The Jordan Peele-produced The Twilight Zone revival is now confirmed to also be hosted by Peele. I honestly can’t think of anyone more perfect, since his film Get Out struck that perfect balance of subtle sci fi and paranoid thriller that made it feel like an extended episode of the show. Check out the first […]
The King of Pop is re-animated for Halloween! No this isn’t a joke. There really is going to be a Michael Jackson Halloween animated special tonight on CBS. Believe me, it’s hard to resist the temptation to make any kind of Michael Jackson/children jokes. I’m just amazed they they ended up producing this. Though, I […]
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The Supergirl pilot that debuted last night on CBS a lot of weight on its shoulders. The show tells the story of Kara Zor-El, played by Melissa Benoist, as she escapes Superman’s shadow and comes into her own as National City’s first superhero. It is the network’s first major superhero endeavor, the first superhero show led be a solo female in more than 40 years and the pilot had a lot of ground to cover, attempting to endear characters to new viewers while also trying to re-envision elements of the mythos without alienating established comics fans. Does it succeed? The Beat is here to tell you with a hard hitting roundtable. We’ve always wanted to have one of those.
Last Thursday, early afternoon, I perused the lower level halls of New York Comic Con. Autographings and photo ops were running nicely, and the Queue Hall (aka “the stockyards”) was mostly empty, as the morning crush had long subsided, and most of the Main Stage events in Hall 1-D had already occurred. Out of curiosity, […]
Excited about CBS’ Supergirl? The first episode is right around the corner, on Monday, October 26th at 8:30 pm Eastern, to be exact. To mark the almost one month countdown, CBS has released a new trailer that highlights some brand-new footage, including a look at Peter Facinelli‘s Maxwell Lord. I remain pretty hopeful about this […]