Active Topics | Member List | Search | Help | Register | Login
TV
Byrne Robotics > TV
Topic: Flash S5 Post ReplyPost New Topic
Author
Message
Doug Centers
Byrne Robotics Member
Avatar

Joined: 17 February 2014
Location: United States
Posts: 3323
Posted: 10 October 2018 at 5:00pm | IP Logged | 1 post reply

Yep, I'm still watching.

Positives; Nora- Fresh ,perky, endearing, full of energy. I like her.
                 Flash's new uniform- Finally the Scarlet Speedster wears something scarlet.
                 Caitlin's B story- I am intrigued, I just hope it doesn't drag on, I don't want 5 backstories going on at once.

Negatives- Looks like the ever present melancholy will be affecting at least 2 of the cast.

Too soon yet on "the villain". Still wish they would cut the season in thirds and have different big baddies.
Back to Top profile | search
 
Eric Sofer
Byrne Robotics Member
Avatar

Joined: 31 January 2014
Location: United States
Posts: 2540
Posted: 10 October 2018 at 6:58pm | IP Logged | 2 post reply

Okay, THAT was fun! I really enjoyed that whole episode. If they can skip some of the maudlin and the melancholy ("What? Barry, do you mean that you KNOW when you're gong to disappear and you didn't tell me?" "Well, Iris, it might change again. And I didn't want you to worry?")

LOVED the ring. LOVED the Legion references. LOVED that Dexter Myles will be curating the Flash Museum in the future. I just all around liked this episode, and I hope it will be a good indicator of the season to come!
Back to Top profile | search
 
Doug Centers
Byrne Robotics Member
Avatar

Joined: 17 February 2014
Location: United States
Posts: 3323
Posted: 10 October 2018 at 7:05pm | IP Logged | 3 post reply

Yeah Eric, the ring. THAT was marvelous!!
Back to Top profile | search
 
Greg McPhee
Byrne Robotics Member
Avatar

Joined: 25 August 2004
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 3812
Posted: 11 October 2018 at 1:17am | IP Logged | 4 post reply

I'll give it a look, but I lost a lot of faith in the show after seasons 3 and 4.
Back to Top profile | search
 
David Allen Perrin
Byrne Robotics Member
Avatar

Joined: 15 April 2009
Location: United States
Posts: 2565
Posted: 11 October 2018 at 4:31am | IP Logged | 5 post reply

The new suit does very weird things to Grant Gustinís head.  He looks like the Great Gazoo....but in red.
Back to Top profile | search
 
Dave Kopperman
Byrne Robotics Member
Avatar

Joined: 27 December 2004
Location: United States
Posts: 1670
Posted: 12 October 2018 at 11:12am | IP Logged | 6 post reply

Promising debut.  They just. Have. To. Not.  DRAG OUT. The big bad.

Nora/XS is energetic and cute enough to convince me to give the show another four episodes to see if they can maintain or improve on the premiere.
Back to Top profile | search | www
 
Adam Schulman
Byrne Robotics Member
Avatar

Joined: 22 July 2017
Posts: 781
Posted: 12 October 2018 at 1:42pm | IP Logged | 7 post reply

The new suit is almost perfect but:

A) it shows too much of Gustin's cheeks (on his head, perverts!)

B) still no yellow boots

And David -- look at how Carmine Infantino drew the Flash in the '50s and '60s. Barry had a big freakin' head. 
Back to Top profile | search
 
Michael Roberts
Byrne Robotics Member
Avatar

Joined: 20 April 2004
Location: United States
Posts: 12246
Posted: 17 October 2018 at 1:41am | IP Logged | 8 post reply

So glad they didn't drag out Barry and Nora's secret and had them inform the rest of the team right away. They learned their lesson from both an in-character perspective and from an audience perspective that angsting over a secret for several weeks is a drag.

Still loving XS.

They aren't dragging out the villain. Looking forward to seeing the new Wells.
Back to Top profile | search
 
Sergio Saavedra
Byrne Robotics Member
Avatar

Joined: 13 August 2007
Location: Spain
Posts: 356
Posted: 20 October 2018 at 4:43am | IP Logged | 9 post reply

So far, quite good. I feel they are puting more care into the scripts. The characters' reactions and way of speaking seem a little more realistic. There is a nice balance of humour, action and creepiness. And the actress (sorry, actor) who plays Nora does a very good job IMO.

Edited by Sergio Saavedra on 20 October 2018 at 4:58am
Back to Top profile | search
 

If you wish to post a reply to this topic you must first login
If you are not already registered you must first register

  Post ReplyPost New Topic
Printable version Printable version

Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot create polls in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum

 Active Topics | Member List | Search | Help | Register | Login