An Academic Look at Superhero Movies

It seems that where  ever you look nowadays you can't get away from the Superhero craze. With the Avengers doing a billion dollars at the box office and the huge success of Thor and the Iron Man Series, as well as Batman and Spiderman - it seems that Hollywood has gone comic book crazy.

The University of Briitsh Columbia's latest issue of their quarterly 'Film Journal' take a serious look at The Superhero Film.  It features 5 interesting articles including an interesting story of how and why Marvel has outpaced its chief competitor, DC, in the superhero movie sweepstakes.

You can find copies of Cinephile at a number of Vancouver Bookstores   For more - check out this informatiive article by Shawn Conner.

Cinephile journal cover


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