superheroes

WandaVision’s Lazy Nostalgia Isn’t as Smart as It Thinks

The MCU’s first television series wants to point out that picket-fence America isn’t as innocent as it appears. But it’s not so much an indictment of nostalgia as a cynical exploitation of it

How ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Lassos the Reagan Era

I don’t think ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ is the best action movie of the year — but it’s definitely the most 1980s action movie of the year

Does Batman Just Need to Get Over His Trauma?

Sure, he’s a superhero, but there’s still one thing that terrorizes him — therapy

Chadwick Boseman Didn’t Just Play Heroes: For the Black Community, He Was One

Despite making his name playing icons — from Jackie Robinson to King T’Challa — Boseman’s legacy isn’t just his roles, but the strength of the man behind them