Category: Television Reviews

REVIEW: The Flash – Season 8, Episode 9 “Phantoms”

Not only does “Phantoms” continue a great run for The Flash, but like the show’s hero, it does the impossible: it made me like Chester. It couldn’t pull off the same feat with another obnoxious character who almost sinks her subplot, and there are some details revealed this week that don’t...

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REVIEW: Young Justice – Season 4: Phantoms, Episode 14-16, “Nautical Twilight,” “Ebb Tide,” and “Emergency Dive”

*SPOILERS* “Nautical Twilight” opens with various heroes mourning Conner’s passing. As Kaldur struggles to accept the finality of this tragedy, Dick encourages him to take time to process the loss. Kaldur declines, saying he will be fine because he has to be. Orm plots in the backg...

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REVIEW: Superman & Lois – Season 2, Episode 9 “30 Days and 30 Nights”

“30 Days and 30 Nights” is the episode without a Superman, and that it works so well affirms the strength of Superman & Lois’ supporting cast – especially Jon and Jordan, the Kent twins who are becoming almost as compelling as their legendary father. This isn’t a perfect episode – Lo...

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REVIEW: Moon Knight – Season 1, Episode 1 “The Goldfish Problem”

Disney+’s Moon Knight was released today to mostly positive reviews. This episode was driven primarily by an intriguing concept that breaks from the Marvel formula, at least for now. With the rampantly mediocre to downright abysmal content that Marvel has peddled in recent years, fans were ini...

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REVIEW: Amphibia – Season 3, Episode 11, “Commander Anne/Sprivy”

*SPOILERS* “Commander Anne” opens where “Escape to Amphibia” left off, as Anne and the Plantars look on at a destroyed Amphibia. They’re attacked by a giant centipede and subsequently rescued by Sasha and some of the Wartwood folks. Anne and Sasha surprisingly have a wa...

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REVIEW: The Flash – Season 8, Episode 8 “The Fire Next Time”

The Flash has been (mostly) on a hot streak this season, and “The Fire Next Time” keeps the heat burning. While not a spectacular episode on its face – and marred by a muddled subplot – it’s a great examination of one of the often-overlooked factors that turned Barry into a hero. It’s al...

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