The Flash – Season 6 Episode 3

“Dead Man Running” The Flash deals with the acceptance of certain death and the importance of honesty when Barry starts to prepare the team for the coming Crisis. There was a time where this show was immensely frustrating in how repetitive it was when it comes to Team Flash being honest with one other. Week…

Arrow – Season 8 Episode 2

“Welcome to Hong Kong” Arrow continues its final season victory lap by reminiscing about the show’s third season as Laurel deals with the loss of her world. Many would argue that the Hong Kong flashbacks in season 3 are a chapter of the show’s past better left forgotten as time might be better spent on…

Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 3

“Blurred Lines” Supergirl has always placed a heavy importance on its interpersonal relationships, and this episode is almost entirely focused on that aspect, be it current relationships moving forwards or past ones being given new perspectives. In keeping with its title, the episode deals with lines between morality, and like the godawful and disgustingly misogynistic…

The Flash – Season 6 Episode 2

“A Flash of the Lightning” The Flash continues to build towards the upcoming Crisis crossover as Killer Frost tries to get a life and Cecile finds a new focus for her skills. “Crisis On Infinite Earths” is something this show has been teasing since the very first episode and it is now at the point…

Arrow – Season 8 Episode 1

“Starling City” Arrow begins its eighth and final season with a trip down memory lane to the beginnings of Oliver Queen’s crusade. TV shows in their final season often get nostalgic because they’ve earned the right to do so. Seven seasons on the air builds up a significant legacy and Arrow has always been good…

Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 2

“Stranger Beside Me” Supergirl continues its fifth season by focusing on the relationships that are at different stages and highlighting what isn’t known within them. The strength in this show is the ongoing relationships and how they develop over time. There are a lot of really outlandish elements at play but the interpersonal dynamics help…

The Flash – Season 6 Episode 1

“Into the Void” The Flash returns for a sixth season to pick up the pieces from the previous season and set things up for the season ahead as well as the upcoming crossover. Loss weighs heavily on Team Flash after Nora’s sacrifice at the end of last season. As the episode begins Barry and Iris…

Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 1

“Event Horizon” Supergirl returns for a fifth season with a new costume for Kara and the beginnings of a cautionary tale against society’s reliance on technology. It’s fair to say that this show has never been subtle in its approach to exploring topics. Normally the writers are very heavy handed in delivering their stance on…

Krypton – Season 2 Episode 10

“The Alpha and the Omega” Krypton closes out its second season with a public challenge to Zod’s authority and setup for the next phase of the show. It’s safe to say that the production team have more or less given up on the notion of Krypton serving as a prequel to the Superman mythology. It…

Krypton – Season 2 Episode 9

“Blood Moon” Krypton reunites Val and Seg as Zod aggressively steps up his plan to eradicate the rebellion by unleashing Doomsday. The promise of using Doomsday as a weapon against Zod’s enemies has been teased throughout the season and has been a significant fixture of recent episodes. Zod has devoted all of his energies into…