It’s hard not to be caught up in the telenovela whirlwind that is Jane the Virgin, so charmed by the sweeping romance and staple tropes that it would be easy to miss some of the series’ minor (and few) missteps. While it’s great the show has finally committed to Rafael (Justin Baldoni) being the “true love interest,” it hasn’t had a great track record when it comes to Jane’s friendships with other women. Petra has become a wonderful exception.Read More
Basing the first season on Greg Rucka's Elegy run is a smart move.
The more I hear about The CW's Batwoman series, the more excited I am to see it. From casting announcements and released synopses, it's clear that season one will be based on Batwoman: Elegy, a.k.a. the best Batwoman Detective story arc ever written.Read More
We may have seen Kate Kane before, but this Batwoman teaser is a reminder she has her own story to tell.Read More
You look away from 'Riverdale' for one season and suddenly the Gargoyle King is running around a town that hosts zombies, cults, and some kind of speakeasy for teenagers.Read More
Recently, The CW announced the premiere of a new upcoming superhero series, featuring one of DC’s most high-profile LGBTQ+ superheroes, Batwoman. However, when it was announced that Ruby Rose (Orange Is the New Black) was cast as the titular character, Kate Kane (a.k.a. Batwoman), the news was received with mixed reviews for various reasons, one of them being that Rose is not of Jewish descent, while the comic book character is.Read More
You wouldn't necessarily know what a dark turn The CW's iZombie has taken from talking to the leads of the show. They were all smiles and laughter when the Mary Sue visited the set last fall, and while there was definitely some sadness about reaching the end, they all seemed excited to tell the story.Read More
New planet, old problems.
When we visited the set of The CW's The 100 last fall, no one would spill too many secrets, but we did get a chance to chat with Bob Morley and Marie Avgeropoulos, who portray siblings Bellamy and Octavia Blake, respectively. While there are many twists and turns ahead, one thing is certain: the more things change, the more they stay the same.Read More
The beginning of this season of The CW's Supergirl had me rolling my eyes at the comparison between real life immigrants and space aliens. Thankfully, as this season of Supergirl developed, I found the immigration storyline to be full of nuance, and the allegory to be an apt one.Read More
The CW's Arrow episode “Star City 2040” not only solved some ongoing Season 7 mysteries involving Felicity’s future fate and the origin of the Archer system, but it also properly introduced us to the next generation hero we deserve: Mia Smoak.Read More
The CW show will be the first series to center on a queer superhero.
The series stars Ruby Rose as Kate Kane/Batwoman, who steps in to save Gotham City after Batman leaves town.Read More
Stephen Amell shared the news that Arrow will return for ten episodes in the fall, in what will be the end of the series. It is the end of an era.Read More
Last time Supernatural hit a century mark, we got a musical version of the Winchesters’ lives performed by high school girls. Episode 200, “Fan Fiction,” was a subversive and fun love letter to the fans, but what will episode 300 bring when it arrives on Thursday night?Read More
I am glad that the network that is making its biggest money with superhero shows understands the importance of those ideals. Just keep hiring some more people of color on your writing staff, please.Read More
The CW is bringing back the Winchesterian saga for a fifteenth season, and nine other shows also received the thumbs-up for renewal.Read More
The musical TV shows we have been given in the past lay out a very clear path. At first, we weren't sure how to make it work, then we made the music part of the storyline. From there, it just continued, and now we've ended up with Riverdale's new spinoff show about Katy Keene.Read More
The Flash returns tonight at 8 PM EST and with it the continuation of some dark storylines set up from the midseason finale.Read More
For those who enjoyed the scenes we got of Batwoman in the three-episode "Elseworlds" crossover, you can rejoice.Read More
The course of true love never did run smooth … I’m sure one of those Shakespeare-quoting, gargoyle-chasing kids of Riverdale will say that to Veronica or Archie when they find out that “Varchie” turned out not to be endgame, and is, instead, just at an end.Read More
Last week, we talked about the party Supernatural threw to celebrate reaching 300 episodes, but we didn’t dig into spoilers. Well, fear not, because we got teases aplenty from the cast and crew, leading all the way up to that milestone.Read More
The future seemed wide open for Veronica character as she began to explore the idea of becoming a businesswoman in her own right, and planned to open a speakeasy in Pop’s basement. Unfortunately, season 3 has yet to live up to the promise of that finale when it comes to her character development.Read More