Posts Tagged ‘DC Comics’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Toronto Film Festival Reviews: “Joker” & “Harriet”

  JOKER (Warners – October 4):  One’s perception of Todd Phillips’ JOKER may depend in part on the context in which one sees it.  In the 11 years since Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight, the MCU...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Krypton”

  KRYPTON:  Wednesday 10PM on Syfy – Change the Channel With the engagingly odd exception of The Magicians, Syfy hasn’t had much luck with its big swings, and KRYPTON is unlikely to change that.  The network&...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Gotham”

  GOTHAM:  Thursday 8PM on FOX Coming off its most satisfying season to date, the first where it seemed to have some control over its sprawl, GOTHAM has been given a new timeslot on Thursdays for its 4th season, and the s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Powerless”

  POWERLESS:  Thursday 8:30PM on NBC – If Nothing Else is On… So far, NBC’s POWERLESS is merely a clever idea for a sitcom.  It’s set on the fringes of the DC superhero universe, in Charm City, wh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Gotham”

  GOTHAM did a better job of navigating its clog of characters in its second season.  Bruno Heller’s mash-up of Batman origin story, the Dark Knight trilogy, 1930s-style cop drama, and all-around comic book freak-sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Legends of Tomorrow”

  The well-oiled Greg Berlanti & Co DC superhero TV machine has so far slipped a gear with CW’s LEGENDS OF TOMORROW.  Despite half a season of careful preparation before its January start, including pre-premiere...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “IZombie”

  Rob Thomas and Dianne Ruggiero-Wright’s CW series IZOMBIE is a show that would benefit from a season order shorter than the 19 hours it had to deliver this year–and with its less than stellar ratings, that mi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Legends of Tomorrow”

  LEGENDS OF TOMORROW:  Thursday 8PM on CW – In the Queue Even with a half-season and the resources of two other series to prepare the way, LEGENDS OF TOMORROW finally arrived on CW heavy with exposition.  It was s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Supergirl”

SUPERGIRL:  Monday 8PM on CBS Previously… on SUPERGIRL:  Kara Zor-El (Melissa Benoist) was older than her illustrious Kryptonian cousin when she was sent to Earth to protect him as he grew from babyhood.  But some unex...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Supergirl”

  SUPERGIRL:  Monday 8PM on CBS (premiere at 8:30PM tonight) – In the Queue SUPERGIRL is more thrilling as an experiment in network scheduling than as a TV show.  There’s nothing terribly wrong with the ser...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “The Flash”

  Despite the declining fortunes of network TV, it was a good season for newly-launched dramas, with big hits emerging for FOX in Empire, ABC in How to Get Away With Murder, and CW in THE FLASH.  The latter isn’t ju...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Constantine”

  CONSTANTINE:  Friday 10PM on NBC Previously… on CONSTANTINE:  John Constantine (Matt Ryan), a character who originated in DC Comics, is a demon-hunter, trying to regain his own soul (which he lost by allowing a y...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “The Flash”

  THE FLASH:  Tuesday 8PM on CW Previously… on THE FLASH:  Mild-mannered civilian police investigator Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) comes out of an encounter with a particle accelerator and a freak storm, and finds hi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Gotham”

  GOTHAM:  Monday 9PM on FOX Previously… on GOTHAM:  Years before Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie) would become Gotham City’s police commissioner, he was a rookie detective, working with the corrupt Harvey Bullock (...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot Review – “Gotham”

  GOTHAM:  Monday 8PM on FOX – If Nothing Else Is On… PLAYERS:  Batman (and if we’re being honest, Christopher Nolan, even though he has nothing to do with this show).  Series creator Bruno Heller, who...
by Mitch Salem