iZombie – Season 5 Episode 13

“All’s Well That Ends Well” Audiences say goodbye to iZombie in its final episode that wraps up the Human/Zombie War plot and gives a taste of the future of the characters. Endings are never easy and rarely satisfying to the audience at large. I don’t envy Rob Thomas and his team who were tasked with coming…

iZombie – Season 5 Episode 12

“Bye, Zombies” iZombie crosses another episode type off the bucket list for its penultimate outing by bringing audiences its take on the heist episode. The ubiquity of films like Ocean’s Eleven or Mission: Impossible have made the meticulously planned heist a mainstay in popular culture. Stylish montages outline the plan as visualised by the mastermind…

iZombie – Season 5 Episode 11

“Killer Queen” iZombie starts to pull the various plots together as Liv consumes the brain of a murdered Drag Queen. With three episodes left to go everyone knows the routine when it comes to the murder investigations and this episode is more or less a standard example of this. Liv isn’t overpowered by the Drag…

iZombie – Season 5 Episode 10

“Night and the Zombie City” iZombie delivers a take on a detective noir plot when Liv consumes the brain of a trench coat wearing private detective. Fans of the website may be wondering where my reviews of episodes 6 through 9 are. The answer to that is real life got in the way and I…

iZombie – Season 5 Episode 5

“Death Moves Pretty Fast” iZombie re-teams Liv and Ravi to investigate the murder of an independently wealthy teen as the skeletons in Blaine’s closet start to come to light. Immediately there’s a shift in the approach to the standard investigation as Clive is barely involved. It’s likely that this is a result of Malcolm Goodwin…

iZombie – Season 5 Episode 4

“Dot Zom” iZombie explores the world of modern tech companies when Liv and Clive investigate the murder of a genius CEO with designs on preserving the best of Humanity after the Apocalypse. Every show that wants to be topical will get around to doing some form of commentary on modern tech companies eventually. The results…

iZombie – Season 5 Episode 3

“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…

iZombie – Season 5 Episode 2

“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…

iZombie – Season 5 Episode 1

“Thug Death” iZombie returns for its fifth and final season by picking up on where the previous season left off and showcasing what has changed for the characters. This episode picks up 6 months after the events of the fourth season finale and spends a fair chunk of time reminding the audience of the status…