Superheroes For Super Hire: Fandom, Ownership & Knowing When To Pass It On

A Special Feature by Carl Wilson

Are We In A Crisis Event?

You know that bit in every Batman film where Bruce Wayne goes inwardly moody and retires, before inevitably emerging from his cavernous chrysalis like a fabulous, black peacock?

It’s basically one of your classic Crisis events, and while anyone interested in the future of superheroes might not yet have realised it, we are currently living through that moment…

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Special Features: An Introduction & Invitation

Anyone who has ever bought a DVD or Blu Ray knows that sometimes the best stuff on the disc might not be the main feature, but some of the deeper-dive material on disc two (long live physical media!).

Here at Late Reviewer, the new Special Features are pieces written by friends and followers about films, themes, characters, performers… whatever they want to write about, really.

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By The Decade: What’s Next?

When I started Late Reviewer, my intention was to channel all the negativity I’d been feeling during the pandemic into something positive and creative, and engage with a new community on social media.

While it hasn’t quite rid me of all my negative energy, I’ve been delighted with the response to the site on social media (Twitter especially) – I’ve had really nice chats with really nice people on all things film, but the response to the weekly By The Decade pieces have been particularly overwhelming.

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By The Decade: 5 From The… Teenies?

First thing’s first, I wasn’t sure what to call this decade, so teenies it is. If anyone has a better suggestion, I’ll use it for the reader recommendations.

If you been following By The Decade for the last few weeks, you know how this works – they don’t necessarily have to be the best films of the decade, or even your favourites, just films that mean something to you.

You can catch up from the 1930s to the 2000s right here, and I’ll add this week’s reader recommendations over the weekend.

Until then, here are my five selections from the 2010s…

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