Television Show Review: Preacher: Season 2

Preacher Season 2

Preacher: Season 2 created by Sam Catlin, Evan Goldberg, and Seth Rogen (AMC, Short Drive Entertainment, Point Grey Pictures, Original Film) Starring Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, Ruth Negga, Ian Colletti, Graham McTavish, Pip Torrens, Noah Taylor, Julie Ann Emery, Tom Brooke, and Ronald Guttman. *Spoilers for Previous Seasons* Beauty and Meaning Style and substance = nirvana. You need them both for perfection. Thinking about plotting, it seems so easy to see how writers picture an ending and organize story toward that end. Problematically, if someone isn’t involved in the main storyline, acting contracts and financial arrangements demand involvement. So, key characters enter side quests to keep them busy and more importantly for the actor, on the screen. Only until the… Read More →

Film Review: Man of Steel

Man of Steel written by David S. Goyer and directed by Zack Snyder (Warner Bros., Legendary Pictures, Syncopy, PG-13, 143 minutes) Starring Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, and Michael Shannon. Messianic Mirroring Superman has been around for what seems like forever. Since his original incarnation in DC comics in 1938, the franchise has spawned a television show (Smallville), and five earlier films including Superman I-IV, and the less popular and more recent Superman Returns. The character of Superman has been popular for some time. Numerous adults my age have had that conversation, “who is better, Superman or Batman?” and I always got the loosing argument when I chose Superman. Probably because of his flamboyantly colored tights. That didn’t stop me, however, from wearing a superman cape every second I could as… Read More →