Hate Me Now: The Divine Pairing “Cloak & Dagger” Review

Marvel's television run is about as uneven as DC's film attempts of late. While Agents of SHIELD is superb, it doesn't receive the attention it deserves. And its chronological predecessor Agent Carter was canceled after two seasons. Netflix's franchises all suffer from too much of a good thing; while Fox seems to fare better with The Gifted and Legion. Finally … Continue reading Hate Me Now: The Divine Pairing “Cloak & Dagger” Review


This week marks the return of all the shows (ALL OF THE SHOWS *in my Rihanna voice*). 2018 began at a gradual pace of a show here (Star Trek Discovery) and there (This Is Us). But midway through January, new and returning shows are stampeding on my evenings. Let the games begin. Monday - Tomorrow … Continue reading TV BYKE

ELN: ‘Gifted’ – “eXit strategy” sets up war to come

Fox’s The Gifted saw our mutant rebels risk it all for a rescue mission.  Lorna and Reed form an unlikely alliance while Marcos visits someone from his past. The episode opens in a flashback: Marcos, Johnny and others attempt to free prisoners from Sentinel Services. They barely escape, with one mutant – Josh – being … Continue reading ELN: ‘Gifted’ – “eXit strategy” sets up war to come

ELN: ‘The Gifted’ mirrors honest look of prejudice in “eXodus”

Monday night's The Gifted explored character development in its third episode, "eXodus." The Struckers are served a hard lesson on prejudice as a new relationship forcibly blossoms. After nearly escaping Sentinel Services (SS), Marcos looks to expedite his plan to rescue Lorna. He aims to infiltrate the prison with the help of Blink. But given her … Continue reading ELN: ‘The Gifted’ mirrors honest look of prejudice in “eXodus”

ELA: ‘Supergirl’ returns & ‘The Gifted’ steadily improves

Monday evening my full TV schedule aired as The CW’s Supergirl began its third season. We also were delivered the second entry in Fox’s solid The Gifted. Both comic series - one from DC, the other Marvel. Season three of CW’s only heroine series finds Kara hating her human alter ego. Still hurt from Mon-El … Continue reading ELA: ‘Supergirl’ returns & ‘The Gifted’ steadily improves

N.O.T.: Entertainment Last Night

Here at LorinHates "Entertainment Last Night" is my daily roundup of television. Instead of trying to piece together separate reviews for each show, I'll summarize highs and lows of each evening.  Sunday saw the premiere of Fox's supernatural comedy Ghosted, HBO's fourth entry of The Deuce and ABC's Kyra Sedgwick-led Ten Days in the Valley. Unfortunately I'm an episdoe behind on The Deuce so that … Continue reading N.O.T.: Entertainment Last Night