TV EYE : QUICK TAKES – THE BOYS SEASON 2 (EP 4 – 5) [CONTAINS SPOILERS]

Not a full blown Story Analysis, Quick Takes will give you bite-sized impressions of a chunk of a TV series, still as yet unfinished. Episodes 4 & 5 of The Boys Season 2 have been released and here are my thoughts. Check out my Story Analysis of season 1 and quick takes on episodes Continue Reading

TV EYE : UMBRELLA ACADEMY SEASON 2 (NO SPOILERS)

Previously…In season 1, we were introduced to our protagonists – seven superhuman misfits (Luther, Diego, Allison, Klaus, Five, Ben and Vanya) mentored by an idiosyncratic and eccentric gent in the style of the X-Men and the Doom Patrol. Copping story elements from the Dark Phoenix saga, the Umbrella Academy succeeded Continue Reading

PoP20 | SUPERHERO FILM : THE DARK KNIGHT (2008)

Christopher Nolan’s game-changing Dark Knight is a decade old! Here’s my contemporaneous review.  It makes a whole lot of sense that the second film in Christopher Nolan’s reboot of the Batman franchise is called The Dark Knight. After all, Frank Miller’s Dark Knight Returns revived the moribund comic book industry Continue Reading