First and foremost, let me disclaim that I was planning to write about something completely different today. As you can tell lately, I’ve been in my well-known annual Springtime Assault of Awesome Blogs and I like to think about things for a good few days (even months) before committing them to these esteemed virtual pages. […]Read more "Blog Wars Trek Stars"
OK, OK, I’m not going to bother taking the opportunity to talk about how excited I am to see The Dark Knight Rises, and potentially over-hype myself, nor how those idiot jerks who love to spoil things have me skittish enough to avoid Twitter like the plague until I get to see the film and […]Read more "Breaking Batman"
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"
So here we are. For the first entry in our series, I decided to examine the different portrayals of The Caped Crusader. The Dark Knight. The evolution of the Batman character itself has been fascinating. As mentioned in the Introduction blog, Batman speaks to certain identity issues that my generation currently is experiencing. Batman’s gone […]Read more "The Batman Blogs: Batman vs. Batman vs. Batman vs. Batman"
Not too long ago, I blogged about reboots. Naturally, Batman came up in the course of conversation; I’m pretty sure that the first time I heard the term “reboot” was in conjunction with Christopher Nolan’s reinvention of the character’s life on screen. Now, everyone knows how much I loved Batman Begins and even moreso The […]Read more "The Batman Blogs: Introduction"
I really think you’d have to be living under a rock not to have heard by this point about the tragic mess of a movie known as The Room. Anything that could be wrong with a movie, is wrong with this movie. I’m not going to put powdered sugar on a pile of sh**, and […]Read more "It’s Not “A” Room, It’s…The Room"