Batman has always been the serious, gravel-voiced billionaire crime-fighter we know and love…as long as you discount the time he was turned into a walking rainbow. Or a tree-man. Or a block of ice. Or an actual bat. Or chain-gang prisoner. Or a toddler. Or a baby. — Google Images I was going to sayContinue reading “Batman Definitely Has Rabies”
Was Dracula originally a story of a brooding bad-boy written to get us excited for bats? Or was it about Syphilis?
Note: This article was originally posted on Masksofmonsters a few years back, before the docu-drama Reign of Blood came out on Netflix. I’ve reposted here for your enjoyment. Actually…more for my enjoyment. While watching Gladiator last week I got curious about Joaquin Phoenix’s sneering portrayal of Emperor Lucius Aurelius Commodus (161 – 192 AD). Was he playingContinue reading “5 Things Gladiator Got Wrong About Emperor Commodus”
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves came out during a very influential time in my life. I was young enough for the neighbors to laugh when I built my first yarn-and-stick bow, yet old enough to get into trouble for threatening to cut their hearts out with spoons. Less intimidating when it’s a 7-year-old. So it’s noContinue reading “Robin Hood Prince Of Thieves is Secretly About Impostors”
Pacific Rim 2 is a great movie…actually, it’s three great movies. And they’re all hidden inside the movie we actually got.
What happens if you analyze the plot points of Fallen Kingdom with children’s books in mind?
Obi Wan, 20 years to kill, and a planet full of Tusken Raiders. What do you think happened?