Every time a modern-day Superman movie fails to meet box office expectations, the excuse circulated amongst critics, both professional and amateur, usually goes a little something like this: “There just isn’t a place for Superman anymore. He doesn’t fit in to today’s world.” They make Superman increasingly dark with each film he appears in, believing this to be what audiences want, because hey, it worked … Continue reading Make Superman Great Again.
After binge-watching Cobra Kai, I found myself in the mood to watch the original Karate Kid film. I scratched that itch, and wasn’t disappointed. I mean, it’s a classic for a reason. Everyone loves a good underdog story. The film more than holds up. Anyway, being a nostalgic person, I found myself taking a stroll down movie memory lane, which led me to the summer … Continue reading The summer of 1989
I recently stumbled upon this 1990 issue of G.I. JOE and something about it seemed awfully familiar. He starts out strong, kicking a dog, just to let you know how much of a bully he is. He’s not fucking around! He then makes a lot of lofty promises to the people of the town he is attempting to conquer.(‘Member when trump was gonna “end crime?”) … Continue reading Cobra Commander: the original Trump