De-Evolution: How ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Fails Where ‘Days of Future Past’ Succeeded

This analysis (unavoidably) contains a whole host of spoilers for both X-Men: Apocalypse and X-Men: Days of Future Past.  Proceed at your own risk. As of this writing, X-Men: Apocalypse has been in theaters for about a month, but I suspect there are still quite a few fans out there who’ve yet to see it … More De-Evolution: How ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Fails Where ‘Days of Future Past’ Succeeded

Angels, Ghosts, and Fairy Tales: Some Seasonally-Appropriate Thoughts Concerning Sentimentality

Christmas, among its many other commercial functions, is television time.  Switch on the TV at any given hour of the day, and you’re bound to stumble across a Beloved Holiday ClassicTM playing on this channel or that.  A Charlie Brown Christmas still rakes in huge ratings during its twice-yearly showing on ABC, A Christmas Story airs … More Angels, Ghosts, and Fairy Tales: Some Seasonally-Appropriate Thoughts Concerning Sentimentality