Superman & Lois – Season 1 Episode 6

“Broken Trust” Superman & Lois returns from hiatus with more power troubles for Jordan and more underhanded dealings from Morgan Edge. As the title of the episode suggests this outing is all about trust and it feeds into the majority of the plots being juggled. It’s not an unfamiliar concept within Superman stories as he…

Superman & Lois – Season 1 Episode 5

“The Best of Smallville” Superman & Lois continues to deal with Jonathan’s ongoing discomfort around living in Smallville as the town readies itself for an annual celebration. Every review I write about this show highlights how impressed I am by the character work. It’s sophisticated, deliberate and endlessly compelling while also being a masterclass in…

Superman & Lois – Season 1 Episode 4

“Haywire” Superman & Lois deals with the difficulties of juggling conflicting responsibilities as Morgan Edge becomes a more prominent threat. A common comment in my reviews of this show is that it’s impressive because it manages to spin so many plates without appearing to lose focus on any of the elements at play. This episode…

Superman & Lois – Season 1 Episode 3

“The Perks of Not Being a Wallflower” Superman & Lois has the Kents continue the process of adapting to life in Smallville with everyone trying to find a sense of belonging as Lois’ investigation provokes unwanted attention. One of the things that impresses me most about this show is how it manages to spin so…

Superman & Lois – Season 1 Episode 2

“Heritage” Superman & Lois focuses on the Kent family beginning to adjust to their new lives in Smallville along with all of the associated complications. One of the most striking things about this show is just how many things it sets out to do. The distinct elements are Lois and Clark as parents, Clark’s exploits…

Superman & Lois – Season 1 Episode 1

“Pilot” Superman returns to TV with a new show focused on the Man of Steel as a husband and father in Superman & Lois. I’ve wanted to see more of Tyler Hoechlin’s version of Clark Kent/Superman since his introduction in Supergirl season 2. He would periodically appear on that show as well as in the…

The Peanuts Movie

Steve Martino’s The Peanuts Movie brings Charlie Brown, Snoopy and all their friends into a new school term as the lovable clutz tries to impress the new girl. Peanuts is the latest beloved childhood pleasure to be adapted for a modern audience in big screen format and I was surprised by how little has actually…