What’s the plural of Thanos? Would it be Thanos? Or Thanoses? Or Thani? I don’t know but I still kind of like the ring of this title anyway so I’m sticking with it. Once Avengers: Infinity War was finally upon us, one of its most discussed features was the character of Thanos. I’ve read many reviews or essays examining the film which make the point Avengers: Infinity War is more a film about Thanos than any of the superheroes, something writers/directors Joe and Anthony Russo have said themselves. What struck me most about Thanos when I first saw Avengers: Infinity War (and has continued to warrant further reflection with each subsequent viewing) is how different his motivations are in the film from the comics. Continue reading “A Tale of Two Thanos”
Dated 4 April 2018: A LETTER TO THE MOST IMPORTANT PERSON IN MY LIFE Dear RDJ, You’re like a fine wine. … Continue reading A Letter to Robert Downey Jr.
There goes a tale Of a young, smart genius Whose fate gave him immense powers And laid the weight of … Continue reading An Ode to Spider-Man