Melissa Benoist says Supergirl crew is “recover[ing] together” after Andrew Kreisberg allegations

While promoting the limited series Waco at the Television Critics Association winter press tour, Supergirl star Melissa Benoist responded to a question about the sexual harassment allegations against EP Andrew Kreisberg, telling reporters that the cast and crew have “recovered together” since the news broke late last…

Current harassment scandals color Legends Of Tomorrow’s trip to 1937 Hollywood

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After a detour into more serious storytelling last week, DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow returns to a sillier mode for an episode about Helen of Troy (Bar Paly) starting a bloody war between movie studios in 1937 Hollywood. There’s also a body swap plot with Jax and Martin that is a constant source of comedy, and this…

A very special Justice League Unlimited salutes DC Comics’ forgotten characters

In the summer of 1977, when I was 6 years old and just a few months from turning 7, I got my first allowance: a dollar a week. Back then, that was enough to buy two comic books and a candy bar at our neighborhood supermarket, with a few pennies left over after tax. To get the most for my money, I gravitated to comics…

DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow shows considerable promise despite an uneven debut

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Hubris is at the root of DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow, not just for its characters, who believe themselves capable of altering the course of time, but for its creators, who take a big risk by launching a live-action superhero team TV series at a time when pop culture is saturated with superhero projects. Viewers have…