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.
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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.
Colin was the paragon of civility in discourse, demonstrating boldness in his beliefs, genuine curiosity of others’, intellectual honesty in all ideas, openness to persuasion, patience with those he did disagree with, and unreserved friendship for individuals of any political persuasion.
If all of Univarsal’s monster movies are up to the same caliber as Skull Island, they’ll rank right alongside Marvel as a cinematic universe whose every entry is a must-see.
Logan is not about him saving a child – it’s about Logan saving himself by opening his long-hardened heart to her, his emotional scars being the one wound his healing factor could never mend.
Much more than Kryptonite, clinging so closely to the past is what’s really weakening the Man of Tomorrow.
Orlando, through Batman, is saying members of diverse demographics “need to see heroes are [Asian, black, female, gay, etc]. Like them. That they can be heroes.”