30th Nov2018

‘Black Lightning 2×07: The Sange’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, James Remar, Marvin Jones III, Damon Gupton | Developed by Salim Akil Apologies to all as a result of a family emergency, I was not able to review last week’s Black Lightning episode so let’s do a quick recap on what we missed last week. […]

16th Nov2018

‘Black Lightning 2×05: Requiem’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, James Remar, Marvin Jones III, Damon Gupton | Developed by Salim Akil Black Lightning returns after taking a week off and starts off with a bang as Gambi, after visiting old friends in Freeland’s Chinatown, is targeted in a drive-by shooting by unknown assailants. Gambi […]

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01st Nov2018

‘Black Lightning 2×04: Translucent Freak’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, James Remar, Marvin Jones III, Damon Gupton | Developed by Salim Akil After the first “good” episode of the season last week, Black Lightning returns this week with another solid episode… The Pierce family is enjoying a nice, normal event in the life of their […]

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26th Oct2018

‘Black Lightning 2×03: Master Lowry’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, James Remar, Marvin Jones III, Damon Gupton | Developed by Salim Akil Black Lightning has stumbled a bit in the second season and the series really needs a “wow” episode to get it back on track. Let’s hope the third episode does just that. The […]

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19th Oct2018

‘Halloween’ Review (Spoiler-Free!)

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Nick Castle, Andi Matichak, James Jude Courtney, Haluk Bilginer, Will Patton, Rhian Rees, Jefferson Hall, Toby Huss | Written by David Gordon Green, Danny McBride, Jeff Fradley | Directed by David Gordon Green The original Halloween, like most people, is my favorite horror film and the franchise, despite some […]

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18th Oct2018

‘Black Lightning 2×02: Black Jesus Blues’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, James Remar, Marvin Jones III, Damon Gupton | Developed by Salim Akil Black Lightning’s second episode of the season starts with an intense game of Chess as Whale is blaming Painkiller for not protecting Syonide from her attack last week. Whale is in no mood […]

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11th Oct2018

‘Black Lightning 2×01: The Rise of the Green Light Babies’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, James Remar, Marvin Jones III, Damon Gupton | Developed by Salim Akil Black Lightning is back for season two (with new opening credits!) and after a season of world building, it’s time to expand on this universe! The new season begins three months after the […]

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10th Aug2018

‘The Meg’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Jason Statham, Ruby Rose, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson, Cliff Curtis, Winston Chao, Shuya Sophia Cai, Page Kennedy, Robert Taylor | Written by Dean Georgaris, Jon Hoeber | Directed by Jon Turteltaub The Meg may seem like a film you would watch late at night on a basic cable channel but the $150 million dollar […]

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06th Jul2018

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Review (Non-Spoiler!)

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Pena, Walton Goggins, Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer, Tip ‘T.I.’ Harris, David Dastmalchian, Hannah John-Kamen, Abby Ryder Fortson, Randall Park, Michelle Pfeiffer, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Douglas | Written by Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers | Directed by Peyton Reed The original Ant-Man may not have been a blockbuster film like previous […]

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14th Jun2018

Game On! Review: The Hare & the Tortoise (Iello Games)

by Jason Brigger

A little about our family… My wife and I love playing board games, card games and any tabletop game that we can get our hands on in our home. Recently we have been teaching and including my almost 8-year-old son and my 4-year-old daughter in our latest game nights with much success. With so many […]

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07th May2018

Game On! Review: Pengoloo (Blue Orange Games)

by Jason Brigger

A little about our family… My wife and I love playing board games, card games and any tabletop game that we can get our hands on in our home. Recently we have been teaching and including my almost 8-year-old son and my 4-year-old daughter in our latest game nights with much success. With so many […]

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20th Apr2018

‘Black Lightning 1×13: Shadow of Death – The Book of War’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams | Developed by Salim Akil This is it, the season finale and every secret, twist and battle has led up to this episode! We see a rare glimpse into Jefferson’s childhood as a young Jefferson and his father, having a nice father/son walk, are interrupted […]

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13th Apr2018

‘Black Lightning 1×12: The Resurrection and the Light: The Book of Pain’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams | Developed by Salim Akil One episode left until the season finale and Black Lightning is racing to the finish with a few surprises and a little more action this week… This week’s episode begins with the return of Tobias Whale! One of the best […]

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05th Apr2018

‘Black Lightning 1×11: The Book of Crucifixion’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams | Developed by Salim Akil Leave it to the writers of Black Lightning to name the episode after Easter weekend The Book of Crucifixion and draw parallels to the Easter story in the Bible as Jefferson is unjustly arrested by people paid off by the […]

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04th Apr2018

Game On! Review: Kingdomino (Blue Orange Games)

by Jason Brigger

A little about our family… My wife and I love playing board games, card games and any tabletop game that we can get our hands on in our home. Recently we have been teaching and including my almost 8-year-old son and my 4-year-old daughter in our latest game nights with much success. With so many […]

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29th Mar2018

‘Black Lightning 1×10: Sins of the Father’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams | Developed by Salim Akil With only four episodes left in Season 1 of Black Lightning, the writers are ramping up the intensity and action as the season is fast approaching its conclusion. Anissa/Thunder infiltrates the ASA controlled lab holding the children from the Freeland […]

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22nd Mar2018

‘Black Lightning 1×09: The Book of Little Black Lies’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams | Developed by Salim Akil This week’s episode is all about family secrets and the rifts that occur between the characters when the secrets are exposed. Episode 9 opens with Jefferson Pierce releasing his frustrations with Gambi and his secrets on a heavy bag and […]

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16th Mar2018

‘Black Lightning 1×08: Equinox: Book of Revelations’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams | Developed by Salim Akil It took eight episodes but we finally found out Gambi’s dirty secrets and Jefferson Pierce is not happy. The writers did not hold back in Black Lightning’s latest episode as the focus shifted away from action and more about everyone’s […]

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12th Mar2018

Game On! Review: The Three Little Pigs! (Iello)

by Jason Brigger

A little about our family… My wife and I love playing board games, card games and any tabletop game that we can get our hands on in our home. Recently we have been teaching and including my almost 8- year-old son and my 4-year-old daughter in our latest game nights with much success. With so […]

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07th Mar2018

‘Black Lightning 1×07: Equinox: The Book of Fate’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams | Developed by Salim Akil All is not well in the Black Lightning universe this week. Lynn and Anissa are fighting over the future of Anissa as a superhero, an argument Anissa thinks she won because her mother does not have super powers and does […]

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02nd Mar2018

‘Black Lightning 1×06: Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams | Developed by Salim Akil Black Lightning returns after a week off and the last time we saw Black Lightning, he was lying in a parking lot, beat down by his own armor and Whale’s henchman Joey Toledo. Luckily, Lightning has resourceful friends as Gambi […]

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22nd Feb2018

Game On! Review: Go Nuts for Donuts! (Gamewright)

by Jason Brigger

A little about our family… My wife and I love playing board games, card games and any tabletop game that we can get our hands on in our home. Recently we have been teaching and including my almost 8- year-old son and my 4-year-old daughter in our latest game nights with much success. With so […]

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