Marc Buxton

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"Arrow" Recap: "Draw Back Your Bow"

Thu, November 20th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

"Draw Back Your Bow" feels like Season 1 episode as Cupid arrives to Starling City, but a Cinderella-like subplot involving Felicity Smoak and Ray Palmer saves the day.

CASTING CALL: Villainous Possibilities for Daniel Bruhl in "Captain America: Civil War"

Wed, November 19th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Daniel Bruhl has been cast a mystery villain in 2016's "Captain America: Civil War," but which Marvel antagonist will the accomplished actor portray?

"The Flash" Recap: "The Flash Is Born"

Wed, November 19th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Barry Allen confronts his childhood tormentor in the form of Girder in an episode that initially feels clichéd but ends with an unpredictable bang.

Those About to Die: Who Will Join WB's "Suicide Squad" Movie?

Mon, November 17th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

DC Comics' "Suicide Squad" is headed to the big screen in director David Ayer's 2016 film adaptation, but which characters will join the fight?

"Arrow" Recap: "Guilty"

Thu, November 13th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Did Roy Harper murder Sara Lance? Is Ted Grant a serial killer? The answers are revealed in this week's episode, which also introduces the Boxing Glove Arrow!

"The Flash" Recap: "Plastique"

Wed, November 12th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

A wedge is driven between Barry and Iris as Plastique makes her television debut. Plus, a glimpse of one of The Flash’s most iconic foes.

"Arrow" Recap: "The Secret Origin of Felicity Smoak"

Thu, November 6th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

A visit from Donna Smoak and a threat from the mysterious Brother Eye open a window into Felicity's troubled -- and decidedly goth -- past.

Which Villain Should Conjure Trouble for Marvel Studios' "Doctor Strange"?

Tue, November 4th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

When "Doctor Strange" arrives in theaters, who will be the adversary that tests the magical might of the Sorcerer Supreme?

"Arrow" Recap: "The Magician"

Thu, October 30th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

As the hunt for Malcolm Merlyn begins, a fairly uneventful episode of "Arrow" leads to a game-changing introduction.

FANTASY DRAFT: "The Flash" Villains Ready for Prime Time

Wed, October 29th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

While "The Flash" has already brought some comic book rogues to The CW, CBR looks at more evildoers who could make life difficult for Barry Allen.

"The Flash" Recap: "Going Rogue"

Wed, October 29th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

The introduction of Captain Cold casts a chill on Team Flash as Felicity Smoak arrives in Central City.

"Star Wars," "Spawn" & More - CBR's Buzzworthy Books for January 2015

Tue, October 28th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The new year is almost upon us and these are the buzzworthy books that will kick off 2015 in style this coming January.

NYCC: Wilson & Pak Talk Process, Passion & Diversity on Nerdist Comics Panel

Thu, October 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Hosts (and fellow writers) Ben Blacker & Heath Corson welcomed G. Willow Wilson and Greg Pak for a live edition of the Nerdist Writer's Panel.

Marvel Celebrates its Cosmic Side at NYCC

Thu, October 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"Guardians of the Galaxy" ruled the summer box office, but the film is just a part of the long history of the Cosmic saga of the Marvel Universe.

"Arrow" Recap: "Corto Maltese"

Thu, October 23rd, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Oliver & Co. track down Thea, who's been busy, Diggle's concerns about ARGUS grow, and Laurel turns to Ted Grant.

Marvel's "Secret Wars" - How Comics' First Event Changed Everything

Wed, October 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

With a new "Secret Wars" on the horizon, we take a look at the original crossover event and how it changed Marvel Comics -- and the industry.

NYCC: Brian K. Vaughan on Crafting the World of "Saga"

Wed, October 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"Saga" and "Y: The Last Man's" Brian K. Vaughan discussed his approach to world building, sense of character and ability to defy expectations.

"The Flash" Recap: "Things You Can't Outrun"

Wed, October 22nd, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

A Golden Age villain makes his gaseous presence felt in an episode that also introduces Ronnie Raymond,

"Arrow" Recap: "Sara"

Thu, October 16th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

In this week's episode, it's a time for mourning and the pursuit of justice as Team Arrow says goodbye to a fallen friend.

"The Flash" Recap: "Fastest Man Alive"

Wed, October 15th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Barry Allen wrestles with self-doubt, and low blood sugar, even as he's confronted by the many clones of Multiplex.

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