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The Catholic Take on Superhero Movies

Catholic in America

On this episode of Catholic in America, we discuss superhero movies.

Topics include:
• Understanding the fascination with superheroes in Hollywood
• The importance of mythology
• Problematic themes in modern superhero movies

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Chapters:
00:00 – Introduction
00:52 – Whats with all these superhero movies?
01:32 – What would your superpower be?
02:11 – Why are superhero movies so popular?
04:10 – Finding purpose and meaning in stories
07:58 – Shaping our moral imagination
11:59 – Support us on Patreon!
13:43 – Great themes from superhero movies
18:55 – The Jewish origin of the concept of Superman
21:00 – Themes of sacrifice in superhero movies
22:44 – Themes of trauma in superhero movies
27:02 – Weaknesses in superhero movies
27:50 – Moral code in superhero movies
30:02 – Troubling trends in superhero movies
46:54 – DC Vs. Marvel

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