Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox

Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox

The next superhero film on my list to watch was Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox. I was looking forward to watching this one specifically because I knew it would be a much darker twist on the classic Flashpoint concept where Barry uses the Speed Force to go to...
Man of Tomorrow

Man of Tomorrow

Today I had the opportunity to view Superman: Man of Tomorrow. The premise revolved around his origin story with some unexpected elements I felt were incredibly integrated. One of my favorites was the addition of Lobo and the Martian Manhunter. Personally, I tend to...
Justice League Dark

Justice League Dark

Today, I finally got the chance to view the new Justice League Dark movie, the second in the Dark series. It blew my mind just how gruesome the series is and I understood immediately that it was absolutely not for children. Gore aside, the story itself had an...

Comic Book Fact V. Fan-Made Fallacies

The Crotchety Old Man Has Spoken: Comic Book Fact V. Fan-Made Fallacies I’ve spent this weekend revisiting dozens of click bait videos and articles about Zack Snyder’s comment defending Batman killing people. And, if Zack’s statement being cut-up and taken out of...

The Rise of Palpatine

Rey shouldn’t have taken the Skywalker name at the end of the movie, but not for the same reasons you might think. Yes, Rey made out like a bandit – she got Luke’s family farm, Solo’s Falcon, and Poe’s droid – but the one thing she could have taken,...

Is “Man of Steel” Too Dark?

I’ve read and heard people claim MAN OF STEEL is “too dark.” I held my breath until I saw the movie. Now that I have seen it, and LOVE it, I am convinced more than ever that people, especially geek culture, suffer from short-term memory, and base their judgments...

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