• Military SciFi
    Freehold by Michael Z. Williamson

      Freehold is an interesting read … BUT … you have to wade through the boring parts in the beginning quarter to half of the book before it really starts to grip you and the last quarter – well that part won’t let you go! Freehold centers around a woman named Kendra. At the beginning […]

  • Westworld
    What Westworld’s Creator Thinks Of Fan Theories

    Westworld quickly managed to accrue a cult following, with audiences creating fan theories in an attempt to solve the show’s mysteries. Many of these theories were in fact correct, ruining some of the big revelations from the finale.

  • Comic Book
    TV Review: THE FLASH: Season 3, Episode 17: Duet [The CW]

    The Flash: Duet Review The CW’s The Flash: Season 3, Episode 17: ‘Duet’ was a very entertaining hour filled with songs, gangsters, and some awkward situations. If you aren’t into musicals, then this episode probably won’t be your cup of tea. However, if you love the idea of seeing two superheroes performing musical numbers, then […]

  • Comic Book
    TV Review: LEGION: Season 1, Episode 1: Chapter 1 [FX]

    Legion Chapter 1 Review FX‘s Legion: Season 1, Episode 1: Chapter 1 is the best kind of weird. It is a lot like a student art film with a hefty production budget. And that is a good thing. Legion uses the mental state of our lead character David Haller (Dan Stevens) as a key visual element. It […]

  • Comic Book
    Lego Batman – BAM, POW

    We’ve seen many incarnations of Batman since he first made the jump from the comic book page to the screen. He’s been both campy and gritty, animated and live action, and occasionally cringe-inducing (yes, I’m referring to you, “Batman and Robin”). He also ended up stealing the show in tiny brick form in 2014’s unexpected […]

  • Westworld
    The Stray

    “When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.”   These are famous words about the stories we tell ourselves, explaining how a culture can rewrite its history, its reality, and presumably its destiny. They were first uttered in John Ford’s The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) and at the time directly reflected the romanticisation […]

  • TV Review: WESTWORLD: Season 1, Episode 2: Chestnut [HBO]

    Ed Harris Westworld Chestnut

    Westworld Chestnut Review HBO‘s Westworld: Season 1, Episode 2: Chestnut introduced viewers to the user experience of Westworld, the growing threat of the Host anomaly, and two subplots growing in the background of the main storyline. Westworld first-time visitor William (Jimmi Simpson) was the bridge character for the audience in Chestnut. As he was introduced […]

  • Agents of Shield
    Let Me Stand Next to Your Fire – Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    In continuing certain threads from season 3 and introducing new ones throughout the first handful of episodes of season 4, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has established a number of different narrative arcs that the Marvel series has been exploring since the premiere. The threat of the Watchdogs — a militant group with anti-Inhuman sentiments — still […]

  • Westworld
    The Original – Westworld S01E01

    HBO‘s Westworld: Season 1, Episode 1: The Original was the beginning of the most exciting sci-fi TV series since Ronald D. Moore and David Eick‘s Battlestar Galactica, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, and Orphan Black. As the camera lifted from the desolate, unforgiving vista, the western, frontier music faded as the mechanized real world outside […]

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