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A Salute to ‘We Don’t Need Another Hero (Thunderdome),’ Tina Turner’s Forgotten ‘Mad Max’ Anthem

In the midst of her well-deserved 1980s comeback, the iconic singer decided to play the villain in ‘Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.’ The soundtrack smash that accompanied the film may be a bit cheesy, but it’s had a surprising afterlife in the worlds of high art and indie-rock.

The Poignant Pointlessness of ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’

The director returns to his mangled magnum opus, proving that his original vision was far better than Joss Whedon’s. But it’s in service to a view of superheroes (and comic-book movies) that already feels outdated.

Zack Snyder’s Wildest, Weirdest Movie Will Always Be ‘Sucker Punch’

As we wait for ‘Justice League,’ let’s remember that, 10 years ago, the director was given carte blanche to make whatever film he wanted — and came up with a fascinating, terrible passion project

The Best Non-‘Avengers’ Performances by ‘Avengers’ Actors

The ‘Avengers’ films made them superstars, but often their finest work is far away from the superhero franchise