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On This Day -- October 23rd

October 23rd is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 69 days remaining until the end of the year. 173 more words

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October 23: Happy Birthday Ang Lee and Sam Raimi

As headliners today, we feature directors who have in common that each of them was responsible for bringing a pre-MCU version of a Marvel superhero to the big screen. 1,076 more words

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Masculinity and Perspective in Brokeback Mountain

Brokeback Mountain’ is one of eleven short stories in Annie Proulx‘s 1999 collection, Close Range. Ang Lee’s 2005 adaptation of the story retells Proulx’s brief 28 pages across 128 minutes of screen time, yet rarely if ever feels padded. 112 more words


In Defence of... Hulk (2003)

What I enjoy most when it comes to superhero comic book movies are ones that focus on a central human protagonist that struggle and come to terms with their superhuman alter egos. 822 more words


Intellectualism VS Consumerism: Ang Lee and James Mangold over the Traditional Marvel Films

There are a lot of comic book films out there, but my personal favorites are Hulk (2003) and Logan (2017) because they prefer to be intelligent and original, rather than simply basing it on the comics or using tons of toddler fodder to attract audiences. 158 more words