REVIEW: ‘TITANS’ Season One, a.k.a. the Robin & Dark Raven Saga

Titans is an interesting experiment with super hero content. DC Universe has rebranded the teenage heroes as a far darker, diverse group. Titans takes a lot of risks with the characters, and the world of comic lore around them. Not every choice pays off, but there’s never a dull moment in the show’s first season. The series… Continue reading REVIEW: ‘TITANS’ Season One, a.k.a. the Robin & Dark Raven Saga

Review: BLACK MIRROR: BANDERSNATCH Chooses A Gimmick Over A Good Story

Black Mirror is a TV show that began on the British broadcaster Channel 4 before becoming a Netflix original. The newest entry into the series is Bandersnatch, which is being marketed by the streaming giant as an interactive film. It allows you to make decisions that alter the story’s progression. When you begin the program,… Continue reading Review: BLACK MIRROR: BANDERSNATCH Chooses A Gimmick Over A Good Story

Review: SSSS.GRIDMAN Is The Surprise Hit Of 2018

Studio Trigger took a risk this year with SSSS.Gridman, a series based on a niche live-action series from the 90s. With the announcement and even a trailer, many were skeptical of the show being worth watching and others didn’t even pay attention at all. Luckily the show found a way to get people to notice… Continue reading Review: SSSS.GRIDMAN Is The Surprise Hit Of 2018

OUTLANDER S04E07: “Down the Rabbit Hole” – The Daughter of a Witch

Ugh...the past is so mountainous.

“Down the Rabbit Hole” gave OUTLANDER viewers a break from the constant struggle that Jamie and Claire’s life has become since moving to North Carolina. Instead, viewers got a sense of the struggles that Brianna’s and Roger’s lives have become since coming through the time stones themselves. Jamie and Claire were noticeably absent in this… Continue reading OUTLANDER S04E07: “Down the Rabbit Hole” – The Daughter of a Witch

Review: STEVEN UNIVERSE: LEGS FROM HERE TO HOMEWORLD Reveals The Last Diamond

The previous episode of Steven Universe left people on edge. Fans were left hanging for the rest of the summer and the entire fall without any new episodes. How does the series makes its return after such a long break? By making sure to keep the story going. Summary Steven works with Blue and Yellow… Continue reading Review: STEVEN UNIVERSE: LEGS FROM HERE TO HOMEWORLD Reveals The Last Diamond

Review: VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER Season 8 Is Powerful

After eight season and 78 episodes, the Netflix original series Voltron: Legendary Defender has come to an end. The series has been filled with twists and turns, ups and downs, and has kept the fans on edge time after time. Will the show land the ending or will it crash and burn at the finish… Continue reading Review: VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER Season 8 Is Powerful

Review: JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: GOLDEN WIND Episode 10-11

The new arc of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind continues to focus on Narancia as he goes for errands only to be caught by the enemy. Does the series continue to entertain or is too much Narancia get annoying fast? Hitman Team Summary Narancia pulls out all the stops as he fights against the effects… Continue reading Review: JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: GOLDEN WIND Episode 10-11

REVIEW: ‘MARVEL’S RUNAWAYS’ Zigzags Through Season Two

From left: Gregg Sulkin, Allegra Acosta, Rhenzy Feliz, Ariela Barer, Virginia Gardner, and Lyrica Okano (copyright Hulu)

THIS IS A SPOILER-FREE REVIEW OF MARVEL’S RUNAWAYS, SEASON TWO. YOU CAN WATCH THE FULL SEASON WHEN IT AIRS IN ITS ENTIRETY ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21ST. Marvel’s Runaways returns to Hulu with its second season. The new season puts the fledgeling team on the ropes, as they take on The Pride. Runaways ups the ante in a big… Continue reading REVIEW: ‘MARVEL’S RUNAWAYS’ Zigzags Through Season Two

NEO YOKIO: PINK CHRISTMAS Is A Lump Of Coal

Despite previous warnings, someone decided more Neo Yokio would be a good idea. So, here we are, with holiday special and the talk of complete second season of the way. Does the holiday special make up for the faults in the first season? Summary Kaz finds himself having to deal with demons, family feuds, and… Continue reading NEO YOKIO: PINK CHRISTMAS Is A Lump Of Coal

OUTLANDER – Reviewing “Savages” & “Blood of My Blood”

“For ignorance!”

The sixth episode of OUTLANDER’s fourth season aired on STARZ on Sunday. “Blood of My Blood” continued the show’s exploration of the tensions between European colonists and the Indigenous population in North Carolina. Last week, “Savages” highlighted how tentative and delicate any kind of peace was between these two communities. Fear leads to misunderstanding, and… Continue reading OUTLANDER – Reviewing “Savages” & “Blood of My Blood”

Review: CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA: A MIDWINTER’S TALE Is Not Messing Around

CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter’s Tale hits Netflix on December 14, and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa is not messing around when it comes to putting the horror in your holiday cheer. A Midwinter’s Tale is dark, horrifying, and defiles everything that is good with the holiday season. As a father of three kids under the… Continue reading Review: CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA: A MIDWINTER’S TALE Is Not Messing Around

Review: DOCTOR WHO “The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos” – Great Concepts Wasted

The Eleventh Season of Doctor Who has now come to conclusion, offering decent episodes and some stinkers. “The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos” has the task to conclude the season and tie up some lingering plot threads. On a distant planet a pair of physic aliens attempt to create a floating tower just as their ‘creator’ arrives. 3,704 years later the Doctor answers a distress… Continue reading Review: DOCTOR WHO “The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos” – Great Concepts Wasted

Review: DOCTOR WHO “It Takes You Away” – A Bold, Wacky and Somewhat Problematic Episode

Last week’s Doctor Who episode “The Witchfinders” was a return to a classic style story. “It Takes You Away” follows in that vein, turning a small story into something larger. The Doctor and her companions find themselves in modern-day Norway. They discover a blind girl, Hanna (Ellie Wallwork) is living alone. She states that her father… Continue reading Review: DOCTOR WHO “It Takes You Away” – A Bold, Wacky and Somewhat Problematic Episode

Retro Review: Celebrating The 25th Anniversary of SAILOR MOON R: THE MOVIE

The first film of the beloved series, Sailor Moon celebrates its silver anniversary on December 5th. With performances of one of the musicals taking place in New York, the release of a special edition of the manga, and the announcement of the final season: Sailor Moon Stars to finally get an American release, it has… Continue reading Retro Review: Celebrating The 25th Anniversary of SAILOR MOON R: THE MOVIE

Review: JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: GOLDEN WIND Episode 9

The intense moments of the previous episodes take a backseat in this episode of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind in favor of laying some groundwork for things to come. Is it enough to keep the audience interested though? Summary Finally made it to the island, the team find themselves presented with a new task. A… Continue reading Review: JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: GOLDEN WIND Episode 9

OUTLANDER S04E04: “Common Ground” – Crazy Like A Bear

“I think it’s going to be smooth sailing from here on.”

Realizing the futility in taking over Jocasta’s plantation during last week’s episode, Jamie and Claire decide to take Governor Tryon up on his offer of a parcel of land. The Frasers’ pioneering spirit is eventually rewarded, but, as usual, they have to deal with a violent threat first. “Common Ground” showed Jamie, Claire, and Ian… Continue reading OUTLANDER S04E04: “Common Ground” – Crazy Like A Bear

Review: DOCTOR WHO “The Witchfinders” – A Tale to Please Old Fans

Picture shows: Yaz (MANDIP GILL), The Doctor (JODIE WHITTAKER), Willa Twiston (TILLY STEELE)

Following last week’s mediocre adventure where the Doctor primarily fights Amazon she returns with a much stronger historical episode. The Doctor and her companions find themselves in 17th century England. What they discover is the landowner of a small Lancashire village has been trying women as witches, resulting in 35 deaths. The Doctor sets out to… Continue reading Review: DOCTOR WHO “The Witchfinders” – A Tale to Please Old Fans

Review: Dreamworks Animation Upholds Honor With SHE-RA AND THE PRINCESSES OF POWER

After the incredible success of Voltron: Legendary Defender, Dreamworks Animation now tries to revive another cartoon from the 80s with She-Ra And The Princesses Of Power. Though there were mixed initial reactions from the character designs, many still hoped the crew behind it would deliver an entertaining work. Was the studio able to revive another… Continue reading Review: Dreamworks Animation Upholds Honor With SHE-RA AND THE PRINCESSES OF POWER