Tag Archives: #DC

The most important films of 2016

Annual top 10 lists are boring and dumb and arbitrary and full of movies nobody’s ever heard of. A big goal of this site is to try and extrapolate the future of movies, so, instead of talking about the year’s … Continue reading

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On Darkseid and the actual value of Easter eggs in movies

There’s an idea that’s been developing for the past few years in comedy around reference humor or call-out humor. Comedians — or film or television — will, in place of a joke, simply call out a title and hope that’s … Continue reading

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Applying Chaos Theory: Showdown of the century

The global box office ain’t big enough for the both of them. In 2016, the showdown between Warner Bros. and DC and Disney and Marvel will begin in earnest, and things had already started to come to a head in … Continue reading

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Ant-Man staring at lowest Marvel opening in four years

Remember how amped everyone was in 2008 for Iron Man?  There’s been a lot of noise in the past few months, strengthened by Age of Ultron’s performing less than The Avengers on the same weekend and Comic Con, about superhero fatigue finally setting in over the next … Continue reading

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On slut-shaming and female superheroes

About a week before Age of Ultron was set to come out, stars Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner got into hot water for calling Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) a mean word. Since its release, in a series of stories that predictably are … Continue reading

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