Articles tagged dc comics

TV show ‘Lucifer’ Is Morbidly Fascinating and Perversely Entertaining

Fox has taken Lucifer, one of the most intellectually complicated and morally challenging properties in the DC Comics library, and made a TV show. Naturally, they turned it into a police procedural.

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 12 - “The Fast Lane”

The Flash is one of the best family dramas on TV today.

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Arrow: Season 4, Episode 11 - “A.W.O.L.”

Arrow takes a breather from the fight against H.I.V.E., and instead turns the focus to Felicity and Diggle.

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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 12 - “Bizarro”

A version of the Silver Age comic book villain, Bizzaro, makes a first appearance on CW's Supergirl.

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 11 - “The Reverse-Flash Returns”

The Flash's been running, in one form or another, for 75 years: to save the world, to save the universe, to save the multiverse, to save us all; he's still running in this episode of The Flash.

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Legends of Tomorrow: Season 1, Episode 1 - “Pilot, Part 1”

It's not perfect by any stretch, but the first episode of Legends of Tomorrow lays the groundwork for what should be an incredibly fun season of time-traveling superhero hijinks.

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Arrow: Season 4, Episode 10 - “Blood Debts”

Following the events of the mid-season finale, a rage-filled Oliver makes one of his worst decisions ever.

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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 11 - “Strange Visitor From Another Planet”

Supergirl hits its stride in an episode about immigrants and aliens.

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 10 - “Potential Energy”

The Flash is the best of the current crop of superhero television; "Potential Energy" shows us why.

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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 10 - “Childish Things”

With "Childish Things", Supergirl manages the kind of quirky comic book storytelling combined with genuinely interesting characterizations that make for the very best in superhero television.

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Arrow: Season 4, Episode 9 - “Dark Waters”

Damien Darhk reasserts himself as the big bad in Arrow's riveting mid-season finale.

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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 8 - “Hostile Takeover”

Two compelling stories, one about the return of Supergirl's Kryptonian aunt and the other about an email leak at Kara's employer, never quite manage to come together in "Hostile Takeover."

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 9 - “Running to Stand Still”

Mark Hamill returns as the Trickster; he's both frightening and hilarious, as any good Joker or Joker-wannabe should be.

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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 7 - “Human for a Day”

This episode of Supergirl illustrates the difficult task of making the narrative and character elements of a story match the iconic imagery associated with the heroes.

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9 Dec 2015 // 10:00 AM

Arrow: Season 4, Episode 8 - “Legends of Yesterday”

Green Arrow and the Flash, as well as Richard and Gregory, crossover into one another’s world in part two of this superhero/reviewer crossover event.

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9 Dec 2015 // 8:00 AM

The Flash: Season 2, Episode 8 - “Legends of Today”

Green Arrow and The Flash, as well as Gregory and Richard, crossover into one another’s world in part one of this superhero/reviewer crossover event.

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Gotham: Season 2 Episode 11 - “Worse Than a Crime”

Despite a few delightful moments of sinister silliness, Gotham's uneven mid-season finale is mostly disappointingly bland and melodramatic, fizzling out much anticipation for the show's return in the spring.

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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 6 - “Red Faced”

Supergirl is at its best when it maintains a nice balance between earnest but absurd superheroics and lightly drawn and funny human drama; in other words, between robot fights and game night.

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Arrow: Season 4, Episode 7 - “Brotherhood”

John Diggle discovers his brother's secret past in season four's most complete episode yet.

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Gotham: Season 2, Episode 9 - “A Bitter Pill to Swallow”

Returning to a characteristically meandering, unfocused plot, this week's Gotham is at least punctuated by the promise of a fiendish friendship.

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In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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