Arrow Season 1 Finale Review “Sacrifice”

Superhero shows are something of a small commodity on television. Shows about people with special powers or a unique desire for revenge often fail and fail miserably. Characters far more prominent in the Marvel or DC universes have come and gone without making much of an impact on the television landscape. Given the immense success of superheros on the big screen, it’s been somewhat surprising to see the failure of the genre on the small screen. The reasons for the lack of success are numerous, but the biggest reason is the most difficult to overcome. Simply put, when good fights evil, we end with villains who are too hammy, heroes who are boringly unbeatable, and supposedly strong women cry and swoon over masked men or their civilian counterparts. READ MORE...

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