Articles tagged gotham

‘Gotham’ Season Three’s Unique Take on Batman’s Origin Continues to Ramp Up the Crazy

Gotham relies on its fast pace and embrace of the insane to work as the diverse and bizarre show it wants to be, but occasionally the show is too surreal for its own good.

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How ‘Gotham’ Re-Invents Batman’s Sexual Politics

Fox's Gotham finally gives DC an edge over Marvel as it interweaves morality and sexuality into a sophisticated narrative.

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‘Gotham: Season 2’ Is a Muddled, Middling, and Messy Fare

Gotham steeps itself in Batman lore without ever becoming too faithful, its piety only extending far enough to communicate its loose ties to the source material.

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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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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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Gotham: Season 2, Episode 8 - “Tonight’s the Night”

Barbara’s back, baby, crazy and completely captivating; it’s about time!

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Gotham: Season 2 Episode 7 - “Mommy’s Little Monster”

Upheaval seems imminent as Gotham’s proto-villains reach their emotional and psychological breaking points.

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Gotham: Season 2, Episode 6 - “By Fire”

A few pivotal and frankly twisted moments energize Gotham in one of the second season's better episodes.

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Gotham: Season 2, Episode 5 - “Scarification”

There isn't much to say about "Scarification", a seemingly random hodgepodge of unrelated expository scenes.

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Gotham: Season 2, Episode 4 - “The Strike Force”

A disappointingly uneventful letdown after last week’s exciting and bold developments, "The Strike Force" uses bland exposition to introduce new but clichéd characters.

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Gotham: Season 2, Episode 3 - “The Last Laugh”

In the wake of a shocking twist and the loss of one of the most compelling characters, what does Jerome's death mean for the future of Gotham?

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Gotham: Season 2, Episode 2 - “Knock, Knock”

Turning focus to the off-kilter, almost wacky band of villains announcing themselves as the "Maniax", this episode pushes silliness into the realm of the macabre with more violence, more madness, and more theatricality.

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A Who’s Who and What’s What of ‘Gotham’s’ Second Season + Harley Quinn

Gotham Season 2 is subtitled “Rise of the Villains", as if the first season didn’t give us enough whacked-out baddies.

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“Damned If You Do…”: ‘Gotham’ - Season 2, Episode 1

This season premiere opens the door for Gotham to shake things up in the Caped Crusader's city, leaving viewers with exciting questions about the fates (which may not be set in stone) of these beloved characters.

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‘Gotham’ Season 1: The City that Gave Rise to the Dark Knight

Gotham gives a sense of realism and depth to a city on the edge of anarchy, a cesspool of corruption and madness that spawns the kind of villainy only a superhero born of that place could combat.

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16 Jul 2015 // 10:58 AM

Gotham City Burning

Gotham is burning in Batman: Arkham Knight, but what kindles its fires? In daylight, would we find that missing sense of place missing from the empty roads and sidewalks?

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Police Brutality Is in the Headlines, So Where Is Our Jim Gordon of ‘Gotham’?

If you didn’t watch the first season of FOX’s Gotham, you’ve missed out on some fascinating commentary on the real-world problems of police brutality and corruption.

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25 Jun 2014 // 11:59 AM

2014 Fall TV Preview: Mondays

We take a look at what new TV series the major networks are offering this fall, starting with the Monday night roster.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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