Gotham constantly proves the old Chinese proverb, “The journey is the reward.” We all know the show’s endgame: Bruce Wayne becomes Batman, Detective Jim Gordon becomes Commissioner Gordon, etc., etc. What we love is seeing how it all unfolds, with plenty of twists, turns and surprises along the way. The surpriseRead More →

Next summer, viewers will get to see whether the Earth is saved from two pending fictional disasters: nuclear annihilation or a fatal asteroid strike. CBS has renewed Salvation for a second season of 13 episodes. A description of the plot from the official show website: “Salvation centers on Liam ColeRead More →

Just when I think I’m going to get through an episode of The Good Doctor without needing to dip into my tissue box, the show goes and hits me hard right in the feels. “Pipes” is all about pushing boundaries: in medical achievement, in personal relationships, in becoming an independentRead More →

When a man’s title is “The Demon’s Head,” you know he’s not a nice guy. But the Ra’s al Ghul of Gotham is stone cold, and the climax to this episode was a shocker that rattled Bruce more than we’ve seen since his parents were murdered. It’s also possible thatRead More →

Life isn’t fair, or easy to understand. These simple, common themes are at the heart of “Oliver,” whether one is struggling  to understand an uncommunicative coworker, or struggling to understand rules that won’t forgive a dying poor man a single slip – while letting a sick rich man get awayRead More →

Masks, visible and invisible, and alliances are the theme of this episode. There isn’t a lot that actually happens, but what there is feels Significant (capitalization intended). It feels like Gotham’s Season 4 chessboard is now set, with some new pieces on the board and a new mystery object inRead More →

Just two weeks into its freshman season, new drama “The Good Doctor” has been picked up for a full season of 22 episodes. The news from ABC comes after a strong second episode which scored a 2.2 in the Nielsen ratings for the key 18-49 demo, with no drop-off inRead More →

A few hours before tonight’s episode of “The Good Doctor,” I tweeted that I needed to make a stop for some tissues on the way home. After watching “Mount Rushmore,” I’m making plans for a Costco run, because I’m going to need a lot more tissues. Episode 2 takes theRead More →

Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie) may have thought things were bad when he first arrived in Gotham, but at least he had the Gotham City Police Department with him. These days, not so much. From the title, you would expect “The Fear Reaper” to mainly focus on the establishment of theRead More →

A decade ago, my son was diagnosed with high functioning autism. I went home that day and cried, certain that my little boy was doomed to face a life of being doubted and undervalued, that as smart as he was, the social difficulties that so often come with autism wouldRead More →

Back in July we put together a list of seven things we’d like to see in Game of Thrones Season 7. Now that it’s in the books, here’s our scorecard for how we fared. And, to be honest, we did pretty well. 1. A Stark Family Reunion We wrote: AryaRead More →

Civil rights activist, author, comedian and actor Dick Gregory died tonight, August 19th, in Washington, D.C. The Associated Press reports he had been hospitalized for about a week with a severe bacterial infection. His family announced his death on Instagram. Gregory was one of the first black comedians to find successRead More →

Gotham is not and never will be Mayberry. If it was, it wouldn’t need a Dark Knight. But after years of making dark animated films, Batman’s creative team lightened up and had fun with the newest DC Universe Original Movie, “Batman and Harley Quinn,” which premiered at San Diego Comic-ConRead More →

George Romero, the man who co-wrote and directed the classic zombie horror movie Night of the Living Dead died Sunday of lung cancer, according to the Los Angeles Times. 1968’s Night of the Living Dead was Romero’s first film, focusing on five people hiding out in a farmhouse from wandering flesh-eating undeadRead More →

A possible actors’ strike may have been averted, after their union made a deal with studios and networks. The new contract was announced early on July 4th, as fall television production was ramping up. The union, SAG-AFTRA, says the three-year agreement includes pay increases and new rules for residuals paidRead More →

SAG-AFTRA, the union representing film and television actors is extending its contract with film and television studios, taking it day-by-day as the two sides work toward a new three-year deal. Earlier this week, the union said it would ask its members to vote on whether to strike against the AllianceRead More →

Pop culture’s biggest annual bash, San Diego Comic-Con, will remain in San Diego through at least 2021. San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced the new agreement with Comic-Con International on Friday morning in front of Hall H. The announcement comes less than three weeks before the opening of the 2017 convention.Read More →

Sense8 fans will get closure after the show’s cancellation. Netflix has announced plans for a two-hour finale, expected to air in 2018. The company announced the special on social media, with a tweet that said, “Death doesn’t let you say goodbye.” It included a letter from series co-creator Lana Wachowski, whichRead More →

Television and film actors could soon vote on whether to authorize a strike, if their union is not able to make a deal with studios and television networks by June 30. The possibility of a strike vote comes as many television shows are beginning production for the fall season, orRead More →

Declaring, “The entire motion picture community is what we make of it,” the organization behind the Oscars has revealed a diverse list of the 774 industry professionals invited to become members this year, with more women and people of color asked to become part of the Academy of Motion PictureRead More →