13th Mar2020

‘Batwoman 1×14: Grinning From Ear to Ear’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Ruby Rose, Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Nicole Kang, Camrus Johnson, Elizabeth Anweis, Dougray Scott | Created by Caroline Dries After a week off, Batwoman is back this week with a villain that is eerily similar to Batman’s arch nemesis, the Joker, but while the idea was good, the result was lackluster. The story of […]

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27th Feb2020

‘Batwoman 1×13: Drink Me’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Ruby Rose, Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Nicole Kang, Camrus Johnson, Elizabeth Anweis, Dougray Scott | Created by Caroline Dries Batwoman takes a leap into the paranormal this week as a new villain, Nocturna (yeah, I’m not crazy about the name either) arrives as a serial killer that projects herself as a vampire that literally […]

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20th Feb2020

‘Batwoman 1×12: Take Your Choice’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Ruby Rose, Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Nicole Kang, Camrus Johnson, Elizabeth Anweis, Dougray Scott | Created by Caroline Dries Batwoman is back and the city of Gotham is on lockdown as the Crows are searching every building for Alice. Sophie is getting desperate in her new role as the head of the Crows, so […]

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30th Jan2020

‘Batwoman 1×11: An Un-Birthday Present’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Ruby Rose, Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Nicole Kang, Camrus Johnson, Elizabeth Anweis, Dougray Scott | Created by Caroline Dries This week’s episode strays from the usual formula as there is no “Villain of the Week” for Batwoman to fight and instead the episode focuses on the relationships between our regular cast. It’s a nice […]

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22nd Jan2020

‘Batwoman 1×10: How Queer Everything is Today!’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Ruby Rose, Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Nicole Kang, Camrus Johnson, Elizabeth Anweis, Dougray Scott | Created by Caroline Dries After over a month off (and a Crisis on Infinite Earths cross-over) Batwoman is finally back and dealing with the fallout from the Crisis, which means a few shocking changes to the series! While this […]

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05th Dec2019

‘Batwoman 1×08: A Mad Tea Party’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Ruby Rose, Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Nicole Kang, Camrus Johnson, Elizabeth Anweis, Dougray Scott | Created by Caroline Dries It’s the mid-season finale (when did this become a thing?) and Alice has placed all the pieces on her chess board and is ready to unleash her tea party! It wasn’t a real tea party […]

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22nd Nov2019

‘Batwoman 1×07: Tell Me the Truth’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Ruby Rose, Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Nicole Kang, Camrus Johnson, Elizabeth Anweis, Dougray Scott | Created by Caroline Dries This week we are introduced to two new characters, Alice’s personal hitman, the Rifle (Garfield Wilson), and Alfred Pennyworth’s (Bruce Wayne’s butler) daughter, Julia Pennyworth (Christina Wolfe), which adds to an already deep roster of […]

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14th Nov2019

‘Batwoman 1×06: I’ll Be Judge, I’ll Be Jury’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Ruby Rose, Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Nicole Kang, Camrus Johnson, Elizabeth Anweis, Dougray Scott | Created by Caroline Dries There’s a new villain, the Executioner (Jim Pirri), in town and he not only has a giant ax and an executioner’s hood (and looks really cool!) but also has a flair for theatrics as he […]

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05th Nov2019

‘Batwoman 1×05: Mine is a Long and a Sad Tale’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Ruby Rose, Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Nicole Kang, Camrus Johnson, Elizabeth Anweis, Dougray Scott | Created by Caroline Dries Batwoman answers the questions we, and Kate, have been asking this whole (well four episodes) season…where did Beth go after the car accident and how did she become Alice? Team Batwoman is investigating a serial […]

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30th Oct2019

‘Batwoman 1×04: Who Are You?’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Ruby Rose, Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Nicole Kang, Camrus Johnson, Elizabeth Anweis, Dougray Scott | Created by Caroline Dries Batwoman is wasting no time introducing new villains and characters to the series and as a result, the city of Gotham is more alive than most background cities in shows. This week, we have a […]

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24th Oct2019

‘Batwoman 1×03: Down, Down, Down’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Ruby Rose, Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Nicole Kang, Camrus Johnson, Elizabeth Anweis, Dougray Scott | Created by Caroline Dries Batwoman is a series that will either thrive or die based on the relationship between Alice and Kate. If the writers can continue to add layers to their relationship without moving into the over-dramatic field, […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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