Wonder Woman

The DC Extended Universe has finally given the world a solid film with its fourth installment, Wonder Woman, but in Marvel Cinematic Universe terms, it ranks just above Captain America: The First Avenger as a conventional superhero origin story. Considering that Captain America standalone movies Read More …

The Jester Speaks Truth To Power: Janet Sarbanes’ The Protester Has Been Released.

Throughout her collection of short stories, The Protester Has Been Released, Janet Sarbanes employs a number of devices and motifs that all serve a central purpose: exposing the Emperor’s naked ass. She satirically explores power imbalances by flipping perspectives. Sometimes that’s through telling stories from Read More …

Obvious Child

Obvious Child is the independently-financed cinematic response to Hollywood’s Knocked Up and stars Jenny Slate, whom fans of Parks and Recreations may recognize as Mona-Lisa, the awful sister of Ralph Ralphie. This is a movie set in New York about a standup comedian at a Read More …