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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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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, […]

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BOOM! Exercises Agents of SHIELD’s Best Qualities

by Laura Cerroneon February 8, 2017
Episode 13 – BOOM! BOOM! Was a perfect amalgamation of what Agents of SHIELD does best, combine adjacent MCU storytelling, with its own original characters, with lots of heart and action. While the episode didn’t boast the biggest plot developments, it surely expounded on the tenets of good television. It offered so many levels to […]
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Pass the Hot Potato Soup to Us – Agents of SHIELD

by Laura Cerroneon February 1, 2017
Episode 12 – Hot Potato Soup Avenger references, meta call-outs and emotional pinpricks were at the center of Agents of SHIELD’s Hot Potato Soup. With the return (and introduction) of the Koenigs (Sam, Billy, Thurston, LT… RIP Eric), we were promised an episode with a touch of light-heartedness. We love the Koenig’s nerdiness, and Patton […]

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Wake Up Serves Emotions for Agents of SHIELD

by Laura Cerroneon January 25, 2017
Episode 11 – Wake Up Wake Up got two things very right, character interaction and the acting. Solid on both fronts, it does mask some of the glaring plot holes that addled the episode. Agents of SHIELD continues its foray into the messy world of LMDs. Despite the questionable gaps in plot, the episode was […]
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Agents of SHIELD Segues With The Patriot

by Laura Cerroneon January 18, 2017
Episode 10 – The Patriot   As Agents of SHIELD nears the halfway point of its fourth season, they seemed to finally have grasped the art of the filler episode. While The Patriot was not without fault or plot hole, it managed to bridge the murky territory between one big plot point to the next. […]