TV Review: Arrow, “Crucible” (S2,E4) – I React to the 3 Major New Storylines

To read our other Arrow episode reviews please go here. Airdate: 10/30/2013 Director: Eagle Egilsson (Nikita, CSI: Miami) Writer(s): Andrew Kreisberg (Arrow’s Co-Creator/Executive Producer) & Wendy Mericle (Arrow, Desperate Housewives, Everwood, Eli Stone) All right.  Everyone take a moment to catch your breath.   […]

The Top 10 Box Office Bombs of All Time, But How Do We Know What Constitutes a Bomb?

If I were to tell you that two of the films released this past summer are now among the top 10 biggest box office bombs of all time, what would you say? A yawn with […]

Box Office Decoded: Bad Grandpa Deflates Gravity, Counselor Flops

To see older or more recent box office top 10 breakdowns please go here. So, here’s what happened this weekend at the domestic box office: Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa spoiled the Gravity/Captain Phillips #1-2 punch, which both […]

6 Reactions to the New Captain America: Winter Soldier Trailer

As revelations go, this ranks among the least profound, but this past week in the build up to the release of the new trailer for Captain America: Winter Solider I realized something shocking: I cannot […]

TV Review: Arrow, “Broken Dolls” (S2,E3) – Sick, Twisted, Awesome

To read our other Arrow episode reviews please go here. Airdate: 10/23/2013 Director: Glen Winter (Arrow, Smallville) Writer(s): Marc Guggenheim (Arrow’s Co-Creator/Executive Producer) & Keto Shimizu (Being Human US, The Cape) With “Broken Dolls,” Arrow just went to a very dark place, perhaps reasoning that […]

What the Critics Are Saying About Thor: The Dark World-Entertainingly Average

UPDATE 11/10/2013: Read our own review of Thor: The Dark World here. Let’s go back to a far away time known as last April and May.  ‘Twas a more innocent time then.  The United States […]

Arrow: Season 2 – 7 Things to Remember from the First Season

The first season of Arrow was recently added in its entirety to Netflix, mere weeks after its release on DVD/Blu-Ray.  Interestingly, as much as I have written about Arrow around here other than the season […]

TV Review: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., “Girl in the Flower Dress” (S1,E5) -Skye’s Secret Is Out, But Do We Care?

To read our other Agents of SHIELD episode reviews please go here. Original Airdate: 10/22/2013 Director: Jesse Bochco (Dallas, Nip/Tuck, Prison Break, The Closer) Writer: Brent Fletcher (Lost, Friday Night Lights) After last week’s brief detour into a […]

Box Office Decoded: Gravity & Captain Phillips=Strong, Carrie & Escape Plan=Soft, Fifth Estate=Bomb

To see older or more recent box office top 10 breakdowns please go here. So, here’s what happened this weekend at the domestic box office: Gravity and Captain Phillips continued their wicked 1-2 punch atop the chart […]

TV Review: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., “Eye Spy” (S1,E4) – The Best Episode Yet

To read our other Agents of SHIELD episode reviews please go here. Original Airdate: 10/15/2013 Director: Roxann Dawson (Star Trek: Voyager actress turned director, directing episodes of Treme, Caprica, The Good Wife, Lost, Heroes) Writer: Jeffrey Bell (The Protector, Alias, […]