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El Chicano Is the First Latinx Superhero to Get His Own Film

Raul Castillo plays Det. Diego Hernandez, who moonlights as vigilante "El Chicano."

Out of the dozens of superhero films and characters, Latinx representation is shockingly dismal. 'El Chicano' is looking to change that.

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So, You Think Superhero Movies Are Boring Now …

It's obnoxious how many times people say they're "over" superhero movies.

You'd think that after all this time, people would finally start to accept that superhero movies are here to stay, but still we have tweets and articles claiming that the superhero narrative is boring. Why? Because people can't let anyone just enjoy something without critiquing it to death.

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Ethan Hawke Thinks Superhero Movies are Overrated, But Are They Though?

Grab some oven mitts, these takes are piping hot!

In an interview with The Film Stage, actor and 90's alt boyfriend Ethan Hawke discussed his feelings on the popularity of superhero movies. In the interview, he discusses the changing landscape of the film industry, from the indie heyday of the 90's to the conglomerate-run studio films of today.

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Saudi Arabia Ends 35-Year Cinema Ban With the Premiere of Black Panther

Wakanda Comes to Saudi Arabia.

Wakanda has come to Saudi Arabia. Black Panther premiered Wednesday night in Riyadh, ending the country's 35-year ban on public film screenings. The premiere took place in a converted symphony hall in Riyadh's King Abdullah Financial District, where a packed crowd took in the groundbreaking Marvel film.

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Are You Getting Sick of the Reboot Era of Movie Making? Then Let’s Talk About U.S. Copyright Law.

In the United States, no new works have entered the public domain in 20 years. When the creative sandbox isn't growing, it's no wonder so many films are drawing on existing, licensed properties.

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Black Panther Is Officially the Highest-Grossing Superhero Movie in U.S. Box Office History

Disney and Marvel's Black Panther has finally surpassed The Avengers to become the top-grossing superhero movie of all time in the North American market.

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In The Lonely Island’s Latest, Thor, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, and Pennywise Ask The Academy: “Why Not Me?”

The Lonely Island wrote a song for the 90th Academy Awards which defends the Oscar-worthiness of Thor: Ragnarok, Wonder Woman, Girls Trip, and It. While it was deemed too "financially and logistically impossible" to perform, they've shared the demo with us.

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Until Studios Cool It With the Franchise Mentality, Jodie Foster Doesn’t Want to Make a Superhero Movie

"Going to the movies has become like a theme park," Jodie Foster said recently. "Studios making bad content in order to appeal to the masses and shareholders is like fracking - you get the best return right now but you wreck the earth."

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Bill Maher Officially Has the Worst Take On Why Trump Won: It’s Because of Comic Book Movies!

According to Maher, the real reason Trump is now in office is because Hollywood won't stop making superhero movies and TV shows.

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Eddie Murphy Doesn’t Think Audiences Would Believe Him as a Superhero

Eddie Murphy has pushed his limits as a versatile actor. However, there’s one genre that he has yet to cross into and it doesn’t seem likely that he ever will.

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Ben Affleck Posts Footage of Deathstroke on Social Media—Does this Mean He’s Appearing in Batman’s Solo Film?

Footage of Deathstroke runway stomping through a steamy hallway popped up on Ben Affleck’s social media and it’s raising a few questions.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Is Supremely Mystical in New Doctor Strange Images

Marvel’s Doctor Strange doesn’t come out until November but filmmakers are releasing some new stills of Benedict Cumberbatch as the Sorcerer Supreme to get you ready before then. The two new photos come courtesy of Entertainment Weekly, who uploaded them on Friday.

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You Don’t Own Harley: Why It’s Important That Suicide Squad Features a Feminist Anthem

It may help resolve the great Harley Quinn debate.

Based on her revealing and flashy outfit, some fans wondered if Harley Quinn is just another product of the male gaze, as that’s often the case for women in superhero movies. But one Suicide Squad trailer, featuring the song "You Don’t Own Me" performed by Grace ft. G-Eazy, leaves me feeling hopeful about Harley Quinn’s character and the overall message of the movie.

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This Infographic Reveals One Sad Truth About Who’s Playing Superheroes in Hollywood

Mostly... white dudes.

This infographic originally came to our attention when director Lexi Alexander tweeted it from her account yesterday with the caption "Hollywood diversity". If you look at the whole thing, one glaring trend emerges.

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Things We Saw Today: Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. Reveal Extended Civil War Trailer

Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. revealed an exclusive Captain America: Civil War trailer at the Kids' Choice Awards, which contains more action sequences between Cap, Black Panther and Falcon!

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Ryan Reynolds Talks Deadpool, Superhero Film Flops, and White Privilege in Hollywood

Much has been made of Steven Spielberg's suspicion that superhero movies are on their way out, and Ryan Reynolds recently used the topic as an opportunity to take aim at the entrenched sexism and racism in Hollywood — systemic issues from which the superhero genre is far from immune.

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Brad Bird Talks Incredibles 2, Is Just as Overwhelmed by Superhero Movies as Everyone Else in Hollywood

No capes?

During an interview with Collider, Incredibles 2 director Brad Bird shared some juicy tidbits about the film's script, the release date, and how it will stand out from the current crop of superhero movies.

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Emma Thompson Feels “Tiny Bit Cynical” About Superhero Movies (Except Wonder Woman)

Now that Steven Spielberg has admitted that he thinks superhero movies are a passing fad, the floodgates have opened, and anybody who secretly felt annoyed about the preponderance of superhero films can feel free to say so. Or at least, Emma Thompson has decided to open up about it.

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Get In Line, Bub: Steven Spielberg Predicts End of Superhero Movies

Why is Hollywood so obsessed with predicting the death of superhero movies?

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A Brief Summary Of Every Superhero Movie Ever, Shot In One Take

Faster than a speeding bullet!

Well, pack it up, everyone. We've wasted all this time talking about two-hour long superhero movies, when really, we could've watched every single one of them in four minutes flat. Thank goodness for Hero Man, the hero we deserve, with great responsibility and the American way.

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