Culture Film Reviews

Review: The Batman

Ever since Christopher Nolan broke the bank with 2008’s The Dark Knight, the onscreen Batman story has struggled. Nolan’s sweeping, post-9/11 crime drama redefined what superhero cinema could be, and subsequent attempts to envision the character have failed to live up to the hype. In the past ten years, three different directors have helmed cinema […]

Culture Literature

Mister Miracle

I can always escape” is a frequent claim made by Mister Miracle, superhero escape-artist, but as his foster-brother Orion informs him, “we’re all bound by something.” Duty, family, trauma and religion all intersect and entangle Mister Miracle throughout this award-winning twelve-issue comic, where beautiful artwork and fantastic writing present an ambitious puzzle for readers to […]