Tag: Candice Patton

The Flash Will End its CW Run Next Year

Barry Allen can finally stop running. The CW has announced that next year’s ninth season of The Flash will be its last. The series has been one of the CW’s highest-rated since it began and was one of the few to survive the network’s recent purge. Earlier this year, star Grant Gustin signed on ...

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REVIEW: The Flash – Season 8, Episode 20 “Negative, Part 2”

“Negative, Part 2” brings another season of The Flash to a close, and the good news is that it’s much better than “Negative, Part 1,” last week’s set-up first half. It explains some of the seemingly nonsensical plot points in that episode, although a couple of them still don’t quite ho...

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REVIEW: The Flash – Season 8, Episode 19 “Negative, Part 1”

With only two episodes to go – or one two-part episode, depending on how you view these things – The Flash finally kicks the season’s main story back into gear with “Negative, Part 1.” Revelations and shocking moments abound, but it’s also a narrative mess, spewing exposition so rapidly ...

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REVIEW: The Flash – Season 8, Episode 14 “Funeral for a Friend”

“Funeral for a Friend,” a reference to the comic book story that chronicled the aftermath of “The Death of Superman” (as opposed to the Elton John song), is the inevitable follow-up to Frost’s death in “Death Falls.” It’s a quiet episode with very little superhero action, focusing on...

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REVIEW: The Flash – Season 8, Episode 13 “Death Falls”

There’d been whispers that “Death Falls” would feature a big event, specifically a death. My mind went to several bad places, wondering if The Flash would lose another instrumental character, someone we’d grown to love over the years. What happens is big, sad, and impactful in ways both pers...

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REVIEW: The Flash – Season 8, Episode 12 “Death Rises”

“Death Rises” is what I call a connective tissue episode, made necessary by 20-plus-episode seasons (see also: the filler episode and the bottle episode) and existing mostly to move the plot along between high points. These are never anyone’s favorite episodes, and “Death Rises” doesn’t ...

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