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Superheroes

Sorry not to garner any more enthusiasm, but, "it's fine" was my actual response to the film when the credits rolled. Guardians will most likely please fans of the first, and by having a cheeky sense …
Set in the year 2029 – when, apparently, nothing (not technology, not clothes, not cars, etc.) really looks any different than it does in 2017 – the film centers on an aging, no-longer-as-sharp-as-he-…
Honestly, I was grinning from start to finish. It’s light-hearted, action-packed, funny, smart and – unlike so many recent films of its ilk – wonderfully human. The characters’ problems are comparativ…
Luke Evans stars as the titular feminist psychologist and inventor, whose work as a professor at Radcliffe in the 1920s brings eager grad student Olive Byrne (Bella Heathcote) into his orbit. Initiall…
This is meant to be the origin story of DC Comics' version of the Knights of the Round Table (or, I don't know, the Avengers?). We've met the current Bruce Wayne/Batman (Ben Affleck), Clark Kent/Super…
As a 70's kid, I adored the Wonder Woman television show. It was the heyday of great primetime TV family entertainment, with The Incredible Hulk, The Bionic Woman, Six Million Dollar Man, and more, an…
I have to admit, I've always found the presence of Thor, God of Thunder, in the Marvel universe a bit odd. Pretty much all the other superheroes are Earth-bound people who have powers because of some …
DC Comics' Suicide Squad is a mishmash of bad guys and villains pulled together as the government's secret weapon. Superman is dead, and an official posits the scary thought, what if another superhuma…
OK, so I know dismissing a whole Marvel movie based on the theory of white male privilege sounds dismissive, but a few hours after watching Doctor Strange, the latest in a slew of superheroes we've ne…
After becoming completely exasperated with Damian's risky, self-serving behavior, the Justice League sends him to work with the Teen Titans. The hope is that Damian will bond with kids his own age and…
I'm the first person to admit that I'm not the target audience of the torrent of superhero movies that have been pouring into theaters the last decade or two. They all blur together, the snarky clever…
Wade Wilson is a wisecracking pretty-boy mercenary (played by wisecracking pretty-boy Ryan Reynolds, who finally seems to have a role that fits him like a red leather bodysuit). He runs in dangerous c…