superheroes

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

‘The Old Guard’ Wages a Heroic Battle to Rethink the Superhero Movie

This Netflix action film, starring Charlize Theron, is least interesting when it’s playing along with genre conventions. But when it focuses on its flawed, vibrantly alive characters, it’s electric.

Understanding Batman Fans’ Undying Thirst for Robin’s Firm, Firm Ass

Batman’s original sidekick, Dick Grayson, has long been beloved by comics readers. But how did he, of all characters, become the medium’s first male sex symbol?

Who Are These People in ‘Birds of Prey,’ and Why Should I Care?

A Harley Quinn standalone movie is a no-brainer. I would have liked to see that film. Sadly, we’re left with this one.