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THE X-FILES RE-OPENED: 2.15-Fresh Bones

Do you like this post?Fresh Bones is not an episode of The X-Files that will go into your top ten favourite episodes of all time list, but, for forty-five minutes it proves to be an incredibly enjoyable thriller that moves at a nice pace, has great twists and turns and …

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TOP TEN EPISODES OF BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER

Do you like this post?From 1997 until 2003, the teen supernatural drama Buffy the Vampire Slayer delivered some of the best television ever broadcast. A wealth of imagination, wit, humour, drama and heartache were at the heart of Joss Whedon’s iconic creation. To pick ten episodes is surely crazy, because …

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THE X-FILES RE-OPENED: 2.13-Irresistible

Do you like this post?In many respects, Irresistible is an episode that season two of The X-Files has been building up to over the last few weeks. Red Museum, Excelsis Dei and Aubrey have all had real world crime elements impact on the show’s brand of supernatural crime procedural that it …

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MUST BINGE TV: Fringe

Do you like this post?Debuting in 2009 with much interest down to it being partly a new creation from J.J Abrams, Fringe was initially dismissed by many as being a copy of The X-Files. In fairness Abrams and co-creators Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci had mentioned The X-Files several times …

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MUST BINGE TV: Lost

Do you like this post?Has there ever been as controversial a finale to a television show as The End, the episode that concluded Lost? You could argue The Sopranos, but given that Lost was a “blockbuster” television show that attracted large ratings and a massive amount of press coverage, it’s easy to …

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MUST BINGE TV: Alias

Do you like this post?Imagining what it would be like if the lead character in his college-set drama Felicity joined the CIA, JJ Abrams came up with Alias and thus set in motion a change of events where he would become one of the most prominent geek directors in Hollywood, rebooting …

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DC Entertainment needs to lighten up

Do you like this post?DC’s new show Powerless and lego film The Lego Batman Movie are a lot of fun and show DC is at there best when they lighten up. Follow me on all the internets! Patreon: patreon.com/tguillotine Facebook: facebook.com/treyguillotine/ Twitter: twitter.com/treyguillotine Instagram: instagram.com/treyguillotine/ Tumblr: treyguillotine.tumblr.com/ Trey GuilloryTrey Anthony …

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THE X-FILES RE-OPENED: 2.08-One Breath

Do you like this post?Could it be said that up to this moment in time in The X-Files lifespan that One Breath was the show’s best ever episode? Don’t answer that, it’s a rhetorical question because the answer is yes, it most definitely was. Written by Morgan & Wong, directed …

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MUST BINGE TV: 24

Do you like this post?With its ticking clock, intense plotting, and sweeping serialised story telling, not only is 24 a binge worthy slice of television, it could be said to have practically created the phenomenon of binge watching, or at least popularised it by being the first television show to become …

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THE X-FILES RE-OPENED: 2.07-3

Do you like this post?An incredibly hated episode by the fandom and not highly regarded by its writers either, 3 is an episode where its understandable to expect something horrible and terrible, the Space or Teso Dos Bichos of The X-Files’ second season. In reality the episode is…okay. Not a …

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MUST BINGE TV: Angel

Do you like this post?Spinning off from the events of Buffy’s third season, Joss Whedon and David Greenwalt took Buffy’s vampire boyfriend away from Sunndyale, at the peak of the popularity of Buffy the Vampire Slayer‘s central relationship no less, and off to the city of Los Angeles to work …

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Marvel Luke Cage “Soliloquy of Chaos” Recap Review

Do you like this post?More people are rooting for Luke than he knows, Zip tries to step up, and there’s something powerful about seeing a black man that’s bulletproof and unafraid. Luke breaks free from police custody after being accused of holding hostages at Harlem’s Paradise. He’s nearly caught once …

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MUST BINGE TV: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Do you like this post?With Serenity, Joss Whedon took a television series that had not succeeded, at least commercially speaking, and managed to turn it into a feature film. Amazingly, Whedon became famous in the first place for taking a feature film that he had written that had not succeeded, …

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MUST BINGE TV: Firefly

Do you like this post?Oh Firefly, your loss still stings after all these years. Of course, the silver lining in Firefly’s abrupt and controversial cancellation is that, at only fourteen episodes, there isn’t a bad episode amongst it. It is very nearly the dictionary definition of a perfect television show. …

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SHERLOCK-The World’s Greatest Fan Fiction?

Do you like this post?Finishing its current season with the very intense The Final Problem, and potentially serving as a series finale as well, Sherlock has, once again, come and went from our lives and left a deep, never-ending void where a new episode should be, with intense withdrawl symptoms …

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Marvel’s Luke Cage 1.09 Recap Review

Do you like this post?Power Man heads down to Georgia, Mariah tries to restore the balance, and Misty takes her control back. After assaulting Claire in an interrogation, Misty finds herself answering the questions. To analyze her recent and uncharacteristic behavior, a psychiatrist has been brought in, someone who has …

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Marvel’s Luke Cage 1.08 Recap Review

Do you like this post?Luke gets shot, Shades wants Mariah to win, and Diamondback steps out of the shadows. A shot from out of the darkness buries itself into Luke’s gut. Claire acts quickly to get him to a safe place so she can examine the wound. Only moments before …

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THE X-FILES RE-OPENED: 1.22-Born Again/1.23-Roland

Do you like this post?This week’s edition of The X-Files Re-Opened features reviews of Born Again and Roland. Born Again is about spiritual revenge from beyond the grave with a resurrection theme. Roland on the other hand is about spiritual revenge from beyond the grave with a…err…resurrection theme? Yes, bizarrely, …

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WESTWORLD: 1.10-The Bicameral Mind

Do you like this post?You know that feeling when you watch something and then you have to sit in silence for a moment and take it all in? That’s the first season finale of Westworld in a nutshell. On first viewing I’m not sure I actually have taken in everything …

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WESTWORLD: 1.09-The Well Tempered-Clavier

Do you like this post?Damn, now that was exhausting. Revelation piled on top of revelation is the name of the game here and even still it feels like we’re still a hundred questions away from knowing the complete truth. But what an hour of television this is. Directed with aplomb …

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