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The Wolverine | review

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Freed from the onerous task of having to tell Logan’s convoluted origin story, 'The Wolverine' plumbs the popular anti-hero’s tortured psyche and emerges with introspective gold while also delivering the kind of ballistic, berserker action that fans expect of the character.

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Marvel Heroes to Deploy on June 4

Marvel Heroes

Pop Mythology is all about using superhero stories and imagery to bring out your inner hero in a symbolic way. Sometimes, though, symbolic just doesn’t seem good enough. Sometimes, we want to literally put on some spandex and go clobber bad guys. Well, thanks to the upcoming game Marvel Heroes, …

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Heroes and Monsters: When Good Girls Go Bad

There's often a thin line between what separates heroes and monsters. If you think about it quite a number of horror/thriller movies are basically superhero stories gone wrong. This post will talk about a sub-genre (or more like a sub-sub-genre) of horror that I'll arbitrarily call "superhero horror" and the morals and lessons we can extract from them.

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