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Month: August 2015

Gotham Season One review

Gotham Season One review

[SPOILERS ALERT!]

There’s a lot right with Gotham, but there’s also a lot wrong with it. A lot of things that don’t work well and a lot of things that work brilliantly. It’s normal for a first season to be a bit shaky, to take time to figure out what kind of tv show it wants to be (just look at Marvel’s Agents of Shield) but Gotham seems to be inconsistent sometimes.

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Daredevil Season One review

Daredevil Season One review

Daredevil is gritty. Daredevil is dark and bloody – and it’s awesome.

The Netflix original series follows the tradition story of Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox). Instead of showing his life story in chronological order, the show starts a lot later on in his life, when he starts up a law firm – Nelson and Murdock – with his law school friend, Foggy Nelson (Elden Hensen). Throughout the show, we are given flashbacks into his earlier life where we find out the origin story of ‘Daredevil’ and that’s one of the things that is so brilliant about this show. It sticks to Stan Lee’s origin story of Murdock very well and completely blindsides (excuse the pun) Mark Steven Johnson’s 2003 adaption of the comic.

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