10 Comic Moments “Gotham” Could Use Pre-Batman


Hush’s childhood Hush is one of Batman’s relatively newer rogues, but he has become pretty prominent despite that. Hush is really Tommy Elliot, Bruce’s childhood friend. He wasn’t as honorable as Bruce. He hated his parents and couldn’t wait for nature to take its course in order to get his inheritance. So, he cut his … Continue reading

TV Review: ‘Gotham’


We’ve seen the first episodes of Flash and Constantine and they’re good. Not great, but plenty of potential. We could be on the cusp of a new era in totally watchable TV comic adaptations. This week we got the first episode of the biggest name brand being adapted: Gotham. The Batman series without Batman. Focusing not on the … Continue reading

The Worst Sci-Fi Series Finale of All Time

  When it comes to series finales, especially for beloved shows, expectations are fairly high.  After all, if audiences spend years following cherished characters, wading through gripping and complicated plots, and spending countless hours on message boards debating  the show’s finer points, there better be a pay off.  Alas that unfortunately is not always the case.  For … Continue reading

Casting Call: ‘Hannibal’ TV Series


It was revealed during Comic Con this year that Season 3 of “Hannibal” will cover elements of Hannibal and Red Dragon, including Francis Dolarhyde, aka The Tooth Fairy. If they get a Season 4, they will cover Silence of the Lambs, which means enter Clarice Starling (or whatever Starling surrogate Fuller comes up with since Starling is currently … Continue reading

Doctor Who Review Vol. 12.1 – ‘Deep Breath’

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Here we go again. The first episode of any new incarnation of the Doctor is a delicate prospect for the production team. Whether or not the new actor is suited to the role (and we didn’t doubt for a moment that Calpadi would be anything but perfect) they need to sell us on the new … Continue reading

DC TV Review: ‘The Flash’ and ‘Constantine’


Ok, I’m pretty sure DC are doing this on purpose. Two major leaks in the space of a week – the pilot episodes for their upcoming television shows The Flash and Constantine – just before San Diego Comic Con. I suspect that they’re hoping to get some feedback for making adjustments before official release. Nothing wrong with … Continue reading

Possible Roles for Rosario Dawson in Daredevil


If you’re anything like me, then you really hate it when someone gets cast in a superhero project in a secret role. I’m not really sure why its so secret. This is the current case with Marvel’s Netflix Daredevil series. Already cast are Boardwalk Empire‘s Charlie Cox as the Man Without Fear and character actor Vincent … Continue reading

6 Ways George R. R. Martin and ‘Game of Thrones’ Changed Fantasy Forever


    ******WARNING NOVEL AND TELEVISION SHOW SPOILERS BELOW******* For most people August 6, 1996 was probably of no great significance.  People mourned the 51st anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing, went to work, watched television, and made love to their significant others.  In other words, it was a typical and pedestrian day.  I myself was a month … Continue reading

Casting Call: Belle (Beauty and the Beast)

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Disney recently announced plans to produce their own live-action Beauty and the Beast tale. We already have La belle et la bête with Lea Seydoux and Vincent Cassel coming soon and Guillermo del Toro’s announced version with Emma Watson which may or may not ever happen. For this Disney version I’m assuming they will stick close to their … Continue reading

7 Reasons We’re Hyped for ‘Orange is the New Black’ Season 2


If you haven’t watched the first season of Orange is the New Black during the year since it came out, then shame on you. You’ve got only a few hours to catch up before the new season. Go. Now. For the rest of us who are counting the minutes, it’s time t0 list out some reasons … Continue reading