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Esther Inglis-Arkell

Esther Inglis-Arkell
Esther Inglis-Arkell's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): io9.com

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
88% Arrow: Season 4 - Restoration (TV Episode) After the turbulence of last season, the show irons out its rough edges and sets the stage for the next big thing. While positioning several more potential "big things" for us to anticipate.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
89% Arrow: Season 4 - The Candidate (TV Episode) "The Candidate" has some standout action scenes - though when it comes to this season's narrative, the show is still finding its feet.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
88% Arrow: Season 3 - Ah Sah-Him (TV Episode) In this episode of Arrow, so many things suddenly became clear. ‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 3 - This Is Your Sword (TV Episode) I laughed so hard I think a part of me died. I'll have to carry that dead weight around with me for the rest of my life and it's worth it.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
94% Arrow: Season 3 - Broken Arrow (TV Episode) What follows is a tea-party-on-the-ceiling of an episode, with Ray as a little ball of sunshine and Ollie as a little black rain cloud and Felicity as the woman who can't decide which type of weather she prefers. (Psst. Felicity. It's rain.)‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 3 - The Fallen (TV Episode) The A-plot gives us something we've been waiting for. Hell, we've been dying for it. But never in a million years did we think it would happen like this.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
86% Arrow: Season 3 - Suicidal Tendencies (TV Episode) Ever been a guest at a wedding and thought, "Oh, I wish this would last forever!" No? This episode will make you think that. The wedding is wonderful. The rest is very bad indeed.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
94% Arrow: Season 3 - Public Enemy (TV Episode) Last night's Arrow episode, "Public Enemy," was so great. It was like a tasting menu of old characters in new combinations, as well as a few classic pair-ups. ‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 3 - Nanda Parbat (TV Episode) Clearly she's the power behind the superheroes. Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you Felicity "The Kingmaker" Smoak.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
86% Arrow: Season 3 - The Offer (TV Episode) Everyone who watched the Arrow episode a few weeks ago knows what the title of this episode, "The Offer," means. And we know what the answer will be. So the rest of the episode was just about serving up a steaming cup of crazy.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 3 - Canaries (TV Episode) "Canaries" was an odd episode. Characters did a lot of zig-zagging, sometimes emotionally, sometimes geographically. But within the chaos, [there were] five perfect moments for us to savor.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
87% Arrow: Season 3 - The Return (TV Episode) The real fun of this episode was the flashback full of bafflingly bad hair.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 3 - Midnight City (TV Episode) The beginning of "Midnight City" has a case of the sads. Let's be honest; Arrow has had too many cases of the sads lately. The show itself seems sick of its gloomy tone, which is probably why by the end it goes completely crazy.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 3 - Left Behind (TV Episode) Arrow is back, and it's letting us know a couple of important things. One -- no one can even guess where this season is going to go. Two -- it's going to be incredibly sweet to get there.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 3 - The Climb (TV Episode) On this week's episode of Arrow a number of characters did complete about-faces, and it was fantastic. ‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
94% Arrow: Season 3 - The Brave and the Bold (TV Episode) "The Brave and the Bold" was bad. It was bad in almost every way that it could be bad.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
85% Arrow: Season 3 - Draw Back Your Bow (TV Episode) In "Draw Back Your Bow," Arrow's most beloved character gets so incredibly screwed over that the episode is almost a comedy. ‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
80% Arrow: Season 3 - The Magician (TV Episode) Arrow enters its usual first-quarter holding pattern in this episode, so we don't make much progress. But "The Magician" is still peppered with great moments.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
50% Arrow: Season 3 - Guilty (TV Episode) So here we are, and I want to say, Arrow, you've never looked more beautiful. You're not just women stomping around in massive heels and guys with their shirts off. You light up every network you walk into... I'm sorry. I promised myself I wouldn't cry.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 3 - The Secret Origin of Felicity Smoak (TV Episode) "The Secret Origin of Felicity Smoak," gives us a technically perfect superhero origin story. It's so beautiful, so elegant, that I want to enter it in the Superhero Origin Story Olympics.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 3 - Sara (TV Episode) Arrow's least-liked character steps up to the plate, and it's a disaster. But it's a hell of an entertaining one. ‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
91% Arrow: Season 3 - Corto Maltese (TV Episode) In "Corto Maltese," we finally see a key character in the Arrow universe revealed for who they really are, even though they're never on screen. And it's so very satisfying. ‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
92% Arrow: Season 3 - The Calm (TV Episode) In "The Calm," Arrow makes its various characters adjust to the concept of fatherhood. We see them do this in various ways and are content. And then Arrow blows us out of the water.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
80% Arrow: Season 4 - Unchained (TV Episode) The latest episode logistically, emotionally, and narratively made not one single lick of sense... until the very end... Well-played, Arrow, my old friend. Well-played indeed.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
88% Arrow: Season 4 - Dark Waters (TV Episode) I have to admit, intercutting the attack with scenes of Damian Darhk going home to his adoring family and placing a star on the tree? Very nice.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 4 - Lost Souls (TV Episode) What's great about this episode, "Lost Souls," is that it can be told nearly entirely from the point of view of the comic relief characters, and Arrow has been absolutely nailing those for this entire season. ‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
94% Arrow: Season 4 - Haunted (TV Episode) This episode offers up one delight after another. John Constantine brings the magic - quite literally.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
94% Arrow: Season 4 - Beyond Redemption (TV Episode) "Beyond Redemption" was an episode of Arrow that aired on television. That's all anyone will ever have to say about it. Its primary feature was disappointment.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
94% Arrow: Season 4 - Green Arrow (TV Episode) If you like sappy romance, it's got you. If you like angsty bromance, it's got you. If you like ladies being superheroes, it's got you. And if you just want to figure out this season's latest tragic mystery, it has got you. ‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 2 - Unthinkable (TV Episode) The Arrow finale, "Unthinkable, "was quite a ride. Specifically, it was Space Mountain, because most of us did not see what was coming for much of the episode. ‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 2 - Deathstroke (TV Episode) Oliver Queen has many good qualities - strength, aim, the ability to seduce foxy evil ladies. But...his brain is the equivalent of a bunch of earthworms tied in a knot, and he feels the consequences of that in this episode, entitled "Deathstroke."‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 2 - The Promise (TV Episode) "The Promise," is two episodes in one. The first is a wrenching tragedy. The second is one of the most delightful comic half-hours of television I have ever seen. This is the Arrow episode to watch, people.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
88% Arrow: Season 2 - Time of Death (TV Episode) "Time of Death," despite the ominous title, is a light-hearted episode. And because it stars Felicity, that's good. ‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
88% Arrow: Season 2 - Heir to the Demon (TV Episode) You would think..."Heir of the Demon" would be crammed full of fight scenes - and there are some sweet ones in there. But mostly last night's Arrow fed off its audience's tears.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 2 - Blind Spot (TV Episode) The episode of the series featured some major character realignments. Some I've been waiting for impatiently for nearly a year. Some took me by surprise. ‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
90% Arrow: Season 2 - The Scientist (TV Episode) "The Scientist"...makes that doe-eyed dork [Barry Allen] absolutely irresistible.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 2 - Keep Your Enemies Closer (TV Episode) There were couples doing what couples do best all over last night's Arrow episode. Because this is the CW, those couples were not deficient in the looks department. ‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 2 - Crucible (TV Episode) I can't decide if the plot of this episode is flimsy, or if it just supports the emotional twists really well. ‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 1 - Darkness on the Edge of Town (TV Episode) "The Darkness on the Edge of Town" is jam-packed full of plot, and most of that plot is heavy stuff. Fortunately, to lighten the load, there are some moments of pure physical comedy in there.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2018
45% Arrow: Season 1 - The Huntress Returns (TV Episode) Helena Bertinelli is back! She teaches everyone around her a lesson in pain, but gives the viewer lessons in delight. ‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2018
91% Arrow: Season 1 - Dodger (TV Episode) If you like Speedy, "Dodger" is your episode.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 1 - The Odyssey (TV Episode) Moira gets a few good scenes, but this episode belongs to Deathstroke. ‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2018
92% Arrow: Season 1 - Legacies (TV Episode) Last night's episode of Arrow was a sweet outing, all about family, promises, and coming to terms with past misdeeds.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2018
86% Arrow: Season 1 - Damaged (TV Episode) At last, the villain we've been anticipating since he was just an Easter Egg on the first episode arrives. And he is not the way we pictured him.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2018
92% Arrow: Season 1 - Honor Thy Father (TV Episode) What is mentioned in the episode? Us going three steps farther into Hamlet, and the most interesting thing yet about the island.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2018
100% Arrow: Season 1 - Pilot (TV Episode) And yet, it all mostly worked: Oliver Queen is a badass again.‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2018
66% A Gifted Man: Season 1 (TV, 2011-2012) Possibly the season could take some interesting turns... But most likely it will the bittersweet romantic movie that never ends...‐ io9.com
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018