Robert Gilchrist

Robert Gilchrist

Fanatic of all things Image Comics, Aquaman, time travel (especially Doctor Who), and crime stories. If you agree, then we'll get along famously.

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Robert Gilchrist

I’ll definitely check it out at some point in the near future.

"Meta-Commentary" in Morrison's "Multiversity": Obsessions with Pop-Culture
Robert Gilchrist

I have loved Gaiman’s work since I first read the initial run on “Sandman” and later his many works of prose writing. I did note when reading “Ocean” the Hempstocks were very much like the three sisters in “Sandman,” and liked that you brought that into your analysis of the subject.

Neil Gaiman’s Three Ladies: Two Titles that Reconfigure the Triple Goddess Archetype
Robert Gilchrist

I thought the first run of Young Avengers wasn’t anything to write home about, but the recent Gillen/McKelvie series was really fantastic. I hadn’t noticed the points you had brought up about the diversity (beyond the relationship between Wiccan and Hulkling), and found this article to be really well done.

Young Avengers and Its Portrayal of Diversity
Robert Gilchrist

Watching “It’s a Wonderful Life” always struck me as being a sad occurrence, simply because there are instances that don’t feel very festive or happy. The ending certainly is, yet others seem to make you lament the tragic flaws in Bailey’s character. You bring up some interesting points here, and it might be interesting to take this idea and look more in depth at some other festive movies, such as an adaptation of “A Christmas Carol.”

It's A Wonderful Life: A Truly Happy Family Film?
Robert Gilchrist

It’s interesting that you took a film in “The Lion King” that follows (and set) so many different story beats that nearly every Disney film would later follow with a film like “Frozen,” which arguably breaks those rules and sets a new path for later animated movies to follow. It’s an interesting juxtaposition that I really enjoyed.

The Lion King: The Seven Standards of Disney
Robert Gilchrist

The way you broke down all of the different heroes to show how they matter to audiences was an interesting read. It really made me think about some of the superhero films of the past decade.

Why We Love Superhero Films: The Humanity Behind the Mask
Robert Gilchrist

I thought your selection of films showed a diverse range, not focusing on just one specific genre or focusing in on movies everyone has heard of. Nice list.

The 10 Best Movies of 2014
Robert Gilchrist

As a fan of Aquaman for a long time, I appreciate the points you bring up here and show how he isn’t just a joke. This is an article that all the people who mock him should read.

Aquaman: The Underrated Hero