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“The Suicide Squad”… The! Spoiler-Free Review

Given the dour headlines regarding box office performance and second week for James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad… the size of its audience remains uncertain. But if you’re out there reading this right now—mythical mirthful gore-hound—and you haven’t yet seen it, let me reassure you. The Suicide Squad is gory and funny and heartfelt and great: it’s the Tucker and Dale Vs. Evil of super-hero movies.…Read on!“The Suicide Squad”… The! Spoiler-Free Review

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Infinite Injustice: Why it’s Impossible to #RestoretheSnyderVerse

It’s very easy to understand people wanting to go back in time, to pick up not only the DCEU serial story where it left off five years ago, but the sense of potential of a planned universe and story-line executed by a stellar cast and crew of talent assembled. But, with the time that has passed and the changes in both the people involved and the market in which these stories compete, is it even possible to #RestoretheSnyderVerse?…Read on!Infinite Injustice: Why it’s Impossible to #RestoretheSnyderVerse

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Star Trek’s BEST DAD Ben Sisko… and the ONLY WAY He Should Return in Picard Season 2

Who Teases the Teasers? This Father’s Day, over coffee, I enjoyed the recent Star Trek: Picard Season 2 trailer that Paramount+ dropped Wednesday the week before, having saved and delayed the gratification for myself in a mild gesture of self-gifting. I haven’t spent the time…Read on!Star Trek’s BEST DAD Ben Sisko… and the ONLY WAY He Should Return in Picard Season 2

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Future Guy Wins (Star Trek as Failed Enterprise)

In the utopic future of the Federation, we needed to be humbled by being taken to ground, before we opened up to other possibilities. Our systems of greed and fear and power-mongering had to fail us, before we would be ready to change and meet a race like the Vulcans who advanced themselves to the stars with a social system designed entirely around logic.…Read on!Future Guy Wins (Star Trek as Failed Enterprise)

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The Rise of Skywalker is to The Last Jedi as Justice League is to Batman V Superman

[Contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker , as well as  Star Wars:  The Last Jedi, Justice League, and Batman V Superman:  The Dawn of Justice] Or, Finally Some Context to Interest Me Enough to Write Anything About Justice League To use the analogy notation you might remember from…Read on!The Rise of Skywalker is to The Last Jedi as Justice League is to Batman V Superman

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Folded Mind #002: Freeze-Flattened Fingers from Sin City

About This Series: Just over thirty years ago, I started a journal. I’m gonna share it here, and reflect on it with my purported older-man after-the-fact wisdom: After posting the first part of this series I’m calling Folded Mind, my friend Kim from high school…Read on!Folded Mind #002: Freeze-Flattened Fingers from Sin City

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Folded Mind #001: Reflections on a Journal… Thirty Years Later

About This Series: Just over thirty years ago, I started a journal: A journal. I’m pretty sure it was a required part of some high school class, since the first page of the first book of my journal has a score of 57×2=114 in someone…Read on!Folded Mind #001: Reflections on a Journal… Thirty Years Later

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ESA, ESRB, PEGI etc – It’s Time Again To Self-Regulate, To Avoid Governmental Regulation

2021 Update – I originally wrote this thread for ResetEra back in 2017, you can still find that original thread here. There were lots of thoughtful replies that led me to further refine my position there if you’re interested. These days, publishrs have largely side-stepped…Read on!ESA, ESRB, PEGI etc – It’s Time Again To Self-Regulate, To Avoid Governmental Regulation

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How Haste Hurt the Heroes in Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

(Contains full spoilers for Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice as well as comparison with the Ultimate Edition release on Blu-Ray, as well as it’s “Twin Movie” Captain America: Civil War) How the Rush to Launch A Connected DC Universe of Films Sabotaged the Super-Hero…Read on!How Haste Hurt the Heroes in Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

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The Misreporting of Manslaughter in Man of Steel (2013)

[Contains major spoilers for Man of Steel, Superman Returns, Hulk, Iron man 3, Falling Down, and The Town… all well after release, geez.] Marvel V. DC: Dawn of Movie Rivalry Rivalries within American culture have become binary in nature, and this is even more true…Read on!The Misreporting of Manslaughter in Man of Steel (2013)