• Agents of Shield
    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 5) – ‘A Life Earned’

    Daisy seems rather indifferent to the fact that she’s been captured by Kasius — much less that he also seems to be drawing a significant amount of blood from her. Though he still talks plainly, Kasius is clearly somewhat threatened by Daisy’s presence. Not just because she’s the so-called “Destroyer of Worlds,” but also because […]

  • Anime
    Full Metal Alchemist – Season 2 (Episodes 15-26)

    “Alchemy, the science of understanding, deconstructing, and reconstructing matter. However, it is not an all powerful art. It is impossible to create something out of nothing. If one wishes to obtain something, something of equal value must be given. This is the law of equivalent exchange, the basis of all alchemy. In accordance with this […]

  • Agents of Shield
    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 5) – ‘A Life Spent’

    So here we are, one week on from that game-changing season premiere. Shortly after finally escaping the Framework, the agents were kidnapped and sent into space, where they soon learned they were also in the future. This was, of course, a dark dystopian future (is there any other kind these days?) where Daisy had somehow […]

  • Animation & Anime
    Full Metal Alchemist: Season 1 (Episodes 1-14)

    Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood is an anime series that follows two young brothers. Edward Elric age 15, and Alphonse Elric age 14. It takes place in a setting that is seemingly an alternate reality of 1900’s Germany. Edward and Alphonse serve as dogs of the military in hopes that it will allow them the money […]

  • Agents of Shield
    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 5) – Orientation (parts 1 & 2)

    After a successful fourth season, the heroes of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. return once again for their fifth season, this time promising a stark departure from the antics of the hellfire cyclist Ghost Rider and the demented artificial intelligence Aida. In the last season, the team dealt with their own inner demons in the “Matrix-like” program […]

  • Doctor Who
    Doctor Who Christmas special: “Twice upon a time”

    “Twice Upon a Time”, a Doctor Who special episode written by Steven Moffat was the thirteenth Christmas special from the television series and was aired on 25th December 2017. Perhaps the team at Doctor Who decided to take it easy and that no one would notice because of the Christmas cheer, but the episode was […]

  • Game of Thrones
    Game of Thrones Season 7 Recap SPOILERS

    Season Seven is over and all the players are on the board. The Women of Winterfell Sansa spent the whole of Game of Thrones as a victim. From the first season, things always happened to Sansa. She never did anything of consequence. She just waited for someone to come along and rescue her- or kill her, whichever came first. […]

  • Doctor Who
    The Pilot: Doctor Who S10

    AFTER AN ENDLESS wait that felt like being trapped in a time loop, Doctor Who finally returned last night. I’ve never anticipated a Doctor Who season premiere quite like “The Pilot.” Peter Capaldi proved himself an amazing Doctor last season, blending shades of Eight and Four with his own unique style. The first episode of […]

  • Books
    Deep Space Nine – Station Rage

    This was another book that was very easy to enjoy. Station Rage has action and intrigue, beginning with some history of DS9 and the Cardassians, building into scenes of espionage and eventually into guerrilla warfare on the station. On the space station, Deep Space Nine, in an unexplored area, Starfleet discovers preserved remains of several […]

  • Television
    3%: A Spoiler-Free Review on a Netflix Original

    No, this isn’t an article dissecting the 3% of the world’s population that are socially phobic. What’s at stake here is the 3% of impoverished Brazilian youth that successfully pass a rigorous dog-eat-dog test called, The Process; one that allows them to live affluently elsewhere. At least, that’s the focal subject in the dystopian world […]

  • Marvel
    Reasons Why “Luke Cage” Feels Caged in Mediocrity

    Luke Cage, released September 30th as part of a long string of Marvel Cinematic Universe Netflix exclusives, has been met with many positive reviews, scoring a 79% metascore at Metacritic and 80% at imdb. But while many celebrated its unique contribution to the MCU (myself included), such as its music, predominantly black cast, and thematic […]