X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Phoenix

The X-Men find themselves faced with a threat from within when one of their own gains unimaginable power that they are unable to control in Simon Kinberg’s X-Men: Dark Phoenix. It has been 19 years since the release of Bryan Singer’s X-Men; a film that would end up having a significant contribution to the superhero…

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

John Wick

Legendary assassin John Wick is on the run after being declared excommunicado from the organisation he was once a part of and has to survive being hunted in Chad Stahelski’s John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum. The John Wick franchise has been a rare treat in the action genre. So many badly executed action movies are…

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Season 6 Episode 2

“Window of Opportunity” Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. develops the new Earthbound antagonists, continues to work on the new team dynamic and checks in with Fitz in outer space. Parking the search for Fitz plot in the previous episode for one focused on what Fitz is up to at this point is a strong decision as it…

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Season 6 Episode 1

“Missing Pieces” Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns for a sixth season with an intergalactic adventure and a recruitment drive for the team. Last season ended on a profoundly emotional note with the death of one Fitz and the promise of Coulson’s life coming to an end. This season picks up a year later with some of…

iZombie – Season 5 Episode 3

iZombie

“Five, Six, Seven, Ate!” iZombie goes back to basics when Liv and Ravi go undercover to investigate a murder in the midst of a dance competition. I fell in love with this show because it took a formula and executed it to near perfection through making great use of all the elements it had at…

The 100 – Season 6 Episode 5

The 100

“The Gospel of Josephine” The 100 continues to develop Sanctum by exploring the aftermath of the Naming Day celebrations through Josephine newly resurrected in Clarke’s body. Resurrection is an idea that a lot of science fiction comes to explore in one way or another eventually. The City of Light was a version of that idea…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 4 Episode 15

Legends

“Terms of Service” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow gears up for the season finale by raising the stakes for everyone concerned taking stock of character choices leading to this point. One of the more immediate problems is Gary. His desire to be loved and accepted by the Legends has made him accidentally dangerous as he acts…

iZombie – Season 5 Episode 2

iZombie

“Dead Lift” iZombie continues its final season by continuing to develop the Human/Zombie tensions So far this season seems to be mixed in the message it’s trying to project. Zombies are portrayed as if they are a persecuted minority group but that doesn’t work when considering the position they actually occupy in society. The most…

Supergirl – Season 4 Episode 21

“Red Dawn” Supergirl finally brings Kara face to face with her evil twin as Ben Lockwood begins to realise that he is yet another pawn in Lex’ master plan. This season of Supergirl has certainly been eventful, perhaps too eventful. Anti-alien tensions have dominated the storytelling but within that there existed a confusingly problematic Manchester…