REVIEW: Arrow – Season 7, Episode 4 “Level Two”

Just who is the Demon? In week 4 of this season of Arrow, Oliver Queen hopes to learn just that. What he finds instead is that he is being held in a cell on the prison’s Level Two. And what exactly does a level two incarceration entail? For Ollie at least, it means a litany […]

REVIEW: The Flash – Season 5, Episode 4 “News Flash”

The Flash, News Flash

The Flash changes course in the fourth episode of this season, “News Flash.” From a “villain-of-the-week” perspective, it feels like your average, “person with a pre-existing penchant for being a jerk (or insert female-specific equivalent thereof) gets ahold of some metahuman powers in some way, shape or form and does bad things.” The pacing of […]

REVIEW: Arrow – Season 7, Episode 3 “Crossing Lines”

Arrow, Crossing Lines

*Spoilers* Arrow is determined to turn up the heat, and it showed this week with a measurable ramp-up in the intrigue and action in “Crossing Lines.” While season-specific story setup is obviously a matter of significant import, Arrow has been a series that prides itself on its action from the outset, and while we were […]

Friday Flash Facts: The Speedster Villains of the CW Flash

Flash villains

Flash faithful have been acutely cognizant of the liberties the hit CW television show has taken with the comic stories and characters. In many ways, the show, now in its fifth season, is asymmetrical with the comic book source material in nearly every facet beyond the name of the protagonist and his powers. Clearly, this […]