Tag Archives: #Batman

On Pop Culture: Who Warner Bros. Should Really Get to Direct Justice League

Warner Brothers came soooooooo close to solving their comic book movie credibility problem. And they still have a chance to get it right, with one phone call. This week Marvel announced Joss Whedon would be writing and directing Avengers II … Continue reading

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The Dark Knight Rises: Huge Plots Hole or Sharp Political Commentary?

Christopher Nolan’s superb The Dark Knight Rises has been simmering in my brain since watching the trilogy on July 19 and experiencing the final film at midnight, unaware of the tragedy unfolding in Aurora, Colorado. I have held back the … Continue reading

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Pop Culture – The Dark Night Rises: is it Action Movie or Social Treatise?

The Dark Knight has Risen! Blessed be the reborn hero! In so many ways, and taking great pains to not commit the Sin of Spoiling, The Dark Knight Rises is about redemption and sacrifice and rebirth. It is about offering … Continue reading

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