The movie Wonder Woman debunks the notion of male and female superheroes. Wonder Woman just is. Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman is obviously a woman. The Amazon warriors of Themyscira are all obviously women. When they engage in battle they are not male or female, they are warriors and protectors. They just are and that … Continue reading The Triumph Of Wonder Woman
The trailer for the Justice League movie has arrived. I have to say that I am slightly underwhelmed. Overall it is a decent trailer, however it was far from spectacular. That said I will be seeing this movie. I am a big fan of a few DC movies that have had less than stellar responses … Continue reading A Few Thoughts On The Justice League Trailer
I am a big fan of the X-Men movie franchise, especially the first two X-Men movies. They are far from perfect movies, but overall they are quite enjoyable. Director Bryan Singer and his crew did a lot of things right. However, there were a lot of missed opportunities and many questionable decisions … Continue reading Casting An X-Men Movie, My Way
Many shows on television are currently in the midst of a Winter break. This feels like a good time to give a brief overview of the DC and Marvel television shows that I currently watch. I have put them in order of favorite to least favorite, based only on the current season. This is not … Continue reading DC And Marvel TV Midseason Roundup
Season five of Arrow is off to a very promising start. The show really needs to rebound from a very messy and disappointing season four. The fourth season started off well with the introduction of Damien Darhk and ended with Team Arrow splintering after fighting off world-wide nuclear destruction. Just saying that latter part in … Continue reading Arrow Season Five
I saw the newest X-Men movie, X-Men: Apocalypse, this past week. Here are a few thoughts. Beware there are spoilers. The Good: James McAvoy is excellent as Professor X. They finally got the look of Magento's helmet right. Nightcrawler is back! It always good to see Hugh Jackman don the claws. Aside from a … Continue reading X-Men: Apocalypse, Third Time’s A Charm?