Posts Tagged ‘superhero’
 

 
gotham

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
 

 
 
Legion

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Legion”

  LEGION:  Wednesday 10PM on FX – DVR Alert The answer to what Noah Hawley could do for an encore after Fargo is:  continue to spectacularly overperform.  Fargo was and is a totally unexpected piece of great telev...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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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
 

 
 
Legends of Tomorrow

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
 

 

 
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Agent Carter”

  The signs are foreboding for AGENT CARTER:  not only have the Season 2 ratings gone from lukewarm to frigid, but star Hayley Atwell has signed for another ABC pilot (although since the same studio and network are involv...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
Supergirl

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
 

 

 
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Film Review: “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”

  BIRDMAN or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance):  Worth A Ticket – A Stunt, But An Amazing One Alejandro G. Inarritu’s BIRDMAN is, like this year’s Boyhood, a film defined by its form.  In the case of...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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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
 

 

 
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THE SKED Fall Pilot Report: CW’s “The Flash”

  THE FLASH:  Tuesday 8PM on CW starting October 7 – If Nothing Else Is On… PLAYERS:  Series Creators/Executive Producers Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg and Geoff Johns, the first 2 of whom are also creators...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Film Review: “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″”

  THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2:  Watch It At Home – The Webs Aren’t Very Tight This Time The huge, lumbering pieces of THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 rarely succeed in fitting together.  It’s as though the studio...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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THE SKED Fall Finale Review: “Arrow”

  Not to beat up on Agents of SHIELD more than it already has been, but comparisons between it and ARROW are particularly clear right now since both shows are pursuing essentially the same storyline, in which there’s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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SHOWBUZZDAILY FILM REVIEW: “Thor: The Dark World”

  THOR: THE DARK WORLD:  Watch It At Home – The Universe Is In Danger! (Yawn) Massive superhero adventures are now so plentiful that they’re a genre unto themselves.  Within Marvel’s Avengers universe, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
tomorrow people

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED Pilot Review – CW’s “The Tomorrow People”

  Read All Our Fall Pilot Reports here. THE TOMORROW PEOPLE:  Wednesday 9PM on CW – If Nothing Else Is On… THE TOMORROW PEOPLE is CW sticking with the CW playbook.  The word “rip-off” may be a st...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
man of steel

SHOWBUZZDAILY FILM REVIEW: “Man of Steel”

  MAN OF STEEL:  Watch It At Home – Another Guy In a Cape “Kneel before Zod!” the villain of that name roared in what’s probably the best-remembered piece of dialogue from Superman 2.  That line ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Arrow”

  The success of ARROW was a big win for CW and for DC Comics this season.  The appeal of CW’s single-girl soaps was running thin, while DC has been reeling from the otherworldly success of arch-rival Marvel’s...
by Mitch Salem