Almost Equal Sequels PART XIII: Batman Returns

When in Year of Our Blockbusters, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Eighty-Nine, there was only one man that could beat Indiana Jones, James Bond, Riggs & Murtaugh, Marty McFly, the Ghostbusters, and Weird Al Yankovic at the box office: Batman!  There was such a demand for Batman movie tickets and bat-related paraphernalia, the country simply …

Lincoln & Spielberg: Close Encounters on a House Divided

My father was a huge Civil War history enthusiast.  And by using the term “Civil War”, of course I mean the American Civil War.  I mean, like who cares about the inner conflicts that like occurred in other nations anyway, right?  Okay fine, when Ken Burns gets around to making documentaries on all those other conflicts, maybe I’ll check them …