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Blu-ray Review: SUPERGIRL - The Complete Second Season Flies High - Movies In Focus
Supergirl continues to deliver light thrills and frolics, once again showing that superheroes (and even superheroines) can be fun in the 21st Century. Melissa Benoist’s Kara Zor-El (aka Kara Danvers aka Supergirl) is a spirited heroine and she’s endearing in and out of the red and blue. She adds a bit of klutz to the super heroics, playing up the character’s quirks to make her Kryptonian a little human. Kara works for Department of Extra-Normal Operations (DEO), a government organisation that fight super villains in National City. This second season kicks-off with the introduction of of Supergirl’s cousin, Jor-El (aka Clark Kent aka Superman) in the form of Tyler Hoechlin. Hoechline strips back the character to the big, blue boy scout of yore giving us a very different interpretation to the version that Henry Cavill plays on the big screen – although he might be a bit too bushy in the eyebrow department though! You could argue that the introduction of Supergirl’s cousin is only there for the ratings, but you can’t really have a Superman spin-off without the Man Of Steel. When I reviewed season one of Supergirl, I said that it was “ cracking viewing for a 13 [...]