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Major SpoilersQuestion Of The Day

My day job being what it is, I often have time to hang about on the Twitter for thirty seconds at a time a couple of hundred times per day.  Recently, Chris Wilson and I had a few pretty fascinating interactions regarding several of DC’s core heroes, most intriguingly opining that the concept of Robin was not only foolhardy, but counter to the narrative spine of Batman’s character.  It’s an interesting point (and one that has merit, albeit only for certain interpretations of Batman as a character), but it’s one with which I vehemently disagree.  The idea that Robin humanized

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Major SpoilersQuestion Of The Day

This week’s ‘Zach On Film’ assignment was one that kind of shocked me.  Even having seen a lot of movies and taking television and film classes, I had never seen even a few brief seconds of ‘Raging Bull,’ and I found the warts-and-all portrayal of a pretty terrible person to be riveting and affecting.  This was NOT, however, a universal response of our panel, making me wonder if I’m the weird one.  Given the performances and technical proficiency evident in the film, I wasn’t bothered by the central character being abusive, selfish, sexist, homophobic and brutish (but it should be

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