Escape rooms are an interesting concept and translating the experience to a home version can be difficult, but Apocalypse by Argyx Games manages to pull it off with some interesting twists.
Film and TV are saturated with superheroes these days, so it is refreshing when something comes along that is a bit different. Batman Ninja is a welcome, new take on the Batman mythos that brings the Caped Crusader to feudal Japan.
If you are looking for a good gangster story, then The Legend of Pinky is your book. Written and illustrated by Craig Johnson II, the comic follows mobster “Pinky” Horwitz’s life of crime in New York City during the 1920s.
Regeneration episodes on Doctor Who have a tendency to be a bit too self-indulgent—especially when they are paired with a head writer’s final episode. (Yes, I am talking about “The End of Time.”) The reason is obvious: The story is supposed to reflect back on the current era of the show while tying up loose ends and looking forward to the next era.
Doctor Who: Series 10 has come to an end, and it turned out to be Steven Moffat’s best season as showrunner.
If next week’s episode is as good as “World Enough and Time,” then the two-part finale of Doctor Who: Series 10 could end up being Steven Moffat’s best writing in his tenure on the show. The penultimate episode of Series 10 was brilliantly terrifying and suspenseful.
“Come to Jesus” brings American Gods: Season One to a close, and there is a lot to unpack in this episode. Fans of the book are treated to some surprises, as the show pushes the narrative in some interesting new directions. Those that are new to the world of American Gods also got some answers this week.
“The Eaters of Light” saw the return of classic Who writer Rona Munro who wrote “Survival”—the final story in the original run of Doctor Who.
Surprisingly, the penultimate episode for the first season of American God was missing the show’s protagonist and antagonist. Shadow and Mr. Wednesday were nowhere to be seen; although, Wednesday’s messengers made an appearance.
Before I begin the actual review of this week’s episode, I feel the need to point out how strange it is that “Empress of Mars” aired the day after Adam West’s passing and is coincidentally an homage to his movie, Robinson Crusoe on Mars. It seems only fitting that one iconic '60s show is paying tribute to the star of another iconic '60s show while the world mourns the actor's loss.