Benjamin Wallin

Del Toro’s The Shape of Water depicts man’s inner monstrosity
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Del Toro’s The Shape of Water depicts man’s inner monstrosity

When referring to the story of Frankenstein, an oft-cited correction is that Frankenstein was the doctor, not the monster. After reading about Dr. Victor Frankenstein’s mistreatment and cruelty toward his creature, one may be led to believe that Frankenstein himself was actually the monster. In the opening of director Guillermo del Toro’s new film, The…

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Troubled Justice League ignores DC Extended Universe’s past

DC Comics movies have been plagued since the attempted creation of a cinematic universe that was intended to rival Marvel’s popular mega-franchise. Man of Steel, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad were all critically panned and, even after the positive momentum from summer breakout Wonder Woman, it was still unclear whether Justice…

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