That simple two-word exchange between Barry Allen and Oliver Queen sums up the joys of the pilot episode of 'The Flash.' The second straight DC Comics adaptation by The CW, the new series gets so many things right that it puts other small-screen comic yarns to shame. What truly makes this pilot episode stand out from the myriad of comic book-inspired television shows lies in its light touch. That’s not to say that 'The Flash' is a frivolous show by any metric. But the show realizes there’s more than one way to tell a superhero story, and that dour realism only takes you so far in the world of the fantastical.
CW's 'The Flash' spinoff is only hours away from racing out its series premiere installment, but it seems the speedy character's DC nemesis might have beaten him to the punch. Our first look at 'Prison Break' alum Wentworth Miller in costume as Leonard Snart / Captain Cold has arrived, looking ready to freeze 'The Flash' in his tracks over the coming weeks.
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, Joaquin Phoenix officially drops out of 'Doctor Strange,' 'Fantastic Four' offers a small update, and a bunch of clips from your superhero TV show of choice are available to watch.
While CW 'Arrow' spinoff 'The Flash' has already made a few internet and critic rounds before next week's formal premiere, notably absent has been any new footage of the speedy DC drama beyond its pilot. Now, a new preview for the series debuts a first look at additional footage from the extended cut this Tuesday, as well as some shiny new footage of upcoming episodes!
The trailer premiere for the animated movie 'Justice League: Throne of Atlantis' has emerged, and with it comes our first look at the sequel to DC's 'Justice League: War.' Hey, it's no 'Batman vs. Superman' or the live-action 'Justi
In just one week, 'The Flash' will make his speedy CW debut with October 7 series premiere "City of Heroes" (yes, just like the 'Arrow' episode). We've seen a few bits and pieces of the pilot here and there, but there's something ghostly familiar about our first full clip from the new superhero series...
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, 'X-Men' fans have a lot to look forward to, 'Big Hero 6' gets a great new trailer, and 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' reveals its Mockingbird.
With its October 7 premiere of 'The Flash' speeding toward us, we non-spoilerly break down the strengths and weakness of The CW's new 'Arrow' spinoff DC drama. Does the latest TV take on the world's fastest man stumble out of the gate, or hit a speedy stride?
Between Manu Bennett, Cynthia Addai-Robinson and Katrina Law, the CW's 'Arrow' has essentially cornered the market on 'Spartacus' guest stars. Get ready to throw yet another name on the pile, as Starz alum Nick E. Tarabay has joined the 'Arrow' season 3 'Flash' crossover as DC villain Captain Boomerang!
Fans of 'The Flash' and his many forms took the upcoming CW spinoff's casting of 1990 CBS 'Flash' star John Wesley Shipp as a fun nod to its TV predecessor, but the coming DC drama has doubled down on the homage in a major way. Not only will original series star Amanda Pays guest on the CW's 'Flash' this fall, but she'll do so as her 1990 character Dr. Tina McGee!
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