Batman is bigger than any one film or comic. He’s a myth that looms large over our culture, casting a wide and long shadow.
Antarctic Press was hit by a storm of industry professionals colluding to try to force conservative-authored competition out of the business.
Each of DC’s major characters is essentially a sun at the center of their own solar system. Their gravity is so strong they maintain multiple planets all on their own.
This little superhero film is a textbook in MacGuffin. It even has an extra featurette discussing the nature of MacGuffins.
This solid Batman film is continued proof that the problem with the DC live-action universe is more complex than simply blaming Zack Snyder or saying the films are too dark.
Ben Domenech covers this week’s flood of new on the Federalist Radio Hour including the snow ball of sexual assault allegation, the tax bill, and more.
‘Justice League’ is more of the same action-packed boredom that Zack Snyder began in ‘Man of Steel’ and perfected in ‘Batman v Superman.’
This is the level of writing in prestige television in its golden age: preemptive declarations of liberal grievances instead of a real plot.
Too often, Hollywood gives us attractive villains and bad-boy heroes. Our narratives are morally muddy. Thankfully, ‘Wonder Woman’ avoids this pitfall.
The new ‘Wonder Woman’ film transcends our political moment and offers something—or rather, someone—both inspiring and thoughtful.
The movie is wrapped up in faux Greek mythology, true, but there’s no mistaking the Christology here.
I’m not against female-led superhero films. I’m against the implication that I owe ‘Wonder Woman’ a certain quota of praise merely because she is a she.
Wonder Woman is a perfect storm of PR disaster. She cannot be written without triggering something that is completely and utterly unacceptable to trigger.
Will Arnett’s performance in ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ puts him in the upper echelon of the many actors who have portrayed Batman on TV and the big screen.
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.’
The contradiction between Superman’s words and actions in ‘All-Star Superman’ invites readers to consider the tension between relativism and protecting a community’s safety and happiness.
The modern Harley Quinn from ‘Suicide Squad’ should be a social justice warrior’s dream. Yet the group that rallies for ‘choice’ despises any woman who chooses differently.
Marvel Comics is trying to memory-hole its brands during the golden age of superhero films. But it actually makes sense.
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