Netflix Finds Its New Superheroes in The Umbrella Academy

Netflix Finds Its New Superheroes in The Umbrella Academy

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Filed under Entertainment, Television

Netflix’s newest show, “The Umbrella Academy,” combines the newly popular superhero genre with family drama, and keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. Released on Feb. 15, “The Umbrella Academy” introduces viewers to the unique heroes that made their first appearance in a comic boo...

Ryan Reynolds in Superhero Tights: Take Three

Dylan Rupptrecht

February 17, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

We have all seen Ryan Reynolds charge headfirst into a couple superhero movies, sporting a pair of signature tights, only to become part of a flop. The last two times were of course when he played the titular character in Green Lantern, and, coincidentally, Deadpool in the 2009 atrocity, Wolve...

Winter Roundup

Ben Atwater

January 28, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Well, it’s been one big winter for movies. First off, The Interview was pulled from theaters. After theaters received threats from cyber terrorists that any screen showing it would suffer casualties in the audiences, most major theater chains in the country pulled the film from showings. It was su...

Superhero News

Ben Atwater

October 23, 2014

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

A ton of superhero movie news came out this week. After the well-received Lego Movie made $468 million dollars, a sequel seemed inevitable. Not only are we getting a sequel, but a spinoff film featuring Batman is going to be released before The Lego Movie 2 on May 26, 2017. Lego Movie 2 has been pushe...

5 Favorite Superhero Movies

Cameron Hines

May 1, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

With Iron Man 3 arriving this week, you may be looking for other superhero films to whet your appetite. Fear not, here are my five favorite superhero films that I think you’ll enjoy too. 1.Superman (1978): Not only did this film launch Christopher Reeve’s career (he was a nobody at the time), but...

Kick-Ass: Wannabe Superheroes

Tom Chieppo

April 21, 2010

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Ever dream about being invisible to girls and being scared to ask out the girl of your dreams? Dave Lizewski (Aaron Johnson) wanted to know what it would be like to be a superhero and be the boyfriend of Katie Deauxma (Lyndsy Fonseca). Johnson was tired of being a reject and couldn’t stand being picked...

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