Black Lightning – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

A retired superhero is drawn back into his old lifestyle when his daughter seeks to serve justice to evil-doers. Based on the DC Comics series. – (Source)

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5 Ways That The Inhumans TV Show Went The Cheapskate Route

I finally was able to finish my struggle watch of MARVEL’S THE INHUMANS TV show and I really would like to have those 10 hours of my life back. The show was dull, bland and aimless with no one thing or person truly standing out aside from an animated giant teleporting dog. Hopefully this failed experiment has taught the folks at Marvel’s TV division realizes that big cosmic fantasy properties are not the best use of their time and (obviously) limited resources. Also The Powers That Be over there have got to realize that Scott Buck is a guaranteed disaster machine as a showrunner and they never let him near another Marvel property ever again.
With all that being said, the thing that really stood out to me the most about this show is just how limited the aforementioned limited resources were. Not only did the show look cheap as hell, it also tried every trick in the book to clip coupons when it came to showing the fantastical powers and abilities of the titular characters on-screen.

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Luke Cage – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 95% (Critics) / 79% (Audience)
Developed By: Cheo Hodari Coker
Starring: Mike Colter, Mahershala Ali, Simone Missick, Alfre Woodard and Rosario Dawson
Channel: Netflix

Synopsis:Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire. (Source)

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Jessica Jones – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 92% (Critics) / 90% (Audience)
Developed By: Melissa Rosenberg
Starring: Krysten Ritter, Rachael Taylor, Mike Colter and David Tennant
Channel: Netflix

Synopsis:Ever since her short-lived stint as a Super Hero ended in tragedy, Jessica Jones has been rebuilding her personal life and career as a hot-tempered, sardonic private detective in Hell’s Kitchen, New York City. Plagued by self-loathing, and a wicked case of PTSD, Jessica battles demons from within and without, using her extraordinary abilities as an unlikely champion for those in need… especially if they’re willing to cut her a check. (Source)

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Scream: The TV Series (Pilot) – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 53% (Critics) / 86% (Audience)
Directed By: Jamie Travis
Written By: Dan Dworkin
Starring: Willa Fitzgerald, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Bella Thorne and Tracy Middendorf
Network: MTV

Synopsis: In the premiere, the murder of a high-school student in the small town of Lakewood conjures memories of a similar murder that occurred 20 years earlier in the community. (Source)

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Supergirl (Pilot Episode) – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: NA (Critics) / 85% (Audience)
Directed By: Glen Winter
Written By: Andrew Kreisberg
Starring: Melissa Benoist, Jeremy Jordan, Laura Benanti, Chyler Leigh, Mehcad Brooks and Calista Flockhart
Network: CBS

Synopsis: At 24, Kara Zor-El decides the time has come to embrace her superhuman abilities and fulfill her destiny as a hero in this drama based on the DC Comics character Supergirl. (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Wayward Pines (Pilot)

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: NA (Critics) / 100% (Audience)
Directed By: M. Night Shyamalan
Written By: Chad Hodge
Starring: Matt Dillon, Carla Gugino, Toby Jones, Melissa Leo and Terrence Howard
Network: Fox

Synopsis:A Secret Service agent ends up questioning his own sanity as he searches for two missing colleagues in a strange town that he seemingly can’t escape in this thriller based on the novel `Pines’ by Blake Crouch. (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: iZombie

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 86% (Critics) / 95% (Audience)
Directed By: Rob Thomas
Written By: Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero
Starring: Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli, RObert Buckley and Aly Michalka
Network: CW
Synopsis: Olivia “Liv” Moore was a rosy-cheeked, disciplined, over-achieving medical resident who had her life path completely mapped out, until the night she attended a party that unexpectedly turned into a zombie feeding frenzy. Now as one of the newly undead, Liv has devised a clever way to resist her baser urges to devour fresh human brains – she’s taken a job in the Seattle coroner’s office. In this appropriately dead-end job, Liv can secretly snack on the brains of the many Jane and John Doe corpses that make a final stop in the morgue. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: American Dad! on TBS

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: NA (Critics) / 91% (Audience)
Created By: Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, Matt Weitzman
Starring: Seth MacFarlane, Dee Bradley Baker, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes and Rachael MacFarlane
Channel: TBS

Synopsis:The random escapades of Stan Smith, an extreme right wing CIA agent dealing with family life and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible. (Source)

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