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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.16: Star-Crossed

Perhaps the most controversial addition to Season 2 of Supergirl has been Kara’s love interest, Mon-El. While most of the fandom has embraced Daxam’s estranged prince, the volume of his critics has been unmistakable. The pros and cons appear to revolve largely around the character’s biography. Daxam was a caste Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.15: Exodus

Amidst all of the Kryptonian mythos of Supergirl, the CW series can always be distilled to a very human idea: acceptance. At times, the show has utilized its character relationships to highlight that notion. Season 2 has featured LGBT love interests, and even interplanetary romances. However, Supergirl has also explored Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.14: Homecoming

Before the season finale last year, the Supergirl episode entitled “Manhunter” teased us that Jeremiah Danvers might still be alive. When J’onn J’onzz read the mind of his army captor, he saw a brief flash of Alex and Kara’s father being tortured by Project Cadmus. By the story’s end, Alex would Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.12: Luthors

If last week’s edition of Supergirl helped restart some of the character relationships that elevated season 1, this latest offering brought back the antagonist who has done much to make Season 2 a success. As the title indicated, episode 12 dove deeply into the history between Cadmus Director Lillian Luthor Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.11: The Martian Chronicles

After a couple of underwhelming offerings, The CW’s Supergirl soared for its first time in 2017! In its best episode since the Winter break, we saw two separate subplots reach their conclusion. For much of Season 2, both Kara Zor-El and J’onn J’onzz have struggled with seeing the inner potential Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.10: We Can Be Heroes

This week’s episode of Supergirl, in several ways, served as an extension of its predecessor. The previous installment, “Supergirl Lives”, examined how the heroism of Kara Zor-El ran deeper than just her powers. It was her selflessness that truly defined her. This week, in “We Can Be Heroes”, the focus Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.9: Supergirl Lives

The CW’s Supergirl returned from its winter break this week, as did film director Kevin Smith to the DC Television Universe. Having already helmed two broadcasts for The Flash, the installment marked the first for Smith in National City. Smith, however, would not be the only visitor to a new Read more…

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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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