One of the things I enjoy most about The Dark Knight Rises is the parallel track of lives that Batman and Bane lived to get to their respective stations in life. If you’ve spent any time reading this blog, you know that character tracks like that fascinate me. Since Rises functions as a thematic direct […]Read more "My Brother, My Bane"
Well, here we are again. I apologize for another one of my prolonged absences, but I’ve had a few things to sort out both practically and emotionally before I was ready to write again. Since it was the topic of my last post and I’ve thought deeply how much it’s changed my life and general […]Read more "Without a Rope"
DO NOT READ THIS REVIEW IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN THIS FILM. DO NOT READ THIS REVIEW IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN THIS FILM. You have been warned, this review is CHOCK FULL OF SPOILERS in the sense that I am not going to discriminate and exclude any plot points for the sake of keeping […]Read more "My Review of The Dark Knight Rises"
So I just saw The Amazing Spider–Man and enjoyed it. As far as rebooted origins go, after the atrocious third film in the Tobey Maguire series, this goes a long way toward washing that aftertaste away. It’s just as cartoony in many respects, but at the same time a bit less hokey. That’s not so […]Read more "The Amazing Spider-Man: A Review"
There’s a guy that let me know about his Kickstarter project to get funding for a fan-made film having to do with the events between The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises. The goal, apparently, is to make a movie in the Nolan universe that shows the villains we won’t see: Riddler, Mr. Zsasz […]Read more "Show Some Love for Fan Films"
When you hear the name "Batman," perhaps the first thing you think of before Gotham, The Joker or killing off Robin is the Batmobile. The one and only stock car of heroism. Superman may be able to fly, but he’s never had a rad car like the Batmobile. Much like the average male, Batman makes […]Read more "The Batman Blogs: The Car"
And now we turn our eye on the most critical design element of any Batman story. Gotham City. If anything, the Gotham City you get is the biggest indicator of what you can expect from any iteration of Batman. Dark and Brooding Gotham begets Dark and Brooding Batman, Garish Gotham begets Campy Batman, Rea–World Gotham […]Read more "The Batman Blogs: The City"