“The Trial Of Jim Gordon” marks Erin Richards’ debut as a director, with a script written by Ben McKenzie. They created pure gold. The episode is loaded with so many of the things I love about Gotham: Favorite characters and heartfelt conversations, mixed with life-threatening crises. It was a little lessRead More →

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“Ace Chemicals” is loaded with chemistry. There’s the sizzling kind between fan-favorite couples, the soothing kind between friends who have become family, plus the explosive kind between deadly enemies. And then there was the big explosion that leveled Wayne Manor! Continuing their “pull out all the stops” approach for thisRead More →

“Pena Dura” is one of the best Gotham episodes we’ve seen. We get the answer to a mystery, some wonderful character interactions and a setup to the rest of the season. Along with Gotham’s usual side of insanity! Solving The Riddle We finally have the answer to what’s going onRead More →

Well, that was quick! “Ruin” brought us the long-awaited return of Jeremiah, but he didn’t get to stick around long. Selina succeeds in her quest for revenge. But you know the drill. This is Gotham. Better check for a pulse! “Ruin” mixes solid procedural with the insanity we expect fromRead More →

This episode of Gotham gives us Penguin as a hero, Selina transforming into a villain, and a much lighter Jim Gordon than we’ve seen – ever. We also get some lovely BatCat moments and a nifty tribute to the Frank Miller Batman, plus  the usual mayhem and a shocker ofRead More →

Gotham returns to FOX for its final season in four weeks. The network has released a teaser video to whet our appetites. It gives us a quick recap of the end of Season 4, and a taste of the no man’s land Gotham has become since being cut off from theRead More →

I’ve said before that Gotham is not and never will be Mayberry. It’s no shining city on a hill. It’s an urban hellscape, a waking nightmare, a long tall glass of absinthe with an LSD chaser. But it’s still the setting of my DCTV happy place. While a few episodesRead More →

Just about four years ago, I sat in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con with thousands of other fans to watch the world premiere of Gotham. At the time it was pitched as the gritty origin story of both Bruce Wayne and his ally, James Gordon. The pilot was fascinating,Read More →

“Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold.” W.B. Yeats was talking about Europe after World War One when he penned that line in “The Second Coming,” but it certainly applies to the city of Gotham. …Wait, what? You didn’t come here for an English lesson but for a Gotham review?Read More →