998, Paramount, 169 min, USA, Dir: Steven Spielberg

In the European theater of World War II, Army captain Tom Hanks leads his men on a dangerous mission to retrieve a soldier whose brothers have all died in combat. Along the way, the men engage in some of the most harrowing and realistic battle sequences ever put on film, as well as some of the most heroic. An action movie with intelligence, heart and stirring patriotism courtesy of director Steven Spielberg.


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