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Sunday, September 23, 2018

“The Flash: The Reverse Flash Returns”

“The Flash” is now halfway through its second season and the stakes and drama are rising up for its inevitable conclusion and the second showdown between The Flash and the menacing speedster Zoom. Team...

“Orphan Black: Things Which Have Never Yet Been Done” Review

Now, that was an episode of “Orphan Black.” Unlike last week’s episode, “Things Which Have Never Yet Been Done” was firing on pretty much every cylinder, and the writers managed to mix important character...

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “Jake and Sophia” Review

This week’s “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” reminded me why in spite of my recent misgivings over the show’s seeming lack of interest in character development I ultimately trust these writers. “Jake and Sophia” could have been...

“Orphan Black: Nature Under Constraint and Vexed” Review

Canadian show “Orphan Black” had a fabulous freshman season, garnering award nominations and wins in both the U.S. and Canada. This included a Golden Globe nomination for lead actress Tatiana Maslany, which I was...

“The Flash,” season 2, episode 7: Gorilla Warfare”

After last week’s brutal episode, Team Flash is now recovering after Zoom’s dreadful visit to Earth-1 Central City. As such, there are heavy consequences for the team as Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) has become...

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “The Jimmy Jab Games” Review

After an Emmy-winning first season, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” has returned with a second season that to date has been hilarious and just as good as its first. Since school started so late, we’ll be starting...

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “The Road Trip” Review

“The Road Trip” is a strange episode of “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” in large part because the main plot isn’t about police work. While this has happened before on the show, the non-police episodes were generally...

“The Flash: Enter Zoom” TV review

Part of the reason season one of “The Flash” worked so well was because of its main antagonist The Reverse Flash. He proved to be an excellent unstoppable force for The Flash to face...

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “Stakeout” Review

Before we get started dissecting “Stakeout,” it’s imperative we talk about the cold open. As the episode starts, Captain Holt (Andre Braugher) is excited to receive his medal for the Giggle Pig bust, but...

Community: “Repilot” and “Introduction to Teaching” Review

If you watch “Community,” you probably know about the largely negative reaction to season four, written without the show’s creator, Dan Harmon. After the negative reaction, Harmon is back for season five with a...