Collin Garbarino
Collin Garbarino
Collin Garbarino
Collin Garbarino is an associate professor of history and the director of graduate programs in humanities at Houston Baptist University. He has written about history and pop culture for a number of publications. You can follow him on Twitter @cgarbarino.
‘The Great Wall’ Pretties Up The Global Film Industry’s Hatred Of The West

Matt Damon’s new film about The Great Wall and zombie-dragons is the perfect movie. And by “perfect,” I mean one that will make lots of money.

‘The Lego Batman Movie’ Builds A Better Superhero Film

This Batman is the Dark Knight living in the Caped Crusader’s Gotham City, and ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ buries every film in Warner Brothers’ ‘DC Extended Universe.’

In ‘Split,’ M. Night Shyamalan Finally Aims Creepy In A Better Direction

M. Night Shyamalan’s films are often horrific, but for all the wrong reasons. With ‘Split,’ he offers audience something different and interesting.

Jaime Foxx’s ‘Sleepless’ Is So Cliché It Will Put You To Sleep

If you’re not planning to show the audience something fresh, the least you can do is film and arrange your clichés with excellence. ‘Sleepless’ could have been named ‘Sleepwalking.’

Apple’s iPhone Crackdown Is A Marketing Stunt—But A Good One

Apple’s reluctance is to unlock the iPhone is one tactic in the three-way war waged by Apple, Google, and Facebook for the heart of the Internet.

Star Wars Has No Good Guys

All the factions inside the Star Wars world suck.

Revisiting Hiroshima: A Struggle Of Narratives

Would the Japanese have surrendered without bomb or invasion?

Feminism’s Age of Ultron

Apparently feminists aren’t satisfied with female characters in movies like ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ unless they act like men and otherwise fit the feminist script.

No, America Is Not Collapsing Like The Roman Empire Did

America’s republic has not disintegrated into an empire, but into a monarchy.