Tag: super heroes
Marvel’s newest Netflix show, the Defenders, debuts this week, uniting the heroes of its previous four entries. The series mostly delivers what you’d want from a super hero team-up show, but it doesn’t present us with anything unexpected or innovative. (Spoilers below)
Most of the DC super hero shows to come out in the last few years have landed on the CW, and the upcoming Black Lightning continues the trend. However, unlike most CW shows, this one revolves around a middle-aged super hero with a family. The official synopsis indicates that this series will be more mature than the rest of the CW line-up.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium and the man who made science cool, discussed super heroes on his show Star Talk Radio. Which heroes are the most unrealistic and which have some scientific plausibility to them?
Marvel’s latest Netflix show Iron Fist was released yesterday and it’s gotten punched in the gut by critics, receiving a paltry 17 % fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and a somewhat higher 37% on Metacritic. Is it really that bad? Cinelinx break down the show to see if it’s as dismal as advertised and if so, what went wrong. (Spoilers ahead)
Dragon Ball Super is the latest installment of the popular Dragon Ball saga, which has been a hit in both its manga and anime form. The standout character of DB Super has been the show's villain-turned-anti-hero-turned-good guy, Vegeta. Not only is he the best character in this current incarnation of the series, it could be argued that the Prince of Saiyans has been the best character since he first debuted.
Veteran comic book writer Chris Claremont, who authored a now legendary 16-year run (1975-1991) on Marvel’s X-Men, is unhappy with the way the popular mutant characters have been marginalized in recent years. He blames the fall of the X-Men’s popularity and sales on the people at 20th Century Fox (who own the film rights to the mutant characters) and Disney, who owns Marvel.
Several hints and clues have been dropped in recent weeks indicating that Marvel’s demonic hero the Ghost Rider may make an appearance on ABC’s Agents of SHIELD. Will the Spirit of Vengeance get a chance at vindication after those unfortunate Nicolas Cage movies?
For those who feared that the second season of Netflix’s Daredevil series wouldn’t equal the outstanding quality of the first year, then worry no more…Daredevil’s sophomore season is just as good as the first year, and much of that is due to the Punisher (Jon Bernthal), who steals the show. We review the season, but beware of spoilers.
When Marvel’s Iron Fist series debuts next year, there may be more than one famous martial arts super hero in action. Casting is apparently under way for an actor to play the role of Shang-Chi, the Master of Kung-Fu.