…Break Through

When “Wreck-It Ralph” came out in 2012, its success seemed unlikely. What place did a retro video game villain and a glitching, candy land racer have in Disney’s animated kingdom? It turned out that this unlikely duo was a perfect pair and their surprising and sweet story broke through any preconceived notions. In “Ralph Breaks…

…Make Strides

As we come to the end of 2017, it’s time to take stock of the year. That may sound like an unappealing task, and frankly, if you choose to look forward instead of back, I understand. Although, it is hard to determine progress if you don’t occasionally take a look back at where you started. With…

…shed some light

Yesterday, the 2017 Golden Globe nominations were announced, and while there were the usual discussions of surprises and snubs, one particular oversight stung a little bit more than usual. That’s of course because this isn’t just the kickoff of the forthcoming awards season, it’s also the first round of Hollywood nominations since the ongoing chorus of…

…find a league of our own

It’s no secret that of late DC Comics has struggled to put forth the kind of cinematic success that its counterpart, Marvel practically has down to a science. Following the particularly sour taste of “Batman v Superman” and “Suicide Squad,” the DC Universe is a little on edge, even after the incredible triumph of “Wonder…

…never cease

Today, across our nation, and around the world, a quest is underway as men, women, and children take to the streets (and comic book stores) in the name of truth, justice, and equality for all. I’m of course speaking of the latest national holiday—Wonder Woman Day.

…Wonder

To say  that Wonder Woman’s first appearance on the silver screen is long overdue, is a vast understatement. She made her comic book debut in 1941, two years after Batman (1939) and three years after Superman (1938). While DC’s Man of Steel and the Caped Crusader have appeared in over 20 films between them, Wonder Woman has been waiting…