Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.
as Oliver Queen
as Dinah "Laurel" Lance
as Tommy Merlyn
as Walter Steele
as John Diggle
as Robert Queen
as Quentin Lance
as Moira Queen
as Thea Queen
as Helena/The Huntress
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Critic reviews for Year's End
The mechanics of the plot still aren't airtight, and many of the characters are still too loosely written...but when they're a part of a ride this brainlessly enjoyable, it's hard to take too much offense.
There was somebody out there who was not happy with The Hood and set out to make his holiday a little less merry.
The way that the action reignites with a sudden hostage crisis feels clumsy, though a strikingly vicious duel between the two archers arrives to redeem the climax.
While 'Year's End' didn't seem to pack the kind of punch its various surprises and reveals wanted, it did set the stage for some serious comic book villainy, come next year.
Amid a few logic gaps here and there and one or two clumsy flashbacks, 'Arrow' continues crafting an exciting and intriguing narrative that just so happens to feature some of our favorite DC characters intelligently re-drawn.
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