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Gotham 2.8: “Tonight’s the Night”

Gotham 2.8: “Tonight’s the Night” Well, I haven’t been much of a fan of Theo Galavan as a villain this season, because he seemed a bit too comic-booky even for a show that embraces that on a regular basis. I [...]

November 13, 2015 Movies and TV
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Gotham 2.7: “Mommy’s Little Monster”

Gotham 2.7: “Mommy’s Little Monster” I’m sure that people that linger on this site – or watch Gotham, for that matter – have seen the 1992 film Batman Returns. Remember when a whole army of penguins was marching on in? [...]

November 6, 2015 Movies and TV
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Gotham 2.4: “Strike Force”

Gotham 2.4: “Strike Force” With the latest episode of Gotham, the creators have pulled out one of their best cards and slammed it on the table and have told viewers “read it and weep.” But there’s more to playing a [...]

October 16, 2015 Movies and TV
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Gotham 2.3: “Last Laugh”

Gotham Season 2.3: “Last Laugh” Two of the problems with the first season of Gotham was that some of the story-lines either ended abruptly with no real payoff that was worthy of the build-up (such as the female mole Fish [...]

October 12, 2015 Movies and TV
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Baturday: How on earth will “Endgame” end?

So my comics came in this week.  And that was awesome.  And it was also great to get a double-reading schedule.  Oh, yeah.  And Amanda Waller was cast for the DC Cinematic Universe, starting with the Suicide Squad movie.  Another [...]

February 28, 2015 Features
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Baturday: Gotham and Batman and Joker, Oh My!

Still reeling from the shocking ending of this week’s Batman?  How about that fantastic episode of Gotham?  Well, it’s a great time to be a Bat fan, ladies and gentlemen.  And here’s my take on all of the Batty goodness [...]

January 31, 2015 Features
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Gotham Episode 1.7: Penguin’s Umbrella – Review

What is the only way to make an already stellar show even better after six episodes?  That’s right.  Bring back the showrunner to script the seventh.  Bruno Heller returned to the characters and the city of Gotham in this week’s [...]

November 4, 2014 Movies and TV
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Gotham Episode 1.6: Spirit of the Goat – Review

Welcome back, Bat fans!  Another great episode of Gotham aired last night, but you no doubt are well aware of this fact.  It is worth noting first and foremost that writer Ben (Supernatural, Angel) Edlund absolutely nailed the transition from [...]

October 28, 2014 Movies and TV
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Gotham Episode 1.5: Viper – Review

This week’s episode of Gotham takes it up a notch, to say the least.  We see lots of wheels turning, and for once, it is starting to become much more than a procedural cop drama with Batman characters thrown in [...]

October 21, 2014 Movies and TV
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Gotham Episode 1.4: Arkham – Review

Sorry for the delay, but I finally got around to watching the newest episode of Gotham.  And it was an excruciatingly long wait, let me tell you.  But I don’t have to tell you all that…  You’re aware of my [...]

October 16, 2014 Movies and TV
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Gotham Episode 1.3: The Balloonman – Review

If this episode could be summed up with one phrase, it would be this: Gotham is headed toward being a city overrun with vigilantes.  Selina Kyle tells Jim Gordon that she witnessed the Waynes’ murder and takes him back to [...]

October 7, 2014 Movies and TV
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Gotham Episode 1.2: Selina Kyle – Review

The second episode of the soon-to-be classic Batman origin show, Gotham, was aired last night on Fox.  And though I loved the pilot, there was still something missing.  I couldn’t quite put my finger on it until around ten minutes [...]

September 30, 2014 Movies and TV
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Gotham Episode 1.1: Pilot – Review

Well…  That was certainly worth the wait.  If you were hiding under a rock, you might have missed the fact that Gotham, the single most important comic book TV show of all time premiered last night.  Everyone watched it.  And [...]

September 23, 2014 Movies and TV
Actress Carol Kane joins cast of Gotham

Actress Carol Kane joins cast of Gotham

MTV and TV Line have reported that the veteran Academy Award-nominated actress will be joining the cast of the highly anticipated Batman origin series, Gotham this fall.  Carol Kane is famous for her varied and vast Hollywood resume, frequenting the [...]

July 3, 2014 Movies and TV
Batman 23.3

Forever Evil Event: Batman 23.3 (Penguin)

Batman 23.3 Special “Villains Month” Title: Penguin 1 Frank Tieri, Christian Duce Forever Evil Crossover Spoiler alert! You have been warned!   This week, DC Comics gave us something special. Not only is this issue the third week’s crown jewel [...]

September 19, 2013 Features, ZDONOTUSE

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