A million monkeys might come up with Shakespeare, but ten million kids with Fruityloops could only come up with Soulja Boy.
Nerd Prom? This is more like a Nerd Spring Break now.
After all, “Tennis begins with love.” But with what emotion does it end?
There is only so much denial and revision a psyche can take, whether it’s a person’s psyche or the collective psyche of a nation.
What is interesting is how Nolan himself permeates his own movie.
In a refreshing display of lazy racism, the mentor was both a karate teacher and the owner of a generic Chinese restaurant.
The fireworks are more Dolph Lundgren than Arnold Schwarzenegger.
“Comics are just words and pictures. You can do anything with words and pictures.”
You’ve more or less lowered the bar to just above “basic literacy.”
But teenage life includes overdramatic death drops into lust disguised as love.