There are few things on planet Earth that I truly, profoundly despise, but there are some: ‘Hey There Delilah’ by the Plain White T’s; Heinz tomato ketchup; and Sylvia Plath. 679 more words
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Triumph in the Shadows
The ideal superhero for our dark and troubled times is, apparently, dark and troubled. In the tradition of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy, Netflix’s Daredevil makes a compelling case for an entire superhero universe defined by such cynical (or, depending on your worldview, realistic) logic. 1,071 more words
Written by Drew Goddard.
After the first episode, which was more of a tone-setting establisher piece, episode two is where that established equilibrium changes. Yes, it’s the standard Hero’s Journey formula, but as I’ve always said (well, not always said, but you catch my drift), there’s nothing wrong with formula if a writer can be playful with it. 664 more words