Manifest (S01E02) “Reentry”

This review contains some major spoilers for the second episode of Manifest entitled Reentry (as well as some for the premiere). The Mystery Deepens   Manifest doubled down on the mystery Monday night as it showed that is it not afraid to get its hands dirty when it comes to taking out their supporting characters. It seems…

9-1-1 (S01E02) “Let Go”

*contains minor spoilers The opening scene of this episode reminded me of being in line for my first roller-coaster ride. The fear, the anxiety, the absolute terror at hearing those screams, the sweaty palms yet, the total excitement for the adrenaline rush. The feeling of adrenaline is completely and utterly seductive in nature – however,…

Requiem (S01E02) "The Blue Room"

After one of her dreams lead her to a hidden door in the floor, revealing a disturbing room, Matilda (Lydia Wilson) is more determined than ever to uncover the mysteries surrounding the disappearance of Carys. With each probe she is met with resistance. The town and the people in it are not so welcoming, especially…

Rise (S01E02) "Most of All to Dream"

Last night’s episode was solid, but not fantastic. Following on the feels of the uplifting premier I suppose it had a hard target to reach. It felt like it was straining in that direction – magic always just out of reach. It’s hard at times to know what is the story following the true life…

Life Sentence (S01E02) “Re-Inventing The Abbotts”

Stella and Wes, played by Lucy Hale and Elliot Knight, are visited by an INS agent and they have to prove their marriage is real or Wes might be sent back to London.  While studying the questions that may be asked of them they learn new things about each other.  Some of the questions are…

Erased (S01E02) "Episode 2"

There’s not much to say about episode 2 – it follows the plot (faithfully) and mainly sets up the rest of the season by introducing Satoru’s hometown, his friends, and his mission. Altogether, it’s a decent episode that explores some important themes while hinting as to what’s to come. After recovering from the realization that…

The Gifted (S01E02) “rX”

Another week brings another fantastic episode of The Gifted. From unstable powers, to hair dye cleansing showers, there was a little something in it for everyone. We continue to see the struggles that mutants face on a daily basis, as well as how the human characters are adapting to this knowledge. In this instalment of…