A Closer Look: Arrow – “So It Begins”

And so it begins – the major story arc of Arrow Season 5 that is. Prometheus has revealed himself and is aiming to make life a living hell for both Oliver and the Green Arrow. Though despite being his first sustained appearance, it seems like Prometheus has had plans for both Oliver/ Green Arrow long…

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A Closer Look: Supergirl – “Crossfire”

So yah… that happened! And all at once this season of Supergirl took an epic step forward on multiple fronts. New allies, new romance, a villain revealed and a major peg in the theme of “family”. So let’s stop gushing for a second and take a Closer Look at everything that got caught in this…

Doctor Strange – Spoiler Free Review

Doctor Strange hit theaters this weekend and signifies the first standalone Marvel film of a new property since Captain America (2011). Seeing as Guardians of the Galaxy was a self-contained ensemble film and Ant-Man was in production since before Ironman (2008), I’m not including them with Ironman, Thor, and Captain America. Additionally, seeing as how Marvel…

A Closer Look: Arrow – “Human Target”

This week the Church arc came to a close in one of the tightest situations we’ve seen in Arrow yet… oh who am I kidding, Oliver’s faked his death more times than we can count! Though with Oliver Queen currently at his highest, there’s no place to go but down as the worst is still…

A Closer Look: The Flash – “Monster”

This season we’ve been thrown several building questions: What will happen with Caitlin? When will Alchemy come for Wally? And who is Julian Dorn? Well this episode began to answer two of those as Team Flash faced off against a real monster – though it might not be the monster you think. Who was the…

A Closer Look: Supergirl – “Survivors”

Great writing isn’t throwing in a twist every chance you get. It’s creating a universe and dropping hints that when looked at closely enough make everything that follows predictable and yet completely satisfying. THAT is how I can best sum up this week’s episode of Supergirl titled “Survivors” Last week in “Welcome to Earth”, we…