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Ever since we got the earliest of glimpses into this other world at the start of the season, we all started asking: so when are we going in? The Flash dives deep into doppelganger madness by bringing a majority of the cast into a wholly new setting, in what is clearly meant to be a two-parter episode. There's a whole lot going on here, but how well does it get across from the script to the screen?
Daredevil has a trend of changing the timeframe of an episode to fit its needs. Certain installments seem to depict the gang over the course of weeks, while some over the course of just a few hours on a very, very long night. Last year's "Cut Man" put this to excellent use, with an injured Matt in enemy territory and on the run, and here we find him in a similar predicament; chained up and forced butting heads with The Punisher.
After a strong opener which clearly established the enigmatic warpath of The Punisher (who even received the name drop here,) Daredevil picks things right back where we started. Still reeling from his near-fatal encounter with The Punisher, it's up to Foggy Nelson to protect Grotto.
Nearly a year since the defeat of Wilson Fisk, the criminal element in Hell's Kitchen looks to fill the void and take control. The much-anticipated return to this corner of New York in Marvel's Daredevil looks to rise the stakes and introduce a new legendary antagonist/antihero.
I mean we saw it coming from a mile away. Everyone was freaking out about it for the past month. Glenn ended up being alive. I was one of the people who figured as much, but at the same time it's a bit disappointing that they played this up so much. Now how are we to believe it if he actually dies? Of course, this could be to set us up for a very brutal demise such as one that (spoilers for the comics: he may be in store for if they follow the source material) but that's just one possibility. Regardless, the show didn't tiptoe around it and used the various hanging plot-threads to tie it all together for the big free-for-all in the mid-season finale next week.
Poor Matthew. This is a dilemma all superheroes must face: do I prioritize putting the Daredevil mask on or his shades and lawyer-ing up? With the curtains behind the not-Yakuza slowly being pulled, but also the goddamn case of The People V. Frank Castle on the line, he's having a difficult time prioritizing. And honestly? He's kind of mucking it u
It's clear that Agents of SHIELD is far more comfortable tackling espionage, spy trickery, and double-crossing than it is with superpowers and Inhumans. In a way it felt like I'd seen this episode before however, that they've done this song and dance. Coulson using a false identity, at some dignified party trying to discern who's HYDRA and who's not. I'd be tempted to slam this installment for that alone if the result of it hadn't ended up being so effective.
As we continue to look forward to Game of Thrones Season 7 premiere, let us continue our recap of the story so far... Theon (Ned...
With the announcement that Bobbi Morse and Lance Hunter would be spinning off of Agents of SHIELD to star in a spinoff, "Marvel's Most Wanted," it didn't take long for the pair to be written out of the show completely. While they had a beautiful send off and an excellent morally complex mission, there are some issues to be had here.
With the cogs in the machinery of this grand conspiracy turning faster than ever, Daredevil manages to make the most out of it's fantastic ensemble cast to bring the tension to a boil.
I always get giddy with excitement like a child on Christmas Day when there are speedsters involved. SHE WAS SO FAST. With a fantastic new Inhuman on the scene who may or may not be joining the Secret Warriors and a few vague answers on what happens now with the Hydra and their mystery Death-man, Agents of SHIELD came back in a big way.
After its two-part pilot, Legends of Tomorrow comes right out of the gate with an episode that utilizes every member of its large cast to their full potential, and finally made Vandal Savage into the compelling villain he needed to be.
Ok, hot damn. The instant the premise of this episode was announced, I figured "There's just no way. They're gonna muck it up. It can't actually be that awesome." and yet here I am. Knowing that the only way to gain the speed needed to defeat Zoom is to master the science of the Speed Force, The Flash sets out to learn the secrets of his old mentor: Eobard Thawne, the Reverse Flash.
The thing about a show like this; with a meticulously thought out, cohesive, and whole season, is we know there's a ways to go. When Jessica and the team started gearing up and preparing to get Kilgrave locked up in that soundproof room, we knew it wasn't to last. That didn't stop the episode from offering some well executed thrills and twists, it did alleviate some of the tension.
Well that was one way to set us up for a crazy climax. A lot happened this week in Agents of SHIELD, and a lot of it was good.