Daniel Buccafusca, East Stroudsburg University
The beloved DC Comics hero is not as popular as he was before he got put on the big screen.
Becky Hardin, University of Arizona Global Campus
The latest film featuring Tom Hardy was finally released to eager audiences after several delays on its release date.
Beth Nipper, University of Iowa
Marvel’s new alternate universe series may not be a masterpiece of thought-provoking fiction, but it’s a breath of fresh air, brimming with unexpected answers to unexpected questions.
Mai Senser, Virginia Commonwealth University
James Gunn’s new R-rated action film brings its gore and greatness to the superhero film universe, earning well-deserved praise from both fans and critics alike.
Savannah McCracken, University of Arizona
Is this R-rated trend the evolution of the genre and will the MCU ever transform to follow it?
Justin Spencer, University of Texas at San Antonio
While the majority of the first episode seems to follow many of the familiar cliches associated with the superhero genre, it’s merely a facade meant to lure the viewer into a false sense of security.
Alex Luna, University of California, Berkeley
While Marvel has recently dominated the film industry, Warner Bros. can take these steps to up its game and face its rivals head-on.
Chris Dang, University of California, Riverside
Not everyone on the team will make it out alive, but that was a risk they accepted with the chance to wreak more havoc.
Someone has to fill the void left by Iron Man, Captain America and Black Widow. Who will step up?
Olivia Dimond, Bates College
Impressive action sequences, a well-executed concept and massive strides in representation make the action comic book film worth watching.
Inspired by the ‘Flashpoint’ comic series, the film could feature alternative versions of heroes like Superman, Batman and even the Flash.
Gabriel Egbert, University of Louisville
The genre is quickly approaching the point of over-saturation.
Clarence Dodge, Sarah Lawrence College
Critics are calling the upcoming DC film a ‘masterpiece.’
Erin Marie Winans, James Madison University
By treating gender as a variable, cosplayers get to think about what really, actually makes their characters tick.
Diego Galicia, Valencia College
People need more diverse backgrounds in superhero movies to represent their own identities on the big screen.
Benny Diaz III, Southern New Hampshire University
A malevolent clown, a depraved bastard and a troubled boy: Are one of these actors sinister enough to channel the Clown Prince of Crime?
Miguel Robles, University of Colorado Denver
From ‘Suicide Squad’ to ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ here are the definitive rankings of the last decade’s superhero movies.
Eric McInnis, Arcadia University
Next year ushers in a wave of new superhero flicks, but the comic-book boom is going to backfire.
Jackman’s portrayal of Logan/Wolverine is a refreshing, albeit gory, twist on the classic superhero universe.
Films like ‘Logan’ and ‘Deadpool’ have changed the superhero genre, meaning a world of new opportunities for future flicks.
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