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TRIST’s malevolent Richard III

They don't make villains like they used to. When it comes to malevolent malfeasance, Lex Luthor and Dr. No were unworthy to hold the cloak of Richard III as he rolled up his sleeves to dispatch another innocent.
Evil wears the crown
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 16, 2012

24. Dustin Pedroia and Kevin Youkilis

If rooting for the Yankees is like rooting for Lex Luthor, then rooting for these Red Sox is like rooting for Ben Affleck in Dazed and Confused. Pedroia and Youkilis are generic jocks in varsity coats who pull up in sports cars and torment the dweebs of
If rooting for the Yankees is like rooting for Lex Luthor, then rooting for these Red Sox is like rooting for Ben Affleck in Dazed and Confused. Pedroia and Youkilis are generic jocks in varsity coats who pull up in sports cars and torment the dweebs of the American League. If that's not unsexy enough, until recently Youkilis was rocking the worst goatee in history, while Pedroia is still 5'7", bald, and buzzard-nosed.
By Boston Phoenix Staff  |  March 26, 2009
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Our superheroes, ourselves

Is there a breed of person more tenderly optimistic, more winsomely hopeful for the best, more loyal to the possibility of good, than the American summer moviegoer?
What the current crop of comic-book action movies tells us about America's identity crisis
By JAMES PARKER  |  July 09, 2008
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Triumphant Returns

Does the world need Superman? Super vision: Bryan Singer on casting the Man of Steel .  By Peter Keough  
Bryan Singer’s Superman soars
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 20, 2007
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Lex marks the spot

What makes Lex Luthor tick? ThePhoenix.com interviews Superman’s newest enemy. Reinventing the steel: A behind-the-scenes report from Superman Returns. By Mike Cotton
Kevin Spacey sets his sight on Superman Returns
By MIKE COTTON  |  June 14, 2006
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Reinventing the steel

Lex Luthor, dressed like a pimp, is chasing Superman around in a golf cart — and they aren’t even on the set yet. Lex marks the spot: Kevin Spacey sets his sight on Superman Returns. By Mike Cotton
A behind-the-scenes report from Superman Returns
By MIKE COTTON  |  June 14, 2006


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Apocalypse now and then

With Snakes on a Plane and World Trade Center opening on the same day, this summer won’t be offering the usual escapist fare.
Doom, damnation, and other summer fun
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 03, 2006
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Polite and brave and honest?

Monthly comic-book sales have been dribbling downward for years, as the economy of the comics industry shifts to book collections and manga.
DC’s hit-and-miss attempt to make its superheroes inspiring again
By DOUGLAS WOLK  |  April 27, 2006