Despite being poisoned, I still managed to make more of NYCC than absolutely any other convention goer there
Snyder and Tynion pull on dozens of similar threads from the works of earlier writers to weave a grand tapestry nearly unequaled in its ambition… The genius of building a narrative around a theme such as Metal is that it’s so elemental as to be ubiquitous across the pre-existing mythology with which they’re working.
Man’s highest purpose is to officiate the marriage of Matter to Meaning. His second highest is the appreciation and enjoyment of all the wondrous works begotten by this union.
Baby Driver never for a minute romanticized the violence which drive its high-octane action sequences, not only removing the glamour from the car-crime genre, but soberingly showing the consequences of such a lawless lifestyle.
“The most obvious appeal is also of the book is perhaps also its deepest: ‘there was sorrow then too, and gathering dark, but great valour, and great deeds not wholly vain.'”
Trading the fully feminst Diana of the comics for a demi-divine intercesor was the right move for the movie adaptationof the character
I’m taking some much needed time off, with the hopes of coming back reinvigorated and ready to write more of the best reviews anywhere online.
Though the perfectly paced plot and sonorous score are lifted directly out of its animated antecedent, this live-action adaptation takes liberties with many of the finer details and achieves an even greater depth than its cartoon counterpart, improving upon perfection.