Heroes of the small screen: The flawed perfection of ‘Arrow’, ‘Flash’ & ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

Arrow and Flash may be problematic, but that’s partly because they can and do take bigger risks with their characters, and are willing to dig deeper into relationships, romantic or otherwise. That said they don’t get a pass just for swinging big.


Identity crisis: Can ‘Gotham’ fly without Batman?

Two episodes in, and it’s still unclear exactly what Fox’s Gotham wants to be. A Batman prequel? A police procedural set in a comic book universe? A gritty character drama? Ultimately, it’s all those things, without doing any one of them particularly well.

Daily Clicks — May 26, 2014

• Wait, you mean jackalopes aren’t real?! Damn you, Dave Coulier! (wired.com) • If this past weekend’s release of X-Men: Days of Future Past left you scratching your head, here’s a detailed history of the classic 1981 comic book story on which the film is based. Spoiler alert: It’s way better than the movie. (vulture.com) • $2 bills are are…