Kick-Ass (2010) and Real-life Superheroes

Recently I was in a discussion with another Christian author about superhero movies sparked by a discussion of Glass(2019). He brought up the point that most superhero movies don’t seem to have a concept of superheroes in their culture before superheroes show up. By contrast, the real world features fictional superheroes but no real versions. … More Kick-Ass (2010) and Real-life Superheroes

What We Know So Far About Spider-Man: Far From Home

The second trailer for Spider-man: Far From Home dropped and it is amazing! It also comes with a SPOILER WARNING from Tom Holland, noting that you should NOT watch this trailer if you haven’t seen Endgame yet and don’t want that movie spoiled. This post comes with the same SPOILER WARNING for Endgame and and … More What We Know So Far About Spider-Man: Far From Home

Glass, or How NOT To Tell A Superhero Story

I finally took the time recently to watch Glass (2019), the final chapter in M. Night Shyamalan’s superhero trilogy which began with Unbreakable (2000) and Split (2016). It had its good moments, particularly in pretty much every scene involving James McAvoy, but ultimately it was filled with plot holes, bad pacing and a completely unsatisfying … More Glass, or How NOT To Tell A Superhero Story