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Marvel’s Luke Cage “Now You’re Mine” Recap Review

Luke’s family is jacked up, all that matters is the truth, and what you talkin’ ‘bout Willis? Shots ring out from Harlem’s Paradise, scattering Mariah’s anti-Luke Cage protesters. Diamondback puts a round into Misty’s arm just as Luke steps in and gets them both into cover. The police respond quickly, ...

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MUST BINGE TV: Firefly

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. Yes, there is probably ...

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SHERLOCK-The World’s Greatest Fan Fiction?

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 and an inability to ...

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Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD “The Patriot” Recap Review

Quake is America’s new hero, Mace just wanted to help, and Coulson is now calling the shots. While holding a press conference to clear Agent Daisy Johnson to the public, Mace survives an attempt on his life from a Watch Dogs sniper, using the podium to block the exploding round. ...

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THE X-FILES RE-OPENED: 2.01-Little Green Men/2.02-The Host

When season two of The X-Files debuted at the end of the summer of 1995 on BBC 2, I was beyond excited that the series was returning and I would finally get to see what would happen next following the cataclysmic events of The Erlenmeyer Flask. Suffice to say, eleven ...

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Marvel’s Luke Cage “Take it Personal” Recap Review

Claire throws out the science, Luke is his brother’s keeper, and #thisstopsnow Despite complications and relying on a lot of unknown variables, Claire and Dr. Burstein manage to break through Luke’s skin and remove the shrapnel, allowing his supercells to do the rest of the healing on their own. Back ...

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Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD 4.09 Broken Promises Recap Review

Daisy and Mace work on their trust, Sen. Nadeer welcomes her brother home, and the robot-murder-apocalypse has begun. Quake has quickly moved from being a known terrorist to becoming the most famous SHIELD agent after Mace spun a publicity story about her being undercover. But while America loves her, Mace ...

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THE X-FILES RE-OPENED: 1.24-The Erlenmeyer Flask

Broadcast on BBC television in February of 1995 (yes, this was a time when UK television was very comfortable in being a full season behind with regards to a US television series what with the internet and spoilers not being a constant threat like today), my ten-year old self, soon ...

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Marvel’s Luke Cage 1.09 Recap Review

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 spent time wearing the ...

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Geekly Trends! Dead Rising 4, Sherlock, Felicia Day, and Hollyweed

This week’s geekly trends are Dead Rising 4, Sherlock, Felicia Day’s big announcement, and Hollyweed Trey Guillory Trey Anthony Guillory (a.k.a. Trey Guillotine) is an aspiring journalist, a YouTuber, and a huge nerd.

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Tune In Tonight – Series Premiere of Beyond on Freeform

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A new series is premiering tonight, January 2nd on Freeform. Beyond is a one-hour drama about Holden, a young man who wakes up from a coma after 12 years and discovers new abilities that propel him into the middle of a dangerous conspiracy. Now Holden must try and figure out what ...

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Marvel’s Luke Cage 1.08 Recap Review

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 it seemed impossible for ...

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Doctor Who and Princess Leia

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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Geekly Trends : A Truck with a Thing on it

This week’s geekly trends are Marvel’s fireside videos, a new X-Men TV show, and DLC for Watch Dogs 2 and Minecraft. Trey Guillory Trey Anthony Guillory (a.k.a. Trey Guillotine) is an aspiring journalist, a YouTuber, and a huge nerd.

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Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD 4.08 Mid Season Finale Recap Review

The media is covering a potential threat in Los Angeles, SHIELD sends in the big guns, and doesn’t anyone remember Ultron?! After Dr. Morrow’s escape from SHIELD, he prepares for the next step in evolution of his powers. SHIELD, drawing the attention from the media, surrounds his hideout and prepares ...

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Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD “Slingshot” Recap Review

With Daisy rejoining SHIELD, Elena makes sure they get their story straight. After the Ghostrider disappeared into another dimension with Dr. Morrow, Daisy traded in her fugitive status for that of a SHIELD agent once again. But all is not forgiven as Elena and Daisy prepare to answer questions about ...

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

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, and most likely by ...

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THE X-FILES RE-OPENED: 1.20-Darkness Falls/1.21-Tooms

Reuniting Jersey Devil’s writer and director in the shape of Chris Carter and Joe Napolitano, Darkness Falls once again sees this creative team go into the woods to face a deadly threat, but of an even deadlier variety than that of a beast person. In many ways similar to Morgan ...

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WESTWORLD: 1.10-The Bicameral Mind

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 it set out to ...

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THE X-FILES RE-OPENED: 1.18-Miracle Man/1.19-Shapes

Religious phenomena is something that pops up on The X-Files every once in a while and is usually an excuse to have Mulder and Scully swap their traditional believer/skeptic partnership. Except for the first time they did an episode with a religious theme, in the shape of Miracle Man, where it’s ...

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WESTWORLD: 1.09-The Well Tempered-Clavier

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 by Michelle MacClaren, one ...

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Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD 4.07 Recap Review

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 not, pushing some of ...

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Beyond – A New Drama Series Coming to Freeform

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Beyond is a new drama series about Holden, a young man who wakes from a coma after 12 years. After waking he discovers he has new abilities that propel him into the middle of a dangerous conspiracy. Now, Holden must try to figure out what happened to him during those ...

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THE X-FILES RE-OPENED: 1.16-Young At Heart/1.17-EBE

Two weeks before Young at Heart aired, I tried to introduce my dad to the joys of The X-Files only to find the episode was Genderbender, about a sex changing alien going on a killing spree by killing his/her victims with sex, something my dad was a tad concerned about ...

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WESTWORLD: 1.08-Trace Decay

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 control of herself and ...

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Marvel Inhumans TV Show on ABC

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 a huge nerd.

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Marvel’s Luke Cage 1.06 Recap Review

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 police department, Misty’s Captain, ...

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WESTWORLD: 1.07-Trompe L’Oeil

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 care for is truly ...

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THE X-FILES RE-OPENED: 1.14-Genderbender/1.15-Lazarus

Sex kills, or at least that’s what the horror genre has told us over the years. From slasher movies onwards, the sins of the flesh can have a deadly impact, and sometimes it’s been a staple of genre television over the years. Torchwood and Angel both had their versions of ...

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CW’s The Flash Panel – Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con

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Check out the cast of The Flash in their panel discuss below. The cast of CW’s The Flash took to the Hot Topic Main Stage at Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con on Saturday. Through out this panel the cast discussed their characters, their involvement with Team Flash, and a little bit of the ...

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

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 guest performance from Brad ...

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WESTWORLD: 1.06-The Adversary

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 in an episode full ...

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WESTWORLD: 1.05-Contrapasso

Like Dissonance Theory last week, there is a pleasing sense throughout Contrapasso of things moving forward at a nicely controlled pace, and this week’s script, courtesy of co-creator Lisa Joy, is, once again, a ferociously entertaining slice of adult television. What is becoming most amazing about Westworld as each week ...

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Kings of Con Panel – Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con 2016

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Kings of Con stars Rob Benedict and Richard Speight, Jr. are not strangers to the convention circuit. Now having their own panel moderator is something they are not used to. Both of these guys have been attending and hosting Supernatural conventions since forever. Well, that’s how it feels at least. However, their constant ...

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Marvel’s Luke Cage 1.05 Recap Review

Cottonmouth charges the Luke Cage Stupidity tax, Claire Temple comes home, and Luke takes the Dapper approach. After leaving Metro-General Hospital in protest of their covering up an attack and murder on one their nurses and her friend, Claire Temple moves from Hell’s Kitchen to back home in Harlem. While ...

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THE X-FILES RE-OPENED: 1.11-Eve/1.12-Fire

Eve, the eleventh episode of The X-Files first season, is an episode I adore. Written by Kenneth Biller & Chris Brancato and directed by Fred Gerber, the only credit for the writers and directors, Eve, brilliantly starts of as one thing, turns into another, and adds a devilishly good plot twist ...

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Marvel Agents of SHIELD 4.06 Recap Review

Coulson and Mace discuss Star Wars, Robbie stops lying to his family, and there is no such thing as luck, just decisions and consequences. Finding out about Coulson’s team working with Quake and the Ghost Rider, Mace flies to the Zephyr to arrest them and assume control over his rebellious ...

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Marvel’s Luke Cage 1.04 Recap Review

Carl Lucas is an innocent man, and looks like a damn fool. Discovering it was Luke Cage who knocked over his safe houses, leading to his millions being confiscated by the police, Cottonmouth responds somewhat disproportionately by dropping a building on top of Luke and his landlady, Connie. Specifically, he ...

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THE X-FILES RE-OPENED: 1.09-Space/1.10-Fallen Angel

The past two reviews I’ve written has seen me defend two episodes of The X-Files that have somewhat unpopular reputations. Anyone thinking I’m going to defend Space, another episode with a lower than low reputation, is in for a disappointment. Generally considered one of the worst episodes of the show, ...

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WESTWORLD: 1.04-Dissonance Theory

Four episodes in, and whilst there is little sign that a revolt amongst the “hosts” of Westworld is about to happen yet, the seeds are being sown quite attractively for further down the road in another entertaining instalment of HBO’s thoughtful, yet dark science fiction drama. Whilst Evan Rachel Wood ...

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Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD 4.05 Recap Review

SHIELD becomes involved in a jailbreak, Daisy keeps her distance, and Mace debates the Inhuman war on Humanity. After waking her husband and lead scientist on her team from a coma, then killing him, the ghostly Dr. Bauer finally finds the book that lead them through their experiment; the Darkhold. ...

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THE BLOOD DIMMED TIDE: Celebrating Twenty Years Of Millennium

There’s a pivotal scene around the two third mark into the brilliant pilot episode of Millennium where lead character Frank Black and Seattle Police Department Detective Bob Bletcher are in a forest, filmed in Vancouver of course, and they discover a coffin where a man has been buried alive and, ...

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Marvel’s Luke Cage 1.03 Recap Review

Luke Cage is just getting started, Cottonmouth puts all of his eggs in one basket, and Chico does his part. Harlem is shaken by the attack on the barber shop and the death of Pop. What was once a safe haven for everyone in the neighborhood, is now a crime ...

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A New Series Starring Elaine Cassidy Is Coming Soon

Good Day Everyone!!!! Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con is fast approaching, which means we get to hear all about new things in the works like TV series & films. Press Releases are a joyous thing. For instance, we just heard about a new series that has begun shooting its Principal Photography. ...

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THE X-FILES RE-OPENED: Ghost in the Machine/Ice

Ghost in the Machine is an episode of The X-Files that is quite, for lack of a better term, unliked. For a while it was one of those episodes that most likely would find itself in lists of the worst ever episodes and even its authors, Howard Gordan and Alex ...

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Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD 4.04 Recap Review

Coulson’s Lola  races the Robbie’s Charger, and the Ghost Rider battles Hellfire. Trying to get any information on the “ghosts” haunting Momentum Labs, Coulson and Mack track down the only surviving team member who survived the explosion, “killing” the other scientists; Eli Reyes, mechanical engineer and Robbie’s imprisoned uncle for ...

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WESTWORLD: 1.03.The Stray

Revealing more layers and hinting at more secrets, Westworld‘s third episode proves itself and the show to be hugely enjoyable once again, with many questions asked by the time the end credits roll that you will find yourself wanting to get to the next episode quickly in order to see ...

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Marvel’s Luke Cage 1.02 Recap Review

Trouble in Harlem has a certain smell, Pop wants Cottonmouth to remember his history, and Luke has had a long day. After defending his landlady and her restaurant, Genghis Connie’s, from Cottonmouth’s thugs, Luke walks into Pop’s with a renewed sense of purpose. But the day’s discussions of African American ...

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WESTWORLD: 1.01 The Original/ 1.02.Chestnut

Based on the famed 1973 sci-fi western from one of the most brilliant novelists and story tellers of our time, the late great Michael Crichton, and coming to our screens from the home of The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, True Blood and Game of Thrones, not to mention developed for ...

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THE X-FILES RE-OPENED: The Jersey Devil/Shadows

In some respects the first stumbling blocks for the series, The Jersey Devil and Shadows are not by any stretch of the imagination the worst episodes of The X-Files, although in the case of the latter its writers may have you think otherwise. Written by Chris Carter, The Jersey Devil ...

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