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‘Arrow’ – Can Stephen Amell continue to save the DC universe?

The CW’s vigilante series, ‘Arrow’ completed its’ 3rd season a few weeks ago, and it appears to have really found its’ stride after building on a very solid 2nd season.  With the introduction of Barry Allen’s Flash as part of this emerging DC Comics television universe, Oliver Queen’s Arrow has become the reluctant mentor-figure /… Continue reading ‘Arrow’ – Can Stephen Amell continue to save the DC universe?

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‘Game of Thrones’ Season Five – Controversial, but will it alienate fans?

‘Game of Thrones’ ended yet another masterful season with the culmination of a number of storylines perfectly positioned and executed by all facets of this brilliant HBO show’s talented creative forces.  This has been the program’s operating principle – introduce characters and plot threads held together by perfectly written and acted scenes, intersperse some of… Continue reading ‘Game of Thrones’ Season Five – Controversial, but will it alienate fans?

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‘The Flash’ – Bringing comic book fun to the small screen?

The first season of the CW’s, ‘The Flash’, finished last week with a mind-bending, paradox-laden season finale cliffhanger.  It was an episode that put the cherry on top of a blast of a television entrance for this DC Comics superhero, and a truly welcome one at that.  Grant Gustin’s Barry Allen/Flash is a likable hero,… Continue reading ‘The Flash’ – Bringing comic book fun to the small screen?

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‘Mad Men’ Series Finale – The End of an Era?

Going into this final season of ‘Mad Men,’ the only question remaining about this stellar program was whether or not creator Matthew Weiner would stick the landing and maintain its’ status as one of the best shows of all time.  Overall, throughout its’ history, this show has been near perfect, but the last mini-season 7… Continue reading ‘Mad Men’ Series Finale – The End of an Era?