This is not Teen Titans Go! or Young Justice, and certainly not Superfriends. This is the DC Universe if it mashed up the origin stories of the Titans were thrown into the world of Watchmen or Kickass, a world where the actual evil that created Raven or Robin or Beast Boy was played out in darker hues than… [Read More]
Warner Bros.’ Doom Patrol serves up strange, mangled delights that put the “anti” in anti-hero. The group was teased out of Titans, a clearly adult take on a group that’s no longer teen-affiliated, and just enough of their banter was shown to make me re-up for some more viewing.Where can you see an angry teenager… [Read More]
Written and directed by first-time filmmaker Nick Scown, Pretty Bad Actress tells the story of Gloria Green (Heather McComb), a former child star who is struggling to move past her childhood fame. When she is kidnapped by a stalker (John Hensley) and trapped with Donnie, an obsessed fan (Stephanie Hodes), Gloria’s only hope is her loyal assistant,… [Read More]
Daredevil was epic. That is, the Netflix one, not the star-crossed Ben Affleck/Jennifer Garner one. [Editor’s note: it’s better than people think, but still.] When Marvel announced that it’s second series on Netflix would focus on little-known female superhero Jessica Jones, I wondered if they had been drinking their own Kool-aid. Sure, Guardians of the Galaxy was… [Read More]
Watching the first season of Daredevil, I had the realization that Netflix wasn’t just ‘pretending’ to deliver actual, original content. Yes, there had been shows like House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, but Daredevil was must-watch television or what I call “ignore the wife and kids”-worthy. While the second season wasn’t quite as stirring, it still proves to be… [Read More]
For the most part, Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return effectively bridges the gap of seventeen years between episodes—and this is a great thing.
Longmire is one of the best shows on television or, at least it was, until it was cancelled by A&E and picked up by Netflix! Now, for those who don’t stream shows, Warner Bros. and Netflix is releasing the fourth season of the hit, modern-day western about the exploits of Absaroka County sheriff Walt Longmire (Robert… [Read More]
Over a million athletes worldwide train for the Olympics, but only about one percent achieve that goal. These stories are much different than much of what American and Canadian viewers will see on their TVs during the games.
The first British cartoon to end up on Nickelodeon twenty years ago has a remake brewing! On April 29, and only on Netflix, fans of Danger Mouse (and sarcastic animated characters) will delight in the latest gem. Danger Mouse (Alexander Armstrong) and his sidekick Penfold (Kevin Eldon) battle the evil forces of the frog, Baron Silas von… [Read More]
i’ve been part of the vibrant community surrounding the Souls series of video games (Demon’s Souls, Dark Souls I and II (soon to be III), and Bloodborne) for years now though they be oh, so much more, these are notoriously challenging fantasy role playing games, infamously brutal in their demands on the player as an… [Read More]