A Closer Look: Supergirl – “The Darkest Place”

Whereas Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow took relatively subdued pre-Thanksgiving episodes before the upcoming Heroes vs Aliens Crossover, Supergirl set the stakes even higher and dealt with 3 overwhelmingly powerful storylines. And as if all this content wasn’t enough, they did it all by kicking things off ‘in media res’! Now long time readers will…

A Closer Look: Supergirl – “Changing”

This week’s episode of Supergirl brought one of Superman’s most terrifying villains to life – Parasite. Though this episode accomplishes much more than just the nod to canon as there are also striking “changes” in the form of James’s new role as “Guardian”, J’Onns potential biology and Alex finally coming out to Kara and herself.…

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…

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…

A Closer Look: Supergirl – “Welcome To Earth”

Supergirl might be the first super heroine-centered TV series in decades, but it’s not the first. In fact when one thinks of super heroine TV shows, many would think of the original 1970s Wonder Woman series. Well this week Supergirl paid homage to that wonderful heroine as Wonder Woman herself (or at least her actress)…