Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 10

Supernatural

“Wayward Sisters” Supernatural gives launching a spin-off a second go with a backdoor pilot focused on Jody and a collection of the show’s female characters. The notion of a Supernatural spin-off has been discussed for years with nothing coming from it for such a long time. An attempt was made back in season 9 with…

Arrow – Season 6 Episode 10

Arrow

“Divided” Arrow¬†returns from winter hiatus with a divided team, growing tensions and a group of villains working together towards a common goal. The previous episode ended on a really pessimistic note with Team Arrow split down the middle between the original members and the new members and a group of villains uniting in common cause….

Black Lightning – Season 1 Episode 1

“The Resurrection” The CW delivers another dose of Superhero action in the form of new show Black Lightning; the story of a middle aged man who goes back to costumed crime fighting after a 9 year absence. Even though this show comes from the same producers as the other Arrowverse shows it doesn’t share that…

The Flash – Season 4 Episode 10

Flash

“The Trial of the Flash” The Flash puts Barry Allen on trial as an irradiated Metahuman causes problems for the rest of the team while they work to clear Barry’s name. One of the most striking things about this episode is that the end result of the trial is foreshadowed very early on. Barry mentions…

The Gifted – Season 1 Episodes 12 & 13

Gifted

“eXtraction” & “X-roads” The Gifted brings its first season to a close with a double episode showing the Mutant Underground fighting for survival and making choices that affect their future. Before I begin I’ll point out that the two part finale aired on the same night so I had the usual internal conflict over whether…

Supergirl – Season 3 Episode 10

Supergirl

“Legion of Super-Heroes” Supergirl returns after the winter hiatus to deal with the fallout of Kara’s brutal beating at the hands of Reign and introduce a team of superheroes. The previous episode ended with Kara in bad shape. This episode reveals that her injuries were so extensive that she is now in a coma. Her…

Coco

Coco

A young aspiring musician unwittingly enters the Land of the Dead and gains a wider perspective on the importance of family in Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina’s Coco. Pixar are often among the best at bringing raw and honest emotion to an animated feature. Inside Out is one such example of this but much of…

Darkest Hour

Darkest

Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour tells the story of Winston Churchill’s early days as Prime Minister and the decision he made that continues the Second World War. Winston Churchill seems to be a popular figure to adapt at the moment with his portrayal by John Lithgow in The Crown and Brian Cox bringing his own particular…

All the Money in the World

Money

Ridley Scott tells the true life tail of the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III and the drama that ensued when a ransom demand was issues to his billionaire grandfather in¬†All the Money in the World. I’ll start by addressing the production issues that this film had. Ridley Scott was under a tight deadline when…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 1 Episode 11

Discovery

“The Wolf Inside” Star Trek: Discovery continues to explore the Mirror Universe through Michael posing as her duplicate as the mystery surrounding Ash Tyler is finally answered. This episode focuses more on a psychological exploration of the Mirror Universe rather than a physical one. Last week was all about letting the shock of where the…