Supergirl’s third season finale cuts its losses and looks to the future

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To cap off a season that has grown increasingly rocky along the way, Supergirl’s third season finale mostly decides to look towards the future instead of worrying about the past. Only about a third of “Battles Lost And Won” is dedicated to wrapping up the arcs the show has built this season. The other two-thirds are…

Batwoman to make her live-action debut in The CW's next superhero crossover

At a recent convention in Nashville, Arrow star Stephen Amell teased that he’d be making a “really fun announcement” at The CW’s upfront presentation today, and now we know what that announcement is: Batwoman is coming to the next Arrow, Flash, Supergirl, and Legends Of Tomorrow crossover event, and the heroes will be…

Supergirl unleashes an unholy trinity

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“We’re in the endgame now.” That’s a line that’s knowingly delivered in the latter half of the superhero extravaganza Avengers: Infinity War and one that could apply to tonight’s similarly overstuffed episode of Supergirl too. For much of its runtime, “Trinity” almost feels like a season finale. The episode brings…

Supergirl stretches for time with cape tricks and mind tricks

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Denial: It’s not just a river in Egypt, it’s also a plot device that allows Supergirl to stretch 10 minutes of story into an entire 45-minute episode. Sam’s in denial about the fact that she’s Reign. Kara’s in denial about how much anger she feels towards Mon-El. M’yrnn and J’onn are in denial about how quickly his…

Supergirl returns from hiatus to give us Laurie Metcalf yelling at a flying monkey

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Between the big Arrowverse crossover episode, its normal winter hiatus, and its more abnormal late winter hiatus, Supergirl has had a bit of a wonky third season. To its credit, the show has maintained a palpable sense of forward momentum and a pretty solid season-long arc—perhaps its most solid one yet, in fact.…