The 100 – Season 5 Episode 13

The 100

“Damocles Part 2” The 100 closes out its fifth season with the resolution to the conflict between Wonkru and the prisoners while setting the stage for next season. This season has had a very limited narrative focus when compared to previous seasons. Octavia has been the central character and the season has been building to…

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger – Season 1 Episode 10

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“Colony Collapse” Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger closes out its first season with the fulfilment of a prophecy and some superhero team-up action. The previous episode left Tandy and Tyrone in really intense situations that manage to feed into their individual arcs for the season. Tandy has always been conflicted between wanting to help others and…

The 100 – Season 5 Episode 12

The 100

“Damocles Part 1” The 100 begins to wrap up its fifth season with the Wonkru attack on Shallow Valley led by Octavia and some pays off some of the animosity that has been building all season. Octavia has undoubtedly been the focus of this season with the plot moving forward because of decisions she makes…

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger – Season 1 Episode 9

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“Back Breaker” Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger explores the idea of regression after suffering a major setback in life as Tandy and Tyrone both deal with unplanned obstacles in the way of them gaining closure on their personal tragedies. To an extent Evita is the lens used to explore this idea. The episode returns to a…

The 100 – Season 5 Episode 11

The 100

“The Dark Year” The 100 reveals what happened during the often mentioned “Dark Year” as the various factions prepare for the inevitable War that looms on the horizon. Last week may have ended with Octavia leading the march to violently take Shallow Valley but it’s a journey that takes days on foot so this leaves…

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger – Season 1 Episode 8

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“Ghost Stories” Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger addresses the ghosts of the past as the 8 year anniversary of the oil rig explosion comes around. To say the explosion was a pivotal event in the lives of the main characters of this show would be an understatement. It meant that Tandy and Tyrone both lost someone…

The 100 – Season 5 Episode 10

The 100

“The Warriors Will” The 100 forces characters to live with the decisions they’ve made as Octavia has to stand by her decision to force Bellamy and Indra to fight in the pit while other characters suffer from the consequences of decisions they have made. Octavia’s story has been a little hit and miss this season….

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger – Season 1 Episode 7

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“Lotus Eaters” Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger focuses on the connection between fathers and daughters when Tandy and Tyrone go into the mind of Ivan Hess. This show is an interesting one in terms of how it is put together. Tyrone and Tandy’s powers offer unique opportunities to break away from linear storytelling and explore more…

The 100 – Season 5 Episode 9

The 100

“Sic Semper Tyrannis” The 100 forces the characters to make decisions that will fundamentally change long established relationships as various conflicts escalate beyond the point of no return. There’s a lot to keep track of this season in terms of loyalties, power struggles and general plot minutiae. You’d be forgiven for getting confused by the…

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger – Season 1 Episode 6

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“Funhouse Mirrors” Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger continues the search for answers as Tandy and Tyrone pursue their own investigations in an effort to get closure on their personal losses. For Tyrone this means immersing himself in the life his brother was a part of by joining Duane’s group of drug dealers. It’s clear by now…