When it comes to further adaptations of films and TV shows, Comics have given us so many cool things. This is a little thank you to the medium.
This is the first monthly post I’ll be doing of reviews and shorter thoughts I have that can’t quite fill an entire post. It’ll also be a relaxing break from all my other posts which are a little more formal. I need to think of a neat name for this. I was thinking something like “Captain’s… Continue reading Captain’s Log: November 2015
“I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.” – Walt Disney Imagine a person who doesn’t know much about history, but manages to watch a great deal of movies. Say he or she watches Argo, and then takes an interest in U.S.-Middle Eastern relations. Say he or… Continue reading Did they just do that?: Inglourious Basterds and Historical Accountability
Is Nintendo’s new character really a progressive one?
At certain points throughout the series, I would say “Hey wait, this reminds me of…” and (not surprisingly) it was usually the Star Wars films that it reminded me of. There were moments of Intertextuality.
Will we get introspective character depth, the ret-con that George Lucas has always wanted, or just some good-ole-fashioned gunslinger-in-space action?
Every character on Game of Thrones has a tragic backstory before the series starts, except for, perhaps the Stark kids, who see their fair share of trauma early on in the series, and Joffrey, who doesn’t need a tragedy to act like a jerk. Other than that, just about everyone has a tragedy in their past: Daenerys… Continue reading Mother of Madness: The Cersei Lannister Scene Thrones Fans Choose to not Remember