Folks, when I first set out on this ridiculous journey to chronicle my favorite films of the last hundred years, there were certain trends that shocked me. And, the thing that perhaps shocked me the most was the fact that the late fifties were absolutely fantastic. I […]
Hi there everyone, and welcome back to another installment of Bat Signal, my ongoing quest to read every issue of Detective Comics, in random order, and with basically no context. And, after a somewhat accidental break last week, we’re getting back into the swing of things with the […]
Damien Chazelle is having a truly fascinating career. Especially for a director so young. He kind of came out of nowhere with Whiplash, a captivating and stress-inducing look at the self-destructive nature of obsession, giving us one of the most fascinating cinematic villains in decades. And, logically, he […]
So far Season 30 of the Simpsons has been a pretty rough ride. I’m getting more and more worried about the continued state of this project, and the effect it’s going to have on my psyche. And, the bar has been put so incredibly low that I’m […]
As someone who watches an upsetting amount of movies every year, it can be hard to remain excited about the medium. Because for every movie I love, there’s another Venom waiting out there to bum me out. You also start to recognize the fact that the folks who […]
Earlier in this project I discussed a film that often gets saddled with the occasionally problematic title of “greatest film of all time.” Citizen Kane has been the go to pick for this title for decades, getting everything that comes along with that title, both good and bad. […]
Sorry everyone, things have been hectic and I ran out of time to get a Bat Signal up this week. But I’ll be back next week, same Bat Time, same Bat Channel!