The Hateful Protagonist

Is it possible to enjoy a movie that has a jerk for a protagonist? After watching P. L. Travers inĀ Saving Mr. BanksĀ I would say the answer is “no”. Then I […]

Aristotle among the Superheroes

From Aristotle‘s Poetics: A perfect tragedy should, as we have seen, be arranged not on the simple but on the complex plan. It should, moreover, imitate actions which excite pity […]