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Emotions, Not Plot, Rescues Agents of SHIELD’s Season 4 Finale

by Laura Cerroneon May 17, 2017
Episode 22 – World’s End If Agents of SHIELD ended during the season finale, it would have been a confusing and difficult place to leave the series. However, that’s not the case for World’s End. The season concluded with more questions than answers, and was propelled by its emotional elements rather than the action.   […]
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Agents of SHIELD Returns to the Real World

by Laura Cerroneon May 10, 2017
Episode 21 – The Return Guess who’s back? Back again. Ghost Rider’s back, tell a friend! Kudos to Eminem for helping us usher in this review of the penultimate episode, The Return. Of course, we knew as early as last week Robbie Reyes was returning to the show, but it was great to see him […]

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Emotions Run High in Agents of SHIELD’s Farewell, Cruel World

by Laura Cerroneon May 3, 2017
Episode 20 – Farewell, Cruel World! In Farewell, Cruel World, the Agents of SHIELD make a play for the backdoor out of the Framework, and while it ends up mostly successful, it yields also moments of hardship, difficulty and loss. Time is running out for both the agents stuck in the Framework and Yo-Yo and […]
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Madame Hydra Takes a Fall in Agents of SHIELD

by Laura Cerroneon April 26, 2017
Episode 19 – All the Madame’s Men With three more episodes left in what has otherwise been a stellar season, All the Madame’s Men fell into Agents of SHIELDs filler trap. While the pawns moved on the board, the running climax diminished at the moment. While action is certainly what kicked off the episode, with […]

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Agents of SHIELD Entertains with No Regrets

by Laura Cerroneon April 19, 2017
Episode 18 – No Regrets Jemma’s old Hydra lab partner doles out Cal’s serum Hyde serum to May to take down Mace. The Framework claimed its second victim, befitting Mace, The Patriot, with a heroic ending. In the same act, his decision also helped May realize that Hydra is indeed bad and help out Daisy, […]

Finding Identities Changed in Agents of SHIELD’s Framework

by Laura Cerroneon April 12, 2017
Things continued to spiral in all different directions in this second installment of the Agents of Hydra/Framework arc. Identity and Change offered up a lot, and a lot of it was heavy, especially on the emotional side.   In the Framework, Aida, or Madame Hydra as she deems herself, discusses with Fitz Project Looking Glass. […]

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‘What If’ Unleashes Boundless Storytelling in Agents of SHIELD

by Laura Cerroneon April 5, 2017
Episode 16 – What If   Agents of SHIELD understands how to flip the script and reinvent the game. After their shaky footholds in season one, they pulled themselves up by sticking to serialization and paying off. They would continue to build this momentum and run with it for their season four closing arc, inside […]
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Bill Paxton Passes Away at 61

by Laura Cerroneon February 26, 2017
Bill Paxton passed away this morning due to complications from surgery. The veteran actor was 61. A statement from his family reads: “A loving husband and father, Bill began his career in Hollywood working on films in the art department and went on to have an illustrious career spanning four decades as a beloved and […]

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Agents of SHIELD Becomes Its Best Self

by Laura Cerroneon February 22, 2017
Leave it to a Whedon to deliver one of the most heartstopping moments in Agents of SHIELD history. That is, Jed Whedon, who penned and directed the second winter finale episode ‘Self Control.’   It was a wild ride from the very beginning to end, and the show really made use of their 10 p.m. […]
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Agents of SHIELD Loses Steam in The Man Behind the Shield

by Laura Cerroneon February 15, 2017
Episode 14 – The Man Behind the Shield While components to Agents of SHIELD’s 14th episode were good (Philinda backstory, and the crazy twist at the end), as a whole the overacrhing plot ended up being a letdown. Lots of things worked well for the episode, the dialogue, the visual effects and the stunt choreography, […]