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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...
CrimeHQ
September 20 2016

What Fall TV Show Are You Most Excited About?

With the Emmys celebrating the best that television has to offer—and awarding the very best—the annual ceremony tends to mark TV’s New Year, even though it’s only September....
CrimeHQ
August 29 2016

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

After an admittedly tepid August, September comes out swinging with a superb list of newly added movies—including the entire Jaws series to help you live every week like it's shark week. Then,...
ThomTruelove
June 6 2016

With All Your Might: The Lasting Obsession with WWII Thrillers and Alternate History Stories

The WWII thriller and alternate history set in the same period are small time machines. If Walter Benjamin’s famous quote is taken into account, “History is written by the victors,”...
AngieBarry
May 12 2016

Why So Serious? A Little Less Grimdark and a Little More Fun, Please

“Are you a Marvel or a DC?” It's become one of those questions—just as everyone has to pick Bats or Supes or side with Cap over Iron Man. And, for the most part, I've...
AngieBarry
April 29 2016

Page to Screen: Comics I’d Love to See on My TV—Runaways

The Series: Runaways by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona (and others, including Joss Whedon). The Heroes: The teenaged sons and daughters of a secret society of super-villains known as...
DaveRichards
April 13 2016

Marvel’s Daredevil Season 2 Review: Episodes 11-13

Hello, and welcome back to the final installment of this edition of Binge-Worthy, where I'll look at the final three episodes of Daredevil Season 2 from my perspective as a longtime comic fan....
CrimeHQ
April 12 2016

Who Is Your Favorite TV Antihero, Part III?

Certain shows’ protagonists are not always the most honest, upstanding “heroes” that the good-guy-always-wins Hollywood has trained us to expect them to be. Some shows feature...
DaveRichards
April 6 2016

Marvel’s Daredevil Season 2 Review: Episodes 8-10

Hello, and welcome back to the penultimate installment of this latest edition of Binge-Worthy. If you've been following my reviews, you know that the episodes I'm going to talk about here...