Best Netflix Original Series – Testing Television #5

Testing Television - Breaking Bad

In this edition of Testing Television, I try to figure out what the best Netflix show is and what other Netflix shows you have to watch. Later, I look back at one of the most famous J. J. Abrams creations on television: LOST. But first, here are the television news that you have to know about!
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REVIEW: The Flash – Season One (2014-2015)

The Flash Reviewed

The following is a quick review of the first season of CW’s The Flash.

The Flash tells the story of Barry Allen (played by Grant Gustin), a forensic scientist for the Central City Police Department (CCPD), who lost his mother to a mysterious incident when he was a small child. Barry’s father (played by John Wesley Shipp) was convicted for murdering his wife, but Barry has become obsessed with solving the murder that happened long ago and clearing his father’s name. One day, the particle accelerator at S.T.A.R. Labs explodes, and Barry is struck by lightning. After Barry wakes from a coma, he finds out that he now has the power of super-speed. Continue reading “REVIEW: The Flash – Season One (2014-2015)”

Detective Comics Saturday #1 – Why DC Matters To Me

Detective Comics Saturday
For the uninitiated: This is a new weekly feature on the blog wherein I, I’m Jeffrey Rex, discuss all things DC. This is a test-run, however. Meaning that if this goes well, it’ll be a permanent fixture on I’m Jeffrey Rex in 2015, like Marvelous Monday is right now.

Here we are. Recently I asked for your opinion on whether I should start writing about DC. I’ve really enjoyed writing about Marvel every week, so this was a natural step for me. So why did I choose Saturday? I think Friday was off the table from the get-go, as was Sunday. And seeing as I wanted it late in the week, I thought Saturday was a comfortable day to place it.

To start off with I thought it would be fitting to talk about what DC means to me, and why it matters. Obviously Marvel is the most important comic book company for me – they have most of my very favorite characters – but DC holds a special place in my heart, specifically for specific characters that I love, some that I am intrigued by – and some that I’ve grown to, uhm, dislike. Continue reading “Detective Comics Saturday #1 – Why DC Matters To Me”