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Hot Stuff: The 2012 PopMatters Summer Movie Preview (May) | 30 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM

It begins with a bang, as one of the most highly anticipated comic book movies battles beleaguered vampires, underwater aliens, and the return of Agents J & K for May's monetary consideration.

//Reviews

'First Position' Chronicles the Lives of Child Dancers | 3 May 2012 // 10:27 PM

If, within the universe of ballet movies, there is an antithesis to Black Swan, First Position may be it.

//Blogs

The 10 Best Songs by the Band | 25 Apr 2012 // 12:00 AM

We lost a true musical treasure last week with the passing of Levon Helm of the Band. As a tribute, here are 10 of his group's best songs.

//Blogs

Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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