The trope of the hoary old warrior and the child is an old one in cinema, and central to James Mangold’s Logan, as the promotional images attest. It relies upon a set of tired binaries that fail to cohere into a coherent whole, much like this film. Continue reading “The Old Man and the Seed”
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You’re interested in the analysis of popular culture, and superheroes especially – I have to assume if you read this blog that you are – so this is a book you will want to read! Continue reading “Book: The X-Men Films – A Cultural Analysis”
Welcome to the Inaugural Address at the opening of the Logan Institute for the Study of Superhero Masculinities. My name is Eva and I would like to welcome you, to invite you to join me in creating this project. This is a topic close to my heart, and I would like to tell you why. Continue reading “A brief speech from our founder”