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Superheroes Versus Comics

There can be no doubt that the summer of 2008 stands as a high-water mark for superheroes. But in the wake of a superhero renaissance and the growing cultural legitimacy of the genre, the question must be posed: Has the superhero genre evolved beyond the comics medium?

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Wanted

Angelina Jolie has evolved. As of Wanted, she is no longer merely mortal, but her own sublime creature.

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Tristan & Isolde (2006)

Long-haired, nubile, and eager to please, Tristan seeks a consuming passion, but is fated to fall limp in the arms of a girl who can't make up her mind.

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Stander (2003)

Reasoning that 'a white man can get away with anything today,' Stander sets out to distract the police as well as show up their prejudice.

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Stander (2003)

Stander's keenest challenges are directed at action movie conventions, and more generally, the construction of pop cultural heroes.

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