Gotham

  • My Hopes For Gotham’s Final Season

    After 88 episodes and 4 seasons I still don’t know if Gotham is a good show. It’s often poorly plotted, convoluted and tonally unbalanced and yet at times it feels totally self-aware of its own craziness and comes out the other side bearing gifts of genuine drama and comedy,...
  • Why Gotham by Gaslight is the best Batman movie since The Dark Knight

    Described as the first Elseworld, the comic-book Gotham by Gaslight gave us a retelling of the Batman mythos set in a Victorian-era Gotham City. The 1989 book sees Bruce Wayne become Batman and take on Jack the Ripper, who has chosen the dark industrial streets of Gotham City as...
  • Do Superheroes Suit The Small Screen?

    Recently, Bruno Heller, showrunner for Gotham is quoted at the Edinburgh Television festival as saying: “I don’t think superheroes work very well on TV. Probably because of the costume thing”  On the surface, this comment made by the BAFTA nominated creator of Rome & The Mentalist seems like he is...
  • Out Of Heroes – Smallscreen Superheroes

    After news this week of comments made by Bruno Heller about the fate of our smallscreen superheroes, Stuart, Alex & Scott had a great discussion on their thoughts about the comments made. Take a look at the video below and decide if you agree! Agree? Disagree? Join the conversation...
  • Would a Time Jump Really Help Gotham Improve?

    Gotham is a weird show. In a television landscape infested with superheroes and comic books it stands solitary for reasons both good and not so good. I like the show a lot, sometimes for its mistakes and misjudgements like its bizarre tonal shifts from dark and brooding to wacky....