Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 12

“Take Your Choice” Batwoman sees Kate faced with a difficult choice and very little time in which to make it. The previous episode focused on a Beth from another universe stranded on Earth Prime. This gives Kate everything she wants as she now has a well adjusted version of her sister that never went down…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 11

“An Un-Birthday Present” Batwoman presents a complicated situation for Kate after a surprise appearance from someone close to her as Alice tries to get under Sophie’s skin. The cliffhanger ending of the previous episode where a duplicate Beth shows up in Wayne Tower acting as if Kate should be glad to see her was a…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 10

“How Queer Everything Is Today” Batwoman continues to explore the concept of identity when Kate is once again grapples with the sacrifices that come with living a double life. The major unique selling point Batwoman offers is its take on the superhero double identity trope. Most costumed heroes are motivated by not allowing people to…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 8

“A Mad Tea Party” Batwoman wraps up for midseason with Alice executing her master plan and a paradigm shift for all of the characters in different ways. In one form or another this episode is all about relationships and how events can change them. The Kate/Alice relationship has been a cornerstone of the series with…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 7

“Tell Me The Truth” Batwoman digs into Kate and Sophie’s past as Kate tries to figure out a way to handle how difficult it is to trust others when living life as a vigilante. Sophie remains an obvious weak link in the tapestry of this show and addressing that is long overdue. In order to…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 6

“I’ll Be Judge, I’ll be Jury” Batwoman deals with the issue of corruption within the prison system when a villain motivated by punishing those who he perceives as truly guilty makes his presence felt. As previous reviews have stated this show’s major problem is failing to carve out its own niche within the Arrowverse. For the…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 5

“Mine is a Long and a Sad Tale” Batwoman starts to fill in the details of Alice’s back story with flashbacks to the events following the accident that separated the twin sisters. Such an episode was inevitable right from the moment Kate realised that her sister was still alive as there’s a great deal of…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 4

“Who Are You?” Batwoman starts to explore how the impact of being a vigilante affects Kate personally as she tries to refine her focus in a way that works for her. The most striking thing about this show is how self assured the lead character is as a contrast to how the show itself seems…

Happy Death Day 2U

Tree Gelbman faces another round of time loop shenanigans when she finds herself stuck reliving the same day once again in Christopher Landon’s Happy Death Day 2U. Happy Death Day was a nice surprise. I didn’t see it until fairly recently and was really impressed with it. The cast was good, it was self aware…