Movie Diary 30/3/18

Movie Diary 30/3/18

Black Panther (2018) – In outline – a superhero from a hermetic culture must decide how to engage with the wider world – this is very similar to Wonder Woman, last year’s blow for comic book diversity, but this is much better executed. Partly it’s the way...
Movie Diary 28/5/15

Movie Diary 28/5/15

Birdman (2014) – A superhero is an apt metaphor for a Norman Mailer-type male artist obsessed with potency and his sense of himself as exceptional. Alejandro González Iñárritu and his co-writers find a host of meanings in Michael Keaton’s masked alter-ego, from...