Author Archives: Joseph Hamrick

About Joseph Hamrick

I write at and You can follow me on Twitter @HB_Jhamrick. 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.

The Comic Book Friends: The Fastest Men Alive

It’s Sunday. I’m hot, a little sweaty, and my mind is weary from standing under the draining Texas sun all morning. It’s 2:30pm and I just returned from lunch after church. I’m ready for a long nap. Moments later my … Continue reading

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Heroes, Horrors, Thrillers, and Twists: Inside the Comic Book World of M. Night Shyamalan

Warning. Spoilers abound for M. Night Shyamalan’s Split and Unbreakable. She is tired and scared. There are two other girls locked in the room with her. But still, she is lonely. The other two are traumatized and so is she; … Continue reading

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Journalism 201: The Truth, No Matter the Cost

Good journalists don’t stop asking questions until they’ve arrived at the truth. It may drive them down dangerous paths and put them in harm’s way; but in the end the truth is found, and the story told.

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The Man of Hope, The Man of Steel

The flood waters are rushing in. You get your family and huddle on the roof to await rescue. You reach out your hand toward a man in the sky, who bears on his chest the same symbol painted on your … Continue reading

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Journalism 101: The Investigative Abilities of Clark Kent and Lois Lane

Man of Steel is a comic book film that doesn’t shy away from revealing the investigative minds behind its two leads. Continue reading

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