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The Super Theme Songs of Batman, Flash Gordon, and The Incredibles

The swelling of strings, the beat of the drums, the shredding of an electric guitar…Every superhero needs a great song to herald their arrival but the perfect theme does not come often or easily. To truly capture the essence of a character — especially one

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When the Grammys Weigh in on the Movies…

You’d think the Grammy Awards would’ve been paying tribute to songs from the movies and television since the beginning. After all, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has been handing out Oscars for Best Original Song since 1934. (The winner that year was

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Holy Superheroes! From Batman to Buffy

The 21st Century has seen the arrival of many wonderful superhero TV shows — Heroes, Smallville, and Luke Cage among them. Even Buffy the Vampire Slayer got its start in 1997, well before the new millennium. But in order to truly grasp where the future of

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5 Must-See Movies by Anime Master Miyazaki

Renowned Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki has come out of retirement not once, not twice, but a grand total of six times. His last attempt to say farewell was in 2013 with the release of the acclaimed The Wind Rises, but on November 13, 2016, the

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Where are the Female Superheroes? Television, My Friend

Thirty new superhero flicks are scheduled to come out over the next five years, of which just two will have female leads—Wonder Woman and Avengers (with Black Widow). It’s no news that Hollywood has an abysmal history of producing movies starring women superheroes, but the good