Category: Essay

UP yours, LITTLE PRINCE

The book The Little Prince is beautiful in its understatement and in the lightness of its metaphors. A child reads the book without fully comprehending the references of the metaphors, but still comes away with the intended (and familiar) sense that the adult world is nonsensical and a bit tragic. The tone of the book
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Why The World Needs Superman

This article contains spoilers for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice One of the points I briefly made in my Batman v Superman review was that the film was more interested in deconstructing the superhero myth than actually telling a story about these characters that we know so well. I intentionally left this point vague
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PAN And The Problem With Origin Stories

This article contains spoilers for Pan, but that shouldn’t matter because you should never see this movie because it’s fucking terrible. Origin stories are almost universally bad. If the most important part of a character’s story was its origin, that is where the story would start. Did you really care about how Darth Vader became
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