Episode 2

Published on:

22nd Dec 2023

Superman: The Movie (1978) is 45 Years Old!

"Superman" (1978) is an epic superhero movie that tells the iconic story of the Man of Steel's origin and his quest to save humanity from the clutches of evil. Christopher Reeve delivers a remarkable performance as Clark Kent, the mild-mannered reporter who transforms into the mighty Superman.

As the evil genius Lex Luthor (played by Gene Hackman) threatens to destroy the West Coast of the United States with his diabolical plot, Superman must race against time to stop him and save millions of lives. Along the way, he falls in love with the fearless Lois Lane (played by Margot Kidder) and becomes a symbol of hope and inspiration for the people of Metropolis.

With thrilling action sequences, unforgettable characters, and groundbreaking special effects that made audiences believe a man could fly, "Superman" (1978) remains a beloved classic that captures the essence of heroism and adventure. It's a movie that will leave you cheering for the Man of Steel, and eager to see what new adventures await him.

Please welcome to the show my wonderful co-host:

  • Guest name: Drew Toynbee
  • Guest bio: Drew is a podcaster doing everything he can to make the industry his full time home. Entering the space as a creator in late 2020 with Sequel Pitch, he has since begun producing and editing podcasts for others, while trying to keep up with his other loves of movies, games in all their forms, books and his family
  • Where to connect with our guest: @DrewToynbee on Twitter Drew's Website

Other episodes you might like:

Season one:

  • Return of the Jedi
  • Man of Steel
  • Superman (The Movie)
  • The Dark Knight
  • Jurassic Park


Additional voiceover work was provided by Drew Toynbee. Thank you! Follow Drew on Twitter https://www.x.com/DrewToynbee

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About the Podcast

It's How Old?!
Celebrating Pop Culture's Biggest Birthdays
Revisiting and nostalgically enjoying some of pop culture's finest creations as we marvel: "It's How Old?!".

Movies, TV shows, music, books, comics, video games, and more - each season focuses on five pop culture phenomenons from your past that reach notable milestones this year.

I’m your host, Mark Asquith, self-certified geek and co-founder of the Nerd Podcasts network. You can find “It’s How Old?!” in your podcast app of choice and listen for free there or at itshowold.com.

Each season I’m joined by specially selected co-hosts who help me to dive deep into the pop culture icons that are celebrating specific, surprising birthdays and we can’t wait for you to take a journey back through time with us to celebrate your favourites, too.

About your hosts

Mark Asquith

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Known as "That British Podcast Guy", Mark is one of the United Kingdom's original podcasting experts. He is Managing Director & co-founder of podcast hosting, analytics & monetisation platform Captivate.fm which was acquired by Global in 2021 and is known worldwide as an insightful, thought provoking and actionable podcast industry keynote speaker.

Mark has educated on podcasting and delivered thought leadership at events including Podcast Movement, Podfest, Harvard's "Sound Education" and many more.

His focus is on helping people to achieve their own podcasting goals and on improving the podcasting industry for the long-term.

Garry Aylott

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Garry is Head of Design at Captivate.fm He has created, produced and co-hosts popular podcasts for his two sci-fi loves: Star Wars (@rebellion_spark) and Doctor Who (@bigblueboxpcast). Often seen reading comics, geeking out with podcast tech, gaming and travelling.