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Now playing on Sundance Channel: PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE, French love and more

Article: Now playing on Sundance Channel: PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE, French love and more

Choose your poison — blatant francophilia, perhaps, or a battle of quirky movies featuring youth-in-search-of-meaning? How about a twisted cult classic or an oddball romance? We’ve got all of ‘em this week.

Top 10 antiheroes fighting the superhero film monopoly

Article: Top 10 antiheroes fighting the superhero film monopoly

It’s July, which means we are all hot, tired and pretty much superheroed out. We’ve weathered the explosive onslaught of THE AVENGERS and now (another) AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, and still have a certain DARK KNIGHT to go. All this hoopla gets us thinking: Are graphic novels and comic books responsible for classic fanboy superheroes, and nothing more? Of course not! This rich literary (yes, literary) genre has inspired a wealth of other cinematic material, from dystopian yarns to biting black comedies, some of which you may not have even guessed had comic connection.