REVIEW: Mick Rory Gets Some Glory at Last in Legends of Tomorrow 2×11 “Turncoat”

REVIEW: Mick Rory Gets Some Glory at Last in Legends of Tomorrow 2×11 “Turncoat”

This week’s episode of Legends of Tomorrow gave me some really good stuff and some stuff I really don’t think I approve of.  I think it was better-written than last week by a significant margin, but where it goes wrong, I feel it really goes wrong.  First, let’s recap: Rip murdered Washington and gave guns to to the redcoats, basically ruining the American Revolution.  Back on board the Waverider, Mick and Ray have a brief interaction, talking about…

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RECAP/REVIEW: Legends of Tomorrow 2×10 — “The Legion of Doom”

RECAP/REVIEW: Legends of Tomorrow 2×10 — “The Legion of Doom”

Hey everybody, I’m back with this week’s episode of Legends of Tomorrow, aptly titled “The Legion of Doom.”  While I’m not as excited by this episode in terms of writing as I wish I was, this episode is definitely huge in terms of plot.  Additionally, the emotional subplot of the episode has some genuinely affecting moments, even when the scripting doesn’t do the characters justice. The episode opens with Damien Dahrk and Eobard Thawne recruiting Malcolm Merlyn into…

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Affleck Steps Down as Director of “The Batman”

Affleck Steps Down as Director of “The Batman”

In an exclusive report from Variety today, Ben Affleck revealed that he and Warner Brothers have made the “mutual” decision to have him step down as director of the upcoming film “The Batman”. Affleck will remain under the cowl in role of Bruce Wayne/Batman, a role he took on in last year’s “Batman vs. Superman  – Dawn of Justice” before reprising the role in both “Suicide Squad” and in the upcoming “Justice League” film. Affleck will…

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Sterling K Brown Joins the Cast of Marvel’s “Black Panther”

Sterling K Brown Joins the Cast of Marvel’s “Black Panther”

Marvel’s Black Panther already boasted perhaps the most impressive cast of any film Marvel Studios has released, so people could be forgiven for thinking the film’s group of actors couldn’t get any stronger. But with today’s announcement that Emmy Award-winning actor Sterling K Brown is joining the cast of the film, it’s safe to say the cast has become even more compelling. Brown had an incredible year, beginning with his breakthrough and award-winning performance as…

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FILM & TV WEEKLY ROUNDUP: RIP Carrie Fisher

FILM & TV WEEKLY ROUNDUP: RIP Carrie Fisher

This week, I reflect on the passing of an icon: Carrie Fisher. Ms. Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia Organa, leaves behind a world that she helped make more beautiful.  As an actress, as a mental health advocate, author, and legendary script doctor, she brought so much meaning to our lives. Personally, Princess Leia in that white hallway is the first clear memory I have. But the woman she became: bitingly witty,…

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First International “Spider-Man: Homecoming” TV Spot Released

First International “Spider-Man: Homecoming” TV Spot Released

Columbia Pictures, Sony, and Marvel Entertainment released their first international TV spot for the hotly anticipated Spider-Man: Homecoming. The film relaunches the Spider-Man film franchise for the second time, this time with Tom Holland playing the web-slinger. The movie already has a huge buzz attached to it, following Holland’s warmly received debut as Peter Parker and his heroic alter-ego in Marvel’s Captain America – Civil War. While this particular spot is made up mostly of…

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Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel Reportedly Appearing in INFINITY WAR

Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel Reportedly Appearing in INFINITY WAR

According to multiple reports which cite a recent casting call, actress Brie Larson is among several recent additions to the Marvel Cinematic Universe who are expected to appear in the upcoming Infinity War. Larson landed the role of Carol “Captain Marvel” Danvers in July after months of speculation, and until recently it was assumed that her first appearance would be in a solo film highlighting the high-flying super-heroine. While no official announcement has been made…

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LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Midseason Finale Brings Back Old Faces!

LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Midseason Finale Brings Back Old Faces!

All right, we’re officially into the midseason hiatus for the entire Arrowverse! Legends of Tomorrow brought the last midseason finale of last week’s crop, and wow. “The Chicago Way” pretty much knocked it out of the park. First, to get it out of the way: HOLY $#%^, LENNY. For those not aware of my proclivities with this show, Leonard Snart, a.k.a. Captain Cold, (played by Wentworth Miller) was my favorite character, and I was really…

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Marvel Releases Second Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Trailer!

Marvel Releases Second Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Trailer!

Over the weekend, Marvel Studios dropped a second, more detailed, more Baby Groot-filled trailer for their upcoming film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. A sequel to their quirky surprise hit, the latest trailer focuses on each of the Guardians in turn, albeit with a definite focus on the franchise’s breakout character, Groot. The first film, focusing on a cosmic-based team of outlaws who boasted a smallish cult following among comic-book fans, was seen as…

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Netflix Announces Marvel’s Luke Cage Will Be Back For Second Season

Netflix Announces Marvel’s Luke Cage Will Be Back For Second Season

In a move that didn’t really surprise anyone, but is still welcome, Netflix announced this past weekend that Marvel’s Luke Cage will be returning for a second season on the streaming service. Always forward. #LukeCage pic.twitter.com/4pnu52KFKr — Luke Cage (@LukeCage) December 4, 2016 The first season, starring Mike Colter as the indestructible and reluctant super-hero, was a buzzy success for Netflix despite some mixed reviews. For the most part, however, critics and audiences responded positively…

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