Category Archives: television
What you don’t know can kill you. We learned that on last week’s episode. Who could’ve foretold that Dell Toledo and Jimmy’s attempt to frame each other would cause the death of Meep, or that Elsa would be jealous of Dot’s singing abilities or that Dandy was crazier than Twisty? Who would have seen this coming? Maybe what the sideshow needs is a Fortune Teller. Yeah, that’s exactly what they need. Don’t you think? Read the rest of this entry
Yes, that’s the lead for this week’s column regarding the Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. television series, as I stand in for regular S.H.I.E.L.D. columnist Glenn Walker, who is currently enjoying a much-deserved holiday aboard the Trisklelion this week.
Now, I know that some of you may shrug your shoulders and utter a hollow “meh”, thinking that the series hasn’t been all that interesting, and that you kind of tuned out at some point last year. The truth is that ever since the three quarter mark of last season, S.H.I.E.L.D. has been in an upward trajectory and this season, specifically, has been absolutely outstanding. It’s almost like it didn’t know what to be at its’ beginning, was then a marketing tool for Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and has now finally found it’s own legs.
I repeat: tonight’s episode, I dare say, has been the best one yet.
Follow me after the jump and, with all of the Tuesday night action, intrigue and revelations, I’ll tell you why!
In last week’s episode of “Sleepy Hollow,” Captain Irving’s pricked finger brings bad news from Henry, and we got to meet a cool monster. With Halloween around the corner, my little sleepy heads, we meet a new monster of the week and it’s a ghost… or is she? What’s her connection to Ichabod’s past and who is flirting with Abbie? Read the rest of this entry
Played like the second half of a Super Bowl game, last week’s episode of “The Walking Dead” showed how Team Cattle royally kicked Team Butcher’s butt, and we can thank Carol aka Wonder Woman for that victory. Now if we can only have Carol dispose of ISIS. Carol could do this with one arm tied behind her back. On the run again, Team Rick needs to find supplies, but will it be worth the risk? Read the rest of this entry
Writer Jamie Mathieson (“Being Human,” “Dirk Gently,” and Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel) takes his second shot at “Doctor Who” after last week’s episode “Mummy on the Orient Express.” Rather than time or space, Jamie takes aim at dimension here in this week’s episode, for what may be one of the better stories of the season so far. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on “Flatline.”
Today we’re looking backward at “Doctor Who,” not just back to the David Tennant era, but back to the Rose Tyler era. We’re looking at an early episode by current showrunner Steven Moffat that seems to have many connections to the current season. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on “The Girl in the Fireplace.”
One of the highlights of last week’s episode of “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” other than that freaking scary clown was watching how different Bette and Dot Tattler are from each other. As twins, they share most experiences that other twins do, but conjoined; their experiences must be shared simultaneously and unwillingly and that my little lot lice, sucks. The side show performers did what was needed to protect the twins. Will there be repercussions? Whatever you do, keep away from the clown.
With The Obelisk, the first 0-8-4, in the hands of Raina and Dr. Kyle MacLachlan, and the military led by General Glenn Talbot, as well as The Kraken, Bakshi, and the hordes of Hydra after them… things look a bit grim for our Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. So what better time to dance? Meet me after the jump for my review of this special Agent May spotlight, “Face the Enemy.”