Monthly Archives: July 2017

A new “spider-man” for a new generation

Spider-Man Homecoming is not your dad’s Spider-Man.  It’s not even your big brother’s Spider-Man.  But it is the one you’ve been waiting for.  It is the quintessential Spider-Man movie. I’m a lifelong Spidey fan: when I was a kid, I … Continue reading

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“wonder woman” and rescuing the prince

(spoilers ahead—duh!) A month (as of this writing) after its release in the U.S., the film Wonder Woman is a box-office hit and a cultural phenomenon.  To people who were not comic-book fans, WW, like Captain America: The First Avenger, … Continue reading

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