The Flash 2×04: “The Fury of the Firestorm”

With Ronnie Raymond dead again, Dr. Stein’s inner flame is bursting. Not only is he dying, but he’s shooting cooler, blue flames out of his head, making Firestorm look more badass than it did before. Too bad this is just a sign of his impending demise, and after Team Flash finds his replacement, they’ll be back to the same lame flame.  Continue reading


Arrow 4×04: “Beyond Redemption”

Who’s still the worst character on Arrow? Captain Lance! Congratulations!

With Laurel and Thea (and Sara) returning from their trip to the hot tub time machine and Oliver running for Mayor, things are looking up in Star City! Not. Now, not only is the city being terrorized by Damien Darhk, who is probably *maybe spoiler alert* Felicity’s father, the own police department has turned on itself, stealing drugs and killing the officers who actually, for once in this city, do their job. Continue reading

Supergirl 1×01: “Pilot”

The television show with the first female superhero lead is fantastically feministic and destroys any claim of it just being some rom-com. The show certainly has a lighter tone for the most part, but so did The Flash’s pilot episode.

Kara Zor-El was sent from Krypton too many years ago to protect her cousin, Superman. But when Krypton was destroyed, it sent a wave that threw her ship off course and plunged her into a hole for 24 years, from which she arrived on Earth 24 years later, still as her 13 year old self. And thus begins her life of normalcy, the life of Kara Danvers. Continue reading

Arrow 4×02: “The Candidate”

In Starling City, there’s one thing you can always count on: the mayor will be murdered. And in newly-named Star City, there’s no difference. With Damien Darhk intent on the complete destruction of the city, he’s dedicated to keeping it as pathetic as possible, including killing any mayoral candidates.

With Thea finally feeling the aftermath of the Lazarus Pit, Oliver is severely worrying and tries (multiple times) to give her one of his classic, ‘I’m-better-than-you’ lectures. Continue reading

The Flash 2×02: “Flash of Two Worlds”

Just who was that mysterious stranger confronting the team, after breaking into their impenetrable security? Jay Garrick. And thus, the multiverse storyline begins.

Team Flash is edgy and anxious after Wells’ betrayal, and this man randomly showing up isn’t helping. And neither is his story. When the singularity opened above the city, and swallowed Ronnie, it created a breech that brought over Jay, The Flash of that world, and Zoom, the mysterious big bad, who is a demon-like speedster, and possibly the fastest of all. Continue reading

Arrow 4×01: “Green Arrow”

“Felicity Smoak, you have failed this omelette.”

Just when I thought angsty Oliver Queen was unbearable, we’re introduced to domestic Oliver Queen, who is a master at cooking eggs, planting engagement rings in soufflés and having brunch with married couples. The most boring five minutes in television history.

Back in newly branded, Star City, Black Canary, Speedy and Diggle take to the streets, trying to stop an armed robbery by the “Ghosts” that are attacking the city, and are outdone by them, once again causing the team to lose.  Continue reading

The Flash 2×01: “The Man Who Saved Central City”

It’s Flash Day in Central City and least excited to celebrate is resident speedster, Barry Allen. Six months after taking down the Thawnes and the giant black hole from destroying the city, Barry is a changed man. Team Flash has been disbanded and Barry has decided to take over Oliver Queen’s angsty superhero mantra Continue reading