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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 Guillory Trey …

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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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Marvel, DC, Star Wars, and Doctor Who / Geekly Trends

Do you like this post?“Cloak and Dagger” has found it starring cast, Marvel has some games in their line-up, Batfleck steps down as director, along with Peter Capaldi as the Doctor, and Star Wars’ Han Solo spin-off begins production. Follow me on all the internets! Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/tguillotine Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/treyguillotine/ Twitter: …

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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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Doctor Who and Princess Leia

Do you like this post?This week’s geekly trends are Doctor Who’s Christmas Special, Roller Coaster Tycoon, a celebrity split up, and the passing of Carrie Fisher. Trey Guillory Trey Anthony Guillory (a.k.a. Trey Guillotine) is an aspiring journalist, a YouTuber, and a huge nerd.

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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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Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD 4.07 Recap Review

Do you like this post?Mack sharpens his axe, Simmons investigates Terrigenisis, and Aida opens a portal to the other dimensions. Coulson, Fittz, and Robbie are missing after Eli’s energy explosion, leaving the rest of SHIELD to figure out what happened to them. Feelings are mixed between believing them dead or …

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WESTWORLD: 1.08-Trace Decay

Do you like this post?With much of the story telling going on this week in Westworld, there is a lovely feeling that the show is teasing the audience beautifully, potentially giving us answers, but just pulling away at the last moment, brilliantly leaving us wanting more. As Maeve takes more …

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Marvel Inhumans TV Show on ABC

Do you like this post?Question of the week: How do you think the Inhuman Royal Family is involved with the Earth Inhumans, if at all? Marvel Studios recently announced new shows on Netflix and ABC! Trey Guillory Trey Anthony Guillory (a.k.a. Trey Guillotine) is an aspiring journalist, a YouTuber, and …

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Marvel’s Luke Cage 1.06 Recap Review

Do you like this post?Mariah Dillard is tainted, Misty shifts the focus of her investigation, and Cottonmouth calls for a parlay. With Det. Scarfe dead and unable to corroborate his evidence, Cottonmouth manages to walk free. Trying to handle the drama that Cottonmouth’s arrest and Scarfe’s corruption brought on the …

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WESTWORLD: 1.07-Trompe L’Oeil

Do you like this post?Let’s face it, there’s really only one thing that’s going to be talked about with regards to this episode of Westworld, and that is the game changing twist that is its final scene, a brilliantly delivered, yet harrowing realisation, that a character that we’ve come to …

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THE X-FILES RE-OPENED: 1.13-Beyond the Sea

Do you like this post?I adore Beyond the Sea and for a long time I would tell anyone who asked me, and even those who hadn’t, that it was my favourite episode of The X-Files. Written by Glen Morgan & James Wong, directed by David Nutter and featuring a mesmerizing …

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WESTWORLD: 1.06-The Adversary

Do you like this post?Let’s get the obvious out-of-the-way first, and I will probably say this at least ten more times before the end of this review; Thandie Newton is brilliant. The Adversary sees Newton give an astonishing performance, at times both emotional and downright scary and is the highlight …

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