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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The potential of the “Iron Fist” stumbles in its execution

Netflix took a risk when it announced that it would be producing TV shows based on lesser-known Marvel properties such as “Daredevil,” “Jessica Jones,” Luke Cage” and “Iron Fist” and that it would all...

Riverdale presents gritty rendering of Archie Comics

Back in the 1940s, Archie Comics debuted the happy-go-lucky teenage adventures of Archie Andrews and his friends as they live through high school life in their town of Riverdale. It was a colorful, innocent...

FX’s “Atlanta”: Donald Glover’s 10-week short course in storytelling

Being a racial minority is not easy. Aside from a lack of representation, seeing your culture appropriated and your voice interpreted as either for or against the state (e.g. Colin Kaepernick) can make you...

Superheroes: The fight between television and film

The superhero genre has become a staple in today’s film and television industry. It’s become the driving force of contemporary blockbusters, with many of them becoming the highest-grossing movies every summer. Marvel and DC...

The ‘80s get a refreshing new twist in Netflix’s “Stranger Things”

The ‘80s were a time of magic and mystery in the film industry. With the likes of “Star Wars” and “E.T. The Extra Terrestrial,” films had a sense of adventure, awe and audiences with...

I Double “Daredevil” you to watch this

The nights of New York City are run amok with organized crime that ride or die in the drug business. That’s where the so called “Devil of Hell’s Kitchen,” the vigilante known as Daredevil,...

“The Flash: Welcome to Earth-2”

“The Flash” absolutely brought its A-game once again in this week’s episode “Welcome to Earth-2.” All season long, “The Flash” has played with the concept of the multiverse, a system of parallel universes where...

“Legends of Tomorrow, episode 1”

It has always been a staple in comic books to find superheroes fight alongside each other, and lately, this shtick has gotten more attention with the likes of Marvel’s “The Avengers” and “Guardians of...

“The Flash: The Reverse Flash Returns”

“The Flash” is now halfway through its second season and the stakes and drama are rising up for its inevitable conclusion and the second showdown between The Flash and the menacing speedster Zoom. Team...

“The Flash,” season 2, episode 7: Gorilla Warfare”

After last week’s brutal episode, Team Flash is now recovering after Zoom’s dreadful visit to Earth-1 Central City. As such, there are heavy consequences for the team as Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) has become...