Black Lightning – Season 1 Episode 5

Black Lightning

“And Then the Devil Brought the Plague: The Book of Green Light“ Black Lightning dives into character back stories to develop Tobias Whale and explore the Pierce family history. World building isn’t one of this show’s problems. Most of the scenes so far have been instrumental in building Freeland as a well developed location that…

Black Panther

Black Panther

The Marvel Cinematic Universe brings the last stop on the long road to Avengers: Infinity War with Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther. There’s no denying that the Marvel Cinematic Universe is an unstoppable juggernaut of films celebrating how interconnected they are and the fact that they are all building towards clear conclusions. With this being the…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 3 Episode 10

“Daddy Darhkest” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow picks up where it left off after a long hiatus with the arrival of fan favourite John Constantine onto the Waverider to help with the Mallus problem. There has been a widespread sense of disappointment ever since the cancellation of Constantine. The casting of the character was note perfect…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 1 Episode 15

Discovery

“Will You Take My Hand?” Star Trek: Discovery wraps up its first season by tying up many of the loose ends and setting the stage for the second season. The inaugural season of the first new Star Trek TV show in 12 years has been very strong overall. It feels like a natural update for…

When We First Met

When We First Met

A man relives the day he met the woman of his dreams over and over again in an attempt to perfect the experience so that she falls in love with him in Ari Sandel’s When We First Met. At first glance the subject matter of this film might seem really problematic as it can easily…

Early Man

Early Man

A tribe of cavemen challenge a Bronze Age civilisation to a game of Football -or Soccer- to prevent their valley from being turned into a mine in Nick Park’s Early Man. In many ways Early Man feels like as much of a relic of a bygone age as the characters who inhabit the film. The…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 13

Supernatural

“Devil’s Bargain” Supernatural follows Lucifer’s attempts to regain his lost power and moves characters around to set things up for the remainder of the season. Mark Pellegrino is one of the best assets this show has. There has always been a huge risk of his version of Lucifer becoming stale because too much of a…

Arrow – Season 6 Episode 13

Arrow

“The Devil’s Greatest Trick” Arrow ups the tension as Cayden James threatens to reduce the city to rubble with the bomb he has been holding onto for some time. This season has spent a lot of time focusing on parental relationships. Oliver learning how to be a father to William has been a running narrative,…

Black Lightning – Season 1 Episode 4

Black Lightning

“Black Jesus” Black Lightning deals with the fallout of the previous episode as a dangerous new drug hits the streets and Tobias Whale becomes concerned about his reputation. Collateral damage is the name of the game in this episode. Jeff is still working on getting back into the costumed hero game and is a bit…