The Red Capes Are Coming

Another thought provoking post from Mr. Upkins, over at the NOC!

Dennis R. Upkins

“Be their hero, Clark. Be their monument, be their angel, be anything they need you to be… or be none of it. You don’t owe this world a thing. You never did.”
 

One year ago, history was made when Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice Wonder Woman  opened in theaters.

Why is this a cinematic milestone?

For the first time in history the Man of Steel, the Caped Crusader and the Amazon appeared together in a live action story. This is of monumental importance because not only are these iconic heroes the flagship franchises of D.C. Comics but they are also the cornerstones of western media and western culture.

BvS, and for that matter the D.C. Extended Universe in general, continue to be one of the most polarizing franchises for comic book fans and movie goers for reasons that range from legit critiques to absurd double standards.

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