Outlander – Season 2 Episode 8

Outlander

“The Fox’s Lair” Claire and Jamie return to Scotland as Outlander starts to move the plot towards the endgame of the failure to save the Jacobites from being decimated at Culloden. Sometimes you don’t know that something is necessary until it actually happens and that is exactly the case with the return to Scotland for…

Supernatural – Season 11 Episode 23

Supernatural

“Alpha and Omega” The eleventh season of Supernatural comes to an end with the resolution of a desperate situation involving God dying slowly and the universe coming to an end thanks to Amara. Arguably the previous episode had all of the ingredients for a suspenseful finale with an excellent cliffhanger setting things up for the…

Arrow – Season 4 Episode 23

Arrow

“Schism” Arrow brings another season to a close with Oliver’s ongoing struggle against Damien Darhk reaching its conclusion before he succeeds in wiping out humanity. This episode isn’t about stopping Damien Darhk’s plan as that happened last week so this episode is mostly focused on dealing with the problem of the man himself lingering around…

Containment – Season 1 Episode 6

Containment

“He Stilled the Rising Tumult” What happens this week that we’ve not seen before? Well, this week I decided to have some fun and made a special Containment bingo card and it did not let me down! Having said that we’re missing Shirtless Jake / Sentimental Moment Between Bert & Lovely Wheelchair Wife / Stern Lommers…

The Flash – Season 2 Episode 23

The Flash

“The Race of his Life” Season 2 of The Flash comes to an end with Zoom’s master plan becoming clear and Team Flash having to find a way to stop him. Let’s talk about Zoom! He has been a problematic villain to say the least. At the beginning of the season he was a mysterious…

Gotham – Season 2 Episode 22

Gotham

“Wrath of the Villains: Transference” So, I’m back to see Gotham season two’s finale. Strange as it feels to write it given how much more I like Gotham than Craig does, I felt he was rather generous with his rating for the penultimate episode. Watching ‘A Legion of Horribles‘  I felt a little dread creep…

Preacher – Season 1 Episode 1

Preacher Cropped

“Pilot” Preacher – AMC’s latest graphic novel-to-small-screen-adaptation kicks off this week in delirious, explosive style.  Based on the comic book series by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon, and developed (‘brought to you’) by Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen, it tells the darkly comedic and twisted tale of a small-town Texas minister with a mysterious and…

A Hologram for the King

A Hologram for the King

A failed businessman takes a job with an IT firm working in Saudi Arabia so that he can get back on track after some unpleasantness in his personal life. Tom Tykwer’s A Hologram for the King is based on the Dave Eggers novel of the same name. The title “A Hologram for the King” refers to…

Me Before You

Me Before You

Thea Sharrock’s Me Before You adapts the Jojo Moyes bestselling novel of the same name to tell the story of a small town girl who falls for a paralysed man she is employed to take care of. Emilia Clarke plays Louisa Clark, the small town girl in question who is very much a prisoner of…

Outlander – Season 2 Episode 7

Outlander

“Faith” The second half Outlander’s second season begins with the fallout from the previous episode as Claire has to deal with a profound loss. It doesn’t take it long for the episode to make it clear that Claire lost her baby and dedicate much of the remaining time to exploring how Claire deals with he…