Titans – Season 1 Episode 4

“Doom Patrol” I think I see a pattern emerging. Titans’ first episode established more or less what the principal story was going to be, and to varying degrees introduced its main players. Then “Hawk and Dove” brought the narrative to a grinding halt, instead acting as a somewhat pointless and completely unasked for backdoor pilot…

Titans – Season 1 Episode 3

“Origins” Sigh. I really wanted to like Titans. After the first trailer appeared quite a lot of people were quick to write it off, but I genuinely thought it looked like it might be a lot of fun. I still want to like it, and I still want to believe that it’s salvageable and can…

Titans – Season 1 Episode 1

“Titans” Titans is the first scripted show to air on new streaming platform DC Universe, and adds another to the informal set of dimensions in which the publisher’s properties are being adapted, existing as it does outwith the DCEU, the Arrowverse and whatever pocket reality Gotham takes place in. The Teen Titans are a supergroup…

On the Silver Screen – Big Hero 6

Disney and Marvel spawn their first animated feature in the form of Big Hero 6. It’s a Marvel Comics property that I knew absolutely nothing about going in so that’s a new one on me. Upon further research it’s clear that the comic is a really obscure one and the adaptation appears to be so…