GAME OF THRONES Recap: “The Gift”

     18 hours ago

While it's admirable to put yourself in harm's way in the defense of others, that altruism eventually ends with a blade between the ribs or being thrown into a prison cell. George R.R. Martin's gift to his characters just keeps on giving.

THE FLASH Season 1 Finale Recap: “Fast Enough”

     6 days ago

Tonight's season one finale of 'The Flash' was less about time travel and more about character choices and their effects. Would you travel back in time to alter the present? Would you sacrifice yourself to change the future? And is the possibility of creating a black hole EVER worth the risk?

GAME OF THRONES Recap: “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken”

     May 17, 2015

Is staying true to one's self the most important thing in a world where nobility and honor ultimately get you killed? And is a life dedicated to deceit worthwhile when no one believes your lies? Tonight's episode answers both questions by saying that, essentially, everything is terrible.

ARROW Season 3 Finale Recap: “My Name Is Oliver Queen”

     May 13, 2015

By the end of Arrow's season three finale, Thea's gotten Speedy, Diggle's looking green, and there's a new head of the League of Assassins. Perhaps most shocking of all, Oliver Queen has put the Arrow aside to become something more. Just what that is remains to be seen.

THE FLASH Recap: “Rogue Air”

     May 12, 2015

A little bit 'Mad Max,' a little bit 'Con-Air,' and all Scarlet Speedster. The Flash finally squares off (for the last time?) against his nemesis ... with a little help from his friends.

MAD MAX Redux: Revisiting MAD MAX BEYOND THUNDERDOME

     May 12, 2015

30 years ago, the 'Mad Max' franchise went off-road, on-rails, through Bartertown, and beyond Thunderdome. I revisit the third film to see just how big the detour was and posit whether George Miller's 'Mad Max: Fury Road' can get the character back on track.

GAME OF THRONES Recap: “Kill the Boy”

     May 10, 2015

Daenerys smokes out the leaders of Mereen's rebellion with dragonfire, while Jon Snow gives the cold shoulder to the men of the Night's Watch, but will Tyrion be able to melt Ser Jorah's heart of stone?

MAD MAX Redux: Revisiting MAD MAX 2: THE ROAD WARRIOR

     May 7, 2015

Max is back with a vengeance ... and a dog! The roving Road Warrior's scavenging ways catch up with him when a group of wasteland survivors offer him all the fuel he can carry if he can just protect them from the violent gang led by Lord Humungus.