• Jason Mom and Landon Liboiron in Frontier.

    FRONTIER Recap: (S01E01) A Kingdom Unto Itself

    Frontier opens on a caption: HBC OUTPOST- THE DISPUTED TERRITORY. It is late at night, and three British soldiers kneel on the ground, covered in their own blood. “Have mercy, please,” one of them says. Meanwhile, an imposing figure menacingly circles around them as we see flashes of a blade, “This is your own doing. This is not your land. You shouldn’t be here”. Suddenly, in rapid succession each of the men are killed, we’re talking almost Game of Thrones levels of violence here. As […]

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  • MY HERO ACADEMIA Recap: (S01E03) Roaring Muscles

    MY HERO ACADEMIA Recap: (S01E03) Roaring Muscles

    Izuku Midoriya has waited his entire life for someone to affirm his dream of becoming a hero, and here in this alley the person he admires most does exactly that. All Might has assessed Izuku’s potential and deems him worthy of inheriting the power of the greatest hero: One For All. The nature of All Might’s power is apparently a hotly debated and entirely uncertain topic. Everyone assumes it’s some sort of strength enhancement, but no one would guess that […]

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  • Under the Yum Yum Tree

    Classic Film Through a Feminist Lens: UNDER THE YUM YUM TREE

    Under the Yum Yum Tree is one of many light sex comedies which came out of Hollywood in the early 1960s. The film starts strong; however, half way through it forgets what it is. In fact, the characters find themselves awkwardly shoehorned into the socially acceptable gender roles, and the film meanders into simple “rom com” territory. Under the Yum Yum Tree follows college students Robin (Carol Linley) and Dave (Dean Jones). Very much a serious and long-term couple, Robin won’t give into Dave’s pleas […]

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  • HOUSE OF CARDS Releases New Creepy Teaser on Inauguration Day

    HOUSE OF CARDS Releases New Creepy Teaser on Inauguration Day

    Netflix knows a thing or two about timing. Today, Inauguration Day, a day where the United States stands divided, the streaming giant released a new teaser for the upcoming fifth season of the political drama House of Cards. It’s hard to top the teasers for the previous season of the of the hit show starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright. The fourth season trailers left a bitter taste in your mouth while letting you revel in the artistic devilry that the show […]

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  • RIP Miguel Ferrer

    RIP Miguel Ferrer

    I’d really hoped that 2017 would start fresh with some joy and happiness, but no such luck. Yesterday, actor Miguel Ferrer, passed away from throat cancer. He was one of my favorites and if you’re not sure who he is, you’d probably, at least, recognize him. He was in everything including Star Trek III: The Search For Spock, Robocop, guest appearances in CHiPs, Magnum, P.I., and my personal favorite, Twin Peaks. As FBI Agent, Albert Rosenthal, he stole the show. In the later part of his […]

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  • Karen Gillan’s Nebula May Have a Bigger Role in AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR

    Karen Gillan’s Nebula May Have a Bigger Role in AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR

    We’ve recently learned that Karen Gillan will indeed be in Avengers: Infinity War, reprising her Guardians of the Galaxy role as Nebula. However, now, in an interview with Gillan, Hollywood Reporter, it seems as if she may have more to do in the film than any of us may have initially thought. Embed from Getty Images   As she told THR, “she’s making a cheeky appearance there. I don’t know how much I’m allowed to say, but I’m pretty happy […]

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  • FOUNDING FATHERS: Make America Fun Again (Please)

    FOUNDING FATHERS: Make America Fun Again (Please)

    If you are like me, you’re probably sick of the current state of the political landscape. It exhausts me. So why in the world would I be intrigued with a board game about the forming of the U.S. Constitution? Maybe it’s the remnants of my political science major bleeding through, hoping I’ll glimpse a clue of how we got where we are today. Maybe it’s a desire to return to a seemingly simpler time, where names like Franklin, Hamilton, and […]

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  • Tom Holland Reveals How the SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Flash Thompson is Different

    Tom Holland Reveals How the SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Flash Thompson is Different

    One of Peter Parker’s most enduring enemies isn’t the Green Goblin or Sandman or Venom. One of his biggest antagonists is his high school bully, Flash Thompson. He was bullying “puny Parker” before he was Spider-Man and continued to do it well into college. He’s since become a bit of a hero himself, having lost his legs in war and then taking on the Venom symbiote to become Agent Venom, but his time as a tormentor in Parker’s life was […]

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  • FREQUENCY Recap: (S01E12) Harmonic

    FREQUENCY Recap: (S01E12) Harmonic

      We’re down to the last 2 episodes of the first season of Frequency. Last week was a doozy with Raimy facing some pretty severe consequences for the shooting death of Deacon Joe, but she was saved due to some wibbly-wobbly timey-wimey changes to her personal timeline. Frank was able to avoid some hot water himself after the car accident that freed Deacon Joe from the trunk of his car. Everyone got out of their messes, but unfortunately the Nightingale […]

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  • CBS Orders MISSION CONTROL Pilot from Author Andy Weir

    CBS Orders MISSION CONTROL Pilot from Author Andy Weir

    Embed from Getty Images I always have a hankering for a space adventure.  So, I was pretty excited to hear that, not only is Andy Weir writing a drama centered at NASA, but CBS ordered the pilot!  According to collectSPACE.com, CBS made the order for Mission Control on Tuesday. Weir is the author of the popular novel The Martian.  That book’s film adaptation, starring Matt Damon won a bunch of awards last year, and was one of my personal favorite movies […]

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  • THE BIG BANG THEORY Recap: (S10E13) The Romance Recalibration

    THE BIG BANG THEORY Recap: (S10E13) The Romance Recalibration

    I have a variety of pet peeves about television– especially sitcoms. I hate seeing characters on long-running shows devolve into caricatures of themselves (like they did on Friends). I hate shows where so-called friends are constantly deceiving each other and then having their lies unravel in outrageous manners (i.e. the plot of every episode of Friends). And I hate when TV writers use adultery or the temptation of adultery as the go-to way to keep married characters interesting (you know– like on Friends). […]

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  • Supernatural

    SUPERNATURAL Rewatch: (S01E16) Shadow

    Previously on Supernatural: After a brief detour to take on a family of cannibals, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) are back in pursuit of their missing father. The episode opens in Chicago, as a young woman (Melanie Papalia) walks down the street. It’s late at night. As typically happens in a show like this, she turns down a dark alley. The street is dank and creepy, while steam pulsates from a near-by sewer grate. Suddenly, her iPod dies as an icy wind blows over her. Decidedly freaked out, […]

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  • New Trailer for NBC’s POWERLESS Features Starro, Name Drops Bruce Wayne!

    New Trailer for NBC’s POWERLESS Features Starro, Name Drops Bruce Wayne!

    On February 2nd, NBC will premiere their all-new DC Comics series, Powerless, featuring the story of non-powered people just trying to survive in a city filled with superhero battles. You know, like when Superman and Batman fight each other, everyday people have to survive. That’s where the team in Powerless comes in. They all work at a subsidiary for Wayne Enterprises that specializes in creating suits and hardware to help keep you safe from superhero fights. As we see in […]

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    The release of the LEGO sets for any film is always when you know that the film is right around the corner. In this case, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol.2 is just a little over four months away and, as of today, we’ve officially entered GotG2 LEGO season. They’ve got three sets that give us some very tiny nods as to what we might expect from the upcoming Marvel film. First there’s the set titled Ayesha’s Revenge which sees Ayesha […]

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  • Two New LOGAN Trailers Give Us the Father/Daughter Relationship of Wolverine and X-23

    Two New LOGAN Trailers Give Us the Father/Daughter Relationship of Wolverine and X-23

    The new trailer for Logan, Fox Studio’s last Wolverine film starring Hugh Jackman, hit the internet this morning. With the first trailer, we got an idea of the somewhat somber, dramatic and tragic tone of this film. Logan and the Professor (Patrick Stewart) have lost a lot in their day; now they’re hiding out and, essentially, just waiting to die in peace. However, this trailer is hyper-focused on the character of the feral Laura Kinney (Dafne Keen) and the father-daughter […]

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  • Liam McIntyre in Con Man: Courtesy of Comic Con HQ.

    CON MAN Review: (S02E10) Dawn of Girth

    This episode, entitled the “Dawn of Girth” is very literally that. For much of Con Man, the primary conflict has been between Wray (Alan Tudyk) and his internal demons. However, since episode one there has been the unseen presence of a brood of Hemsworth brothers waiting to come over from Australia and steal American roles. Just as Wray thinks Doctor, Cop, Lawyer is finally his, he learns he’s competing against a long lost Hemsworth brother, Girth (Liam McIntyre) for the part. And it seems, Girth has no […]

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  • Stan Lee in Con Man- Courtesy of Comic Con HQ

    CON MAN Review: (S02E09) Back to the Past

    The entire second season of Con Man has been building towards Shock-a-Con. In this week’s episode, the exciting event is finally here. As he did at the end of season one, Wray (Alan Tudyk) finds himself sitting down with the Spectrum cast… Well, everyone except Jack (Nathan Fillion), that is. Jack is a “V-VIP”. Unfortunately, Wray is only an “IP”. The “V-VIPs” have all the best con perks. Wray usually finds himself at conventions which are a level or two below Shock-a-Con. However, looking at the live, […]

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  • Watch the Trailer for GIRLFRIEND’S DAY with Bob Odenkirk

    Watch the Trailer for GIRLFRIEND’S DAY with Bob Odenkirk

    Bob Odenkirk seems to have found his niche.  His second coming as Saul Goodman in the powerhouse series Breaking Bad and the equally compelling follow-up,  Better Call Saul have given him a type.  He’s the down and out, caught in weird circumstances type.  And, it’s working for him.  Netflix’s new Odenkirk vehicle, Girlfriend’s Day solidifies it. At the start of the trailer, you think you’re looking at a quirky romance about a greeting card writer.  What follows gets weird and […]

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  • A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS Recap: (S01E03) The Reptile Room: Part One

    A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS Recap: (S01E03) The Reptile Room: Part One

    Hello hello! I have returned from the deep, dark abyss known as Netflix to recap episode three of A Series of Unfortunate Events titled “The Reptile Room: Part One.” Netflix’s newest hot commodity has established a tradition of two-parters, and while this episode seems to be a departure from Count Olaf’s health hazard of a home, I would not count him out yet. Shall we begin? We open with a black screen and a typewriter clinking out this message: “For Beatrice, my […]

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  • AGENTS OF  SHIELD Recap: (S04E10) The Patriot

    AGENTS OF SHIELD Recap: (S04E10) The Patriot

    The Agents of SHIELD discover a secret about Director Mace. Agent May fights to regain consciousness as her LMD discovers her own secret. The episode begins with SHIELD Director Jeffrey Mace (Jason O’Mara) recognizing Daisy Johnson a.k.a Quake (Chloe Bennett) for being a hero.  He is telling everyone that Daisy used her abilities to save many lives in difficult situations.    Agent Coulson (Clark Gregg) and Agent Mack (Henry Simmons) observed the crowd and General Talbot (Adrian Pasdar).  They see […]

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  • Watch this Amazing Teaser for Netflix’s THE DISCOVERY!

    Watch this Amazing Teaser for Netflix’s THE DISCOVERY!

    Wow.  Let’s just take a second to think about the journey (and I hate that word, but this is one) that this teaser takes us on.  I watched it three times before I even knew what to think of it.  Netflix’s The Discovery is coming, and we’d better be ready. Jason Segel, Robert Redford and Rooney Mara star in this near-future science fiction where the afterlife is proven by science and people start to take matters into their own hands. […]

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  • WILL AND GRACE is Officially Coming Back

    WILL AND GRACE is Officially Coming Back

    It was announced today that OFFICIALLY, Will And Grace will be coming back for ten episodes! This morning, at the Television Critics Association press tour, NBC announced that the show will return for the 2017-2018 with the original cast set to reunite. James Burrows, who directed all of the original, will be back to direct and executive produce. The original series creators, Max Mutchnick and David Kohan, will return as showrunners. This show might be one of my favorite sitcoms and […]

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