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Arrow: Season 4, Episode 12 - "Unchained"

In a jam-packed episode, the most startling development is Oliver learning to let those closest to him make their own decisions.

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Arrow: Season 4, Episode 11 - "A.W.O.L."

Arrow takes a breather from the fight against H.I.V.E., and instead turns the focus to Felicity and Diggle.

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Legends of Tomorrow: Season 1, Episode 1 - "Pilot, Part 1"

It's not perfect by any stretch, but the first episode of Legends of Tomorrow lays the groundwork for what should be an incredibly fun season of time-traveling superhero hijinks.

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Arrow: Season 4, Episode 10 - "Blood Debts"

Following the events of the mid-season finale, a rage-filled Oliver makes one of his worst decisions ever.

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Arrow: Season 4, Episode 9 - "Dark Waters"

Damien Darhk reasserts himself as the big bad in Arrow's riveting mid-season finale.

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Arrow: Season 4, Episode 7 - "Brotherhood"

John Diggle discovers his brother's secret past in season four's most complete episode yet.

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Arrow: Season 4, Episode 6 - "Lost Souls"

Ray Palmer is alive and in trouble, but does Oliver even care?

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Arrow: Season 4, Episode 5 - "Haunted"

"Haunted" is Arrow at its most fun thanks to a delightful appearance from John Constantine.

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Arrow: Season 4, Episode 4 - "Beyond Redemption"

Sara's resurrection, Oliver's mayoral run, and a sleek new Arrow cave make "Beyond Redemption" as action-packed as it is emotionally charged.

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Arrow: Season 4, Episode 3 - "Restoration"

In the action-packed "Restoration", Oliver and Diggle hug it out, Felicity takes aim, and Laurel and Thea's excursion to Nanda Parbat takes a dangerous turn.

Richard Giraldi
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Arrow: Season 4, Episode 2 - "The Candidate"

Great action, but peculiar character development make for an uneven second episode.

Television

Arrow: Season 4, Episode 1 - "Green Arrow"

Arrow slowly but surely embraces its comic book roots, which results in an exciting season four premiere.

Music

Ratatat: Magnifique

Five years after Ratatat's bloated experimental effort LP4, the Brooklyn duo have are back with the more focused and accessible Magnifique, which finds them returning to a guitar-centric approach.

Comics

Heavy Metal or Why the All-New Batman Totally Rocks

Bruce Wayne who? The most entertaining Batman story in sometime finds Commissioner Gordon donning the cowl.

Music

High on Fire: Luminiferous

Thunderous riffs and relentless rhythms aside, Luminiferous is truly shaped by the vastly improved vocal melodies.

Comics

'Green Arrow #41' Is Just, Plain, Good Storytelling

A grittier, more grounded Green Arrow is nothing new, especially for fans of CW's Arrow, but Benjamin Percy and Patrick Zircher take that concept to a new level of dark in Green Arrow #41.

Comics

A Return to Innocence in 'Convergence - Shazam! #1'

The stakes are purposefully kept low in Convergence: Shazam! #1, which works as a highly entertaining reintroduction to Golden Age Captain Marvel.

Comics

Why They Fight: A Brief History of Batman Battling Superman

Over the course of any relationship, especially ones that last three quarters of a century, there's bound to be some friction, some tension and some overall sour times.

Comics

'Ninjak #1' is Too Fresh to Fade

Valiant's new Ninjak reboot is remarkably fresh and a lot of fun.

Television

Binging on 'Daredevil': Marvel's Netflix Series Is As Brutal As It Is Compelling

It's hard to imagine that Daredevil exists in the same universe as the Avengers, but the series successfully delves into street-level violence not yet explored in Marvel's big screen efforts.

Comics

'New Suicide Squad #8' Raises More Questions Than Answers

A heated confrontation between Black Manta and Amanda Waller is the highlight of New Suicide Squad #8.

Music

The Sonics: This Is the Sonics

The first new studio album since 1967 from these garage rock legends has its faults, but it's an overall solid addition to their already classic discography.

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'Arkham Manor #5' Becomes the New Series' Penultimate Issue

Arkham Manor #5 brings the series to its Batman-heavy, ass-kicking climax.

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