Posts Tagged ‘superhero’

by The Great White Gypsy Comic book movies confuse me. Not conceptually, or as a legitimate genre, I’m just confused why they continue to get things wrong. Now, granted, comic books are modern mythology, not based in any serious reality. But there is still a mythology there that demands a certain level of accuracy when […]


I know Superhero week was interrupted by the Ashland Film Festival, and we’ve been done for a week, but reading the Watchmen novel took forever, and this is my first literature review, so give me a break.  We’ll have an interesting music review to finish off our superhero craze, and then we’re back to regularly […]


1. Batman Over the last few decades, Batman has transformed from a blue/gray sketch in a comic, to the campy Adam West, to a dark and brooding puppet of Frank Miller. He’s completely human. Growing up, you believed you could be Batman. You didn’t have to get bitten by a radioactive spider or be born […]


by The Great White Gypsy Who the hell does Zack Snyder think he is? In 1990, he directed Playground, a short documentary about Michael Jordan.  14 years later, he assumes that gives him the right to remake a horror classic originally done by the iconic George A. Romero.  One feature film, and he jumps into […]


Superhero Week

26Mar09

I know it’s been like 3 weeks since The Watchmen was released. And maybe we’re a little late to the party. But seeing that movie has sent sexy gypsy into a Superhero frenzy. It’s all we’ve been talking about for a while. We’ve re-watched the films, bought the comic books and discussed them to no […]