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
If you watch a lot of movie trailers, you begin to understand that there’s a formula that goes into what studios and editors seem to think a movie trailer should look like. There’s a great deal of satire and parody work done which pokes fun at how generic movie trailers are. Here’s a video by… Continue reading What makes a good trailer?
I had planned a different post for this week, but thankfully, Warner Bros. and DC always manages to have something stupid up their sleeve that I can write about. This post is a bit of follow-up to a post I wrote last year: Not every character has an important origin story, and that’s okay, I frankly… Continue reading Let me say it again; a Joker Origin Movie is an Awful Idea
Game of Thrones Trailer! So, the first Game of Thrones season 7 trailer was released this month, and it looks phenomenal. It’s really neat to see that the show is starting to build towards its end with climaxes and resolutions we’ve been promised for six seasons now. This might be considered lazy writing, but I find my… Continue reading Captain’s Log: May 2017
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
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
First Captain’s Log of the new year! How exciting. Just to clarify; this series is to cover the smaller current events that I don’t usually cover while I’m writing about special topics. But since this month, I wrote about two major current events, which are the unveiling of the new Star Wars title, as well… Continue reading Captain’s Log: January 2017