Jeremiah Massengale is an assistant professor of communication arts at the University of the Cumberlands where he also advises the award-winning college newspaper.
'Thor' Reconsidered As Both Vital and Dangerous for Marvel Studios | 17 Oct 2012 // 9:45 PM
With the end The Mighty Thor, perhaps now's the perfect time to reconsider Kenneth Branagh's critical box office success as a metaphor for the challenges facing the upcoming Thor: God of Thunder.
The Real Story, But Not All of It | 30 Aug 2011 // 9:08 PM
Perhaps more than a long, critical gaze at DC's history, Secret Origins makes the incredibly savvy move of rendering the company's 70-plus years as both heartwarming and resilient.
‘Alexander’ and the Not-So-Terrible Family Comedy | 8 Apr 2015 // 8:10 PM
When it comes to family comedies, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is the exact opposite of terrible, horrible, and no good.
The Odds Are Ever in Its Favor: ‘Mockingjay - Part 1’ | 9 Mar 2015 // 8:10 PM
Mockingjay -- Part 1 proves that a stellar cast and some meaningful direction can take a dreary storyline and turn it into the ultimate penultimate film.
A Marvelous Collision: "Archie Meets the Punisher" | 13 Apr 2012 // 3:49 AM
In 1994, the Punisher and his fixer Micro stormed into Riverdale, believing that such a squeaky-clean town must be hiding its own special breed of hell…
Lessons Learned from "ThunderCats: The Return" | 13 Jan 2012 // 1:45 AM
2011 saw the reboot of the classic show, ThunderCats, on Cartoon Network. But an earlier ThunderCats reboot, in comics, holds lessons for uncovering good from bad reimaginings.