The Falcon and The Winter Soldier – Season 1 Episode 5

Falcon

“Truth” The Falcon and The Winter Soldier takes stock of recent events through consequences for John while Sam and Bucky consider their next move. John Walker’s actions at the end of the previous episode made for a really dark and shocking ending that promised lasting repercussions to spin out from it. Strangely there was little…

The Flash – Season 7 Episode 7

Flash

“Growing Pains” The Flash focuses on Frost when a killer emerges looking to frame her just as Kristen Kramer intensifies her efforts to bring Frost to justice. One thing you’d be right to assume had been forgotten is that Frost was at one time a villain who plagued Team Flash in various ways. There are…

Supergirl – Season 6 Episode 3

Supergirl

“Phantom Menaces” Supergirl continues to deal with the impact of Kara’s absence from the team as an escaped Phantom terrorises National City. In many ways it’s unfortunate that the final season of this show begins with what looks to be an extended absence for Kara in terms of her ability to interact with the rest…

Black Lightning – Season 4 Episode 7

Black Lightning

“Painkiller” Black Lightning takes a break from Freeland and the Pierce family to set up a potential spin-off fronted by Jordan Calloway’s Khalil Payne. Backdoor pilots are a very strange fixture of television. Taking an episode out to lay the groundwork for a potential spin-off that might never happen could be seen as a waste…

Batwoman – Season 2 Episode 10

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“Time Off For Good Behaviour” Batwoman features the beginning of the promise to be a symbol of hope and progress within Gotham as Roman Sionis continues his plan to peddle his dangerous drug. The previous episode featured a promise from Ryan that Team Batwoman would be focused around enacting real change in Gotham rather than…

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier – Season 1 Episode 4

Falcon

“The Whole World Is Watching” The Falcon and The Winter Soldier continues the search for the Flag Smashers and their supply of the Super Soldier Serum as Wakanda further complicates the situation. Ayo’s appearance at the end of the previous episode raised the stakes in a really meaningful way. Wakanda’s reluctance to involve themselves in…

The Flash – Season 7 Episode 6

Flash

“The One With The Nineties” The Flash gives Cisco and Chester centre stage as they find themselves thrown back in time to the 90s when trying to find a way to track the forces. One thing this show has had a difficult relationship with is time travel. Many of the time travel stories told have…

Supergirl – Season 6 Episode 2

Supergirl

“A Few Good Women” Supergirl deals with Lex Luthor’s trial as the team work tirelessly to free Kara from the Phantom Zone. Kara being stuck in the Phantom Zone is a severe problem for a lot of reasons. For one it’s a prison housing some of the worst criminals the galaxy has to offer and…

The Falcon and the Winter Solder – Season 1 Episode 3

Falcon

“Power Broker” The Falcon and The Winter Soldier has the characters look up an old enemy as they search for answers to the mystery of the recent appearance of Super Soldiers. One theme this show covers that I didn’t catch in an earlier review is consequences. The entire show is built around the idea that…

The Flash – Season 7 Episode 5

Flash

“Fear Me” The Flash brings in an adversary that can force people to be confronted with their greatest fear as the team figure out how to deal with the recent Killer Frost development. Fear is a powerful tool in fiction whether that be creating it in the audience or informing the characters through having them…