The Walking Dead Season 7 Episode 11

The Walking Dead

‘Hostiles and Calamities’ Since The Walking Dead returned from its mid-season break we have not been back to ‘The Sanctuary’ and this week we got our third tour of the facility. Our first experience was Daryl’s torture and captivity showing us how they indoctrinate their new recruits into serving Negan and how they pay their…

A Cure for Wellness

Wellness

A young executive is sent to a “wellness centre” for the super rich to retrieve the CEO of the company he works to clear up accounting regularities but he soon finds that the facility isn’t what it seems in Gore Verbinski’s A Cure for Wellness. The best way to describe this film is “weird” which…

Patriot’s Day

Patriot's Day

Peter Berg’s Patriot’s Day tells the tragic story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the ensuing manhunt by celebrating the people involved. It’s easy to think that making a film about tragic events that happened less than 4 years ago is looking to exploit those events for entertainment and maybe there’s some truth in…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 3 Episode 17

Star Wars Rebels

“Through Imperial Eyes” Star Wars Rebels returns to Kallus’ dangerous role as Rebel spy Fulcrum when Grand Admiral Thrawn becomes fixated on finding the traitor in his midst. Kallus became a more interesting character when he revealed himself as Fulcrum because he went from being an incompetent threat foiled week on week to someone with…

Supernatural – Season 12 Episode 13

Supernatural

“Family Feud” Supernatural picks up the Lucifer love child plot as the Winchesters hunt a ghost left over from a recovered shipwreck and Mary continues to work with the Men of Letters. One standing challenge that must come up a lot in the writers room is how to make a ghost hunt not feel derivative…

The 100 – Season 4 Episode 4

The 100

“A Lie Guarded” The 100 continues to present complications related to the pending Apocalypse when Clarke’s list of 100 survivors becomes widely known. There are a lot of variables in ensuring the survival of even a fraction of the population once the reactors go into meltdown. A significant one is making sure that Arkadia is…

Arrow – Season 5 Episode 14

Arrow

“The Sin-Eater” Arrow deals with some lingering issues as Oliver’s accidental murder of Billy Malone comes back to haunt hiim while Susan’s research starts to become a problem. Susan has been looking into Oliver for quite some time and has gathered some fairly damning evidence of Oliver’s exploits. It is well known that he was…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 4 Episode 15

Agents

“Self Control” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD closes off the LMD arc with members of the team replaced by LMDs creating uncertainty over who can be trusted. The reveal at the end of last week was a real punch to the gut in many ways. Mack, Coulson, Daisy and Mace all under Radcliffe’s control while Fitz…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 2 Episode 12

Legends

“Camelot/3000” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow takes a trip to the year 3000 before heading to Camelot in their quest to find pieces of the Spear of Destiny before the Legion of Doom do. Nobody is going to deny that this show is really silly. Considering it’s a show about time travelling superheroes then I’m inclined…

The Flash – Season 3 Episode 13

The Flash

“Attack on Gorilla City” The Flash¬†heads to Earth-2 ¬†when Harry is captured by Gorilla Grodd who has bigger plans than Team Flash initially thought. Grodd (David Sobolov) has been one of the more interesting antagonists this show has had. A lot of that is to do with the fact that he has been rendered convincingly…