Imaginary Heroes

Dan Harris, the 24-year-old screenwriter whose most substantial credit to date is Bryan Singer's X2 (2003), clearly hoped to expand beyond the superhero-adaptation niche in his directing debut. But it's an object lesson in the pitfalls of tackling thorny issues like suburban ennui and midlife angst when you're still in thrall to costumed heroics. The upper-middle-class...read more

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