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SUPERGIRL Episode 6: It’s Alive! It’s Alive!

After two weeks of focusing on its supporting characters, CBS’s Supergirl finally came back to its core. The program’s greatest left-right punches are the acting talents of Melissa Benoist and the writers’ exploration of gender double-standards. This week’s episode, “Red-Faced,” squarely landed both. The thematic current running underneath it was the Mary Shelley Read more…

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SUPERGIRL Episode 4: “Livewire” delivers a charge

Houston, we have a plotline! Through Supergirl’s first three stories, the emotional narrative of Season 1 was unmistakably clear: Kara Danvers must grow into National City’s superhero, bearing the expectations and responsibilities that come with it. Yet, the overarching plot married to that narrative has remained a mystery. With episode Read more…

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