Why the Justice League Movie Will Probably Suck

I recently wrote an article for No Coast Bias about the issues facing the upcoming Justice League movie. I hadn’t intended to write this post, but I saw Thor: Ragnarok the other day, which had a trailer for Justice League, and I just think that the movie looks so bad that I was compelled to put this post together. But… Continue reading Why the Justice League Movie Will Probably Suck

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

A Modest Proposal for Superhero Films: Let’s Cut the BS

This year marks the release of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, which features two great heroes who would normally cooperate forgoing their traditional roles and squaring off against one another. It also marks the release of Captain America: Civil War, which features two great heroes who would normally cooperate forgoing their traditional roles and squaring off against one… Continue reading A Modest Proposal for Superhero Films: Let’s Cut the BS