Why 'Shazam' Might Be the Most Spiritually-Minded Superhero Movie Yet
Shazam! is a joyful superhero movie about a teenage foster kid, Billy Batson (Asher Angel), who can morph into an adult superhero (Zachary Levi) by speaking the name of the…
Utah Eighth Graders Top Nation in Science; Fourth Graders Ranked Eighth
SALT LAKE CITY – Utah eighth graders turned in the best science scores in the nation in 2015, collectively raising their average score by five points and beating the national average by eight points, according to data released today by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as the Nation’s Report Card. Utah fourth graders raised their average score by six points, enough to rank eighth in the nation in 2015, NAEP also reported. . . . → Read More
When it Comes to Teaching Critical Thought, This Guy is a Superhero
Weird Enough Productions uses the power of story and honoring differences to help kids understand media.
How Philly plans to get more kids reading by fourth grade
Fewer than half of Philadelphia fourth graders now read at grade level. But a citywide, multiagency, multimillion-dollar campaign aims to change that, doubling the number of children who hit that goal by 2020.
‘We’re With You’: Fourth Graders Learn Empathy Through Art
by Briana Burtsell, Rocketship United Academy Art Enrichment Coordinator and Visual Art Instructor Walking into the lobby of the Nashville Ronald McDonald House you know immediately that this is a …
Remember Batkid? A New Doc Shows How Make-A-Wish Made A Superhero Dream Come True
Batkid Begins director Dana Nachman talks about the people behind the amazing day, the process of telling the story, and more.
Don’t Mess with this Superhero: DIY Superhero Cape
Every kid loves to dress up as a superhero and every superhero needs a cape. Here is a simple way to create a cape at home, school or in the hospital. Child life specialists this is an excellent wa…
Children Battling Cancer Reveal why Dad is their Biggest Superhero
In honor of Father's Day, CURE Childhood Cancer asked some of the children we serve to share with us why their dad is their biggest superhero. To learn more ...
How Brighton schools are trying to cope after tragic death of fourth-grader. 'We really need time.'
Mila Ruangsuwana, a fourth-grade student at French Road Elementary School, died Wednesday after being struck by a car while walking on Edgewood Avenue in Brighton.
The First Superhero Movie Ever Is More Than 100 Years Old
The first real film based on a Marvel/DC character was 1966's Batman: The Movie, starring Adam West’s campy version of the Caped Crusader. In the ‘40s and ‘50s, Batman, Superman, Captain Marvel (now known as Shazam), and Captain America all had weekly, live-action serials shown in theaters, while the first Zorro movie premiered in 1920. But the first movie superhero came out even before that, in 1916—in an almost-forgotten serial film starring an equally forgotten hero: Judex.
'Glass' Tries To Do What No Other Superhero Movie Would Dare, But It Comes Up Short
M. Night Shyamalan's joint sequel to "Unbreakable" and "Split" plays around with the genre's tropes only to remind us that they are inevitable.
Opinion: What should a superhero movie be?
Earlier this month a small superhero film by the name of Logan released. It has made a name for itself by becoming one of...
10 Best Superhero Movie Reboots So Far
From ‘Batman Begins’ to the ‘X-Men: First Class,’ we count down the 10 best superhero movie reboots so far!
This Is What a Superhero Movie Would Look Like From The Perspective Of a Superhero’s Mom
A new homegrown comic book, Raising Dion, focuses on the young superhero’s mother. Watch a video trailer for it here.
Why critics are calling 'Logan' the 'best superhero movie ever'
'Logan' stands out amid the X-Men franchise and superhero movies in general, and is likely to change them for the better.
Han Solo movie will explain how the character got his name
Everything will take place over the course of six years
10 Movie Scenes That Definitely Made You Cry
PHILADELPHIA (CBS)— At least one movie has taken us there, no doubt. Here are 10 movie scenes that have moved most, if not everyone, to tears 10) “Steel Magnolias” (1989) Why are we crying our eyes out? During that cemetery scene after Shelby’s funeral, her mother M’Lynn loses it in front of all her friends and family when it all finally hits her. That line, “I wanna know how that baby will ever know how wonderful his mother was, will he ever know…
5 movie reviews you should watch on YouTube before superhero movie season starts this weekend
The buzz around the sizable list of superhero movies coming to theaters this year has already started. Fans are ready to size up films such as “Captain Marvel,” not only against its comic book predecessor, but against the other films Anyone can have an opinion, but in YouTube’s comic commentary videos, your opinion is only as good as your evidence. The best reviews on YouTube are sharp without being pretentious, have a good command of humor, and feature enthusiasts willing to nerd out…
Top 50 Superhero Movie Posters of All Time
Deadpool, Wonder Woman, Wolverine, and many other iconic crime fighters offer up some amazing art.