I wrote a review of Season 6 of Arrow way back in May 2018. I said then that the series was doing an incomplete job of keeping my interest and announced I was stepping away from it for a while. Absence making the heart grow fonder, and all that. Which is what I did, not […]Read more "Arrow: Seasons 7 & 8 — a review"
As I keep rocketing through the past seasons of Supernatural, I’m starting to feel like a hypocrite. I still enjoy the series. A lot. But, after this crazy immersive process of watching at least five episodes a week this year, I sometimes feel like I’m getting too much of a glimpse into how the […]Read more "Supernatural: Season 10 — a review"
I’m writing this review (or at least this first sentence) just moments after watching the season, and series, finale of the CW’s iZombie, “All’s Well that Ends Well.” Even before I watched the episode I thought this was a bold choice for an episode title. I mean, what if it didn’t end well? Series […]Read more "iZombie: Season 5 — a review"
I haven’t been watching Arrow this season, except for this year’s crossover event, but I’m still a steady viewer of The Flash and Supergirl. For whatever reasons, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow was left out of the crossover this year. Perhaps that series is on shaky ground, renewal-wise: I really don’t know. I stopped watching the […]Read more "DC Comics on The CW: Elseworlds Crossover Event (2018)"
Okay. Let’s face facts here, gang. This is a ridiculous show. I’m not kidding. Ridiculous. It has few redeeming qualities, and I’ll probably forget most of it in a few years. It is not a deeply layered drama with multidimensional characters and themes that stick with you for more than a few days. It’s schlock, […]Read more "Riverdale: Season 2 — a review"
The television series with the longest episode titles known to man (which still aren’t as long as my own 15-Minute Force titles) has returned for a second season. I liked the first season of Black Lightning. Specifically, I liked that it featured a middle-aged superhero, who happens to be black. I also liked the cast […]Read more "Black Lightning: Season 2 Premiere Episode, “The Book of Consequences-Chapter One: Rise of the Green Light Babies” — a review"
Let’s start with the good news: iZombie has been renewed for a fifth season. Now, of course, the bad: Season 5 will be the last for the series. As far as we know. I mean, right now. It could be picked up by another major network, or Amazon or Netflix or . . . […]Read more "iZombie: Season 4 – review"
Right off the bat, let me say that Black Lightning has been renewed for a second season, and that I, for one, am happy about it. I described my feelings about this series in my review of the premiere. And nothing much has changed in the interim. First seasons can be difficult. I am […]Read more "Black Lightning: Season One — a review"
The first episode of CW’s new superhero series Black Lightning is titled “The Resurrection.” The new series in the Berlanti-verse distinguishes itself in many ways from the other superhero shows. One of the main ways it does so, right off the bat, is by featuring a superhero who, as the episode title might suggest, already […]Read more "CW’s Black Lightning: Premiere “The Resurrection” — a review"
I’ve had misgivings about this season of Arrow since the premiere, and the midseason finale episode 6.9 “Irreconcilable Differences” has done little to set my mind at ease. In my review of Episode 6.1 “Fallout,” I complained about false drama, including false cliffhangers, and what seemed to me to be generally sloppy writing. Thea was […]Read more "Arrow Season 6 Midseason Review [Spoilers]"