40 Acres and a Movie

Disney can’t change its problematic past. But can it make a new future with Marvel?

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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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What ‘WandaVision’ Gets Right (and Wrong) About Female Superheroes

In the Disney+ series, Wanda Maximoff has depth and power, a turn for the Marvel world. But she faces a familiar dilemma: Hero work or domestic bliss?

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How the ‘WandaVision’ Creator Brought Her Vision (and Wanda’s) to Life

Jac Schaeffer shared some of the secrets behind the show’s origins, its Marvel-size finale and those impossibly catchy tunes.

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Kathryn Hahn Talks About Her Insidious, Perfidious Role on ‘WandaVision’

Who brought wry comedy, a dual identity and a memorable wink to this Disney+ series? It’s been Agatha all along.

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Teyonah Parris Didn’t Get ‘WandaVision’ at First, Either

The actress was thrilled to join the Marvel series as the agent Monica Rambeau, after memorable roles in “Chi-Raq” and “Mad Men.” But early on, she was just as confused as the rest of us.

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Meet the Songwriters Behind the ‘Wandavision’ Hit ‘Agatha All Along’

The Disney songwriting power couple behind “Frozen” and “Coco” wrote the very spoiler-y “WandaVision” theme that has permanently lodged itself in people’s brains.

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‘WandaVision’ Lives Inside TV. Just Like We Do.

After a year of pandemic life, the superhero show’s inventive premise — television as both escape and prison — is all too relatable.

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‘WandaVision’ Lives Inside TV. Just Like We Do.

After a year of pandemic life, the superhero show’s inventive premise — television as both escape and prison — is all too relatable.

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‘WandaVision’ Review: That’s Why They Became the Disney+ Bunch

A new TV era for Marvel’s roster of superheroes begins with — a high-concept salute to classic sitcoms?

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Marvel’s Latest Frontier? In ‘WandaVision,’ It’s the Suburbs

Marvel’s first series for Disney+ is part drama, part homage to vintage sitcoms, following the misfit heroes played by Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany to some weird places.

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Winter TV Preview: 21 Shows to Watch

Newcomers and old favorites include a Marvel series, the long-awaited return of “Gomorrah” and Judi Dench among the orangutans.

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11 Things Our Critics Are Looking Forward to in 2021

Nicolas Cage hosts the history of swearing. Lorde writes a book and Julie Mehretu takes over the Whitney. This new year has to be better, right?

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Managing Movie Superheroes Is About to Get a Lot More Complicated

Walter Hamada, who runs DC Films, is overseeing a dizzying number of projects, part of a swarm of comics-based stories coming from Hollywood.

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