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CW 4-NIGHT CROSSOVER Review: Invasion!

We’re in the final week of the Fall season for the DC Television Universe! In fact, The CW will conclude 2016 having just finished the most ambitious project in the young network’s history. Supergirl, Flash, Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow all crossed over with one another this past week, as Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.7: The Darkest Place

“For starters, why wear a mask? Why cover your face when you’re on the up-and-up?” At the opening of Supergirl’s seventh episode this week, Kara poses the above question in response to National City’s latest hero. The Guardian, having just helped Kara subdue the alien known as Parasite, has begun Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.6: Changing

In many ways, the sixth edition of Supergirl was the climactic follow-up to the events we witnessed last week. During Episode 5, the characters of Alex Danvers, James Olsen and Mon-El all began journeys taking their characters to new places. Alex awakened to her sexual identity. James fostered his dreams Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.5: Crossfire

For the second airing in a row, Supergirl shined its spotlight on several of its supporting characters. Last week, J’onn J’onzz (Martian Manhunter), M’gann M’orzz (Miss Martian) and Mon-El all received attention regarding how they are surviving as refugees. While the focus did remain partially on Mon-El, Alex Danvers and Read more…

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LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Episode 2.4: Abominations

If last week’s chapter of Legends of Tomorrow was problematic because it broke from the season arc to tell a period hi-jinks tale (early Tokugawa Japan), this week corrected the show at least halfway. While we didn’t progress much further in tracking down Reverse Flash, the program did choose far Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.4: Survivors

Throughout Supergirl’s first year-plus on television, a common journey for the show’s main characters has been the struggle to survive. Kara Zor-El (Supergirl) was jettisoned to Earth by her parents just before her planet exploded. “Kara Danvers” would have to adapt to a foreign world. Likewise, J’onn J’onzz (Martian Manhunter) Read more…

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LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Episode 2.3: Shogun

And then we got Space Pirates, part II. Within its first-year run of 16 episodes, many fans of DC’s television universe felt that Legends of Tomorrow might have lacked the material to cover the full slate. The show’s inaugural run featured multiple chapters in which the Legends broke off from Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.3: Welcome to Earth

If there was one overarching theme for Supergirl’s first two weeks, it was the notion of change. After the series shifted away from CBS, viewers needed to adjust to the new playground and playthings of The CW universe. Superman would no longer be just a silhouette or a texting avatar. The Read more…

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