Watchmen

Adaptations always rest on the precipice between fans of the source and everybody else. When taking any book and turning it into a film, moviemakers have to look at the actual events of the plot and then balance them against the intent of each event as it contributes to the story. Everyone involved in the … Continue reading

Zack Snyder directing Superman

According to Comic Book Resources, “Watchmen” and “300” director Zack Snyder has beat out the competition to direct Warner Bros’ new Superman movie. From their report: “As broken on The Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision blog, Warner Bros. Pictures has tapped director Zack Snyder to helm the next big screen installment of its “Superman” franchise. Snyder … Continue reading

So, Star Wars is pretty racist

Now don’t get me wrong, I love the Star Wars films (prequels? what prequels?), but that doesn’t mean I’m unable to poke fun at them or see their 5-by-5 meter-wide plot holes. And, of course, I’m not the only one who can. Now despite all these really overt examples of racism being apparent in the original films, I think most of us who saw them were more enthralled by the wonder of the whole scenario. Dogfights in space, exploding shit, lightsabers; you know, guy shit.