Love, Simon – Official Trailer 

‘Coming out’ stories can be particularly difficult to do well because they’re often a study in contrasts and conflicting sensibilities that don’t benefit from leaning too hard in any particularly direction. Which isn’t to say that there aren’t movies out there that do just that.  Urbania (2001-Dir. Jon Shear) and Parallel Sons (1995-Dir. John G. […]

The Flash – ‘My Name Is…’ Trailer

I don’t know what it is about Warner Bros superheroes.  For some reason, if the movies are any indicator, Metropolis and Gotham City are where dreams and hope go to die.  Overall, everything is dark (more so, at least in a physical sense, in Gotham) and gloomy, as if the inhabitants carried invisible weights upon their shoulders. And […]

‘The Tomorrow People’ Review

The original Tomorrow People, a British series from ITV that aired from 1973 to 1979, revolved around a group of young people that were the next stage in human evolution. This current incarnation, airing on the CW, is the fourth version of the series. From what I recall from the original, the world knew nothing […]

‘Wrath Of The Titans’ Premieres Today

“Wrath of the Titans,” officially premiered today, and I have to say that I have not seen it–nor intend to–for a few reasons: One of which is that I still remember “Clash of the Titans.” Then there’s the participation of Greg Berlanti, who’s I think was a huge contributor to the mess that was “Green […]

What Is It About Greg Berlanti?

“Green Lantern,” a film that should have been the first salvo of DC Comics assault on the box office, and Marvel Studios, has almost reached the $220 million mark worldwide. That’s a lot of money, though when your production budget is $200 million, we aren’t necessarily talking about sequel material, despite what Warner Bros. says (by the […]

Booster Gold Is Coming To SyFy!

In the name of full disclosure, I am not a huge fan of DC Comics, and am irritated that one of their characters that I do happen to like, Green Lantern, was in such a mediocre movie. Booster Gold, according to the Hollywood Reporter by way of Comic Book Resources, is coming to SyFy. Why […]