CW's 'The Flash' adds panache to a superhero's burden

October 7, 2014 3:05 AM

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CW's 'The Flash' adds panache to a superhero's burden

Hope, after all, is an unusual commodity in this era of the Dark Knight. We expect our heroes to brood and suffer in self-imposed isolation, wracked by guilt and ambivalent about their gifts, their calling, and their place in the world.

But not Barry Allen, the young man who is about to become The Flash — or at least not as so appealingly played by Grant Gustin, a young man who is about to become a TV star thanks to The Flash (CW, Tuesday, 8 ET/PT; * * * out of four). When Barry discovers he's survived a lightning strike, his respo...

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