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Mark Hamill Is Impressive In 'The Flash'

April 1st, 2015 9:29am EDT
'The Flash' Recap: Mark Hamill Is Absolutely Terrifying
"There's a twist with Harrison Wells and the Reverse-Flash storyline that no journalist has guessed -- I've never seen it online. It's going to I think really surprise everyone. And it's an original twist to the character that doesn't mess up the mythology."

That's what Grant Gustin teased earlier this month (to ComicBook.com), adding that the twist in question had also never been done in the comics.

Pretty sure we just saw what Gustin was talking about. And it is a gigantic game-changer for "The Flash."

We might not have been the hugest fans of Harrison Wells/Eobard Thawne/The Reverse-F...
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'Arrow' Recap: 'Suicidal Tendencies' Ends In A Cliffhanger

March 26th, 2015 9:22am EDT
'Arrow' Recap: 10 Wedding-Worthy Moments From 'Suicidal Tendenci
You know, for an episode about Diggle ("Suicidal Tendencies" was about Diggle, wasn't it?), there wasn't too much Diggle in last night's episode of "Arrow."

Sure, "Suicidal Tendencies" was loaded down with the coolness -- the Arrow fought the Atom, people died, and Olicity was destroyed forever... or at least for at least a few episodes, anyway.

But Diggle and Lyla's honeymoon in war-torn Kasnia was the weakest chunk of the episode by far (oooh, that senator guy was really evil. Greeat) while the sidestories got all the coolest bits.

At least the cool bits were as awesome as they were la...
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'The Flash' Recap: 'Rogue Time'

March 25th, 2015 9:44am EDT
'The Flash' Recap: 'Rogue Time' Plays It Too Safe With Time Trav
Coming off of last week's "Out of Time," there was no way this week's "Rogue Time" could compare. Sorry, "Rogue Time." Last week's hour was about smashing "The Flash's" established rules to tiny little fragments. This week's hour is about retconning them all back into place. It was a losing battle from the start.

Also, it doesn't help that all the retcons seemed so... easy.

Example: Dr. Wells advises Barry not to fiddle with time travel and to play out his day exactly as he did before. Barry takes that advice into consideration, then starts screwing with the time stream like a minute lat...
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10 Badass Moments From Last Nights 'Arrow'

March 19th, 2015 9:00am EDT
'Arrow' Recap: 10 Badass Moments From 'The Offer'
"Arrow's" back from hiatus! And while "The Offer" may not have blazed in with the same DEAR GOD factor as "The Flash's" "Out of Time" last night, that's not to say "The Offer" was a weak outing. Just not one that includes 800 plot twists.

Team Arrow tensions rise, Ra's al Ghul's endgame creeps closer, and Merlyn just kinda dozed on the couch the whole time. Shall we count 'em down?

10. Ra's al Ghul's Sales Pitch!

Oliver Queen becoming the next Ra's al Ghul sounds... well, a little ridiculous. But we've gotta say, Ra's makes a pretty convincing argument.

As Ra's al Ghul 2.0, Oliver could...
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'The Flash' Has An Epic And Amazing Spin On Time Travel

March 18th, 2015 9:03am EDT
'The Flash' Recap: 'The Flash' Just Became King Of Superhero TV
Take a breath, everyone. "Out of Time" was so amazing. It's gonna be tough getting through this recap without devolving into fan-crazed babbling, but we'll do our best. "Out of Time" was that good.

A heavy sense of foreboding hangs over most of "Out of Time." Maybe it's the show putting a lot of attention into its biggest story threads- Wells's identity as the Reverse Flash or the will they, won't they between Barry and Iris.

Or maybe it's because the previews for this week showed Cisco confronting a super-sped-up Wells, so you knew something was about to go down.

Either way, that sense...
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'Arrow' Recap: 10 Killer Moments From 'Nanda Parbat'

February 26th, 2015 9:11am EST
'Arrow' Recap: 10 Killer Moments From 'Nanda Parbat'
"Nanda Parbat" is the last "Arrow" we're getting for about a month. Naturally, that means cliffhangers, and the last ten minutes (ish) of "Nanda Parbat" were crammed full of 'em.

Naturally, this episode's left us with a lot of questions to linger over in the next month.

Will Oliver really be the next Ra's al Ghul? Will Nyssa side with good or evil after learning the truth about Sara's death? Will the Atom resemble the actual, comic-book Atom in any way, or just be Ray Palmer in an Iron Man suit?

For the record, we're going with: no, yes, no. Now let's count down the best moments from "Na...
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'The Vampire Diaries' Recap: 'Let Her Go,' Bamon Reunion

February 20th, 2015 10:20am EST
'The Vampire Diaries' Recap: Season 6 Episode 15, 'Let Her Go,'
The Vampire Diaries decided to kill Liz Forbes. A fate that brought many fans of The Vampire Diaries season 6 to tears. The smoke has cleared but the mourning continues. Last night's episode gave the gang a way to say goodbye to the beloved sheriff.

The emotions of losing her mother proved to be too much for Caroline. She made a drastic decision that might cost her everything. Elsewhere in Mystic Falls, other characters took on their own life altering choices. "Let Her Go" brought some major game changing moments for the Vampire Diaries characters.

Caroline Says Goodbye to Humanity

Dam...
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'Arrow' Recap: 10 Bromantic Moments From 'The Return'

February 19th, 2015 9:36am EST
'Arrow' Recap: 10 Bromantic Moments From 'The Return'
Compared to this week's episode of "The Flash" (which brought out every single major storyline the show's been working towards, then exploded them with a psychic gorilla), our corresponding "Arrow" episode comes off a little subdued.

That's not entirely fair, because "The Return" is nowhere near subdued.

The action was top-notch, and there was plenty of it. Other than a few moments with Laurel, everything was either Oliver kickin' butt with Maseo in the past, or kickin' butt with Thea in the present.

In both cases, Oliver got to strengthen his emotional bonds. He and Thea definitely seem...
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'Supernatural' Review: The Hollwest Victory

February 18th, 2015 12:30pm EST
Supernatural - The Executioner's Song
Once upon a time, the three heroes of “Supernatural,” facing the bleakest of circumstances, sarcastically declared themselves “Team Free Will" and vowed to save the world. Many episodes later and one thwarted apocalypse later, Dean Winchester steps into a barn to wage war against Cain, the Father of Murder, and there is no such evidence of that pledge.

“The Executioner’s Song” is a slickly directed episode that showcases most of “Supernatural’s” extraordinary strong points: stellar acting, gut-wrenching surprises and the brothers' ever-strengthening bond. It also highlights the weakness...
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'The Flash' Recap: 'Fallout' Is Everything A 'Flash' Fan Could Ever Want

February 18th, 2015 9:53am EST
'The Flash' Recap: 'Fallout' Is Everything A 'Flash' Fan Could E
All season long, "The Flash" has had a pretty severe case of I want this thing, give it to me NOW fever.

Like, we know who Firestorm is. If you've ever read a comic with Firestorm or you Googled the name once, you've got the gist- two guys, one body, atomic fire powers.

The second "The Flash" introduced Firestorm's two halves, we knew this was coming. And yet the show's waited more than half a season to actually give us the Firestorm we know.

At some point, it just becomes frustrating. If we know the ending already, drawing out that endpoint just makes it seem like "The Flash" is draggin...
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