DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 3 Episode 15

“Necromancing the Stone” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow revisits the threat of Mallus when he uses his influence to turn one of their own against them. Sara’s duality and inner conflict has been a big part of this season. The circumstances surrounding her resurrection make her attuned to more mystical problems and Mallus is able to…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 3 Episode 14

“Amazing Grace” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow heads to Memphis in 1954 to save Rock and Roll by helping Elvis Presley get his groove back. It was only a matter of time before this show introduced its version of Elvis Presley. Historical figures have been pretty well handled in the past such as George Lucas and…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 3 Episode 13

“No Country for Old Dads” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow explores the dysfunctional father/daughter relationship between Damien and Nora Darhk as the team work to rescue Ray. This show could be described as the “silly one” in the context of the other CW DC Superhero TV shows; not to be confused with The Flash which is…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 3 Episode 12

“The Curse of the Earth Totem” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow heads to the Bahamas in 1717 on a mission to retrieve the Earth Totem from the notorious Pirate, Blackbeard. I’ll start this off by saying that I am not a fan of Pirates. It’s not something I can easily rationalise but they just don’t interest…

The Flash – Season 4 Episode 13

“True Colours” The Flash deals with Barry’s change in prison accommodation as the DeVoes make their presence felt once again. Barry’s incarceration has been both interesting and rife with wasted opportunities. It has been useful for the rest of Team Flash as it has provided a much needed opportunity to show what they are capable…

The Flash – Season 4 Episode 12

“Honey, I Shrunk Team Flash” The Flash keeps Barry in prison as Team Flash have to deal with the problem of a Metahuman who has the power to shrink anything. Tone has been a big problem for The Flash this season. It’s commendable that there was an appetite to change from the dreary and depressing…

The Flash – Season 4 Episode 11

“The Elongated Knight Rises” The Flash deals with Barry’s incarceration and how the team pull together to protect the city without having access to him or his abilities. Barry being put in prison was something of a surprise last week even if it made sense in the context of the story. After the excellent first…

The Flash – Season 4 Episode 10

“The Trial of the Flash” The Flash puts Barry Allen on trial as an irradiated Metahuman causes problems for the rest of the team while they work to clear Barry’s name. One of the most striking things about this episode is that the end result of the trial is foreshadowed very early on. Barry mentions…

The Flash – Season 4 Episode 9

“Don’t Run” The Flash wraps up for midseason with some Christmas cheer and a double kidnapping for the team to deal with. I’ve frequently pointed out that this show doesn’t make the best use of characters not named Barry Allen -though it often doesn’t make the best use of characters who are named Barry Allen-…