Category Archives: TV Reviews

TV Review: Gotham (Season 3)

**Contains spoilers** “Gotham” improves yet again by tweaking its characters and moving them closer to the versions that comic fans will recognize, yet it takes steps back as some of the better characters are stripped of their appeal. Probably the character make the biggest progress is Bruce Wayne. His continued training and “no-killing” stance finally… Read More »

TV Review: Arrow (Season 5)

**Contains spoilers** With a revamped Team Arrow, more focused flashbacks and one of “Arrow’s” strongest villains, season 5 breathed new life into the Arrowverse’s flagship series. The biggest change this season was giving Oliver a new group of heroes to fight alongside him. The previously established characters of Curtis Holt and Evelyn Sharp, Mr. Terrific… Read More »

TV Review: The Flash (Season 3)

**Contains spoilers** This season started off with strong possibilities, beginning with an adaption of the popular “Flashpoint” storyline and the anticipated “Invasion” crossover event. While they seemed to miss the mark a bit on the earlier part of the season, the final stretch began to pull things together in time for a solid conclusion. The… Read More »

TV Review: Supergirl (Season 2)

**Contains spoilers** With the move to the CW, “Supergirl” sees some improvements….and takes a few steps back. The biggest loss is Calista Flockhart’s Cat Grant. Due to the show’s filming locations switching from Los Angeles to Vancouver, it was announced that she would be having a reduced role. Ultimately, that meant only appearing in two… Read More »

TV Review: Agents of SHIELD (Season 4)

*Contains spoilers* This show has improved every season, and the latest is some of the best TV this year. Great acting, top-notch special effects, and three distinct story “pods” all contribute to creating a fantastic, and thankfully not final, season. The opening pod, subtitled “Ghost Rider” features the Robbie Reyes version of Ghost Rider. While… Read More »

TV Review: Legends of Tomorrow (Season 2)

*Contains minor spoilers* A major improvement from the lackluster first season, “Legends of Tomorrow” shows signs of becoming one of the better comic book-based shows in its second season. However, it still can’t quite keep from straying into a mess at times.  The overall plot this season is better executed. After a bit of a… Read More »

TV Review: Legion (Season 1)

Fantastic show, with unique characters and a lot of quirks. This series has an abundance of style and substance. But the style is what sets it apart. 1960’s inspired deco, unexpected musical selections and the occasional dance number allow the more mundane moments to shine. The plot actually follows a fairly typical comic book narrative.… Read More »

TV Review: Iron Fist (Season 1)

**Some spoilers in this review** This show takes a long time to find its footing, and even then, may only appeal to Marvel Comics and martial arts fans. The series just doesn’t clearly define what it is about. By the end of the first episode or two of the other Marvel Netflix shows, I could… Read More »