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The Riddler May be The Batman’s Greatest Villain

Riddle me this. Riddle me that. Who’s the biggest threat to the big, black bat? It’s a question that has been presented to Batman fans since the character was introduced. For many (including myself) the only true threat that the… Continue Reading →

Netflix Gives Texas Chainsaw Massacre a Facelift

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise has had its ups and downs. I don’t think anyone would disagree that the original 1974 classic is one of the best films in the horror genre. In a lot of ways, Tobe Hooper’s movie… Continue Reading →

Joaquin Phoenix is My Guilty Pleasure

Per Matt I’ll happily admit I’m a fan of Joaquin Phoenix. I won’t deny it. While the actor can choose some wacky roles and at times seems to be really “out there,” I never seem to shy away, regardless of… Continue Reading →

Easter Eggs Prep Pennyworth for a Comics-Based Storyline

Per Matt I suppose it takes a lot of looking inward, before you can finally let go of the past. Moving toward the future, Season 2 of Pennyworth did a whole lot of that. From the season premiere, the EPIX… Continue Reading →

Pennyworth Prepares For Stateside Adventures

Per Matt After double-dipping into spy thriller and revenge fantasy genres last year, EPIX brings back Pennyworth for a second season with a whole new objective: It’s finally time for Alfie and his ragtag crew to export their very specific… Continue Reading →

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 that people will like. On the other hand, you’ve got the fandom purists who… 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┬áDunkirk, 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 →

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