Category Archives: Arrow

Arrow: “Disbanded” Season 5 Episode 18 Review

How do you follow up a spectacular episode like “Kapiushon?” In true Arrow form, there were some missed opportunities, but it could have been a lot worse. Part of the problem with “Disbanded” is

Arrow: “Kapiushon” Season 5 Episode 17 Review

Whoa. Did Arrow just have a major comeback? “Kapiushon” was excellent in so many ways, that its small faults can easily be forgiven. It’s only the second truly great episode of the season, after

Arrow: “Checkmate” Season 5 Episode 16 Review

Prometheus has never been enough. Some hooded guy meant to mirror the Green Arrow, who also had the goal of making him atone for his sins, was never going to be able

Arrow: “Fighting Fire With Fire” Season 5 Episode 15 Review

“Fighting Fire With Fire” pulls a fast one on its target audience. Audiences unfamiliar with several of season five’s new characters and their comic book histories would likely just shrug at this

Arrow: “The Sin-Eater” Season 5 Episode 14 Review

Has a more routine episode of Arrow ever been produced? Yes, probably, and I’ve since long forgotten it. Regardless, “The Sin-Eater” was a bore, which came as a surprise considering it focused on the

Arrow: “Spectre of the Gun” Season 5 Episode 13 Review

How many mass shooting have occurred in Star City since Oliver Queen put on the hood and started shooting people with arrows? What makes the one in “Spectre of a Gun” stand

Arrow: “Bratva” Season 5 Episode 12 Review

There’s a lot going on in “Bratva,” some of which doesn’t totally make sense. In a way, this feels more like an episode from season six. In another way, it closes out

Arrow: “Second Chances” Season 5 Episode 11 Review

Laurel’s legacy has had an odd place in Arrow‘s fifth season. First it was written in after the fact that Laurel had asked Oliver to replace her as Black Canary. Then, Evelyn, who

Arrow: “Who Are You?” Season 5 Episode 10 Review

The question on every Arrow fan’s lips since the mid-season finale has been “how could Laurel Lance possibly be back?” The answer is as simple as the one the writers gave to the press

Arrow: “What We Leave Behind” Season 5 Episode 9 Review

As is tradition for Arrow‘s big mid-season finales, “What We Leave Behind” was an episode that directly features the season’s big bad. Prometheus’ role has thus far been relatively quiet compared with previous