Best X Ever

The X-Men are all grown up.
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Thor’s World is Becoming Cliche

Is the newest Thor film representative of where the Avengers franchise is going? [Read more...]

The Wolverine and the Curse of Immortality

The burden of immortality. Also, ninjas! [Read more...]

The Lone Ranger: Pirates of the Old West

Jack Sparrow on a horse. Trains go boom. Is vigilantism justified? [Read more...]

Man of Steel: Clark and Kal-El More Interesting Than Superman

It’s been said that every hero is a type of Christ, so meet the newest one. Is he any good? [Read more...]

Man of Steel: Powerful enough to entertain

Review of Man of Steel directed by Zach Snyder By COYLE NEAL The Superman story has been told (and filmed) so often that it is undoubtedly a challenge for filmmakers come up with a new ‘take’ on the story that is both interesting to the viewer and faithful to the canon (assuming that “faithfulness to [Read More...]

Iron Man 3 and the Obsession with Scientific Progress

Review of Iron Man 3, Directed by Shane Black The United States is a technologically-obsessed society in a technologically-obsessed era. The line between magic and science in Hollywood films has begun to fade. The Avengers franchise is a perfect example. The Avengers movie involves gods and supernatural forces, but these are part of the same [Read More...]

Iron Man 3 is worth every nickel

Review of Iron Man 3, Directed by Shane Black Does this movie even really need a review? As with everything else in the Avengers oeuvre to date (with the possible exceptions of Hulk and The Incredible Hulk), Iron Man 3 is a lot of action-y goodness with light moral thematic underpinnings. Which is exactly what we [Read More...]

The Dark Knight Resurrects

Review of The Dark Knight Rises, Directed by Christopher Nolan By KENDRICK KUO In continuation of Alexis and Paul’s tracing of Christian themes in blockbuster action films, I’d like to add my own voice. Both have argued for the power of Christian mythology (in the true, Narnian sense of the term) in the storyteller’s craft. [Read More...]

Dark Knight Rex

Review of The Dark Knight Rises, Directed by Christopher Nolan By PAUL D. MILLER What do you get when someone rewrites A Tale of Two Cities, sets it in modern-day New York with Fritz Lang’s Metropolis underneath, turns Robespierre into a drug-addled terrorist warlord modeled on Darth Vader, and ends it with an apotheosis copied [Read More...]


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