Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger – Season 1 Episode 10

Cloak & Dagger

“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…

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Fallout

The agents of the Impossible Mission Force are tasked with saving the world from total destruction once again in Christopher McQuarrie’s Mission: Impossible – Fallout. The Mission: Impossible franchise is arguably just an excuse for Tom Cruise to find new ways to put himself in mortal danger for the sake of an impressive action sequence….

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger – Season 1 Episode 9

Cloak & Dagger

“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

Cloak & Dagger

“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….

Steel Country

Puzzle

A sanitation worker becomes obsessed with uncovering the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a young boy in Simon Fellows’ Steel Country. There are parts of America that have all but been forgotten about by those in power. These areas were once the centre of industry but have fallen into a state of dilapidation as…

Three Summers

Puzzle

People from different walks of life have their world view challenged when attending an Australian folk music festival over the course of 3 consecutive years in Ben Elton’s Three Summers. Normally I don’t bring in context when reviewing a film but in some cases it’s unavoidable and really important in terms of understanding why the film…