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A nod to maniacal cartoons

Terror that flaps in the night

Drake Mallard transforms into the superhero Darkwing Duck.
Drake Mallard transforms into the superhero Darkwing Duck.

Darkwing Duck gave viewers mild-mannered father Drake Mallard, who transforms into the superhero Darkwing Duck, the terror that flaps in the night. Infused with a Silver Age–era comics’ sensibility as well as a nod to golden-era merrily maniacal cartoons, Darkwing Duck teams the title character with his adopted daughter, Gosalyn, and happy-go-lucky pilot Launchpad McQuack to not only protect the citizens of St. Canard but also to form a family of choice and heart.

  • Darkwing Duck (USA) 1991–’92, Disney
  • Available on Disney Channel and DVD

Atomic Blonde, the Cold War story of MI6 spy Lorraine Broughton, falls into the category of a good film where the story is elevated by a fantastic soundtrack, remarkable cinematography, stellar costuming, and solid keep-viewers-guessing-while-playing-fair script (with a small detraction for violence).

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Drake Mallard transforms into the superhero Darkwing Duck.
Drake Mallard transforms into the superhero Darkwing Duck.

Darkwing Duck gave viewers mild-mannered father Drake Mallard, who transforms into the superhero Darkwing Duck, the terror that flaps in the night. Infused with a Silver Age–era comics’ sensibility as well as a nod to golden-era merrily maniacal cartoons, Darkwing Duck teams the title character with his adopted daughter, Gosalyn, and happy-go-lucky pilot Launchpad McQuack to not only protect the citizens of St. Canard but also to form a family of choice and heart.

  • Darkwing Duck (USA) 1991–’92, Disney
  • Available on Disney Channel and DVD

Atomic Blonde, the Cold War story of MI6 spy Lorraine Broughton, falls into the category of a good film where the story is elevated by a fantastic soundtrack, remarkable cinematography, stellar costuming, and solid keep-viewers-guessing-while-playing-fair script (with a small detraction for violence).

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