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Why Daredevil is not blind to the system

Superheroes, by necessity, need to be able to reduce most of their problems to something that can be resolved with one fist. The violence is important — nothing livens up a filmed frame or comic panel quite like a powerful thrust of one kind or another — but even more so is the singular, or at least the few as possible: the Crimson Bureaucrat is not solving anyone’s problems in a superhero world, and isn’t letting us escape the sense of powerlessness that attends our own. 949 more words

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The Evil Twin

I’ll admit that I enjoyed the Avengers. It was a fun flick. It was kind of a hoot to watch the team try and occasionally fail to come together.   962 more words

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Kill the Messenger’s Jeremy Renner balances home life, career

LOS ANGELES — Jeremy Renner continues his high profile career moves. Currently, the Oscar-nominated actor is in Morocco shooting Mission: Impossible 5 with Tom Cruise. 443 more words

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Robert Downey Jr. had The Judge script rewritten

Robert Downey Jr. revealed his box-office mettle with three Iron Man films and The Avengers. And he will again, playing the superhero in next spring’s much anticipated sequel The Avengers: Age of Ultron. 582 more words

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Guardians of the Galaxy Review

It would be easy for Marvel to play it safe and expand on existing material from their hugely successful Marvel Cinematic Universe. The Iron Man and Avengers movies alone have raked in billions of dollars for Marvel/Disney. 832 more words

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The Creativity of Desperation

Loki: How desperate are you, that you call on such lost creatures to defend you?
Nick Fury: How desperate am I? You threaten my world with war.

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Scarlett Johansson boosts superhero street cred in Lucy (with video)

Scarlett Johansson might be pausing to have a baby, but she’s left us with some big-screen fantasy reminders. The 29-year-old recently wrapped her Black Widow role in The Avengers: Age of Ultron, set for theatres next spring. 365 more words

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