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REVIEW: ‘Team Foxcatcher’ humanizes its subjects but the full story isn’t told

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'Team Foxcatcher' tells the tragic story of Olympic champion wrestler Dave Schultz and his murder at the hands of deranged billionaire John E. du Pont. If that story sounds familiar, it’s because the tragedy was recently dramatized in Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher (2014). The documentary does much to fill in the gaps—and correct some inaccuracies—from the dramatization, but still contains some significant omissions.

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A scholarly analysis of Marvel’s ‘Civil War’ by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven

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With 'Captain America: Civil War' raging in theaters, it is a good time to take a look at the comic that inspired it: Marvel’s 'Civil War' (2006-07) by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven. Like Frank Miller’s 'The Dark Knight Returns' (1986) and Alan Moore’s 'Watchmen' (1986-87), Civil War pits superheroes against one another in a battle to decide the proper role of super-powered crime-fighters in a democracy.

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REVIEW: Come and be tangled in Leslie Hudson’s ‘The Redhead League’

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‘The Redhead League’ is an eclectic and exhilaratingly addictive concept album of songs about red-haired female comic book heroes. Leslie Hudson brings these characters alive with passion, angst and a depth that you might not have thought possible for some of them, and in this she is aided by an A-team roster of guest musicians who add their considerable talents to the mix.

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