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DaveRichards
September 6 2017

Marvel’s The Defenders Season 1 Review: Episodes 7-8

Hello, and welcome back to my look at Netflix's eight-episode miniseries, The Defenders, which serves as a culmination to the plot lines and character arcs introduced in the streaming service's...
DaveRichards
August 30 2017

Marvel’s The Defenders Season 1 Review: Episodes 4-6

Hello, and welcome back to my look at Netflix's latest Marvel adaptation, The Defenders, which is meant to pay off several seasons of television by bringing together the protagonists, supporting...
DaveRichards
August 23 2017

Marvel’s The Defenders Season 1 Review: Episodes 1-3

Hello, and welcome back to the Marvel Cinematic Universe! After four seasons of great and highly entertaining television (Daredevil Seasons 1-2, Jessica Jones Season 1, and Luke Cage Season...
CrimeHQ
August 21 2017

Watch the Teaser Trailer for Marvel’s The Punisher

On Friday, fans of Netflix’s Marvel series were treated to the long-awaited Season 1 of The Defenders—the team that brings together the protagonists of the four major series so far...
DaveRichards
August 17 2017

Marvel’s The Defenders Primer: Catch Up On Their Solo and Group Comic Exploits

In 2015, with the launch of the first season of Daredevil, Marvel television and Netflix began building their own corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Since then, they’ve delivered a...
CrimeHQ
July 31 2017

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in August 2017

Highlighted by Marvel's The Defenders and the live-action adaptation of Death Note, August is shaping up for some great binge-worthy television! Add in some great horror films, and I know...
CrimeHQ
July 25 2017

Vote for Your Favorite San Diego Comic Con Trailer

  Watch our favorite San Diego Comic Con trailers, conveniently compiled in one post! Let us know which movie or TV show you're most excited about in the comments below!
CrimeHQ
July 24 2017

San Diego Comic Con Trailer Round Up

San Diego Comic Con is one of the biggest events of the year, giving us some of the most highly anticipated trailers for all of the upcoming blockbuster hits and series. So this week, instead of...
CrimeHQ
May 29 2017

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in June 2017

June continues the trend of adding great crime and mystery fiction, giving us a variety of classic movies, Netflix Originals, and current television shows. After a partnership with the CW, Netflix...
CrimeHQ
May 8 2017

Trailer: Marvel’s The Defenders

After a subpar season of Iron Fist, Netflix and Marvel look to get back on track when they unite all four of their heroes in the first season of The Defenders. Slotted for an eight-episode, August...
CrimeHQ
April 24 2017

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in May 2017

Finally! The month of May is a good one for fans of crime/mystery/thriller entertainment (as well as documentaries and comedy). In addition to the much anticipated 4th season of Sherlock, viewers...
PeterFoy
April 17 2017

5 Reasons Why Legion Is the Best Comic Book TV Series to Date

If you just caught the 1st season of FX’s latest original series Legion (although given the less-than-stellar ratings I’m thinking you haven’t), then you probably have a rush...
DaveRichards
April 14 2017

Marvel’s Iron Fist Season 1 Review: Episodes 11-13

Hello, and welcome back! Today, we bring my look at Netflix's latest Marvel Comics adaptation, Iron Fist, to a close. In this final installment, we'll examine the last three episodes: Episode...
CrimeHQ
April 10 2017

Asgardians of the Galaxy: Teaser Trailer for Thor: Ragnarok

Death, taxes, and a superhero movie trailer with a classic rock soundtrack. Some things are guaranteed in this life.  Hitting theaters on November 3, 2017, Thor: Ragnarok looks like it...
DaveRichards
April 7 2017

Marvel’s Iron Fist Season 1 Review: Episodes 8-10

Hello, and welcome back! It's time to begin our look at the back half of Netflix's latest Marvel Comics adaptation, Iron Fist. In this penultimate installment of my feature, we'll examine...
DaveRichards
March 31 2017

Marvel’s Iron Fist Season 1 Review: Episodes 5-7

Hello, and welcome back to my look at Netflix's latest Marvel Comics adaptation, Iron Fist! Last time, we kicked things off with a look at episodes 1-4. Today, we'll reach the halfway point...
DaveRichards
March 24 2017

Marvel’s Iron Fist Season 1 Review: Episodes 1-4

Hello, and welcome back the world of the Marvel Cinematic Universe! My name is Dave Richards, and I was your guide in Criminal Element's look at the 2nd season of Netflix's television adaptation...
CrimeHQ
February 27 2017

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in March 2017

Sometimes quality is better quantity—and that seems to be the case here with Netflix's March additions. While the list of good crime/mystery/thriller entertainment is sparse, we've...
CorrinaLawson
February 3 2017

Before Jessica Jones, There Was Eve Dallas

When Jessica Jones premiered on Netflix in 2015, it was met with critical acclaim for its portrayal of a rape victim seizing control of her life, all tossed with an extra slice of “fight...
DaveRichards
January 13 2017

5 Gateway Marvel Comics for Crime Fiction Fans

Crime fiction is usually set in a gritty, grounded world where protagonists are often forced to engage in morally murky decisions. Superhero stories often go in a different direction, featuring...
CrimeHQ
December 30 2016

Best TV Shows of 2016

While the box office had a relatively weak year, the Home Box Office killed it with Season 6 of Game of Thrones and Season 1 of Westworld. Television seems to have surpassed film as the premier...
CrimeHQ
December 29 2016

Best Movies of 2016

2016 returned another year of mostly superhero movies and remakes, but there were definitely some gems along the way. Check out our top picks for best movies of 2016:  [See what movies...
CrimeHQ
November 28 2016

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in December 2016

The holidays are usually filled with uplifting, family-focused trite with feel-good endings. Rarely do you get the kind of murder and mystery us crime fans live for (after all, he sees you when...
DaveRichards
November 18 2016

Dear Frank Castle: Waging Dinner Table Warfare Against Unruly Holiday Guests

This week’s guest columnist is former Marine Frank Castle, AKA the Punisher—a heavily armed vigilante with a fondness for shirts with death’s head skulls. He knows a little something...
AngieBarry
October 28 2016

Page to Screen: Comics I’d Love to See on My TV—The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl

The Series: The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl by Ryan North (of Dinosaur Comics fame!) and Erica Henderson. The Heroes: The titular heroine, aka Doreen Green, and several friends with similarly...
HectorDeJean
October 12 2016

Marvel’s Luke Cage Season 1 Review: Episodes 5-7

In 1994, Marvel Comics released a four-issue comic book miniseries by Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross called Marvels, and it was built on an interesting concept: It told the stories of four classic superhero...
CrimeHQ
October 10 2016

Watch Marvel’s First Teaser Trailer for Iron Fist

For 1 minute and 27 seconds, everyone seemed to breathe a collective sigh of relief. This week at NYCC, Marvel unveiled the first trailer for their last Defender, Iron Fist—and no need to...
HectorDeJean
October 5 2016

Marvel’s Luke Cage Season 1 Review: Episodes 1-4

Luke Cage arrives on Netflix with a lot of cooks throwing a great many ingredients into the pot, and while that’s usually a recipe for disaster, the show isn’t just passable, it’s...
CrimeHQ
September 27 2016

Which Marvel Project Do You Prefer?

With the release of the first season of Luke Cage on Netflix slated for this Friday, September 30th and the upcoming Doctor Strange premiering roughly a month and a half later, Marvel Studios is...
CrimeHQ
September 26 2016

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in October 2016

October—literally the best month of the year. Unfortunately, Netflix seems to have missed the mark because I'm seeing a disappointingly small amount of decent horror films coming this...