My Baltimore Comic-Con Schedule

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I dearly love attending the Baltimore Comic-Con, largely because it has been an annual reunion with former colleagues and old friends. With its attention squarely on comic books, it’s a chance to immerse myself in my first love, seeing what’s new and hearing the buzz. This year will be a little different as I will […]

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Some Flash Thoughts

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I intended to write this before chaperoning a school trip to Germany but, well, life got in the way. Just prior to departing, I made sure to wach the earliest screening of The Flash to avoid spoilers. I figured it would generate conversation and maybe controversy. What I did not count on was it crashing […]

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Summer Movie Struggles

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Thanks to Deb and accommodating friends, I have been fortunate to see more movies than usual this summer. Some of it was to decide for myself if the buzz was accurate or because I was already predisposed to go and love the film.But, there was also the new feeling of necessity. The time theaters allow […]

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BvS: Overstuffed Plot vs. Underserved Themes

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Perhaps the biggest challenge Batman vs. Superman had was the same one plaguing Avengers: Age of Ultron. It had to service so many different agendas that things got muddled, especially for audiences not steeped in the lore. It certainly explains why the Blu-ray release will contain an additional 30 minutes of scenes, including more with […]

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