Supergirl Review: Welcome to Earth (Season 2 Episode 3)

Supergirl Season 2 Episode 3
Supergirl got gay! The episode introduced Maggie Sawyer, a lesbian, POC detective, who seems to have a thing for Alex Danvers, and Kara had to find a way to save the President when an alien attacks.

Supergirl Season 2 Episode 3, “Welcome to Earth,” has to be one of the series’ strongest hours yet. It wasn’t an hour-long fight with an alien; the episode went into the prejudice against aliens, including Kara’s own prejudice, and even touched on racism, sexism, xenophobia, and homophobia in modern, everyday society. Who said this was just a superhero show?

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The Flash Review: Magenta (Season 3 Episode 3)

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Barry has finally came to terms with the obstruction that came with his time traveling and now is trying to get back on his feet and adjust to this new lifestyle. Some things are nice, but there is still a plethora of changes to the timeline that he has yet to discover.

The Flash Season 3 Episode 3, “Magenta,” was a pretty solid episode. It was an episode that coasted; it was not overly amazing and it was not terrible. However, there were a few significant parts of the episode that were incredible, some that many fans, myself included, had been waiting for since the pilot.

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The Vampire Diaries Review: Hello, Brother (Season 8 Episode 1)

The Vampire Diaries Season 8 Episode 1
It’s the beginning of the end, folks. The Vampire Diaries is back with its eighth and final season and the nostalgia is so real. The Vampire Diaries has been the CW’s second longest-running TV show since 2009. The final season premiere came with a bang as it introduced a creepier and horror-filled side of The Vampire Diaries, much like the beginning of the series. It had many what the heck moments and snippets of the pilot episode of the series. Looks like the final season will be a ride that we won’t forget.

As an avid The Vampire Diaries watcher since the beginning, it feels so surreal that the show is coming to end soon and that the season premiere was the last premiere we were ever going to get. Though the show lost its spark sometime after Season 4, where more viewers became ex-viewers of the show, it just kept on going and some viewers like myself kept on watching just because. The show has made it this far, so here’s to hoping the final season won’t disappoint!

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The Mistakes I’ve Made as a TV Writer

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Let me start off by saying I love my job. I love being an entertainment/TV writer and having the opportunity to go deeper into television, film, and the entertainment world to examine the writing process, style, and characterization. But everything was so much simpler as just a very enthusiastic avid watcher of television that had opinions, but wasn’t watching purely to critique.

I have partially achieved my dream job. I’m on the way, at least. As a current staff writer for TV Fanatic and Tell-Tale TV, my weekly articles consist of episodic reviews, previews (either photos or video), slideshows, and features on characters, plots, episodes, really anything that can be written about television.

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The Accountant Review: The Problem with Masculinity

The Accountant
The Accountant is supposed to be an interesting thriller about a man living with a severe case of autism that has fallen into a life of crime and murder, but instead, the highlight (or rather, lowlight) of the film is the lead character’s terrible father and terrible childhood.

The Accountant showcases a horrible case of systematic, stereotypical masculinity between the lead character, Christian, and his late father as he was growing up.

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Legends of Tomorrow Review: The Justice Society of America (Season 2 Episode 2)

Legends of Tomorrow Season 2 Episode 2
With Rip Hunter missing in time, the Legends have reunited to protect time and honor their captain, but for now, they’re stuck in 1942 both threatened by the Justice Society of America and protecting them.

Legends of Tomorrow Season 2 Episode 2 was yet another refreshing episode of a series that could last with this format, though the consequences of time-travel are still not enough of a worry to these folks that just wander through whatever place and time they please.

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How To Get Away With Murder Season 3 Episode 6 Preview: Worried, Wes?

How To Get Away With Murder Season 3 Episode 6
With only three episodes until the killer reveal, there are still five characters in the running for the person under the sheet: Wes, Connor, Asher, Frank, and Nate. Though it could be someone else, the news program at the end of Season 3 Episode 5 read, “Unidentified male victim,” so we, at least, know it’s a man.

Raise your hand if you’re breathing a sigh of sweet relief now that Michaela and Laurel (though her status still remains hazy, given she almost died and is still at risk) have been revealed to be alive. How To Get Away With Murder Season 3 Episode 6 is going to knock those reliefs down as soon as possible.

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How To Get Away With Murder Review: It’s About Frank (Season 3 Episode 5)

How To Get Away With Murder Season 3 Episode 5
The thrilling reveal of Laurel Castillo’s fate left us craving more, and it was delivered. Not only did we find out Michaela is still alive, but we also were given a big clue to the identity of the person under the sheet: it’s a man.

How To Get Away With Murder Season 3 Episode 5 left us with more questions than answers, but also raised the stakes for each of the players as tensions will begin to rise as we inevitably end with murder and arson.

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Quantico Season 2 Episode 4 Preview: Kubark

The trainees are put through a training drill that tests their stress levels while Alex tries to gather information and get close to Owen. Meanwhile in the future, the terrorist organization demands a trade, a move that could possibly end the stand-off.

It seems Quantico Season 2 Episode 4 is going to raise the stakes as the terrorists (or the AIC as Alex and Ryan refer to them) are offering a trade for hostages.

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‘The Inspectors’: Exclusive With Bret Green

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The Inspectors is a crime series about the United States Postal Inspection Service solving everyday crimes that many of us don’t even know occur. Preston Wainwright, an intern for his mother who works for the USPIS, is the son of a postal inspector and also lives with paralysis that happened after a car accident.

Bret Green portrays the only physically challenged lead character on network television in The Inspectors on CBS. Read on for our interview with him as he goes in-depth about the lengths he and the series have taken to accurately portray someone who is physically disabled, and he dishes on what past series he would’ve loved to have a role on. (Hint: it involves football.)

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