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Where’s my super-suit?

Superhero movies seem to be churned out by Hollywood every few months now.

Crossing the Culture Sarah Allen
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Mr & Mrs Parr | photo: Disney Pixar

We’ve had Wonder Woman and Black Panther, Iron Man, The Avengers and X-Men all saving the world and defeating evil in their different fashions. Those who enjoy these films (I have to say, they are not my cup of tea) know what to expect – dramatic action sequences; often ambiguous political scenarios; heroes who are like us, but better; heroes who come from another world; personal conflict as the hero accepts their mission, and evil which is a threat to human relationships as we know them.