Recap: Gotham Episode 14, The Fearsome Dr. Crane
My husband, the die-hard Batman fan, was appalled to see Scarecrow get a backstory. I, a casual Batman fan, was annoyed to see the set-up for another villain story with little pay-off.…
Origins and Evolutions: The Flash
In January, DC Comics celebrated the 75th anniversary of The Flash, and the Scarlet Speedster is currently peaking in popularity thanks to the breakout success of “The Flash” on The CW. The…
Recap: Gotham Episode 13, Welcome Back, Jim Gordon
Jim and Bullock are brought in on a “public service homicide.” Detective Flass of narcotics got a tip on the body, Pinky Littlefield from the Uptown Assassins crew. He assumes it is…
Where Are All the Superhero Video Games?
(Author’s note: Spencer’s Soapbox is a weekly column here on SHH where yours truly tries to spur a conversation on specific topics. Dive in!) Superheroes have conquered movie theaters. Five of the…
American Sniper, The X-Files and 24 on This Week’s Most Craved
The Oscar-nominated American Sniper absolutely demolished box office records last weekend, earning $105.3 million dollars over the holiday weekend. That’s a record for January, a record for director Clint Eastwood, a record…
Recap: Agent Carter Series Premiere
I’m going to admit something up front: I hated the first “Captain America” movie, and have therefore blocked most of it from my memory. Luckily, Agent Carter doesn’t require any knowledge of…
Recap: Gotham Episode 11, Rogue’s Gallery
Jim is on Arkham duty, playing security guard to the looniest of the loonies. During an inmate play, one of the inmates, “Frogman” Jones, goes into a rage and beats the hell…
Recap: Arrow Episode 3.09, The Climb
Oliver is busy climbing a snowy mountain, and that’s why this episode is called “The Climb.” All right, good night folks! Anyway, 48 hours earlier, Oliver delivers a criminal to Captain Lance…