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Monday, May 5 2014

The Gritty and the Real: Unpacking the Realism Trope in Superhero Films

The only thing that can be done with film better than comics is spectacle. Thinking otherwise betrays a lack of respect for comics, and a pretentiousness about film.


Reviews

Sunday, December 11 2005

Fantastic Four (2005)

The superpowers bring trauma, anger, and confusion, and eventually a sense of responsibility, as the crew decides to do good with what they've got.


Thursday, July 7 2005

Fantastic Four (2005)

As Marvel comics fans already know, being zapped by a radioactive cloud in outer space alters your DNA according to your sense of self.


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