I very nearly washed my hands of this series early during the second season. I’ll explain why, and then let you know why I didn’t. I enjoyed Season 1 of Krypton, which did a deep dive into Superman’s science fiction roots by focusing on Kal-El’s grandfather, Seg-El (Cameron Cuffe), beginning at a time before Jor-El, […]Read more "Krypton: Season 2 — a review"
Maybe time travel was always the bane of Barry Allen’s existence. I remember a lot of time travel stories from the comic books when I was a kid, back when the Flash had to use a treadmill to time travel and Carmine Infantino was the quintessential Flash artist. Maybe some of the stories involved Barry […]Read more "The Flash: Season Five Premiere Episode “Nora” — a review"
Since my entertainment cup runneth over in this new glorious age of superhero television, I decided to trim a few shows from my viewing schedule when the cycle begins anew in the fall. This show was not one of those culled. I liked the first season of Krypton. Liked, not loved yet, but liked. […]Read more "Krypton: Season One – a review"
In a television season in which I find myself thinking that I might be too critical of everything that I’m watching (as if I were a true critic: Egads!), I find that I have truly enjoyed Season 4 of The Flash. The whole Savitar thing was a misstep for me, I’ll admit. So, it was […]Read more "The Flash: Season 4 – review"
The brains behind the show Gotham have done something very smart. They’ve announced that Season 5 will be the final season of the series, and that it will be a shorter season as well—13 episodes, just enough to get it to 100 episodes, that old syndication milestone. I applaud this decision. I had already decided […]Read more "Gotham: Season 4 – a review"
Maybe I shouldn’t watch new television programs. It seems like I begin watching them, wanting to hate them, because there’s already so much good television out there that it becomes difficult to watch everything. An embarrassment of riches, especially for those of us with a certain nerdish bent. But, there was no way I […]Read more "Krypton: Season One Premiere: “Pilot”"