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WandaVision is a wildly imaginative detour from the usual MCU smash ‘n’ bash
While the MCU is a cultural behemoth, the more interesting stuff tends to happen off to the sides.
Why my favourite screen detective is Jessica Jones, a super sleuth for the Marvel generation
Part superhero but mainly a hardboiled private eye, Jessica Jones marked a departure from convention.
The Harley Quinn animated series is the wildest version of the character ever
Margot Robbie’s turn as Harley isn’t the best iteration of the character currently doing the rounds.
5 of the best superhero series to stream
From Black Lightning to The Boys, Buffy and beyond—here are TV’s top superhero shows.
Early teaser trailer: Zack Snyder’s Justice League
Fans are very, *very* excited about a ‘Snydercut’ version of Justice League
The 10 best DC animated movies, ranked
The bizarre Superman movie Red Son is the latest in an onslaught of weird and wild DC animated movies.
Birds of Prey is chock-full of female solidarity and bananas action scenes
As Harley blithely notes, “nothing gets a guy’s attention like violence.”
The Take podcast: Sundance highlights + Joker Joaquin Phoenix v Joker Heath Ledger
In this episode we discuss the most important question of the modern era. Ledger, or Phoenix?
Watchmen is a mind-bending superhero show about a tripped-out alternate America
Good guys, bad guys, heroes, villains – they’re all thrown into a blender in this mind-boggling alternate universe.
Every Joker film and TV performance, ranked
The role of the Joker is a Holy Grail for a certain type of actor, demanding a deranged kind of charisma. Here are the best and worst Joker portrayals.
Early look review: Joker is a provocation that demands we rethink power and violence
Is it a celebration of vigilante justice, or a brutal exposé?
The cast of the rebooted Suicide Squad has been announced and WTF
What does director James Gunn have planned for this troubled franchise?
The Boys made me revisit the greatest superhero scene of all time, from Zack Snyder’s Watchmen
Superhero cinema never got better than this.
10 things we need to see from the Batwoman TV show
A Gotham City superhero who is openly gay, Jewish, and played by Ruby Rose? Hell yeah.
All Spider-Man movies, ranked from worst to best
We revisit all Spidey movies and rank them from worst to best.
Shazam! was OK, but the 2010 film Super is a truly superb superhero comedy
What, you might ask, does an inventive, edgy and dangerously good superhero comedy look like?
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is now on home release. Here’s what the critics said
Looking for something to watch over the Easter weekend? You could do worse. A lot worse.
7 exciting (and worrying) fan theories about Avengers: Endgame
Here are some of the most interesting, exciting and occasionally worrying theories out there.
Can’t watch all the Marvel films before Endgame? Just watch these 6 instead
We’ve turned a huge task into a do-able task.
Avengers: Endgame tickets now on sale in Australia
We’re less than a month away!
Shazam! is a big-hearted and uproariously funny superhero comedy
Childish? You bet. But Shazam! is also uproariously funny.
The phantasmagoric career of Tim Burton, the mop-headed master of the macabre
Burton has produced some of the most singular on-screen phantasmagorias ever to come out of major American studios.