TV Review: Young Justice Is No Justice League

DC Comics’ “Young Justice,” a two-year cartoon TV series loosely based on comics, is no “Justice League.” There, I said it. That’s probably the worst criticism I can level at the show, because despite plot holes you can fly a planet through and characters who pass around both the Idiot Ball and the Angst Ball…
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Daredevil’s Season 2 Isn’t As Good As Season 1. It’s Better.

I hesitated a little bit when the second season of Daredevil was released on Friday, thinking it had to be worse than the first season. Some of the people involved behind the scenes have changed, after all, and there was no possible way they could continue zigging when every other show around them zagged, was…
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Yes, I Am An Evil Supervillain, Thank You

I’m Lex Luthor and Emperor Palpatine and Magneto and The Penguin. Best-case scenario, maybe I get to be antihero Beatrix Kiddo on her roaring rampage of revenge in Kill Bill. But that’s on a good day. Why am I turning into a supervillain? Well, if you believe the Myers-Briggs personality tests, I have an ENTJ…
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Dead Wives And Lazy Writers

Dracula is a terrible show, and while Sleepy Hollow has great moments, it too is sometimes afflicted by lazy writing–and both shows suffer from Dead Wife Syndrome. However, they make having a Dead Wife look so good that I almost want a Dead Wife or two myself.Dracula’s Dead Wife is beautiful, and he loved her.…
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The Mission: Impossible Episode That Doesn’t Work

While I absolutely adore the old TV classic Mission: Impossible, I have to admit my suspension of disbelief will only go so far. Greg Morris’s amazing techno-gadgets seem plausible now that we have cellphones and computers in every home. I can grudgingly roll my eyes and go along with the fact that blue-eyed, white Martin…
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