Supergirl – Season 2 Episode 5

“Crossfire” Supergirl continues developing the Alien Amnesty storyline when a group of criminals threaten National City with alien weapons. I’ve mentioned before that this show feels very different in its second season and the changes have mostly been positive. Intensifying the alien angle has been great for Supergirl on a thematic level. Even if the…

Supergirl – Season 2 Episode 4

“Survivors” Supergirl continues building the alien subculture angle with an alien fight club discovered in National City. It seems like every genre show must have a fight club episode at some point. To date The Flash and Arrow are yet to do one but Torchwood and Smallville both did this episode and now Supergirl follows…

Agents of SHIELD – Season 2 Episodes 21 & 22

“S.O.S. Parts 1 & 2” Another season of Agents of SHIELD ends and the overall Marvel Cinematic Universe takes a break from being on screens for a little while before Ant-Man comes out in July. Season 2 ends with a feature length finale entirely focused on the War between the Inhumans and S.H.I.E.L.D. declared under…

Agents of SHIELD – Season 2 Episode 20

“Scars” Agents of SHIELD has one more week to go on the second season with a double episode next week and has all of the pieces in place for an intriguing conclusion. First of all I’ll address the second part of the tie in to Avengers: Age of Ultron that comes in this episode. Spoiler…

Agents of SHIELD – Season 2 Episode 17

“Melinda” Agents of SHIELD finally details the events that lead to May becoming known as “The Cavalry” as Skye finally learns about her family. Season 2 of Agents of SHIELD is unmistakably a step up from the mediocrity that was the first season and episodes like this are a big part of the reason why….