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‘Arrow’: Season 5 Is Visually Stunning, But Can’t Avoid Its Own Plot Potholes

Arrow remains a thrilling show, but season five is often both illogical and uneven.

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‘The Flash’ Season Three Speeds Things Up With Higher Stakes and Darker Stories

The Flash season three shows what happens when mistakes unmake the universe.

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‘Supergirl’: Season Two Offers a True Multigenerational Viewing Experience

Supergirl is super charismatic in super campy action; Warner Brothers brings the DC character to life for a new generation.

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‘What Remains of Edith Finch’ Is What Remains of Anyone

Video games are one of the few mediums that regularly asks their audience to experience death alongside its protagonists.

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‘The Many Lives of Catwoman’ Captures the Many Influences of This Multifaceted Superhero

Author and comic book historian Tim Hanley explores the far more than nine lives of DC’s Catwoman in this thoroughly in-depth biography/cultural contextualization.

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An Artful Discussion About ‘The Art of Death’

Edwidge Danticat examines ways we leave the world as seen through her life and the narratives of other great writers.

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From the Superhero Universe of Brute Ego, Wonder Woman Arises, Unsullied

Seventy-five years ago Wonder Woman arose to show what a stagnating comic book medium could achieve; now she does it again, and in so doing, rescues the DC franchise from itself.

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Listen to Your Own Heartbeat: Katell Quillévéré‘s ‘Heal the Living’

The film traces loss and what comes after, the process of acceding to pain and encountering fears and anguish, and the implacable order of hospitals.

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‘Flash’ Dance: ‘Supergirl’ and ‘The Flash’ Team up in the Delightful “Star-Crossed”/“Duet”

Kara and Barry go on a musical adventure in the latest DC crossover event.

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‘Life’: Wait, Haven’t We Seen This Before?

Life disregards its genre predecessor, Alien to the detriment of the film.

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‘Heart of a Dog’: The Sublime Journey of Lolabelle

Laurie Anderson's story of her rat terrier features moments of clever emotional connection.

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The Sanctity of Endings in ‘Dark Souls III’

The Sable Church tells us to work towards the Darkness, yet it also tells us not to let the First Flame go out; it tells us to take the flame for ourselves.

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21 Dec 2016 // 10:30 AM

The “Invasion!” Crossover Event Offers the Best of the TV DC Universe

The multi-series crossover event tackles aliens and the multiverse with aplomb.

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Is the Flash Fast Enough in Season 2?

The Flash remains true to its namesake character and proves that DC Comics can indeed be translated successfully (and accurately) into live action.

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‘Multiple Choice’ Is Like a Mark Rothko or Jackson Pollock Painting

This sparse, abstract literary text gives us ample room to interpret and to question the very notion of interpretation.

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‘Suicide Squad’ Is Sent to Save the Day for Warner Bros.’ DC Comics Movies

Now, both in the Warner Bros. executive suites and among legions of die-hard DC fans around the world, all eyes are on the bad guys to save the day.

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‘Batman Rebirth #1’ Suffers Climate Change

The world of Batman has a new look post-Rebirth. But how much of it can we recognize?

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 23 - “The Race of His Life”

The sophomore season of The Flash ends with a look forward and a look back.

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Gods, Justice, Secrets, and Spectacles in ‘Justice League #50’

The heaviest hitters of the DC Universe come together in a divine spectacle.

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‘Til Human Faces Wake Us: Don DeLillo’s ‘Zero K’

For all that it is cold and disquieting, DeLillo's latest is also his most sincere -- his most human -- meditation on death yet.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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