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The Flash Season 1 Episode 23 Review: Fast Enough

Most of the time I follow her "Danielle Panabaker"

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Once Upon a Time Season 4 Report Card: Grade It!

Best Episode: - Finale episodes esp 2nd part. And enjoyed Poor Unfortunate Souls Worst episode - Dont know, i know i was bored watching Enter the dragon i think Best Villain: Cruella! and Rumple is still the villain! Most Disappointing Recurring Character: Belle. Or shall i say Will. Most Disappointing New Character: Will Scarlett. Most Shocking Twist: Emma becomes dark one. Worst Twist: Marian is Zelena Best New Trend: Snowing - bad decision, understood why they did and they maintained their way to becoming good ppl and heroes Best Kiss: Hook and Emma's first date kiss or the Dont you know Emma ... Its You moment kiss. Best Advice: Anything that Hook says to Emma in supporting her... i say the horizon scene, guiding her towards forgiving her parents. Hopes for Once Upon a Time Season 5: I agree more Hook and Emma, and seeing as Emma is the dark one. This is going to be painful for them esp Hook. To lose the woman he loves in darkness and that too becoming the dark one, i hope he leads this mission on finding Emma and getting rid of this darkness.
Snowing also taking charge with saving Emma. And more family bonding esp Snow and Emma...
Henry also included.

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Once Upon a Time Season 4 Report Card: Grade It!

Best Episode: I agree with you. Episode 4.23 by far. But I liked the double-hour episode 4.09 too because having more time made them focus more on the character than only the plot again.
Worst Episode: Can’t decide between 4.02 and 4.04. The flashbacks dragged on too much in both and although I love David and think he needs more flashbacks this wasn’t the most interesting for him.
Best Villain: Agree with you again. Definitely Cruella. She was fantastic and I will miss her.
Most Disappointing Recurring Character: Belle is technically a main character, isn’t she? Although you can’t tell by her screentime for sure. I find the writing for her disappointing too, but I will go with Hook because him standing around in group scenes and playing the love interest is sucking up much more screentime then necessary for these two simple roles he plays and if they would be willing to spend some of that time on more useful things maybe other characters would get a chance to prove what they add to the show again.
Most Disappointing New Character: Agreed again. Will. Such a disappointment.
Most Shocking Twist: Zelena’s pregnancy. Shocking not in the good way.
Worst Twist: Agreed again. Same as above, Zelena soap opera drama.
Best New Trend: Snow and Charming as flawed characters who are allowed to make actual, serious mistakes, but own up to them. Makes them a lot more human and interesting to me.
Best Kiss: I’m with you on that. Regina/Robin in the midseason finale although I liked their kisses in the double-hour episode too.
Best Advice: Not really advice, but Henry realizing no one should have as much power as previous authors had was great
Things we want to see in Once Upon a Time Season 5:
- More Belle, and with a quality screentime
- More Robin Hood, both on his own and with Regina
- More Snow and Emma and Snow and Regina scenes again, both are missed
- If Rumple gets another chance at turning his life around, I’d like to see him really work for it this time
- More of Henry, the finale showed what potential he has if they give him an actual story Overall Grade: B-/C+ (really didn't like the Frozen half, but the second was better)

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@ Kaye

I am sorry but Hook is more then just someone standing around. He is there as a supporter to Emma. And has a rich backstory. Its like saying Charming is standing around near Snow all the time. NO! These men are supporters whilst other things are going on.

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@ Fredd

That comparison makes no sense. Even if we leave the FTL flashbacks aside, Charming is currently one of Storybrooke's two sheriffs, he's got friends as well as enemies and uneasy alliances in town that have nothing to do with him being married to Snow, he has a large extended family he's regularly interacting with. Hook's purpose on the show in present day can be summed up in one word: Emma. What would he add to the show if we took that away? Who would honestly miss him other than Emma if he left? The Charmings and Henry mostly seem to tolerate him for Emma's sake, Regina can't even be bothered with him, Rumple is pretty open about his hostile feelings and I can't think of someone other than Smee who'd count as his friend. You know, a real friend. Someone he could interact with more than once a season. Hook is a glorified love interest and as such he's no different than at least 3 other characters on the show, but they have to fight for every little crumb of screentime. Divide the screentime more evenly between them and it could add to the overall quality of the show quite a bit.

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@ Kaye

I disagree, Hook is very interesting and is more than decoration or love interest. YEAH HOOK!

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@ Kaye

Realistically who would miss him would be the fans. I agree he needs a story rather than now just Emma's love interest. I really enjoyed his,character in season 3 and I have enjoyed some sweet moments between the two this season. What I find most boring is the constant angst and challenge and now it is just one more hurdle. In justness another article about another show where fans have been waiting for a long time for something and they are bored with waiting- that is where I am at with CS- they can be challenged in saving what or whomever. I'm tired of Hook constantly telling Emma how,he feels. Yes Emma finally said InLove Youmand then sacrifices herself to the darkness. I hope next season we do see more of Hook and the Charmings and Regina etc fighting t get Emma back and we see more of Hook as a strong character.

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When do we get to see the trailer for Season 2? Is that just me or is everyone thinking that? Kickass episode....

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@ Pratik Bothra

Now the time has come. Watch This. DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. The Flash & Arrow and other hero villain combination. http://goo.gl/inFlwZ http://alldaynewsfeed.com/wp-c...

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American Crime Season 1 Episode 11 Review: Forgiveness

I had same experience as many who have posted. Watching it last night (On DVR, finally), I thought the ending was so bleak, so sad. Then this morning, playing it back in my head, there were glimmers of hope. Alonzo and Tony and their daughter will pull through and be a stronger family. Carter's sister and Aubrey's mother could have started screaming at each other -- given where both had been coming from -- but they embraced, tentatively at first, and then sobbed in each other's arms. Shared grief united them in a way that didn't happen when they were enemies. Hector - -I think your comment that he got a "happy ending" is so superficial -- he got a start at maybe making some sort of a life but he has miles to go, never finished high school and now is thinking about promotions. Whether he makes it straight is very much in doubt, but at least there's a glimmer of hope there, too. And Barb's fall catalyzes her son and daughter-in-law to go to her, and so they will start, somehow, to slowly rebuild. Carter and Aubrey -- come on folks, star crossed lovers, each one not knowing something about the other one -- so Romeo and Juliet, with the same sad, but somehow to be expected end. They lived in and on dreams that could not be sustained. Had Aubrey not killed herself, the whole thing would have rung false. And Russ' unraveling also to be expected -- his grip on reality was fragile from Day One, he was fatally flawed. I'm surprised I haven't seen one critic pick up all of the Shakespeare motifs throughout -- Othello and race conflict, the doomed lovers of R and J, Russ as a deteriorating Hamlet, or MacBeth. At the end of it, we see both the horrible impact of crime -- but the crime wasn't random, it was inevitable given the drug culture and gang cultures that exist -- and then we see that there is some hope to come out of it all, some understanding, some people changing, some surviving. Life goes on, and that's certainly a message we can all be inspired by.

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Majority of the cases were interesting; the writers killed it! Absolutely loved Mr Scratch and The Forever People. Mr Scratch creeped me out so much, and that little twist/Hotch hallucination/dream was just downright awful. However, would've loved to see how Hotch recovered after being drugged by the UnSub..i mean he looked pretty shaken at the end of that episode. As for The Forever People, it's always great to see some JJ storylines.

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The finale made absolutely no sense - everyone was out of character to get the ~plot twists~ they wanted and 2B as a whole was a mess so I failed the whole season. Don't even get me started on the way this show's abysmal treatment of abuse victims (Kara and Ward) and how they had the chance to do it right but screwed up so badly I'm still angry a week later. Why exactly would Ward want to lead the organization (that he said multiple times that he was never loyal to - only loyal to Garrett, his kidnapper and abuser) that tortured and abused Kara in the first place? What.

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@ klutzy_girl

Ah yes, he loved her so much he was back in love with Skye in 2.17 and 2.18. Plus, we figured out that 2B's timeline was a month and a half at most and most of their relationship happened off-screen. I'm not buying what they were trying to sell me. And if you're talking about his childhood, the memory of his abuse was brought up by Asgardian magic in season one. Plus, we saw it happen on screen that Garrett kidnapped a teenage Grant Ward and then emotionally and physically abused him.

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@ klutzy_girl

First, you do know that anything Ward said can be considered a lie right?
Secondly he loved Kara and is willing to do anything to avenge her

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@ Paul Derheim

Where do you get Asgarfian Magic?

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@ Paul Derheim

From the Berserker staff.

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@ Paul Derheim

From episode 1.08, The Well.

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@ klutzy_girl

Where is the magic though?

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@ Paul Derheim

Ah OK. You know for someone that doesn't seem to like the show you know your stuff

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@ Paul Derheim

I love (still) the show despite some recent screw-ups and I'm hoping they can fix these issues.

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Grey's Anatomy Round Table: Has Meredith Changed?

Best scene was Alex and Jo moving on and out of that house. I think that it is the best thing for both Alex and Jo as couple and as individuals. So Alex selling Meredith back the house is a good thing, and it was pretty obvious that Meredith has never really wanted to leave her house. So having her and the kids and Amelia live in that house is going to be great going into next season.

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Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd: A Handsome Tribute

Shane never had to pay for sending Heather to her death!!

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Finding Carter Season 2 Episode 8 Review: Riptide

Thanks for a really insightful review Carissa. I also am a little older than the target audience, but have continued to watch because I found the initial story line intriguing.
Your right about Carter really starting to show some maturity and self awareness. Just as long as Crash is not around.
Taylor and Carter's scenes last night were great. Truly saw sister bonding.
Unless I missed something, there it no romance between David and the TA. He broke it off after their first kiss. Think it's more of a school girl crush on her part.

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@ reality addict

Thanks for the comments! I've actually taken over for Carissaon Finding Carter, since she's so in demand around here.
The David/Hillary romance hasn't been as overt as Elizabeth/Kyle, but even with David and Elizabeth getting back into a groove, it seems to still be on. Hillary explained that her attraction to him was in large part because of his commitment to his family, to which he responded that he needed to "Take things slowly". They're definitely not as involved as Kyle and Elizabeth (which btw, how did Gabe not fill his friends in on their mom's sleepovers?), but they have acknowledged their attraction to one another. Hopefully the TA will disappear soon along with Kyle, but they at least served a purpose last night.