Articles by James Charisma

Zack Snyder’s “Watchmen” and the Rise of Toxic Fandom

Zack Snyder’s too-faithful adaptation was a harbinger of things to come—not for ’80s nuclear fears, but for meltdowns by die-hard fanatics.

Is “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” the Greatest Time Travel Movie of All Time?

Forget lusting after your mother or escaping Arnold Schwarzeneggers from the future. 

Todd McFarlane Is Bored with Origin Stories

The comics legend talks the future of the medium, twenty-five years of “Spawn,” and creating an upcoming film with the producers of “Get Out.”

Why Was 1997 Such a Great Year for Science Fiction in Film?

As we continue to spin out of control in an era of endless sequels and spinoffs, it’s worth taking a look back on an epic year of science-fiction movies—and remembering what made them so damn good.


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