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Super Human

Spider-Man 2 *** (A must-see) Directed by Sam Raimi Written by Michael Chabon, Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, and Alvin Sargent With Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina, and James Franco. Who we are and how we exist in the world are central themes in superhero stories, even if they get overlooked by most reviewers of […]

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True Lies

In his early films, director Tim Burton helped drag sick humor and glam nihilism into the mainstream. But his latest effort, adapted from Daniel Wallace’s novel, is an ode to white picket fences, hot apple pie, and old-fashioned storytelling. As in Sleepy Hollow, his drastic revision of Ichabod Crane’s adventures, the story unfolds against a […]