The Expanse – Season 5 Episode 4

“Gaugamela” After a character-heavy opening of season 5, The Expanse shifts gears into an action-oriented chapter as a revolutionary killer’s plan of fear and destruction is put into motion. The bulk of my last review was built on The Expanse generally being heavily geared towards the characterisation of its main players, both central and supporting,…

The Expanse – Season 5 Episode 1-3

“Exodus”, “Churn”, “Mother” The Expanse makes a welcome return to our streaming screens, and true to its name expands its vision of the technologically advanced far future where human foibles remain unchanged even after the passing centuries. When reviewing TV shows, it’s normally straightforward to decide the manner in which you do so, as they…

Arrow – Season 5 Episode 5

“Human Target” Arrow brings an end to the opening arc of the season as the new Team Arrow starts to come together. This episode is the perfect example of how much Arrow has improved this season and really shows that it is building in the right direction with everything from the plot to the characters….

Arrow – Season 5 Episode 4

“Penance” Arrow has been taking its time establishing the new status quo and setting up how things are going to work this season. The focus has been on forming the team and moving back to a more street level approach when it comes to villains. Tobias Church is a street level threat who is formidable…

Arrow – Season 5 Episode 3

“A Matter of Trust” With the new team in place, Arrow focuses on developing the team dynamic while Oliver gets to grips with what it means to be a leader. It seems like a redundant lesson for Oliver as he has led a team in one form or another since the first season but the…

Arrow – Season 5 Episode 2

“The Recruits” Arrow deals with Oliver being short-handed when he looks to recruit a new team to help him protect Star City. Part of Oliver’s arc last week was around him accepting that the old team was gone and he would need to find a new one if he was going to more efficiently protect…

Arrow – Season 5 Episode 1

“Legacy” Arrow begins its fifth season with Oliver struggling to juggle his responsibilities as Mayor and his role as the Green Arrow. This show has had a rough couple of seasons in terms of quality and the challenge has been how to bring it back to the storytelling heights of the second season. Last season…