Shiny Shelf
By Mark Clapham on 29 March 2012 Comments Off

‘Alcatraz’is perhaps the archetypal post-’Lost’ TV series.

By Mark Clapham on 07 February 2011 1 COMMENT

There’s no particular mystery about the ancestry of this ‘Family’: it’s the ‘Fantastic Four’, via Disney/Pixar’s ‘FF’-a-like ‘The Incredibles’, filtered through the ‘no capes’ superhero show genre popularised by early ‘Smallville’ and, more recently, ‘Heroes’.
The introduction of superpowers is virtually a find and replace of the Fantastic Four’s origin story: our four characters go on [...]