Listen Jena (and unborn child), in the wake of my blitz of Batman blogs several weeks back, I did not expect so many nice people to read. What I did expect, though, was that someone would eventually accuse me of giving Christopher Nolan too much credit. I think maybe I did, but that is the best way to enjoy a good story.
Many students struggle in English class with the question of the author’s intent. The teacher (or some…Continue
Added by Brian Beise (Books Ningmaster) on September 17, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Listen Jena, I did my best to stay calm throughout The Dark Knight Rises. When Selina Kyle kicked Bruce’s cane out from under him, when I realized Bruce’s limp was from the fall at the end of The Dark Knight, when Alfred and Bruce discussed Rachel, and when Batman faced Bane in the sewer, I managed not to cry out or jump to my feet. But when Gordon quoted Dickens, when lines from A Tale of Two Cities were uttered in a Batman movie, I had to cover…Continue
Listen, Jena. Cobb’s revelation at the end of Inception reminds me in a very geeky way of Puddleglum’s victory over the Emerald Witch in The Silver Chair, book four of C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia. I think each scene might shed light on the other.
Even if There’s No Aslan
At the climax of The Silver Chair, deep in an underground country, the…Continue
Added by Brian Beise (Books Ningmaster) on December 6, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments