The Dark Knight: 10 Years Later

10 years ago today, superhero movies changed forever. Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight debuted in US theaters on July 18th, 2008, and began showing in the UK one week later. The film was met with instant critical acclaim; it was compelling, action-packed, and beautifully shot. Each performance is absolutely pitch perfect, but chief among them is the… Continue reading The Dark Knight: 10 Years Later

One Perfect Shot: Appreciating Cinematic Beauty

If you follow me on Twitter, (@PopCulturedWP) you’ve probably seen me retweet posts from an account called One Perfect Shot (whose handle is @OnePerfectShot – GO FOLLOW THEM). One Perfect Shot is a movie database run by Film School Rejects that helps to collect and categorize beautiful shots from movies. And honestly, it’s one of… Continue reading One Perfect Shot: Appreciating Cinematic Beauty

The Wasp – and other female superheroes – have come a long way

When I first got my Kindle a few years ago, I started looking into what kind of comics were available. And most are available in EBook form, which is pretty cool. One of the books I got was a part of the Marvel Masterwork line – a re-release of Avengers Vol. 1, the first appearance… Continue reading The Wasp – and other female superheroes – have come a long way

The Quixotic Quest of The Last Jedi’s Fan Remake

Rian Johnson’s tweets have been under great scrutiny ever since December of last year, with the premiere of Star Wars: the Last Jedi, the most divisive Star Wars film in the franchise’s history. His film has been received as polarizing; you either love it or regard it as a blasphemous retcon of your childhood passion. I wrote… Continue reading The Quixotic Quest of The Last Jedi’s Fan Remake