The Antihero’s Last Gasp

Since the beginnings of Batman, pop culture has embraced the figure who lives on the boundary between law and lawlessness. With truth and justice now seemingly up for grabs, do those stories still make sense?

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Antony Starr Contends With Accountability, Onscreen and Off

Starr, who plays the cruel superhero Homelander on the Amazon Prime Video series “The Boys,” returns to TV after his conviction in an assault in Spain earlier this year.

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Emmys 2021 Snubs and Surprises: ‘Emily in Paris’? Mais Oui

A nomination for a lightweight Netflix comedy and the omission of Ethan Hawke’s John Brown were among the few shockers.

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Beyond WandaVision and Justice League: Superhero Streaming for Every Taste

Even if Avengers and Justice Leagues leave you cold, there’s probably some superpowered champion out there for you. Here’s a guide to the best nontraditional superhero stories available to stream.

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TV’s Battle of the Binge: Why the Wait Can Be Worth It

Streaming TV promised to free us from schedules, but series like “WandaVision” show that weekly rituals still have power.

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My Screens Are Filled With Black Death, but I Won’t Look Away

Scenes of racist brutality both real, in news videos, and imagined, in series like “The Boys,” can veer between exposure and exploitation. But sometimes we need to pay the price of our contentment.

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What’s New on Netflix, Amazon and More in September

Every month, subscription streaming services add a new batch of titles to their libraries. Here are our picks for September.

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‘The Boys’ Is Back, More Relevant Than Ever

Amazon’s irreverent take on the superhero genre is defined by depravity and violence, which makes it suited to a time when “authoritarianism and celebrity are combined,” its creator said.

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