The Most ‘Epic’ Part of DC’s ‘Powerless’ Is Mundane Mortal Man
Despite a lackluster premiere, the NBC sitcom brings some much-needed humanity to a superhuman universe.
Most reviewers appreciate its hybrid concept, though some find its blend of superhero action and workplace comedy an unstable mix, with others arguing that its actual humor falls flat.
The Broken Hands of Doctor Strange
What Marvel’s latest hero movie teaches us about engaging suffering.
explosions. I agree with Justin Chang (Los Angeles Times): “It's nice to see a superhero movie where the skyscrapers do more than blow up for a change.”.
Ant-Man has all the right parts, but it's time for Marvel to start taking the issues it raises seriously.
Paul Rudd in 'Ant-Man'. Marvel Studios has done it again: Ant-Man is a good superhero movie. I want that Marvel back. I want to see superhero stories that entertain and engage.
Whatever Happened to Wonder Woman?
Modern female superheroes barely stand for anything. It wasn’t always this way.
The women who do appear in today's superhero movies as more than merely a romantic foil remain overtly sexualized in comparison to the male heroes, and the Wonder Woman movie
The Critics Roundup: 'The Best of Me' and 'The Flash'
A faster superhero show and yet another forgettable Sparks romance.
A faster superhero show and yet another forgettable Sparks romance. Larisa Kline/ October 17, 2014. A faster superhero show and yet another forgettable Sparks romance.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2
When it's good, it's very very good, and when it's bad it's perfunctory.
Mpaa Rating PG-13. Genre Superhero. Directed By Marc Webb. Run Time 2 hours 22 minutes. It's tough to be a good superhero movie. (Perhaps: "good" superhero movie.).
How a Man of the Coasts and Cities Found Christ
My story of ditching hypocritical religion and secular hedonism for the joys of true discipleship.
my daydreams make sense. Before I could imagine myself as some great warrior or superhero, the fantasy needed a logical context. This was good training
The Quick Take for July 25, 2014
Lots of superhero news, and the Christian critic who was surprised at the marriage behind 'Sex Tape.'
Lots of superhero news, and the Christian critic who was surprised at the marriage behind 'Sex Tape.'. The Quick Take for July 25, 2014. Lots of superhero
Hell or High Water
Looking for peace in all the wrong places.
He delivers the film's signature moment – a scene that will linger in my memory long after the bombast of a dozen superhero space battles have been duly consumed and forgotten.
A new twist on the tale of the Christ.
its proclamation that mercy and sacrifice are more revolutionary than anything you can cook up with swords or chariots—over any of this summer's exhausting superhero movies with
Star Trek Beyond
Time to boldly go where 'Star Trek' has definitely gone before.
In a summer top-heavy with ponderous apocalyptic superhero movies and depressing underachievers, Star Trek Beyond is a breath of fresh air—not a clever or innovative movie, but