Crisis on Infinite Earths – Episode 2

The CW mega crossover Crisis on Infinite Earths continues with a hunt for paragons that will prove essential in stopping the Anti-Monitor. Things look bleak for the assembled heroes going into the second part; Earth-38 has been destroyed, Oliver Queen is dead and The Anti-Monitor grows more powerful as The Monitor grows weaker. The next…

Crisis on Infinite Earths – Episode 1

The much hyped CW crossover event is finally upon us; it’s an epic tale of the fate of the universe, sacrifice and heroes from different TV shows working together. Crossovers are nothing new in the Arrowverse; one might say that they’re basically part of the furniture at this point with characters regularly cropping up in…

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…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 3

“Down Down Down” Batwoman ploughs on with a mixed bag of character interaction and gradual steps to develop Kate towards the hardened vigilante seen in “Elseworlds, as well as some development for the secondary characters. At every point in a hero’s journey they reach a crossroads where they question whether or not what they’re doing…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 2

“The Rabbit Hole” Batwoman continues to develop the relationship between Kate and Alice while adding to the mystery surrounding Alice’s identity. The previous episode revealed that the villain known as Alice is actually Kate’s sister Beth who was believed killed in an incident when both of them were children. This episode largely focuses on exploring…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 1

“Pilot” The Arrowverse adds another superhero series to its quiver with the Gotham City set Batwoman. Kate Kane’s introduction in last year’s “Elseworlds” crossover was a strong showing for the character, at least in terms of how she might fit into the extensive shared universe that she was immediately a part of. Being able to…