- Supergirl (1984) Faye Dunaway (Actor), Helen Slater (Actor), Jeannot Szwarc (Director) | Rated: PG | Format: DVD NEW: = The film was one of the most underappreciated entries of 1984, but is really worth watching, and only in the famed “international version”, and not in the heavily butchered theatrical version, which will hopefully never see the light of day on DVD ever.
After Christopher Reeve finished Superman III, and said he was through wearing a cape, the producers looked to Superman’s cousin Kara to continue the franchise. Helen Slater looks cute in the costume, and Faye Dunaway chews the scenery in full bitch Mommie Dearest mode, but the results were less than stellar. This reissue at least uses the longer 125 minute European cut. Fun for the collectors, but not essential. Bring in a few for the completists and see how it goe… More >>
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