Capes on Camera: “The Rocketeer”

In an era where big budget superhero films dominate the box office, it’s easy to forget that “comic book adaptation” was once a dirty phrase in Hollywood. Even 10 years ago, silver screen supeheroics were considered a risky investment before Nolan and Whedon used them to shatter records. Capes on Camera is a look at…

A Bomb in the Lasagna: DC Tries to Do Right By Aquaman in “Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (2015)”

Let’s get one thing clear right out the gate: Aquaman is a national treasure. A legion of hack comedians, unenlightened comic book fans, and people who only half remember the character from Superfriends have made Arthur Curry, King of the Sea, a pop culture punch-line for much longer than the character deserves. For these reasons,…

A Bomb in the Lasagna: Our First Trip to “Gotham” is an Uneven One

I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about Gotham. Since the show was announced last year, I have been anticipating the premier with equal measures excitement and dread; my expectations and enthusiasm wildly fluctuating with every new image, trailer, and bite of information released. Now Gotham is here. Premiers have been premiered, live tweets have been live tweeted,…