Supergirl returns, and everyone else disappears. One has to wonders if her super costume could use a trip to the super dry cleaners. The Gifted hides their capitalized M at the beginning while forcing others to deal with monsters.
February 17, 2019
February 16, 2019
For Valentines Day, Discovery reunites the crew with some established characters, and takes a quest into the bizarre Mycelial Network, where it finds stranger things.
February 14, 2019
The latest subject of Make Me Watch It is In the Mood for Love (2000), directed by Wong Kar-Wai. The updated and maintained list of options for “Make Me Watch It” can be found here. You can name up to ten movies you’d like me to cover here. The series can also be found on Stitcher, on iTunes, or in a direct RSS feed.
February 11, 2019
Lots missing items in our Comic Television Discussion, but we do have three DC shows this week, with Arrow, Flash and Black Lightning all dealing with their children. Is this evidence that the super heroes on television are being targeted at the geeky kids of decades gone but now-grown-up and dealing with their children? The Gifted also returns, as Reeva goes on a rampage and we get a Morlocks and Purifiers rumble.
February 10, 2019
In her lengthy literary career, now-octogenarian Joyce Carol Oates has wandered into genre, most notably horror. Her most recent novel, started in 2011 but not published until late last year, begins as something akin to a YA dystopia before quickly time-traveling into other genres.
February 10, 2019
This is the first time in a long time I haven’t seen a flood of library romantic comedy movies hit the Tuesday before Valentine’s Day weekend.
February 8, 2019
The strongest second-season Discovery episode to date brings us a Big Not-So-Dumb Object, a dying Saru, bickering techies, comparatively thoughtful social commentary, and some by-the-way explanations for discontinuities between the tech of this series and Kirk’s era.
February 5, 2019
The latest episode of the X-Files Retrospective podcast, covering Rush (7×05), is now available here for your listening pleasure. Intro and outro music attribution is below. You can also follow the show from its own feed (RSS, iTunes, Stitcher) or through the Bureau 42 Master Audio Feed (RSS, iTunes, Stitcher).