Black Panther – Review

Black Panther, Ryan Coogler, 2018 Formative in many a hero's mythology is his reckoning with the act of killing. Will he, in the service of his good, countenance taking life - any life? Superhero stories have long taken this issue as a point of defining thematic principle and long done nothing especially interesting with it:… Continue reading Black Panther – Review


Mute – Review

Mute, Duncan Jones, 2018 Any proper reference to 'cyberpunk' worth its salt will also see fit to invoke the genre’s godfather, William Gibson. This is good critical protocol. Yet the overwhelmingly negative reaction among critics to Duncan Jones’ new SF-noir Mute suggests few ever made it past the first sentence of Neuromancer: “the sky above… Continue reading Mute – Review