Parents And Their Children – Review of “Superman & Lois” Season One, Episode Five “The Best of Smallville”

Image Source From the beginning of Superman & Lois, this show has focused on the issues facing a family: the trials, the mistakes, what pulls families apart and what draws them back together. The fifth episode of the first season, titled “The Best of Smallville”, brings that focus in even closer with parallel stories involving … Continue reading Parents And Their Children – Review of “Superman & Lois” Season One, Episode Five “The Best of Smallville”

Responsibilities – Review of “Superman & Lois” Season One, Episode Four “Haywire”

Source The weight of being a parent is one that many describe as being often overwhelming but satisfying. Now imagine for a moment that you’re not just a parent but you’re also a superhero, the most recognizable superhero on the planet. The immense weight of responsibility carried on the broad shoulders of Clark Kent, aka … Continue reading Responsibilities – Review of “Superman & Lois” Season One, Episode Four “Haywire”

The Wallflower Blooms – Review of Superman & Lois Episode Three “The Perks of Not Being a Wallflower”

Where the first two episodes set the stage for the unfolding drama, Episode Three of Superman & Lois delves into the personal dramas of the main cast, specifically the Kent family and the Cushing family. On top of the that, the mystery surrounding Morgan Edge deepens, showing there is a far more sinister edge to … Continue reading The Wallflower Blooms – Review of Superman & Lois Episode Three “The Perks of Not Being a Wallflower”

A Father’s Shadow – Review of Superman & Lois Episode Two “Heritage”

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not a big fan of some of The CW shows. Like many a comic-book fan, I was initially drawn to Arrow (despite the fact that they basically made Oliver Queen an arrow-shooting version of Batman). I even enjoyed The Flash and Supergirl. But as time went on, … Continue reading A Father’s Shadow – Review of Superman & Lois Episode Two “Heritage”

A Superman Story for Today – Review of Superman & Lois Episode One

Superman & Lois. Source Of all the comic book characters that have been created over the last century, none is more enduring or problematic to adapt than Superman. The Last Son of Krypton, the Big Blue Boy Scout, the Man of Steel… all the sobriquets used to describe the character of Clark Kent, aka Kal-El … Continue reading A Superman Story for Today – Review of Superman & Lois Episode One

Better in Some Respects – Review of “Zack Snyder’s Justice League”

Poster Art for "Zack Snyder's Justice League". Source Well, let’s unpack this monstrosity of a film, shall we? Born from a largely online campaign and the dearth of prospects for theatrical releases, Warner Bros. decided to give Zack Snyder a chance to recut his version of Justice League, the crossover film that was released back … Continue reading Better in Some Respects – Review of “Zack Snyder’s Justice League”