Superheroes

'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Is a New Low for Hollywood
Welcome to the age of sequels that copy the original
May 01, 2014

A New New Low.

Hollywood Is in Trouble, and We're All Going to Pay
August 12, 2013

It's been a tough summer for the film industry. A number of high profile films have tanked at the box office, and even Steven Spielberg—the man commonly assumed to have birthed the blockbuster era—is predicting the "implosion" of Hollywood.

A Superman for All Seasons
The Man of Steel is 75. His biography is our history.
April 18, 2013

Superman is turning 75. Over those years, he's moved from rebel to establishmentarian to fogey to oddball—tracking the history of our times.