DC Insists Its Cinematic Universe Is Not In a State of Chaos, Despite All Evidence to the Contrary

To date, Warner Brothers has produced exactly one movie based on DC’s comic books that was both a critical and financial success: Wonder Woman. The other three have each been slightly different flavors of “visually inspired, but narratively messy.” Despite all of that, though, DC believes everything’s fine.

Professor Marston and The Wonder Women Offers a Fun but Predictable Origin Story for DC Comics’ Biggest Superheroine

Decades ago, superhero comics were looked down on as trash. During that same time period, romantic relationships between anything other than one man and one woman were regarded as freakish illnesses. A new movie about the life and loves of the man who created Wonder Woman shows how artistic and sexual prejudice…


The Confederate States of America Is an Alt-History Political Satire That’s Impossible to Laugh at Now

In CSA: The Confederate States of America, the American empire that emerges after the South wins the Civil War builds the Cotton Curtain, a wall meant to keep a bordering nation out of the CSA’s affairs. The twist here is that the wall is on the Canadian border, because the neighboring country wants the CSA to end…