Author Archives: Joseph Hamrick

About Joseph Hamrick

I write at and You can follow me on Twitter @HB_Jhamrick. I also dabble in fiction, which you can find at I enjoy reading and attempting to write stories I find interesting that provoke thoughtfulness and introspection. I often achieve that in my reading - rarely in my writing. I am a Christian, so most of my writing and thinking comes from a theological perspective. I love contemplating on the moral, philosophical, and theological aspects of what I read and watch. I am also a Tolkien fan who thinks his works are the pinnacle of High Fantasy literature. And I am of the opinion that the six film Middle Earth saga reigns supreme as the best pieces of filmmaking in cinema history.

Character Spotlight: The Flash

Hey guys, so can you keep a secret? If you can keep reading. If you can’t, please stop. All right? Well I’m Barry Allen, AKA The Flash, AKA The Fastest Man Alive (Ha! Suck it, Superman! j/k please don’t kill … Continue reading

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The Symphonic DCEU: The Brutal Precision of The Bat of Gotham

The Batman is brutal; he always has been, and I suspect he always will be. It’s engrained in his character. He is an embodiment of fear. He makes normal criminals think twice before engaging in nefarious activities for fear of … Continue reading

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The Symphonic DCEU: The Controlled Chaos of Wonder Woman

Music moves us. The power of the medium is unmistakable. With a few familiar notes we can be transported back in time to something peaceful or horrific. A couple dah dum, dah dum, dah dum dah dums, and I’ll remember … Continue reading

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Superman: The Protector of the Weak

The eugenics program of the early 20th century is a stain on the morality of the people and government of the United States.

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Interstellar and Arrival: Poetry Put to Film.

Interstellar is a flawed masterpiece whose reach extended its grasp; yet I count Christopher Nolan’s space epic as one of the most inspiring movies I’ve seen. Why? Because it makes me feel more of the sense of the vastness of … Continue reading

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