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superhero film

The Terror Lives!

I binged Amazon Prime’s newest series, The Tick, last night and, as a long-time fan of the nigh-invulnerable hero, I have to say that I was thoroughly impressed.

Stan Lee Makes a Wizardly Appearance in Nashville

Per Matt When the name Stan Lee is mentioned, a variety of pop-culture references come to mind. For millennials, he’s the older gentleman making cameo appearances within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. For the older crowd, he might be remembered from… Continue Reading →

Teaming Up For a Call to Adventure

With the saturation of the superhero genre in popular culture, it was only a matter of time before Rick and Morty got in on the action.

Black Panther Refers to a Black Panther — Somehow People Are Offended

If there were an international ranking for time spent being offended about things, the U.S. would lead with about the same margin we have on our defense spending.

Franchise Movies are Causing Strains for Studios

Hollywood is running out of ideas. Seriously, just look at weekend releases for most of the year and try to find two in a row without a franchise movie release. So far, we have gotten a new or debut installment… Continue Reading →

Homecoming Is King

You’re going to read a lot of reviews praising the near-perfection of Spider-Man: Homecoming. It is phenomenal, fun, inspiring, and just what we needed at this stage of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s progression. It is the best Spider-Man film so… Continue Reading →

What Cosplay was Trending at MegaCon ’17

Wondering what all the other cosplayers will be dressed as at conventions this summer? Curious as to which superhero or anime outfits are in vogue? I’ll report on what I witnessed at MegaCon so you don’t go to your next… Continue Reading →

Wonder Woman Saves the (DC) World

The critics are loving Wonder Woman, and I am among them! This could be the film that signals a much-needed recovery for DC’s Extended Universe — a beleaguered series of attempts to join the venerable Marvel offerings which have dominated… Continue Reading →

Wonder Woman and the Culture of the Female Superhero

When you think of the typical comic book reader, you probably imagine young white males. Many of comic books’ greatest creative minds have demographically been white men, as well. Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Frank Miller and Alan Moore are all… Continue Reading →

The Defenders are Coming

If you were a part of the audience who contributed to the $145 million for the opening weekend of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, then there is a good chance you saw the trailer for Netflix’s The Defenders. The… Continue Reading →

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