We’re inundated with comic book movies and TV shows these days. But for a decade now, we’ve been in the age of the “practical” hero look. And that was fine in the beginning, when everyone was worried about getting regular people to take this genre seriously. But we are far past that point now, and there are some…
Hello, apocalypteers! Reality is a nightmare, so let’s head immediately into the sweet embrace of pop culture. This week, I explain the many reasons why video games movies don’t work, the difference between Iron Fist and Rogue One’s Chirrut Imwe, what the hell the Super Friends cartoon is in the Arrowverse, and more.…
The bow and arrow is one of humanity’s most primitive weapon systems, right up there with stick attached to rock. Stuart Brown of YouTube’s Ahoy channel explores the history of the bow in reality and video games, from prehistoric hunters to modern-day marksmen.
This year is full of great science fiction and fantasy TV series. Actually, 2016 is too full. Seriously, check out how long this list of new, returning and potentially premiering shows due out over the next 12 months is. When are we going to get a chance to leave the house and watch all those great movies, or read all…
This year’s genre television gave us high highs and low lows—sometimes on the same show! In no particular order, we’ve rounded up the year’s best moments, along with some of the absolute worst. SPOILERS AHEAD.
DC has refreshed its stable of comics once again, putting its characters in new situations— and most of them have gotten a new look to celebrate. But as usual with superhero makeovers, some are less successful than others. So we’re going to put on our fashion-hats and rate what’s hot and what’s not in the DC Universe!
Best year of superhero TV ever? Best year of superhero TV ever. While not every show was perfect, there was a plethora of excellent comic TV series this past season, and they’ve provided four clear lessons for the future. So, next season’s show? Listen up.
Not to feel let down by Suicide Squad before it even comes out, but, according to Willa Holland (Thea Queen) the movie meant an end to Arrow’s big plans for Harley Quinn.
Everybody loves Batman. After 75 years of saving Gotham City, the Caped Crusader has become an archetype. So it's not surprising that every comic needs its own version of Bats. And yet, Batman remains unique, and it's not so easy to copy him. Here are 9 Batman knock-offs that totally miss why Batman works.
With the announcement that the CW is expanding its superhero show roster with an Atom/Firestorm/Black Canary team-up show, it looks like we might finally be getting something Smallville tried (and ultimately failed) to do: Create the Justice League on television. But this time, it might actually work.
Once upon a time there were two best friends named Oliver Queen and Slade Wilson. Trapped on an increasingly undeserted island, the two formed a bond that would last a lifetime-ish. At least the eight minutes it takes to complete LEGO Batman 3's downloadable Arrow adventure.
The TV version of DC Comics' Emerald Archer is decidedly more gloomy than his comic-book counterpart. But the Oliver Queen showing up in today's new Arrow add-on for Lego Batman 3 still might manage to make you laugh. Just look at that Lego stubble.
This is going to be a huge year for science fiction and fantasy television, including some major A-list creators (Jonathan Nolan, Chris Miller and Phil Lord!) coming to the small screen to make beautiful love your eyes and faces. This is your year, people! Here’s our complete guide to 2015’s science fiction and…
2014 is almost over — but before we say goodbye, let's say "thank you" to the people who made this year way more awesome. Without these beautiful apes, superheroes and robots, we would have been left with a pretty crap year, overall. Here is our complete list of the best breakout stars of 2014.
This was a tough year for movies and television — we had the weakest box office summer in years, and TV ratings were anemic. Tons of huge, vaunted projects stumbled, and some underdogs thrived. Here are the top 10 lessons we hope the entertainment industry has learned this year.
We're just a few days away from the start of the fall TV season in earnest. Tons of new TV shows will be displaying their bright plumage for you. But these days, a TV show has to move fast to hook people. Here are 10 TV shows that won us over in just five minutes — and what they did to grab us.
Manhunter! No, not the Martian Manhunter, and not the Green Lantern's robot Manhunters. This Manhunter is Mark Shaw, a disillusioned public defender who brings criminals who have escaped the system to justice, and will be played by Medium's David Cubitt.
Dave Jones enhanced a Deathstroke fight from episode 219 of Arrow with lightsabers, Star Wars music and sound effects, and more. Watch the entire battle below:
Could Marvel make a Captain Marvel movie instead of a solo Black Widow film? Rachel McAdams leaves Passengers. Terminator: Genesis casts a major supporting charater. Peter Dinklage discusses Tyrion in Game of Thrones season 4. Plus, Kevin Feige explains magic in Doctor Strange and a building-sized Captain America …
Looking good, Fastest Man Alive. After the quickest of glimpses more than two weeks ago, here's a better look at the Flash suit that Grant Gustin will be wearing in the upcoming TV show. It definitely reads as more superhero than most of the outfits on Arrow.