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Superman and Star Wars Lead To Star Ranger 7!

I’ve mentioned Superman: The Super 8 Movie—Special Edition numerous times and I wrote about it extensively in my new book on fan films, Homemade Hollywood, but no one could actually see the movie, because it was forced offline by lawyers a decade ago. Back then, DC Comics sent a cease and desist letter to filmmaker [...]

FCT Roadtrip Report: New England Fan Experience

It’s almost midnight as I write this—I just got in from hours of driving and haven’t unpacked yet, so it’s short one today. I hit the New England Fan Experience in Cambridge, MA over the weekend to both show tons of fan films during two separate programs and introduce my brand-new masterpiece humble tome, Homemade [...]

Superman: The Super 8 Movie Returns!

Tonight, I’ll be hosting a night of fan films/author talk at the Mass Bay Film Project‘s new home, the Cape Ann Community Cinema in Gloucester, MA (Wednesday, Oct. 29). On Monday, I also mentioned that I’d be screening a super-secret fan film tonight that was shut down by lawyers in the late 1990s—it hasn’t been [...]

Superman: Super 8 to Return with Star Ranger 7!

Just last week, I recounted the infamous story of how one of the first superhero fan films to hit the web, Superman: The Super 8 Movie—Special Edition, got forced offline by DC Comics before it developed a more pragmatic view of fan productions. Now Fan Cinema Today is hearing  that the famed, forgotten flick may [...]

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