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There seems to be a new superhero movie every month or two this year.  We’ve already had “Captain America: The Winter Solider” and “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” and in a couple of weeks we’ll get the new X-Men film.  Quartz […]

On top of the distressing news that Halle Berry’s Storm character in the new X-Men movie has been cut down to one scene — possibly just one line — and Anna Pacquin’s Rogue removed entirely, comes some more bad news. […]

Attention fanboys and fangirls!  Tonight on PBS is the sensational story of the real origins of superheroes and the men and women who dreamed them up.  Thrilling, insightful, and wildly entertaining — highly recommended.

I always say that superhero movies are defined by the villains.  So in the midst of all the debate about Ben Affleck as the new Batman, I am much more interested in the possibility that Bryan Cranston as bad guy […]

Susan Wloszczyna has a terrific column on and the headline gets right to the point. DEAR HOLLYWOOD: HIRING WOMEN DIRECTORS COULD RESCUE THE SUPERHERO MOVIE. LOVE, HALF THE HUMAN RACE     And where is that Wonder Woman movie, […]

And swords, kung fu, guns, blasters, aliens, and He-who-must-not-be-named.