Batman & Robin Hood

Robin Hood versus Batman: Vigilantes and Villains

Robin Hood and Batman have always had a lot in common; aside from their penchant for dressing up, their main point of commonality is that they share a particular brand of stylish vigilante justice. Both the caped and capped crusaders are driven by isolation and personal tragedy, each working outside the accepted laws of the…

By John de Gruyther
Naked Lunch - beats, beat generation

Moving with the Beats: Words on the big screen

How do you portray on film a movement as influential, radical and ground breaking as that of the Beat Generation? It seems hard to fathom now, but what the Beats did for the literary world was akin to what the Beatles did for music. The Beats were a crazed frenzy of creativity that came kicking…

By John de Gruyther