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“The Boys”: ‘Top 10’ Most Indelible Scenes

Spoiler Alert  * * * Spoiler Alert  * * * Spoiler Alert  * * *  I have a dark theory about why Amazon Prime’s super hero send-up, “The Boys,” is such a smash hit: its indelible imagery is so shocking — either violent, carnal . . . or simultaneously both(!) — that it supplants,** if...
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Homelander in “The Boys”: a Superhero’s Super Powers — and Surprising Lack Thereof

  Superhero as Psychopath [Spoiler alert: this post divulges a sub-plot from Season One, Episode #4, “The Female of the Species.” Stop here if you don’t want to know.] As super powers go, you’d think safely landing a stricken passenger jet would be a cinch. Especially when the Superhero (“Supe”) in question — Homelander in...
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