Interview with Director Sudz Sutherland

Recently Craig talked to Sudz Sutherland, director of Supergirl, Superman & Lois, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash and many other TV shows. They talk learning the visual and narrative language of TV shows, relating to actors, being a fan who gets to direct and so much more Show Notes Sudz’ IMDb page His Twitter…

The Flash – Season 7 Episode 12

“Good Bye Vibrations” The Flash says goodbye to Cisco with one final case for the OG Team Flash to solve as a victory lap for the departing team member. It feels as if Cisco leaving the show has been on the cards for a while. There has been a major focus on him reevaluating his…

The Flash – Season 7 Episode 11

“Family Matters Part 2” The Flash closes off the Forces arc with final showdowns, family reunions and a definitive decision about the future. As I detailed in my review of the previous episode the Forces arc is incredibly messy with no easy way to make sense of what the show is driving at. This trend…

The Flash – Season 7 Episode 10

“Family Matters Part 1” The Flash focuses on family as the team tries to reach the people inside the Forces in order to deal with the ongoing threat. A big problem with the Forces plot is how confusing it is. The show can’t seem to arrive at a definitive position on what they actually are…

The Flash – Season 7 Episode 9

“Timeless” The Flash has Barry and Iris divided on a radical plan to deal with the threat of the Forces as Cisco considers his future. It’s quite common on this show for Barry to have an idea that many would consider to be either stupid or ill advised. He will quite often make plans without…

The Flash – Season 7 Episode 8

“The People V. Killer Frost” The Flash has Frost answer for her crimes and raises issues that could have major effects on Metahumans everywhere. Having Frost accept responsibility for her former crimes was an interesting idea as it flirts with the idea of accountability; something that a lot of superhero media deftly avoids because it’s…

The Flash – Season 7 Episode 7

“Growing Pains” The Flash focuses on Frost when a killer emerges looking to frame her just as Kristen Kramer intensifies her efforts to bring Frost to justice. One thing you’d be right to assume had been forgotten is that Frost was at one time a villain who plagued Team Flash in various ways. There are…

The Flash – Season 7 Episode 6

“The One With The Nineties” The Flash gives Cisco and Chester centre stage as they find themselves thrown back in time to the 90s when trying to find a way to track the forces. One thing this show has had a difficult relationship with is time travel. Many of the time travel stories told have…

The Flash – Season 7 Episode 5

“Fear Me” The Flash brings in an adversary that can force people to be confronted with their greatest fear as the team figure out how to deal with the recent Killer Frost development. Fear is a powerful tool in fiction whether that be creating it in the audience or informing the characters through having them…

The Flash – Season 7 Episode 4

“Central City Strong” The Flash focuses on rebuilding and refocusing after recent events have impacted everyone in uniquely significant ways. This being an action adventure driven superhero series means that by design it’s set up for the characters to deal with constant difficult situations. Every week there’s a problem to solve and every season there’s…