18th Oct2019

‘Black Lightning 3×02: Maryam’s Tasbih’ 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 a whole different series this season as the government agency, the ASA, is now running the city of Freeland and we are no longer watching Black Lightning take down local thugs. […]

17th Oct2019

‘Batwoman 1×02: The Rabbit Hole’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Ruby Rose, Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Nicole Kang, Camrus Johnson, Elizabeth Anweis, Dougray Scott | Created by Caroline Dries You may know me from my weekly review of Black Lightning (also on the CW network) but being an avid Batman fan, both comics and film, I was interested when a Batwoman television series was […]

11th Oct2019

‘Black Lightning 3×01: The Birth of Blackbird’ 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, and the series is taking a drastic turn in not only the storyline but also the look. Whether it’s the film they are using or how they are shooting […]

08th Oct2019

‘Batwoman 1×01: Pilot’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Ruby Rose, Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Nicole Kang—Mary Hamilton, Camrus Johnson, Elizabeth Anweis, Dougray Scott | Created by Caroline Dries You may know me from my weekly review of Black Lightning (also on the CW network) but being an avid Batman fan, both comics and film, I was interested when a Batwoman television series […]

06th Sep2019

Game On! Review: ‘Mixtape Massacre’ (Bright Light)

by Jason Brigger

A little about our family….My wife and I love playing board games, card games and any tabletop game we can get our hands on. In the last two years, we have been including our 9-year-old son and our 5-year-old daughter, and sometimes our 3-year old son, in our game nights. With so many choices out […]

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29th Jul2019

Game On! Review: ‘Throw Throw Burrito’

by Jason Brigger

A little about our family….My wife and I love playing board games, card games and any tabletop game we can get our hands on. In the last two years, we have been including our 9-year-old son and our 5-year-old daughter, and sometimes our 3-year old son, in our game nights. With so many choices out […]

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21st Mar2019

‘Black Lightning 2×16: The Omega’ 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 The season finale of Black Lightning is upon us and after an uneven season, the series tries to tie all the loose ends together in this episode. Does it succeed? The episode picks […]

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14th Mar2019

‘Black Lightning 2×15: The Alpha’ 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 Lighting is racing towards the season finale next week and after a lackluster episode last week, the series corrected a few missteps this week. The episode starts with a former soldier attempting […]

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11th Mar2019

‘Captain Marvel’ Review – Second Opinion

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Brie Larson, Jude Law, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Annette Bening, Lashana Lynch, Clark Gregg, Rune Temte, Gemma Chan, Algenis Perez Soto, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Chuku Modu, Matthew Maher | Written by Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, Geneva Robertson-Dworet | Directed by Ryan Fleck, Anna Boden Captain Marvel arrived in theaters this weekend and is […]

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07th Mar2019

‘Black Lightning 2×14: Original Sin’ 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 Lighting returns after a few weeks off and maybe the series is still in vacation mode as this episode struggled from the beginning… LaLa is back in the series again and as […]

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14th Feb2019

‘Black Lightning 2×13: Pillar of Fire’ 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 Lighting is on hiatus for three weeks after this episode so this episode lays the groundwork of positioning all the pieces for the last quarter of the season. Following Jennifer’s vow to […]

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07th Feb2019

‘Black Lightning 2×12: Just and Unjust’ 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 last week’s emotional episode, we are left with seeing the aftermath of Khalil’s death. Every member of the Pierce family is handling Khalil’s death differently: Jefferson puts himself into exercise and being […]

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31st Jan2019

‘Black Lightning 2×11: Prodigal Son’ 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 The episode opens with a long, passionate speech by Reverend Holt speaking to his congregation about sacrifice and asking for prayers for fellow church member, Khalil. Holt wants the congregation to rise up […]

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23rd Jan2019

‘Black Lightning 2×10: Angelitos Negros’ 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 Since it’s been approximately a month since we have had a new episode of Black Lightning, let’s review what is going on in this universe: Jennifer and Khalil are on the run; Jennifer […]

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14th Dec2018

‘Black Lightning 2×09: Gift of the Magi’ 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 It’s the mid-season finale of Black Lightning this week so you know this episode will end in a cliffhanger! Jennifer and Khalil are on still on the run and hiding in a barn […]

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10th Dec2018

‘Black Lightning 2×08: Exodus’ 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 Well the television gods lied to me…we DO have a new episode of Black Lightning this week! Jennifer and Khalil are on the run from not only Whale but also the Pierce family […]

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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. […]

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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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