superheroes

When You’re Eternals, You’re Family

Marvel’s new superhero movie is the latest film to celebrate the power of community and teamwork. That’s its appeal but also its limitation

Kung-Fu Badass Shang-Chi Fears Nothing — Except Becoming His Dad

Marvel’s latest isn’t very good, but it does touch on a universal sentiment: We love our dads, even though (or perhaps because) they did a number on us

How Hugh Jackman Made Wolverine His Own Without Being Defined by Him

Many movie stars playing superheroes end up being pigeonholed by — or resentful of — their defining role. But not the Oscar-nominated actor, who’s as comfortable portraying Logan as he is in the new sci-fi drama ‘Reminiscence.’

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far better than Joss Whedon’s. But it’s in service to a view of superheroes (and comic-book movies) that already feels outdated.

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