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‘The Flash’ 5×09 Review: Elseworlds Part 1

Well, it’s that time of year again. Time for the annual crossover between the Arrowverse shows – or three of them this year, at least. Every year, it’s a chance to see all (or, rather, some) of our favorite characters…

‘The Flash’ 4×08 Review: It’s Been a Long Road to the 100th Episode

This week, The Flash aired its 100th episode – still a tremendous achievement for any television show today. As such, the episode, titled “What’s Past is Prologue,” was more an excuse to look back to the past. To remind the…

‘The Flash’ 3×07 Review: THIS SHOW IS ABOUT FAMILY, OKAY?

I had hoped that The Flash would go from the worst episode of the season last week to one of the strongest this week. Well, I guess there’s a reason nobody says that Thanksgiving is the season for wishes to…

‘The Flash’ 5×05 Review: #ABiggerWorldForIris in “All Doll’d Up”

Over the last year or so, fans of Iris West have used the #ABiggerWorldForIris hashtag to tweet about what they would like to see for her character. After this week’s episode of The Flash, titled “All Doll’d Up,” either the…

‘The Flash’ 5×04 Review: A Make-or-Break Episode

Since the beginning of the season, one question has hovered over the show like a dark cloud. Why is Nora so cold towards Iris? Her attitude towards her mother was so pronounced, it was impossible to ignore. As such, the…

‘The Flash’ 5×03 Review: Fathers and Daughters

Todd Hellbing promised that the fifth season of The Flash would focus on family. So far, the season has lived up to the promise. The “Death of Vibe” touched on three father/daughter relationships to varying degrees, and while it felt…

‘The Flash’ 5×02 Review: The Troubling Treatment of Mothers

Family is a main theme of the fifth season of The Flash, and it certainly was at the heart of this week’s episode, Blocked. Let me start off by saying that I enjoyed this episode for the most part. It…

‘The Flash’ 5×01 Review: “Nora” Is The Course Correction This Show Deserves

Second only to the Pilot, “Nora” may have been the most important episode of the series. In a sense, it was like a Pilot episode of its own. Last season, The Flash’s original show runner, Andrew Kreisberg, was fired for…

The Seven Facets of Westallen Love

As any Westallen fan – and Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, and Todd Helbing themselves – will tell you, the relationship between Barry Allen and Iris West(-Allen) of The Flash is unique. In a medium that often values drama over strength,…

The Most Powerful Force of DCTV? Licensing.

“The series should just leave the comics storylines to the comics and do their own thing.” “Arrow could change canon! Why doesn’t The Flash?” “Superman should show up more often on Supergirl!” Spend any time around the fandom and you’ll…

‘The Flash’ Deathwatch Season 5

At this year’s San Diego Comic Con, executive producer Todd Hellbing teased that there will be a lot of deaths in The Flash’s fifth season. This will likely be at the hands of Cicada, the season’s Big Bad. In the…

‘The Flash’ SDCC Trailer Previews Family-Focused Season 5

If like me, you’ve been excited to know more about what Nora is doing in the present timeline and what her presence will mean for Barry, Iris, and the rest of the team, then you’re going to be excited about The…

Live-Action ‘Stargirl’ to Be Produced for DC Universe

As one can assume we near the release date for the new DC Universe app, new details about expected content are starting to emerge. One surprising piece of news is that a new live-action Stargirl series is in the works, coming…

‘Titans’: First Official Trailer Released

The long-awaited first trailer for the Titans series, set to launch the new DC Universe app later this year, was finally released on Thursday. There’s been plenty of speculation about what this series might bring, and the trailer teases more than…

‘The Flash’: 5 Questions We Want Answered At SDCC 2018

The fourth season of The Flash left our titular hero in a good place. Having saved the day and stopped the bad guy, and surrounded by the people he loves the most, the season ended on an upbeat note for…

The Importance of the Human Side of Superhero Stories

Superhero stories are, hands down, my favorite kinds of stories. They have been for as long as I can remember. There’s something about the dichotomy of good and evil. The comfort of easily identifiable – and often handily dispatched –…

‘The Flash’ Season 4 Review: Holding Out for a Hero

In a recent interview, Grant Gustin revealed that he has been excited for season five of The Flash since the beginning of season four. Now that this season has come to an end, I can’t help but agree with the…

‘The Flash’ 4×23 Review: “We Are the Flash”

Finales are always bittersweet. On the one hand, they should (ideally) wrap up loose ends, give ongoing arcs a satisfactory conclusion, and tease fans with hints of what to expect in the future. On the other hand, there’s that long,…

‘The Flash’ 4×22 Review: ‘Think Fast’

The penultimate episode of The Flash’s season four – titled ‘Think Fast’ – wrapped up a few loose threads. And left a good number dangling. A Bad Man’s Bad Plan Unsurprisingly, this season’s Big Bad, DeVoe, had a great deal…

‘The Flash’ 4×21 Review: “Harry and the Harrisons”

“Harry and the Harrisons,” this week’s episode of The Flash, did very little to move the main plot with DeVoe forward. However, as I think the last part of this season has been trying to course correct certain characters in anticipation…

‘The Flash’ 4×19 Review: ‘Fury Rogue’

In The Flash’s episode this week, titled Fury Rogue, there was a lot of good stuff going on for our good guys. There was some interesting stuff going on with our bad guys. And then…then there was some stuff that…