Marvel's Runaways hits the rewind button in its momentum-halting second episode 

The first episode of Marvel’s Runaways was intriguing but burdened with the task of delving into the personality quirks and backstories of six main characters. So, naturally, the second episode of Marvel’s Runaways...delves into the backstories and personality quirks of twelve more main characters. “Rewind”—probably…

Grenades and doppelgängers make for the most entertaining trip into The Mist yet

“The Waking Dream” was the most entertaining episode of The Mist’s first season, which, at this point, is a bit like saying a root canal is your favorite invasive surgery because it requires the least amount of stitches. It’s not the “best” episode; it lacks the optimism of the pilot, and the storytelling is still all…

The Mist drops a twist we all saw coming, still manages to make it seem gross

The Mist’s eighth episode is basically Christmas with your elderly relatives, in that there is a lot to unpack here and absolutely none of it is good. “The Law of Nature” is all gym socks and sweaters, folks. Showrunner Christian Torpe (who co-wrote the episode) didn’t even include the gift receipt, so we can’t even…

The Mist’s 7th episode saves The Dark Tower from being this week’s worst Stephen King adaptation

Roughly three-quarters of the way into The Mist’s first (and only?) season, it’s fair to say this series is yet another exhibit in the Museum Of Failed Stephen King Adaptations, displayed somewhere next to 1993’s The Tommyknockers and around the corner from this weekend’s The Dark Tower. For what it’s worth—and it’s…