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James Garcia
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
86% Gotham: Season 1 - Red Hood (TV Episode) As Gotham enters into the final stretch of its 22-episode first season, I'm happy to see that some of the seeds planted early on are finally starting to blossom into interesting story arcs.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2018
68% Gotham: Season 1 - The Mask (TV Episode) Overall, I did enjoy "The Mask," and am happy to see that Gotham is still improving. ‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2018
88% Gotham: Season 1 - Penguin's Umbrella (TV Episode) "Penguin's Umbrella" is far from a perfect episode of television, and could use some better pacing, but overall the noir aesthetic, the character-driven revelations and the tense mob-driven storyline make it Gotham's finest hour to date‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2018
69% Gotham: Season 1 - Spirit of the Goat (TV Episode) "Spirit of the Goat" is, ultimately, a bit of a step down from last week's "Viper," but it does show signs that the series is improving as it goes along.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2018
62% Gotham: Season 1 - Viper (TV Episode) Gotham came into its own in episode five and finally feels like it has something new - and interesting - to contribute to the 75-year history of the Dark Knight.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2018
60% Gotham: Season 1 - The Balloonman (TV Episode) Gotham still has its kinks, but sandwiched between the rough patches are moments of true greatness and enjoyable genre entertainment, and you can bet that I'll be visiting this town of corruption and crazy vigilantism again next week.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2018
72% Gotham: Season 1 - Selina Kyle (TV Episode) Luckily, things have improved greatly in week two, as the series attempts to stand on its own two feet rather than use the sprawling Batman mythos as a crutch.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2018
7/10 79% Gotham: Season 1 - Pilot (TV Episode) As with all series premieres, Gotham has its rough edges, but with a bit more focus and more clear intentions, it can live up to its true potential and become an important and seminal chapter in the Batman mythos.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2018
10/10 72% Masters of Sex: Season 3 (TV, 2015) In its season 3 premiere, Masters of Sex is revolutionary indeed, managing to subvert expectations while dramatically raising the stakes for its title characters.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2015
9/10 99% Marvel's Daredevil: Season 1 (TV, 2015) Daredevil is a bold step in a darker direction for Marvel, and one of the studio's greatest adaptations to date.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2015
8/10 92% Supergirl: Season 1 (TV, 2015-2016) Supergirl flies high in her pilot episode, managing to escape her cousin's super-sized shadow and stake her own claim in the superhero TV landscape.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2015
9/10 94% Arrow: Season 3 - The Brave and the Bold (TV Episode) "The Brave and the Bold" ended up being not only another fun-filled adventure starring two beloved costumed heroes, but the best Arrow episode we've seen all season.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2015
9/10 89% Arrow: Season 3 (TV, 2014-2015) Arrow knocked it out of the park in season two, but season three already feels like an organic and exciting new chapter in Oliver's heroic journey.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2014
8/10 96% Marvel's Agent Carter: Season 1 (TV, 2015) Agent Carter takes the center stage in her own series, placing her in a fun and exciting place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2015
10/10 100% The Flash: Season 1 - Flash vs. Arrow (TV Episode) Despite the two-night runtime, the first part of the crossover is a highly self-contained episode of The Flash and actually stands pretty well on its own.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2015
9/10 93% The Flash: Season 1 (TV, 2014-2015) The wait is finally over, and The Flash has arrived! Not only that, but he just may take the title of best superhero show on TV.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2014
3/10 55% Gotham: Season 1 - Beasts of Prey (TV Episode) Gotham delivers what just may be its worst episode yet in week 19, "Beasts of Prey."‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2015
6/10 75% Gotham: Season 1 - Everyone Has a Cobblepot (TV Episode) Gotham delivers another messy but enjoyable episode in week eighteen, "Everyone Has A Cobblepot."‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2015
8/10 52% Gotham: Season 1 - The Blind Fortune Teller (TV Episode) Tonight's episode of Gotham was, undoubtedly, the series' most important for one simple reason: the introduction of the Joker.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2015
5/10 60% Gotham: Season 1 - The Scarecrow (TV Episode) Gotham takes a huge step back as Jonathan Crane gets a muddied origin story and Bruce goes on a hike.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2015
9/10 79% Gotham: Season 1 - The Fearsome Dr. Crane (TV Episode) "The Fearsome Dr. Crane" provided a truly compelling, fun, and entertaining hour of television, which hasn't happened yet in Gotham's fourteen episodes to date‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2015
8/10 67% Gotham: Season 1 - Welcome Back, Jim Gordon (TV Episode) As sad as I was to see Jim return to work at the GCPD so quickly, I'm glad that it meant that we could get an episode like "Welcome Back, Jim Gordon," a bold and confident step forward as Gotham heads into the last third of its debut season.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2015
5/10 68% Gotham: Season 1 - What the Little Bird Told Him (TV Episode) Last week felt like a bold and exciting step toward a more serialized structure, but I fear that as we trek through the season's remaining episodes, Gotham will slip back into its procedural roots.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2015
6.5/10 44% Gotham: Season 1 - Rogues' Gallery (TV Episode) Jim Gordon enters the cuckoo's nest in "Rogues' Gallery," Gotham's enjoyable (though still messy) eleventh episode and mid-season premiere. ‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2015
5/10 73% Gotham: Season 1 - Lovecraft (TV Episode) Tonight was Gotham's big chance to leave the fall television season with a bang, and convince us that this is a show worth returning to after the winter break.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2015
6/10 54% Gotham: Season 1 - Harvey Dent (TV Episode) Despite the boring stuff with both Selina Kyle and the bomber chase, I came away not hating this episode of Gotham‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2015
9/10 100% Hannibal: Season 2 (TV, 2014) Welcome back, Fannibals! It's been a long wait, but Bryan Fuller's incredible, dark and beautifully haunting take on Dr. Lecter has finally returned, and if the premiere episode is any indication, we're in for one hell of a season of Hannibal.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2014
8/10 96% Arrow: Season 2 (TV, 2013-2014) This week's episode comes after a brief hiatus due to the Olympics, but it was definitely worth the wait. Packed full of great action, character moments and teases for what's to come, "Time of Death" was another winner for The CW's hit show.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2014
4.5/5 69% Almost Human: Season 1 (TV, 2013-2014) Peppered with solid performances, smart writing, and intriguing world-building elements, Almost Human is sure to be more than just an entertaining show, and is a welcome addition to the impressive resumes of its creators. ‐ What Culture
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2013