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Four ’90s Superheroes with Retro Roots
9 months ago

Four ’90s Superheroes with Retro Roots

Superhero movies may seem like they’re a peculiarity of the 21st century, but the 1990s alone featured an abundance of them.

Not only that, but that decade had at least …
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Are Modern Superheroes Moral … or Fascist?
2 years ago

Are Modern Superheroes Moral … or Fascist?

With superhero films riding a peak in popularity, it may be a surprise to learn that since 1940 there have been arguments that the characters are inherently fascist.

In 1940, …
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Here’s the Biggest Change You’ll See in ‘Doctor Strange’
3 years ago

Here’s the Biggest Change You’ll See in ‘Doctor Strange’

Money. Cars. Women. The world-class surgeon was at the top of his field – and the top of the world. Then his arrogance – or was it something else? – …
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What You Must Know About Justice League Dark
3 years ago

What You Must Know About Justice League Dark

Warner Bros. just announced director Doug Liman of “The Bourne Identity” and “Go” fame will helm “Justice League Dark.” The upcoming film is the latest piece of DC’s cinematic universe, …
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‘Apocalypse’ Shows Franchise Needs a Nap
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3 years ago

‘Apocalypse’ Shows Franchise Needs a Nap

Something seriously sapped that super power in “X-Men: Apocalypse,” the weakest film in the series. It’s neither revolutionary or exhilarating. Instead, the movie offers up stale superhero moments en route to …
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Forbes Frets ‘Deadpool’ Means More Movies for White Teens
3 years ago

Forbes Frets ‘Deadpool’ Means More Movies for White Teens

The R-rated superhero smash features circus-like sex, limb-splitting action and jokes so raw they’d make Lisa Lampanelli blush.

None of that bothers Forbes.com film industry contributor Scott Mendelson. He fears Hollywood …
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‘Confessions’ of a Bootstrap Web Series Production
4 years ago

‘Confessions’ of a Bootstrap Web Series Production

“Can’t sleep. Staring at ‘Confessions’ right now. We can crowd fund this and do it ourselves next summer. Am I just being nuts right now?”

We had been working on a …
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‘American Hero’ Fights for His Soul … And Ours
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4 years ago

‘American Hero’ Fights for His Soul … And Ours

“American Hero” is the umpteenth superhero film in recent years, but within moments the movie carves out a space all its own.

How many heroes stumble from one pot-fueled rave …
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Get to Know Ultron, from the Comics to the Big Screen
4 years ago

Get to Know Ultron, from the Comics to the Big Screen

But where did this malevolent C-3PO on steroids come from, and why is he out to take over the world?

Ulton has a long, rich history in Marvel comics, starting …
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Free Comic Book Day Marks Major Title Shakeups
4 years ago

Free Comic Book Day Marks Major Title Shakeups

You may not have it marked on your calendars, but believe me, all comic fans plan their springs around Free Comic Book Day.

As the name suggests, comic book publishers …
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