A Superhero Show I Can Get Behind: Sweet/Vicious

Like many people, the saturated market of superhero franchises on TV and movies has all but turned me off of the genre. In particular, I object to the way that in these worlds superheroes are allowed to subvert criminal justice systems--as broken as they are--to commit vigilante violence. I'm no expert but I think in … Continue reading A Superhero Show I Can Get Behind: Sweet/Vicious

Of Astronauts and Ensembles: The 1984 Oscars

The 1984 Oscars (honoring movies from 1983) was a bit more traditional than 1988. But several of the films honored featured ensemble casts that I think threw off the awards that year, and it led to some odd nominations. Here were the Best Picture Nominees. I've decided I can only do one of these if I've seen at least … Continue reading Of Astronauts and Ensembles: The 1984 Oscars