Wind River is one of the most emotional experiences I have had at the movies in 2017. The modern western from writer-director Taylor Sheridan is a cold and harsh drama about a cold and harsh place where these characters don’t merely live, they survive. The film also shines a devastating light on the plight of Native Americans and the criminal lack of care we give to their living conditions and well-being. That it takes a white writer-director and two white movie stars to get this story told says nearly as much as the movie itself.
We live in a world dominated by superheroes. Both Avengers movies are in the top 10 highest grossing films of all time. Everywhere you look you see an ad for another superhero product. 5 different superhero movies have already come out in 2017, with 2 more slated to premiere later on this year. This superhero overload had me thinking, what if they were real. I'm not saying, how great would it be to be a superhero, but how would humanity as a whole react to the idea of superheroes. In order to determine that, we must first break down the different types of superheroes. Humanity would react differently to different types of superheroes, so let's break them down into 4 categories.