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“Choosing such a horrifying image as a celebration is in incredibly poor taste. It comes across as a glorification of Batgirl’s humiliation and degradation.”
“There’s one thing Marvel fans, movie fans, and pretty much all of civilized society are in unanimous agreement upon: Please, not another Spider-Man origin story.”
“Many people seem to be under the impression that modern superhero comics are fundamentally nothing more than male power fantasies about violent Übermenschen going around imposing their will on the world through force and terror.”
Classic cartoon underoos for adults! With bonus sexism!
GOTHAM RECAP: Showing up for the party 14 years too soon (S1:E1)
“Batman must never kill or carry a gun, not because it wouldn’t do any good to anyone, but because if he did, he wouldn’t be Batman anymore.”
“Who is this meant to appeal to, exactly? Robots? Vulcans? Oscar the Grouch? Is there a single demographic anywhere in the world that does not like humor at all in their movies?”
“When 2017 rolls around and audiences find themselves being forced to see seven different movies (all within a four-month window) just to keep track of everything going on in multiple universes, we may see a real backlash.”
Holy pointless prequel, Batman! Gotham pilot not winning over critics
In the explosive series finale, Birds of Prey comes dangerously close to quality!
“Rather than simply tell the story of Jim Gordon fighting the growing criminal influence in Gotham City, it appears they’re going to load the show up with all sorts of winks and nods to the Batman mythos.”
“Over the years, animated shows have been able to give us solid proof that cartoons made by women, and cartoons made for women (and girls) can be successful. Here are just some of the extremely positive representations of women in different cartoon shows and franchises.”
“Screw up an Iron Man movie, no one really cares. Screw up a Superman movie, and you’re fucking with modern-day mythology.”
In the second video of Sofie's "Who is...?" series, she takes a look at Gotham City's one and only Dark Knight.
In New Gotham, metahumans are being killed by their own powers, and it turns out to be the work of a self-hating metahuman serial killer. This is the point where it all goes wrong, and we start to see Birds of Prey for what it really is: the worst.
Morning Sideboob: Kristen Wiig Does Harry Styles
Three more reviewers present their three different takes on The Lego Movie.
Solkir's 13-part look at the WB's short-lived superhero series Birds of Prey continues with "Slick", where the Birds battle an evil metahuman who can turn into water.