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Bloodshot Successfully Puts You in the Head of a Super Soldier

A little over halfway through Bloodshot, everything clicks. Up until that point, the new Vin Diesel joint is a familiar sci-fi action movie about a soldier who is brought back to life and goes after the man who killed not just him, but his wife. Then the story changes and like the last piece of […]

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Bloodshot Successfully Puts You in the Head of a Super Soldier

A little over halfway through Bloodshot, everything clicks. Up until that point, the new Vin Diesel joint is a familiar sci-fi action movie about a soldier who is brought back to life and goes after the man who killed not just him, but his wife. Then the story changes and like the last piece of […]

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Watchmen’s Season Finale Was a Devastating Goodbye and a Beautiful Hello

How does a first (and perhaps final) season of television like Watchmen’s come to an end? With beauty, grace, batshit comic book plot twists, and a reminder that nothing ever ends even when it seems as if everything’s drawing to a close.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The 10 Best Superhero Films of the Past Decade

Over the past decade, one genre of popular film has risen to prominence like a bird, plane, and Superman all rolled into one. We’re talking, of course, about the superhero film. Though the train truly left the station in 2008 with the releases of Iron Man and The Dark Knight, 2010-2019 saw the genre explode […]

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The 10 Best Superhero Films of the Past Decade

Over the past decade, one genre of popular film has risen to prominence like a bird, plane, and Superman all rolled into one. We’re talking, of course, about the superhero film. Though the train truly left the station in 2008 with the releases of Iron Man and The Dark Knight, 2010-2019 saw the genre explode […]

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The 10 Best Superhero Films of the Past Decade

Over the past decade, one genre of popular film has risen to prominence like a bird, plane, and Superman all rolled into one. We’re talking, of course, about the superhero film. Though the train truly left the station in 2008 with the releases of Iron Man and The Dark Knight, 2010-2019 saw the genre explode […]

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Learn More About Fast Color’s Family of Creative Superheroines in This Exclusive Clip

Julia Hart’s Fast Color is unique amongst the vast majority of recent superhero movies because it tells the story of three generations of black women who all share metahuman abilities which allow them to create strange and powerful things. While most cape films focus on spectacles of destruction, Fast Color instead…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Tokusatsu GaGaGa Is a Heartwarming Meditation on Trying Not to Hide Your Geeky Self

If you’re reading io9, I’m going to make a bit of an assumption: You’re probably a big fan of some nerdy stuff, be it sci-fi, superheroes, comic books (if you aren’t, well…I’m not sure why you’re here, but not my place to tell you how to spend your time!), or whatever. And you’re probably pretty […]

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Congratulations, Morphing Nerds: The Power Rangers are Going on Tour

When Hasbro got the Power Rangers license, as a lifelong fan, I started wondering what they’d do. A cartoon? Closer collaboration with the show’s Japanese counterparts? More movies? Perhaps the Power Rangers heyday of the 1990s would return. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How Shazam Will Use Childlike Wonder to Set It Apart From the Superhero Pack

If you want to know how Shazam is going to be different from the DC Entertainment films that preceded it, you need only reference two scenes: One in which the hero fights the bad guy in a toy store filled with DC superhero merch, and another where a big fight takes place at a festive […]

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The Parents’ Essential Guide to Marvel Movies

I don’t know if you’ve heard about this underground trend, but apparently, movies about superheroes from the Marvel universe have become very popular. So many of these features have been released that parents with jobs/lives often can’t keep the 18 movies (as I write) in the Marvel Cinematic Universe* straight.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Are Superhero Capes Aerodynamic?

Not all superheroes wear capes, but many do, and it’s a long-established fact that these capes are crucial when it comes to flying around town to fight crime and brood and whatnot. And yet the people still don’t know, with anything approaching certainty, how exactly capes facilitate this process (at least, the capes…Read more… Continue […]

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The First Incredibles Movie Is a Web of Massacred Disney Superheroes

The Incredibles 2 sees the return of iconic “supers” like Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl, along with some new ones. But let’s not forget that Disney Pixar’s first venture into the superhero genre resulted in one of Pixar’s highest body counts. Twenty supers died to make this movie. But even though they were barely…Read more… Continue […]

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‘Why Is There Only One Wonder Woman?’

Greetings, my little priority envelopes. I apologize for the spottiness of “Postal Apocalypse” recently, but rest assured I had very good reasons that I’m absolutely not going to tell you about. This week: Whether superheroes truly create their villains, the reason Jurassic World’s dinosaurs didn’t and won’t have…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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