I’ve already ranted about the lack of contextual information in newish children’s books that would, I think help make them more understandable… and therefore, in my opinion, a lot more enjoyable and easier to relate to.
Here, an observation on where a book contradicts — gratuitously, in my opinion — the real world, in a way that even a five-year-old might spot and find confusing. Continue reading
So I saw the Watchmen movie over the weekend (all but five or so minutes of the more violent/yucky parts, that is).
The movie was, in my opinion, “[coital-synonym-gerund-used-as-a-positive-comparative-modifier deleted ] incredible.” Arguably the best movie version of a comic book that I can think of. It was as good as I’d hoped for. It was a good movie, and seemed like it would make sense even to someone who had not read the comics now was a comic book reader. Continue reading