October 9, 2012 8:45 PM

TV review | Despite melodrama, CW’s ‘Arrow’ hits its target of comic fans

“Arrow” is part soap opera, part nerdfest. The new CW series, which reboots the character from “Smallville,” borrows heavily from Christopher Nolan’s Batman movies. It probably won’t win any Emmys, but it’s a step up in quality from its predecessor.

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