Author Archive: Joe Sanders
Joe Sanders is a playwright and college instructor in Kalamazoo, MI. He has a master's degree in playwriting and a bachelor's degree in creative writing from Western Michigan University, where he currently teaches thought and writing.
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is one of the best novels ever written. The questions it raises about playing God, and the responsibility that comes along with creating new life either in a laboratory or through parenthood is really interesting. I, Frankenstein toys with those same ideas in order to fill time before big elaborate fight sequences. […]
Today, Warner Bros. announced that Zack Snyder will be directing their Justice League movie probably sometime around the summer of 2018. Snyder, who has already turned out one extremely disappointing DC movie with Man of Steel, and is in production on the sequel Batman vs. Superman has to be one of the worst choices I […]
It’s difficult to summarize The Best Offer because it’s impossible to see how the separate storylines are ever going to intersect. The film centers around Virgil (Geoffrey Rush; The King’s Speech), who is an art expert and auctioneer who appraises newly discovered pieces by famous artists, verifies their authenticity, and tells the owner how much […]
I would have a difficult time summarizing this film, as the plot is not easy to follow. From what I understand, a division of the French police headed by Gregory (Jean Dujardin; The Artist) is out to bring down a corrupt American businessman (Tim Roth; Lie to Me) with the help of a French financial […]
In the wake of Charlie Sheen’s nervous breakdown and being fired from his popular sitcom Two and a Half Men, FX decided to capitalize on this different type of fame by putting Sheen back on the air as an anger management counselor having a casual affair with fellow counselor Kate (Selma Blair; Cruel Intentions) and […]