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Doctor Who Review Vol. 12.1 – ‘Deep Breath’

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Here we go again. The first episode of any new incarnation of the Doctor is a delicate prospect for the production team. Whether or not the new actor is suited to the role (and we didn’t doubt for a moment that Calpadi would be anything but perfect) they need to sell us on the new … Continue reading

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DC TV Review: ‘The Flash’ and ‘Constantine’

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Ok, I’m pretty sure DC are doing this on purpose. Two major leaks in the space of a week – the pilot episodes for their upcoming television shows The Flash and Constantine – just before San Diego Comic Con. I suspect that they’re hoping to get some feedback for making adjustments before official release. Nothing wrong with … Continue reading

Possible Roles for Rosario Dawson in Daredevil

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If you’re anything like me, then you really hate it when someone gets cast in a superhero project in a secret role. I’m not really sure why its so secret. This is the current case with Marvel’s Netflix Daredevil series. Already cast are Boardwalk Empire‘s Charlie Cox as the Man Without Fear and character actor Vincent … Continue reading

6 Ways George R. R. Martin and ‘Game of Thrones’ Changed Fantasy Forever

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    ******WARNING NOVEL AND TELEVISION SHOW SPOILERS BELOW******* For most people August 6, 1996 was probably of no great significance.  People mourned the 51st anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing, went to work, watched television, and made love to their significant others.  In other words, it was a typical and pedestrian day.  I myself was a month … Continue reading

Casting Call: Belle (Beauty and the Beast)

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Disney recently announced plans to produce their own live-action Beauty and the Beast tale. We already have La belle et la bête with Lea Seydoux and Vincent Cassel coming soon and Guillermo del Toro’s announced version with Emma Watson which may or may not ever happen. For this Disney version I’m assuming they will stick close to their … Continue reading

7 Reasons We’re Hyped for ‘Orange is the New Black’ Season 2

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If you haven’t watched the first season of Orange is the New Black during the year since it came out, then shame on you. You’ve got only a few hours to catch up before the new season. Go. Now. For the rest of us who are counting the minutes, it’s time t0 list out some reasons … Continue reading

Casting Call: Elsa and Anna (Once Upon a Time)

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Once Upon a Time‘s season finale left audiences gasping with shock and excitement when they made it clear that Elsa from Frozen will be making an appearance in Storybrooke. Producers have hinted that they want to bring in some other Frozen characters as well and really, you can’t have Elsa without Anna. Here are my … Continue reading

What We Want From ‘The Flash’

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As DC continues to spread its influence on the small screen they are using the popularity of the surprise hit, Arrow as a springboard for success. Hot off the two parter “The Scientist” and “Three Ghosts” viewers will be able to watch the adventures of Barry Allen as he dons the trademark red and gold and … Continue reading

I Am Glad ‘Community’ is Cancelled

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I like tee-shirts. They’re a key part of the geek arsenal, being shorthand for whatever niche we’re part of and flagging down like minded people. I like them best when they don’t directly reference the source material and require the inside knowledge to recognise it. I acknowledge there’s a snobbishness to it but it’s cool being in … Continue reading

Black Sails vs Da Vinci’s Demons

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For this installment of Showdown! I take a look at Starz’s two current original scripted programs: Black Sails and Da Vinci’s Demons. Story: Black Sails debuted in January of 2014 under the production of Jonathan E. Steinberg, Michael Bay, and others. Written as a prequel to Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel Treasure Island, the show includes fictional … Continue reading