Krypton – Season 2 Episode 5

“A Better Yesterday” Krypton escalates the conflict between Val’s resistance and Zod’s regime through exploring what War turns people into. One of the main key figures in terms of the progression of this Civil War is Jax-Ur; she has concluded that becoming as uncompromising as the ones they fight again is the only way to…

Krypton – Season 2 Episode 4

“Danger Close” Krypton deals with how Seg reacts to all of the changes to his homeworld as Val’s resistance movement tries to gain ground from Zod. Even though he was only away for three episodes, Seg’s return to Krypton was eagerly anticipated because of his connection to the characters involved in the major plot developments…

Krypton – Season 2 Episode 3

“Will to Power” Krypton focuses on Seg’s internal struggle with Brainiac as Val’s resistance movement prepares for definitive action against Zod’s regime. It was inevitable that having Brainiac inside Seg’s head would lead to an internal battle for control between the two. This sort of thing is very common in science fiction stories; The 100 delivered…

Krypton – Season 2 Episode 2

“Ghost in the Fire” Krypton delivers a proper introduction for Lobo as Lyta struggles to deal with Seg’s absence in really damaging ways. Lobo’s appearance in the previous episode was brief but memorable. This episode is the first proper showcase for what the character can bring to the table and it certainly doesn’t disappoint. Emmett…

Krypton – Season 2 Episode 1

“Light-Years From Home” Krypton returns for a second season with an alternate timeline, expanded scope and the introduction of a fan favourite characters. The first season of Krypton was something I enjoyed a great deal and I regret that I wasn’t in a position to cover it at the time. With this site being called…

Kneel Before Pod – Krypton – Alien Salt Lamps

A new Superman prequel TV show has started in the form of Krypton; the story of Superman’s grandfather and how he brings his family name from disgrace into the honoured position in society fans of the lore will be familiar with. Our discussion covers nods to other works, how successful the series is at presenting…

Dark Matter – Season 2 Episode 8

“Episode 21 – Stuff to Steal, People to Kill” Dark Matter gives us its version of the sci-fi classic alternate-reality episode in ‘Stuff to Steal, People to Kill’. And the big question that has to be asked whenever a show decides to use a trope is: did the show add anything new to the idea or…

Dark Matter – Season 2 Episode 7

“Episode 20 – She’s One of Them Now” Five’s key card gets its explanation in Dark Matter’s ‘She’s One of Them Now’, bringing the Raza crew into direct confrontation with potential season villain Alicia Reynaud. So far this corporate-elite problem solver has been sold as a force to be reckoned with but I think I’d share her current employer Ferrous…

Dark Matter – Season 2 Episode 6

“Episode 19 – We Should Have Seen This Coming” Dark Matter has been teasing out information about the two new members of the Raza crew for many episodes now but eventually one of them had to come to centre stage first. Would it be Devon and his drug habit? Maybe somebody would come chasing to…

Dark Matter – Season 2 Episode 5

“Episode 18 – We Voted Not to Space You” Are you one of those people hoping for a crossover between Dark Matter and Killjoys? If you are then I’ll bet that you loved this week’s opening scene, with the Android having to bring in a target who of course resists, leading to a serious backside-kicking of a bar fight….