I’ve been on a bit of an old superhero TV / movie binge lately. And in doing so, I’ve been a bit of a sucker for punishment.After writing about season 1 of Wonder Woman (from the 1970s, see here), I pushed forward with the series and a little while ago I finished season 2.
I’ve been on a bit of an old superhero TV / movie binge lately. And in doing so, I’ve been a bit of a sucker for punishment.
Wow, it’s only been a week and a day since my last catch-all post like this. What’s impressive about this is that on that occasion I wrote about watching the first season of Infinity Train with my daughters. Now, just a little bit later, we have already finished watching the rest of the series–seasons two, three and four.
After ages of waiting and what seems like a million release dates, Wonder Woman 1984 is finally out. As someone from an area where cinemas are pretty freely open and as a fan of movies and comics, and as the father of a family of girls who loved the first movie…well, you can bet your boots we were in theatres pretty darn early into the run.
A couple of hours later, we all emerged, a bit worse for wear. Wonder Woman 1984 (or, as the cool kids say, WW84) is an overwhelmingly ridiculous, and in many ways, astoundingly stupid movie. It’s been a while since then, but it’s taken me this long to organize all these thoughts into something loosely-coherent.
Multiple Massive Spoilers ComingContinue reading Wonder Woman 1984…
A couple of years ago I spent a few weeks in Manila, on a missions project. While there, I couldn’t help but to notice how prominent super-hero related merchandise was, just about everywhere.
A while ago, I wrote about how I first became a fan of comic books. This led me to remember several issues from DC Comics that came out in the 1970’s, that were formative parts of my exposure to this whole medium.
So then I decided to track down some of those comics and buy them, and journal the experience. I got three of them. The first I wrote about here, and now we’re onto the second: Justice League of America #134.
Every week in 2018, the plan is that my friend Rod is going to ask me some geeky question that will answer in a post. This week is Week #41, and this time around the question is the same as it was last time, because I didn’t finish it last time:
How would I save the DC Extended Universe (again)?
And the countdown to my favourite fictional hero continues. In this instalment, we have three, count ’em, three artificial life forms. And a guy who is mistaken for an artificial life form. And there are four female characters, which is tied for as many as we’ve had in a single list. Two of them are attractive European-accented brunettes, one is an animated Mom, and one is a child from a book.
Continuing with this series of 47 moments in film that I love (Why 47?), today, for #28, we come to our third out of three superhero films.
Wonder Woman (2017)
Every week in 2018, the plan is that my friend Rod is going to ask me some geeky question that will answer in a post. This week is Week #7, and the question has to do with the grand-daddy of all comic book line-wide crossovers: Crisis on Infinite Earths