By Jacob Smith
Our society is obsessed with superheroes.
From Marvel Comics to DC Comics to the endless supply of content that “deconstructs” the idea of superheroes, caped crusaders are part of mass culture.
Amazon Prime is streaming the latest superhero-adjacent project, “Samaritan,” produced by Sylvester Stallone. Stallone’s old-school approach — there is good and bad in every person and it’s up to them to make the right decision — makes “Samaritan” a more realistic movie.
The Story: “Samaritan” is set in the fictional town of Granite City. The city was once home to twin superheroes Samaritan and Nemesis. The brothers displayed superhuman strength, but adopted different ideologies, which led to a battle in which both perished. However,...Full review >>