Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. “The Writing on the Wall” (2014.11.11) – In Review

‘The Writing on the Wall’ moves Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. into a decidedly darker direction with the tying up of some loose threads – namely Coulson’s incessant carving the strange symbols onto walls motifs – while answering some questions, and hinting at the future. We first get a look at Sebastian (Brian Van Holt), who we saw in a previous teaser, with his obsession over many of the same strange symbols, as he commits cold blooded murder. <continue reading>

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. “A Fractured House” (2014.10.28) – In Review

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. picks up where things left off by answering a lingering question. Talbot has mentioned a senator who wants the rogue agency brought down. In ‘A Fractured House’, we learn who that is: Senator Christian Ward (Tim DeKay), brother of the Hydra traitor Grant Ward (Brett Dalton). <continue reading>

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. “Heavy is the Head” (2014.09.30) – In Review

‘Heavy is the Head,’ the second episode of the second season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., picks up where we last left off; two agents are dead at the hands of the Absorbing Man, and the third, Lance Hunter (Nick Blood, one of the new cast members of the series) wounded and in custody of the army, notably General Talbot (Adrian Pasdar). This gives the audience a chance to get to know more about Hunter in particular, though we also get to know a bit about another new member of the cast as things go along. <continue reading>

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. “Shadows” (2014.09.23) – In Review

The inaugural season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. saw the team of operatives in the Marvel universe at a turning point. Their agency was in tatters after the revelations of the HYDRA infiltration. They were on the run. One of their members was badly injured. Another revealed as a HYDRA mole. And their leader was given the reins of a new, smaller, and more covert S.H.I.E.L.D. agency by his predecessor, Nick Fury. <continue reading>

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. “Yes Men” (2014.03.11) – In Review

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. carries on with its premise of a group of agents tasked with responding to threats in the larger Marvel Universe. With this recent episode, Coulson and his team find themselves dealing with Asgardians, in the form of an antagonist and a guest appearance from the Thor films. In the wake of the events of Thor: The Dark World<continue reading>