Photograph: Pexels
Arts & Culture

Top 20 wish list for Batman v Superman

Ok, so I’ve been super excited since seeing the latest trailer for the new Batman v Superman film. I adore Batman as a well executed, brooding exercise in moral crusades and sociopathic tendencies. I grew up with the animated series and Kevin Conroy will always be my Dark Knight. I have however only perused the comic book source material; have little interest in beginning to and while I have a deep respect for the lore that has given birth to characters and films that delight me, they’re not for me. (Read More)

Photograph: Pexels
Arts & Culture

Why the world doesn’t need Superman (Revisiting Superman Returns)

I watched Superman Returns for the first time in some years the other night. I remember that after 19 years away from the silver screen it was a thrill to see Superman back on it in 2006. Such was my excitement at the end of the film that I ran out of the theatre carrying my girlfriend, singing the theme and wearing her red pashmina as a cape (much to the amusement of the door man). (Read More)