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Fox News - “People are tired of seeing these alien films as well as the ‘end of the world’ type film like ‘Oblivion,’” explained Rob Weiner, Popular Culture and Film Studies librarian at Texas Tech University. “Alien forces will always have a place in superhero narrative, but right now people want heroes who fight villains that could be anyone.”

“People are tired of seeing these alien films as well as the ‘end of the world’ type film like ‘Oblivion,’” explained Rob Weiner, Popular Culture and Film Studies librarian at Texas Tech University.  “Alien forces will always have a place in superhero narrative, but right now people want heroes who fight villains that could be anyone.”