Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: “Nothing Personal”

The show’s villains: Ward and Deathlok. Nothing Personal should be the episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in which the pace and tension is fired up; preparing the audience and the characters for the season finale. After several strong, suspense-filled episodes, Nothing Personal should be the episode in which everything is … Continue reading

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.:- “The Only Light in the Darkness”

Amy Acker’s Audrey: a strong performance in an otherwise empty episode. Procedural genre television shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. typically follow conventions established by the trailblazers of the genre (such as The X-Files and Buffy the Vampire Slayer). Supernatural/science fiction TV shows utilise many character archetypes, motifs and themes again … Continue reading

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.:- “Providence”

This beautiful poster was created to promote the episode. A bizarre amount of effort for such a trivial instalment. After the fairly impressive episode Turn, Turn, Turn, Providence, the most recent episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., feels somewhat empty. So many Earth-shaking revelations, intriguing plot-twists and complex character developments were … Continue reading

TV: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.:- “End of the Beginning”

J. August Richards as the tragic villain, Deathlok. After a long and mostly disappointing season, The End of the Beginning is the first episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. that sets the stage for the finale. With only a few episodes remaining after this, the stakes are being raised significantly- as … Continue reading

TV Review: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – “T.A.H.I.T.I”

T.A.H.I.T.I. is the first episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to follow on directly from the last, becoming something akin to the second episode of a “two-parter”. At the end of the previous episode, Skye (Chloe Bennet) was left mortally injured by the villainous Ian Quinn (David Conrad). As a result, … Continue reading

TV Review: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – T.R.A.C.K.S.

Stan Lee, creator of the S.H.I.E.L.D. comic books that inspired the TV show, cameos in this episode. The idea behind T.R.A.C.K.S., the most recent episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. certainly has potential for interesting television. After an initial chaotic event separates the main characters, the episode follows each of them … Continue reading

TV Review: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – “Seeds”

The good part of the episode: the Mexico City chase scene. The most recent episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Seeds, is a mixed affair. The episode is divided into two subplots; one of which is fairly interesting and well-written. The second subplot is indicative of everything that is wrong with … Continue reading

TV Review: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – “The Magical Place”

Skye (Chloe Bennet) dresses as May (Ming-Na Wen) in this confused and meandering episode. The episode The Magical Place marks the return to TV for the troubled Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. Since the show’s pilot episode, it has struggled to connect with audiences (as evidenced by its lower-than-expected ratings in the … Continue reading