Review: “The End of the Beginning”

(Some Captain America: The Winter Soldier spoilers ahead) This week, on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Agents Garrett (Bill Paxton) and Triplett are back to help Coulson’s team track down S.H.I.E.L.D.’S nefarious enemy – the Clairvoyant. But will Deathlok destroy them all to protect his master’s identity? General Thoughts Diego: Probably the most solid episode so far. It…

Review: “Yes Men”

This week, on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: When Coulson and his team are attacked by Lorelei—a deadly seductress who escaped from Asgard—Thor’s Lady Sif, her longtime nemesis, steps in to try to save them. General Thoughts Diego: Now this is something else. Finally some narrative momentum, some nice character moments, and great action. Stupidity aside (sending men…

Review: “T.A.H.I.T.I.”

This week, on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Coulson goes on the attack to save Skye—enlisting the aid of Ward’s former S.O. John Garrett —and uncovers shocking truths about his own life and S.H.I.E.L.D. General Thoughts Diego: Well, this was harmless, wasn’t it? It didn’t quite achieve the high T.R.A.C.K.S. did, but it was serviceable. Okay action (even…

Review: “T.R.A.C.K.S.”

This week, on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.:  Hot on the trail of the Clairvoyant, Coulson and his team board a mystery train that seems to be headed for certain death. General Thoughts Diego: Guys, am I going crazy or was this actually an acceptable episode of television? It used a different structure that served to build suspense.…

Review: “Seeds”

This week, on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: While investigating a problem at S.H.I.E.L.D. Academy, Coulson and Melinda turn up unexpected information about Skye’s parents. General Thoughts Diego: This wasn’t that bad! Though I’m more forgiving when watching live. And now, living in the US means I watch it without subtitles. Which means I miss dialogue, so maybe…

Review: “The Magical Place”

This week, on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Coulson uncovers vital information about the mystery of his death, but, with Centipede out for blood, this knowledge may come at the cost of one of the team. General Thoughts Diego: Hum. It’s a weird episode to tackle. I found the action serviceable, and the plot okay. The team finally…

Review: “The Bridge”

This week, on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: In a shocking cliffhanger episode, Coulson takes the war back to Centipede, and this time he brings in Mike Peterson for some super-soldier support. As they get closer to the truth, startling secrets are revealed and an unexpected twist threatens the team General Thoughts Diego: So close… I enjoyed a…