Superheroes

It’s About Perspective

15 Jul , 2014 Superheroes

It’s About Perspective

People try to tell me that Superman is simple and naive. They try to suggest to me that Batman’s more psychologically complex stories are where adults REALLY gravitate. And in many cases, they do. But I actually do think that Batman represents a certain type of naievete. Batman is about trying to CONTROL your environment. […]

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Man of Steel isn’t about Superman, And It Never Was

23 Nov , 2013 Movies,Superheroes

Man of Steel isn’t about Superman, And It Never Was

Nearly two and a half years ago I wrote an article called “The Green Lantern Franchise Isn’t About Green Lantern.” I made several assertions in the article, and while I may have been a bit ahead of myself, I still maintain that the core idea is true. However, with the financial and critical failing of […]

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On Batfleck

23 Aug , 2013 Movies,Superheroes

On Batfleck

I got a call last night while I was driving to meet up with some friends. The call was from my friend Arune, a fellow hardcore Superman fan. He was calling to ask me what I thought of Ben Affleck as Batman. I thought, at first, that this was just the latest rumor circling the […]

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24 References You May Have Missed in Man of Steel

16 Jun , 2013 Movies,Superheroes

24 References You May Have Missed in Man of Steel

For comic book fans, a favorite past time is digging through superhero films for inevitable easter eggs and references to our favorite source material. Part of it is just that we like to know our source material intimately, but another part of it is that we like to know that the film makers themselves are […]

Podcast – Vol 2, Issue 2

21 Apr , 2013 Movies,Superheroes,SuperTalk

In the last episode, we were eagerly anticipating the release of the Man of Steel trailer, and we got it right when we expected. So, without hesitation, we drew together our Justice League to discuss the our favorite moments and the many themes found in the new trailer. We also tackled several of your questions […]

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Podcast – Vol 2, Issue 1

8 Apr , 2013 Movies,Superheroes,SuperTalk

Just like Superman, it took a bit longer than expected for us to return, but Supertalk Concern is finally back! Jon, Alison, and Justin have all returned to discuss the latest goings-on about the upcoming Man of Steel – or in this case, the lack thereof. In the latest issue, we discuss the drought of […]

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Podcast – Vol 2, Issue 0

18 Dec , 2012 Movies,Superheroes,SuperTalk

By now you’ve all seen the Man of Steel trailer in theaters with the Hobbit, and if you haven’t, we can’t be friends anymore. Just kidding! Seriously, go see it. It’s been 5 long years since SuperTalk Concern left us without a heroic podcast, but finally, SuperTalk Returns! I was so excited about the new […]

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Whedon’s Avengers – A Love Story?

1 Mar , 2012 Movies,Superheroes

Whedon’s Avengers – A Love Story?

Yesterday, Marvel Entertainment released a brand new trailer for the upcoming Avengers film helmed by Joss Whedon. This trailer, the third they’ve released, ups the action again, giving us perhaps our best look to date at just what this film will be about. Now, it’s not a big secret that I’m a dyed-in-the-wool DC Comics […]

General Zod is a Gateway Villain

9 Aug , 2011 Movies,Superheroes

General Zod is a Gateway Villain

2013’s Man of Steel, the latest incarnation of Superman on celluloid, is said to be rebooting the franchise for the foreseeable future. The intention of the filmmakers is to establish a new universe for Superman films, much the way that Christopher Nolan has done for Batman in recent years. The announcement that the villain of […]

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The New Supercostume

5 Aug , 2011 Movies,Superheroes

The New Supercostume

You know how it is. A photo of a superhero is released, the internet goes mad, and you just can’t stop looking at it. I know I sure can’t. Yesterday’s revealing image of Zack Snyder’s Superman was a stark contrast to the reveal image of Bryan Singer’s Superman, and set a very clear tone for […]

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