…that show who we truly are, far more than our abilities, or so the quote goes. The Gifted season 2 (series?) finale, titled “oMens,” examines those choices as sacrifices are made and not so subtle messages about our current political landscape are thrown in our face. In other words, just aRead More →

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“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” I thought it better to start with a quote, especially one that pretty much encapsulates everything “Monsters” is, everything this season has been, than to start with me saying that I told you we’d getRead More →

The Gifted Season two has been a roller-coaster of emotions, and I’m not saying that entirely as a compliment. The show has delivered episodes that have had us at the edge of our seat, barely breathing, and it has also given us episodes that make us like things are just happeningRead More →

It won’t surprise anyone to hear that The Gifted‘s mid-season finale, titled “gaMe changer,” explored the duality between being ‘normal’ and being, well ‘gifted,’ as it dabbled in the same philosophical discussion that has sustained years and years of the X-Men/Brotherhood chasm. It also shouldn’t surprise anyone that the show reached theRead More →

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that” Doctor King said, and though real life surely has many more instances that reinforce this message, “iMprint” does a great job of it, too, as we examine what we are,Read More →

Everyone’s suffering from a guilty conscience in “afterMath,” and with good reason, really, because most of the people suffering from guilty conscience have done some questionable shit in the last few episodes. First, there’s Andy, who seems to be playing whose-turn-is-it-to-have-feelings with Lorna, they can’t both have a conscience orRead More →

New battle lines are being drawn every day on The Gifted, and “outMatched” takes that even further than any other episode has before, as Polaris is back from maternity leave of sorts, and ready to kick ass once again – even if the ass she’s now kicking belongs to peopleRead More →

I don’t usually get DVD’s anymore. Does anyone? The answer to that is probably no. Unless you’re a real big fan of something, you just stream the thing. And even if you’re a big fan, you probable, well …stream the thing. But, with The Gifted DVD in my hands, IRead More →

Whether you’re big on music or not, you probably can’t escape relating some songs to your favorite shows or coming up with a soundtrack for it in your mind. It happens to all of us. You’re listening to the radio after a particularly emotional episode, and a song comes onRead More →