Given the torturous history of its production. I was unsure what to expect going into Ant-Man, the latest installation in Marvel’s vast universe of films. In development for more than a decade, with multiple script rewrites and a very public change in directors, there was a lot to be nervous about. Sitting in the theater last Thursday, however, my fears were quickly allayed. Rest easy, true believers; Ant-Man is pretty darn good.
Writing reviews, I usually only get to watch the first couple episodes before issuing judgment. While early episodes can give a sense of where a series is headed, it’s not always clear if even the most promising of premiers in September can stick the landing in May. So let’s take a look back to see how some of the shows we’ve been watching this season fared.
With the 2014 television season behind us, it’s now time to look ahead to what we’ll be watching in 2015. list. So set your DVR, update your queue, steal your parents’ HBO Go password, and get ready for The TPC’s 2015 TV Preview.
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.
By JIM SABATASO | STAFF [Editors note: A version of this post appears in the Sept. 18, 2014, edition of the Rutland Reader.] The first season of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was a mixed bag. After a slow start, the back end of the season took off after Captain America: The Winter Soldier turned the Marvel Universe’s…