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Batman Begins

The Problem With Pennyworth

Per Matt Expanding a well-known character’s backstory is tricky business. On one hand, you’ve got network executives who simply ask for a fun, somewhat believable series people will like. On the other hand, you’ve got the fandom purists who expect… Continue Reading →

Godzilla: Hail to the King

“Long live the king,” Charles Dance says in the best line of the trailer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters. But Tywin Lannister might not be talking about Godzilla here, but instead, a three-headed monster frozen in ice.

Dunkirk Might Be Nolan’s Magnum Opus

When I sat down in my theater seat to see Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk, I can’t say I was expecting to review a bad film. Nolan is one of those few directors out there who is critiqued on a different level than… Continue Reading →

Batman: The Hero the Public Needs

Few comic book superheroes evoke the imagination of the public like Batman. Each person you ask, young or old, may have a special image of Batman in their heads. For more than 75 years, the Caped Crusader has graced the… Continue Reading →

Building a Blockbuster, Brick By Brick

Per Matt DC Comics, the home that Batman built, has had a rocky past with its Dark Knight Detective-themed movies that have been adapted throughout the years. While they have been generally successful at the box office, that’s not always… Continue Reading →

Ghostbusters: Are You Gonna Watch?

We, the fandom, do not own Ghostbusters. You do not own Ghostbusters. The Internet is rife with criticisms about the latest Ghostbusters film. There are probably 10 times more criticisms about the criticism online. All of this about a two-and-half minute trailer… Continue Reading →

Redbox Rental: Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 2

In a bleak, militaristic future, every superhero is considered a criminal. When the elderly, semi-retired Batman makes a rare and violent late-night appearance, incoming Gotham City Police Commissioner Ellen Yindel’s first official act is to issue a warrant for Batman’s… Continue Reading →

Redbox Rental: The Dark Knight Rises

This is the epic conclusion to Christopher Nolan’s vision of Batman. But, is it any good?

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