Recent posts tagged Superman


2016


Playing Catchup Dept.

Batman v Superman, and Writerman v Plotcomplicationthings.

2013


Man of Steel

Man of Steel understands Superman well enough to know he should be taken seriously, even if it doesn't always quite know how to make that understanding real.

Man of Steel, Fans of Clay Dept.

Why the longing for "escapism" is problematic.

None More Dark Dept.

Ugliness is not a total synonym for "truth".

Write Here And Now Dept.

The most fantastic things work best when they are rooted in the most familiar.

A Man of Steel With Feet Of Clay Dept.

Why "Man of Steel"'s Superman is a little more interesting, and problematic, than you might expect. (Warning: spoilers.)

Pacific Who? Dept.

Why Guillermo del Toro's Cthulu-zilla-vangelion film will tank with mainstream audiences.

Wide Eyed And Legless Dept.

We will always find a new way to be naive, and that's a good thing.


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