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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RECAP/REVIEW Legends of Tomorrow 2×03 “Shogun”

RECAP/REVIEW Legends of Tomorrow 2×03 “Shogun”

This week’s episode of Legends of Tomorrow, set in feudal Japan and titled “Shogun,” could have been a disaster.  Instead, it has some of the most interesting character drama so far this season, and included an inoffensive heterosexual subplot to boot. The episode opens with Vixen beating up the entire Legends team in order to get to Mick, who she believes murdered Rex Tyler.  Obviously, we know that was Reverse Flash, but she doesn’t know…

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REVIEW: Legends of Tomorrow season premier a solid episode of series.

REVIEW: Legends of Tomorrow season premier a solid episode of series.

Legends of Tomorrow premiered tonight, rounding out a four-day slate of 8pm DC superhero shows on The CW.  I tuned in, having followed this show from the beginning, with a lot of excitement. It didn’t disappoint, but to be honest, it didn’t really rock my world, either.  With Hawkgirl and Captain Cold no longer on the team, all of my favorite character dynamics don’t exist anymore.  Additionally, Hawkgirl’s exit means that White Canary has no…

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Legends of Tomorrow Releases Extended Trailer

Legends of Tomorrow Releases Extended Trailer

New York Comic Con weekend always heralds a deluge of new promo material for superhero and comics properties.  It comes as no surprise, then, that with Legends of Tomorrow returning to the small screen next Thursday, the show has released an extended trailer. Highlights include Sara Lance seducing the Queen of France, Dr. Stein cold-clocking Albert Einstein, and Ray Palmer faced with a selection of samurai in feudal Japan. The trailer opens with Rex Tyler’s appearance…

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Flash Ratings Near Series Low In Season 3 Premiere

Flash Ratings Near Series Low In Season 3 Premiere

The leaves are changing colors, the smell of pumpkin spice is everywhere, and DC’s superheroes are back on TV, starting with The Flash. The CW’s top-rated series returned this week for its third-season debut, and the results were somewhat anemic. The season premiere, entitled “Flashpoint”, scored only 3.17 million viewers according to Nielsen, making it the second-lowest rated episode in the show’s history. Only last season’s “Return Zoom” episode, which suffered from the three-week spring…

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Superhero Fight Club 2.0 Welcomes Supergirl to the Jungle

Superhero Fight Club 2.0 Welcomes Supergirl to the Jungle

Fans of the CW’s slate of DC superhero shows, rejoice!  To hype you up even further for the upcoming season of Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, and Arrow, the network has produced a gorgeous short called ‘Superhero Fight Club 2.0.’ This short opens with Green Arrow and the Flash ‘kidnapping’ a compliant Supergirl and bringing her to an undisclosed location.  Superhero Fight Club is back, it turns out.  She responds with characteristic excitement to the…

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DC TV: CW Reveals Dominators/Dominion for Crossover Villain

DC TV: CW Reveals Dominators/Dominion for Crossover Villain

Hype continues to increase for fans of the DC TV multiverse (commonly called the Arrowverse).  Earlier today, the CW revealed that the Dominators (collectively, the Dominion) will serve as the villains in the massive four-show crossover. This crossover consists of Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, and Supergirl, and will air in December.  Exec producer Marc Guggenheim released the following statement: “This year, for our mega ‘Arrowverse’ crossover, we’re taking inspiration from a DC crossover…

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New SUPERGIRL S2 Trailer namedrops Gotham, glimpses Lena Luthor

New SUPERGIRL S2 Trailer namedrops Gotham, glimpses Lena Luthor

Greetings, all, from National City!  Supergirl just released their second Season 2 trailer.  Clocking in at just over a minute long, this trailer spotlights Kara Zor-El’s slightly more famous cousin.  With the Man of Steel on the scene, things get fast and furious — and also ‘super’ funny. This looks like the folks at Supergirl intend to keep the show’s present tone, a good sign given the CW’s reputation for darker shows for the teen set,…

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Time Strikes Back in FLASH Season 3 Trailer

Time Strikes Back in FLASH Season 3 Trailer

With the Season 3 premiere a mere forty-one days away and production well underway, the CW Network has released a new trailer for the continuing adventures of The Flash. The show became the ratings leader for the network in its second season, and fan intrigue is reaching a fever pitch as the desire to know how the Flashpoint-inspired plot will play out when the show returns.     The new trailer doesn’t give much away…

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