Tag: The Flash

The Check-In: Have You Reached Superhero Fatigue Yet?

Wakanda forever, Black Panther. Hey Infinity War, I’m still not feeling so good. Hah. Storyline reference. Deadpool 2. Meta! Fridging! Jokes! Crazy marketing! Oh, what about that post credits-scene! Amiright? Good times. As Ron Burgundy […]

TV Review: With Black Lightning, The CW Has Finally Met Marvel’s Challenge to Up Its Superhero Game

Black Lightning feels like what would happen if someone crossed Morgan Freeman from Lean on Me with Mike Colter’s Luke Cage and then fine-tuned it for the Trump age. It’d be a surprising, but welcome […]

I’m Quitting The Flash

Cold hard facts: I don’t love The Flash the way I used to, and that probably shows in the quality of my recent episode reviews. As a result, the average readership for those reviews is […]

DC TV: Flash’s Magic, Legends of Tomorrow’s Altered Reality

Last night, Flash gave Barry the answer to defeating Savitar, and the not-so-legendary heroes of Legends of Tomorrow utterly failed to defeat the Legion of Doom. But, hey, Nate’s mom makes some wicked sandwiches. So, […]

DC TV: Flash’s Musical, Legends of Tomorrow’s Betrayal

Last night, Flash gave Barry and Kara a reason to sing, and the not-so-legendary knuckleheads on Legends of Tomorrow let the reality-altering McGuffin fall into the wrong hands. But, hey, they also met J.R.R. Tolkien […]

DC TV: Flash’s Darn Secrets, Legends of Tomorrow’s Doctor Who Homage/Rip-Off

Last night, Flash revealed a bunch of secrets because the show’s writers seem incapable of creating drama without forcing the characters to lie to each other for no reason, and Legends of Tomorrow did its […]

Flash’s “Attack on Gorilla City”: Barry Again Learns That Heroes Always Find Another Way

In response to something I recently wrote about the state of the Flarrowverse, a reader explained why and when she gave up on Flash: “I’ve stopped watching The Flash because its’ 1950s use of women […]

The Flash’s “Attack on Gorilla City”: Ugly Gorillas, Go Away

As I sat down to watch The Flash’s “Attack on Gorilla City: Party 1” last night, fate intervened in the form of a faulty sump pump. With his basement flooded, my brother suddenly needed a […]

Flash, Legends of Tomorrow & Arrow Are Going In Opposite Directions

To watch a Greg Berlanti-produced superhero show is to turn off your brain, to revel in the bright and light and ignore plot holes, consistently underwritten female characters and increasingly unruly ensemble casts who can […]

Let’s Talk About That Loft In The Flash’s Mid-Season Premiere

If you want to see what I thought of the Flash mid-season premiere keep reading. If you just want to geek out over Barry and Iris new loft apartment jump down to “THE NITPICKS” section. When […]