Saint Peter Parker: Christian Allegory in Superhero Movies

Two thousand years of western fiction have lead to what is one of the most common storytelling tropes. It’s been in everything from The Old Man and the Sea and The Grapes of Wrath to Game of Thrones and Harry Potter. Characters who take exhibit qualities resembling the Bible’s Jesus Christ hold a special place in fiction, because of what they indicate… Continue reading Saint Peter Parker: Christian Allegory in Superhero Movies

Captain’s Log: March 2017

Hey everyone! It’s been a busy semester for me, so again, I thank all my readers for being patient in my new every-other-week schedule. In this post, I’m going to be covering some of the bigger stories/events from February and March, since I missed the Captain’s Log post for February. Logan This month, Logan debuted to strong… Continue reading Captain’s Log: March 2017

Intertextuality: Princess Bride and Pirates of the Caribbean

Hi everyone! A few announcements for my dedicated fans who have been wondering about my infrequent posts! (Perhaps about ten of you XD) I’ve been rather busy lately, so I haven’t been able to dedicate quite as much time to this blog. I missed last month’s Captain’s Log, but have been posting to twitter a little… Continue reading Intertextuality: Princess Bride and Pirates of the Caribbean

Personal Favorites: Django Unchained

DISCLAIMER: Django Unchained is a work which depicts another time period in which people spoke differently. The film uses many racial slurs to depict the Antebellum South. It is almost impossible to discuss this movie without bringing up a specific racial slur. I will be quoting this movie in certain spots and thus will have to say… Continue reading Personal Favorites: Django Unchained