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Gotham episode 2 review: Selina Kyle

1 October 2014 12:17 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Gotham’s slow-moving sophomore episode was a bit of a mixed bag. Here’s Rob’s review of Selina Kyle…

This review contains spoilers

1.2 Selina Kyle

Last week on this site we were praising Gotham’s pilot episode for shying away from freak-of-the-week scripting and embracing expressionistic flair on the directorial side. We claimed it could be a worthy peer to much-loved crime series like Broadchurch and The Sopranos, and that the show felt vastly different to its closest comparison point, Arrow. However, before the title card had arrived in the second episode, we’d started wondering whether we had totally misread the intentions that the pilot put forward.

Indeed, this episode’s opening gambit came straight from the Arrow playbook – introduce a bizarre new adversary, show them doing something cruel, cue title card. As warning signs go, that seemed like quite a blatant one. Not least because the newly-introduced »

- louisamellor

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‘Gotham’ Recap: The Terrific “Selina Kyle” Is Only Sort of About Selina Kyle

30 September 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Calling the second episode of Gotham “Selina Kyle” is just a wee bit disingenuous. It’s not so much a Selina Kyle episode- for one thing, she refuses to be called Selina Kyle, and any attempt to say those words around her will cause an immediate correction with the proper nomenclature: “cat.” Expecting “Selina Kyle” to include any in-depth look at a young Catwoman’s psyche is a fool’s game. This one’s not about our future clawed criminal; it just happens to involve her, as a victim of our Batman villain of the week (even if it seemed like Gotham wouldn’t be doing that). Like last time, Gordon and Bullock take the lead, on the trail of the little-known, little-seen, probably-murderous Dollmaker. So yeah, kind of a misnomer with the “Selina Kyle” thing. Also the Dollmaker isn’t even the biggest villain this week, instead, that’s left up to two very capable character »

- Adam Bellotto

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Movie Review – Rob the Mob (2014)

30 September 2014 4:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Rob the Mob, 2014.

Directed by Raymond De Felitta.

Starring Michael Pitt, Nina Arianda, Andy Garcia, Ray Romano, Aida Turturro and Frank Whaley.

Synopsis:

In an attempt to escape their humdrum existence and two bit jobs with a debt collection agency, New Yorkers Tommy and Rosie Uva hatch a clever plan to rob some local mafia members of their ill gotten gains.  The success of their initial raid results in a sudden fame and notoriety, which goes to their heads with disastrous results.

When you think of the classic gangster films, certain elements and examples stand out.  Grit, violence and an underlying heavy air of menace, colour the stories which unfold on screen: highlights of the genre include such films as the Godfather trilogy and later exercises like Goodfellas and Casino.  With this in mind Rob The Mob –  the latest film from New York born director Raymond De Felitta – should have »

- Gary Collinson

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Gotham Recap: Kitten's Got Claws

29 September 2014 6:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Fox’s Gotham thus far has had two weeks to offer a taste for what it can do, and what it can do well.

And while the series premiere was generally strong and indicated promise, this week’s episode, “Selina Kyle,” unfortunately fell into the first category.

Related Gotham Star Talks of Penguin’s Debt to Jim Gordon, Bond With Mom Carol Kane

Make no mistake, I can enjoy a police procedural (which, let’s face it, this show will more often than not need to be). But in such a scenario, I need to see the detectives be uniquely »

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Review: 'Gotham' - 'Selina Kyle'

29 September 2014 6:00 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

A review of tonight's "Gotham" coming up just as soon as I'm a monkey riding a racehorse... Second episodes are tough for any new show, let alone with this many moving and potentially mismatched parts, and one that had such a lush-looking pilot. But "Selina Kyle" felt very much of a piece with last week's episode, in both its strengths and weaknesses. Jim and Harvey's partnership remains the big draw, even as Bruno Heller's script has to keep beating us over the head with the notion that everyone believes Jim has gone over to the dark side with his apparent murder of Oswald Cobblepot(*). (Those constant references were just as clumsy as Edward Nygma's introduction in the pilot.) It's fun watching McKenzie and Logue bounce off of each other, and seeing the ways in which Harvey can sometimes pull Jim over to his way of thinking (the phone book »

- Alan Sepinwall

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Gotham Recap: “Selina Kyle”

29 September 2014 5:59 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

In the Gotham series premiere, viewers were introduced to a world without Batman that nonetheless featured many of the other heroes and villains from the storied franchise.  While the characters seem comfortable in their small-screen iterations, some of the actors are still working out the kinks.  It's early yet, but the frontrunner for "Best Scenery Chewer" so far is Jada Pinkett Smith in her turn as ambitious gangster Fish Mooney.  Detective James Gordon is obviously the show's lead and the city's lone straight arrow, but Ben McKenzie hasn't yet figured out the balance of noble hero and noir tough guy; instead he winds up just scowling a lot.  In between, however, we have quite a bit of potential, specifically in the performances of youngsters David Mazouz and Camren Bicondova, and relative newcomer Robin Lord Taylor.  Thankfully the show's second episode gives each of them a share of the spotlight.  Hit »

- Dave Trumbore

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Ror Reviews: Gotham Season 1, Episode 2 - "Selina Kyle"

29 September 2014 5:59 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

After a decent pilot, Fox's Gotham returned tonight with a significantly better second episode. "Selina Kyle", as the title infers, places the focus on the acrobatic young street kid (she likes to be called "Cat"; evidently saving the "Woman" for when she's a bit older) who witnessed the Wayne murders in the first ep. This time though, she's a witness to another crime: The abduction of some of her street pals by a couple of sinisterly friendly crims (guest stars Frank Whaley and Lili Taylor). As Gordon and Bullock get word and set out to investigate, to avoid a trip to juvenile detention Selina decides to find Gordon first and tell him what she knows about who really killed Thomas and Martha Wayne. Meanwhile, the increasingly psychopathic Oswald manages to hitch a ride and hatches a scheme to get some cash and return to Gotham to seek revenge. There's much »

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Gotham Sneak Peek: Det. Gordon Leans on Fish to Help Nab a Kid-Napper

26 September 2014 9:34 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Someone is going around abducting Gotham street kids — and crime queen Fish Mooney may know something about it, as revealed in this exclusive sneak peek from the Fox freshman’s second episode (airing Monday at 8/7c).

Related Ratings: Fox’s Gotham Premiere Cops Good Numbers

In “Selina Kyle,” Frank Whaley (Ray Donovan) and Lili Taylor (Almost Human) guest-star as Doug and Patti, a terrible twosome who prey on Gotham City’s homeless youth — the episode’s titular 13-year-old included — for utterly nefarious reasons. Detectives Jim Gordon and Harvey Bullock (played by Ben McKenzie and Donal Logue) check in with Mooney »

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Two new promos for Gotham episode 2 – ‘Selina Kyle’

24 September 2014 9:55 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Yesterday we brought you the first promo for episode 2 of Gotham entitled ‘Selina Kyle’ [watch it here], and now Fox has dropped another couple of sneak peek previews featuring the future Catwoman herself (Camren Bicondova), along with Oswald Cobblepot (Robin Lord Taylor); check them out below, and read our review of the first episode of Gotham here.

Gordon And Bullock Investigate A Child Trafficking Ring On An All-new “Gotham” Monday, September 29, On Fox

Detectives Gordon and Bullock investigate a child trafficking ring preying on Gotham’s street kids, including Selina Kyle (Camren Bicondova). Meanwhile, Penguin (Robin Lord Taylor) resurfaces in the countryside and begins to make his way back to Gotham, leaving victims in his wake in the all-new “Selina Kyle” episode of Gotham airing Monday, Sept. 29 (8:00-9:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox.

Cast: Ben McKenzie as Detective James Gordon, Donal Logue as Harvey Bullock, Jada Pinkett Smith as Fish Mooney, »

- Gary Collinson

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'Gotham' Episode 2 Preview Has Selina Kyle Causing Trouble

24 September 2014 3:14 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Fox has released two clips from the second episode of Gotham entitled "Selina Kyle". The first has Camren Bicondova's Selina Kyle (Catwoman) giving attitude to a prison guard then offering some advice to a young boy that is headed to a juvenile detention center with her. The second features the Penguin (Robin L. Taylor) hitchhiking a ride into Gotham, which then turns ugly after they insult him. Watch these first clips and catch the second episode Monday, September 29 on Fox.

Detectives Gordon and Bullock investigate a child trafficking ring preying on Gotham's street kids, including Selina Kyle (Camren Bicondova). Meanwhile, Penguin (Robin L. Taylor) resurfaces in the countryside and begins to make his way back to Gotham, leaving victims in his wake in the all-new "Selina Kyle" episode of Gotham airing Monday, Sept. 29 (8:00-9:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox.

Cast: Ben McKenzie as Detective James Gordon, »

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Promo for Gotham episode 2 – ‘Selina Kyle’

23 September 2014 1:16 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following the premiere of the pilot episode last night [read our review here], Fox has dropped a promo for next week’s second episode of Gotham entitled ‘Selina Kyle’, and you can check it out right here…

Gordon And Bullock Investigate A Child Trafficking Ring On An All-new “Gotham” Monday, September 29, On Fox

Detectives Gordon and Bullock investigate a child trafficking ring preying on Gotham’s street kids, including Selina Kyle (Camren Bicondova). Meanwhile, Penguin (Robin Lord Taylor) resurfaces in the countryside and begins to make his way back to Gotham, leaving victims in his wake in the all-new “Selina Kyle” episode of Gotham airing Monday, Sept. 29 (8:00-9:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox.

Cast: Ben McKenzie as Detective James Gordon, Donal Logue as Harvey Bullock, Jada Pinkett Smith as Fish Mooney, Sean Pertwee as Alfred, Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin, Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, David Mazouz as Bruce Wayne, »

- Gary Collinson

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'Gotham' Episode 2 Trailer Brings Penguin Out of Hiding

23 September 2014 8:08 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Detective Gordon and Bullock butt heads in the trailer for the episode 2 of Gotham entitled "Selina Kyle". This all-new episode has the detectives investigating a child trafficking ring that is preying on Gotham's street kids, including future Catwoman Selina Kyle (Camren Bicondova). Meanwhile, Penguin (Robin L. Taylor) resurfaces in the countryside and begins to make his way back to the city, leaving a wake of dead bodies behind him.

Watch all-new footage and then catch the episode Monday, September 29 (8:00-9:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox.

Detectives Gordon and Bullock investigate a child trafficking ring preying on Gotham's street kids, including Selina Kyle (Camren Bicondova). Meanwhile, Penguin (Robin L. Taylor) resurfaces in the countryside and begins to make his way back to Gotham, leaving victims in his wake in the all-new "Selina Kyle" episode of Gotham airing Monday, Sept. 29 (8:00-9:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox. »

- MovieWeb

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New Gotham Episode 2,Season 1 Official Spoilers,Plotline Revealed By Fox

22 September 2014 1:11 PM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Recently, Fox delivered the new,official synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "Gotham" episode 2 of season 1. The episode is entitled, "Selina Kyle," and it sounds like things will get quite violent and dramatic as the Penguin takes out new victims, Selina Kyle aka Catwoman makes her debut, and more! In the new, 2nd episode press release: Gordon and Bullock are going to investigate a child trafficking ring. Press release number 2: Detectives Gordon and Bullock will investigate a child trafficking ring preying on Gotham's street kids, including Selina Kyle (Camren Bicondova). In the meantime, Penguin (Robin Lord Taylor) is going to resurface in the countryside and begins to make his way back to Gotham, leaving victims in his wake. Guest stars will feature: Carol Kane as Gertrud Kapelput, Frank Whaley as Doug, Lili Taylor as Patti, Richard Kind as Mayor Aubrey James, Drew Powell as Butch Gilzean and Kyle Massey as Macky. »

- Megan

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New synopsis and cast list revealed for Gotham’s second episode

15 September 2014 3:58 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Fox’s Batman prequel series Gotham won’t air until September 25, but a new episode synopsis and cast list for the show’s second episode has hit the web.

Titled “Selina Kyle,” the episode will apparently focus heavily on the future Catwoman, and showcase a dark look at The Penguin as well. If you don’t mind mild spoilers, check out the synopsis and cast list here:

Gordon And Bullock Investigate A Child Trafficking Ring On An All-new “Gotham” Monday, September 29, On Fox

Detectives Gordon and Bullock investigate a child trafficking ring preying on Gotham’s street kids, including Selina Kyle (Camren Bicondova). Meanwhile, Penguin (Robin Lord Taylor) resurfaces in the countryside and begins to make his way back to Gotham, leaving victims in his wake in the all-new “Selina Kyle” episode of Gotham airing Monday, Sept. 29 (8:00-9:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox.

Cast: Ben McKenzie as Detective James Gordon, »

- James Garcia

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'Gotham' Episode 2 Synopsis and Cast Revealed

11 September 2014 7:42 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Fox has revealed the synopsis and cast list for the second episode of Gotham entitled Selina Kyle. The storyline looks at Catwoman's early years, and her involvement in a child trafficking ring.

Check it out and catch the episode Monday, September 29.

Detectives Gordon and Bullock investigate a child trafficking ring preying on Gotham's street kids, including Selina Kyle (Camren Bicondova). Meanwhile, Penguin (Robin L. Taylor) resurfaces in the countryside and begins to make his way back to Gotham, leaving victims in his wake in the all-new "Selina Kyle" episode of Gotham airing Monday, Sept. 29 (8:00-9:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox.

Cast: Ben McKenzie as Detective James Gordon, Donal Logue as Harvey Bullock,Jada Pinkett Smith as Fish Mooney, Sean Pertwee as Alfred, Robin L. Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin, Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, David Mazouz as Bruce Wayne, Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle/the future Catwoman, »

- MovieWeb

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Casting: Ruffalo, Eastwood, Smith, Whaley

11 August 2014 8:24 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Spotlight

Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Aaron Eckhart, Liev Schreiber and Stanley Tucci are all onboard to star in "Spotlight," Tom McCarthy's film about the efforts of the journalists at the Boston Globe to uncover the now famous Catholic church sex scandal.

The group discovered and exposed Cardinal Bernard Law, America's Senior Catholic Prelate, who was protecting priests accused of sexual assault by moving them to different parishes where they offended again.  Production begins this Fall. [Source: The Wrap]

Roadrunner

Scott Eastwood and country singer Trace Adkins are attached to star in the "Smokey And The Bandit"-esque road action comedy "Roadrunner".

Greg Coolidge and Kirk Ward are penning the script while Scott Mednick ("300," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles") is producing. [Source: Deadline]

Aaliyah: Princess of R&B

Newcomer Chattrisse Dolabaille and Izaak Smith ("Mirror Mirror") have been cast as Missy Elliott and Timbaland respectively in Lifetime's upcoming Aaliyah telemovie biopic "Aaliyah: Princess of »

- Garth Franklin

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Film Casting: Spotlight, Roadrunner, Daisy Ridley in Star Wars 8-9

10 August 2014 12:51 PM, PDT | Film-Book | See recent Film-Book news »

  Star Wars: Episode 8, Star Wars: Episode 9, Spoltlight, Roadrunner, and other films have all made recent film casting, screenwriting, and director news. These films come from movie studios primarily based in the United States. The castings, screenwriters, and directors are subject to change. The Outskirts Frank Whaley (Ray Donovan, The [...]

Continue reading: Film Casting: Spotlight, Roadrunner, Daisy Ridley in Star Wars 8-9 »

- Rollo Tomasi

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Frank Whaley Heads To ‘The Outskirts'; Holt McCallany Joins ‘The Perfect Guy’

8 August 2014 6:06 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Frank Whaley (Ray Donovan, The Blacklist) has been cast in The Outskirts, an indie comedy from director Peter Hutchings. Eden Sher, Victoria Justice, Ashley Richards, Katie Chang, Peyton List, Avan Jogia and Will Peltz star in the high school-set pic about two best friends (Justice and Sher) who set out to hatch the ultimate social coup on their nemesis. Whaley will play Herb, the father to Justice’s Jodi and a charmingly out-of-touch postal worker who agrees to start dating once his daughter takes charge of her own life. TV and film vet Whaley recently shot Paramount’s live-action/CG hybrid Monster Trucks and write and directed indie feature Like Sunday, Like Rain starring Leighton Meester, Debra Messing, and Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong. He’s repped by Apa.

Screen Gems thriller The Perfect Guy has added Holt McCallany to its cast, led by Sanaa Lathan as a woman »

- The Deadline Team

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Frank Whaley Heads To ‘The Outskirts’; Holt McCallany Joins ‘The Perfect Guy’

8 August 2014 6:06 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Frank Whaley (Ray Donovan, The Blacklist) has been cast in The Outskirts, an indie comedy from director Peter Hutchings. Eden Sher, Victoria Justice, Ashley Richards, Katie Chang, Peyton List, Avan Jogia and Will Peltz star in the high school-set pic about two best friends (Justice and Sher) who set out to hatch the ultimate social coup on their nemesis. Whaley will play Herb, the father to Justice’s Jodi and a charmingly out-of-touch postal worker who agrees to start dating once his daughter takes charge of her own life. TV and film vet Whaley recently shot Paramount’s live-action/CG hybrid Monster Trucks […] »

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Rob Lowe Climbs Aboard Paramount’s Monster Trucks

30 April 2014 6:53 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

When the distribution contract that Paramount Pictures had enjoyed with Dreamworks Animation came to an end in 2012, the studio took the bold step of forming their own, new animation division – Paramount Animations – for the first time since 1967. Jumping straight in, the studio are stomping their foot on the gas with Monster Trucks, which has now added Rob Lowe to its cast list.

But this is not just a Cars imitator with bigger tires – not at all. Plot details are being kept a closely guarded secret, but we do know that this will be a combination of live-action and animation. What this means for the cast – which currently also includes Jane Levy, Barry Pepper, Thomas Lennon, Amy Ryan, Danny Glover and Frank Whaley – is unclear, but with a release date set for May 29, 2015, we will soon find out who will be onscreen, and who will be there in voice only.

Though not yet officially confirmed, »

- Sarah Myles

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