Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 11

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“Back From the Future – Part 1” Supergirl welcomes back an old friend as a psycho killer threatens National City using very familiar means. It’s often the case that I don’t realise how much a character is missed until they come back. Winn was part of the core cast for three seasons and was a…

Star Trek: Picard – Season 1 Episode 4

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“Absolute Candor” Star Trek: Picard begins Picard’s mission with a visit to a planet he once had a strong connection to in order to recruit another member to his band of misfits. In the previous episode, Picard was in no doubt about where he belonged and what gives his life meaning. Everything in his life that…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 5 Episode 4

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“Slay Anything” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow takes a stab at delivering its own take on the slasher genre when the team deal with a serial killer escaped from Hell. It was only a matter of time before this show tackled the Slasher genre given its love for all things meta. Slasher films lend themselves to…

Doctor Who – Season 12 Episode 7

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“Can You Hear Me?” Doctor Who explores the power of nightmares and how they can fuel insecurities while the reality of travelling with The Doctor starts to occur to the companions. Nightmares have been a common fixture in Doctor Who stories whether something that people thought was a nightmare actually exists, some external force causes…

Star Trek: Picard – Season 1 Episode 3

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“The End is the Beginning” Star Trek: Picard finishes assembling the necessary pieces for Picard to head into space and begin his mission. Pacing is a difficult thing to master in TV and film as there has to be the perfect balance between making a narrative meaningful to the characters experiencing it while keeping the story…

The Flash – Season 6 Episode 10

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“Marathon” The Flash returns to explore the show’s perspective on the new world the characters now live in as a new threat emerges. As I’ve said in many reviews, “Crisis on Infinite Earths” was literally world altering with significant impacts on all of the shows that participated in the monumental crossover event. The Flash was…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 5 Episode 3

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“Miss Me, Kiss Me, Love Me” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow takes the team to 1947 Los Angeles to track down the latest “encore” as Nate tries to figure out the mystery of the woman he remembers. Sara points out in this episode that they’re dealing with a problem that isn’t actually their fault. This is…

Doctor Who – Season 12 Episode 6

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“Praxeus” Doctor Who features a global mystery and a race against time to find the cure for a deadly virus. The episode opens with a really strong monologue from The Doctor where she talks about everyone being on planet Earth being connected by the fact that they are all on planet Earth. Every action taken…

Star Trek: Picard – Season 1 Episode 2

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“Maps and Legends” Star Trek: Picard starts the titular character on his journey to finding the truth about Dahj and protecting her sister. The main purpose of this episode is for Picard to work through the available information in order to figure out his next step. As luck would have it, the Romulans working for…

Arrow – Season 8 Episode 10

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“Fadeout” Arrow ends its 8 year run with the return of some old friends and a final goodbye for Oliver Queen. Planned series finales are difficult because the writers have to come up with a way to conclude a show in a way that proves satisfying for fans while also finding the right final words…