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August, 2017

  • 21 August

    Grown-up “Tick” Revels In Absurdity

    Last year, I reviewed the pilot for the new live-action iteration of “The Tick,” wherein I said it showed a lot of promise. That promise has been fulfilled. This “Tick” is a triumph. In the pilot, Arthur (Griffin Newman), a rather fragile chap, lives in The City and remembers the …

  • 18 August

    Killjoys S03E08 Recap/Review: What A Girl Wants

    The Hullen armada arrives and blows one of the RACs out of the sky! No, not really. Per Johnny, that was just a sim showing a less than good outcome to all their strategies so far. Thanks for that heart attack, Killjoys! D’avin can’t believe with all the resources now …

  • 12 August

    Killjoys S03E07 Recap/Review: Yesterday’s Girl

    It’s a case of good news/bad news/worse news. The good news…Johnny’s come up with an awesome scheme that allows anyone to fly the super cool fighters. The bad news, Dutch and Zeph are MIA. The worse news? Johnny’s test doesn’t go so well. Alvis is the first to notice the …

  • 11 August

    Killjoys S03E06 Recap/Review: Day of the Dead (and Dying)

    Team Awesome Force is en route to Scarback Necropolis (and doesn’t that sound like a joyous locale?) in order to honor their dead, specifically the ones lost during and at the end of Attack the Rack. Dutch is…well, let’s just say she’s not in a very good place. Basically, she’s …

  • 9 August

    Dark Matter Ep 310 “Built, Not Born” Review

    My reaction after the latest episode of Dark Matter titled “Built, Not Born”: via GIPHY Suffice it say, this is my fave of the season so far!  So many revelations about Two (Melissa O’Neil) and Android’s (Zoie Palmer) friendship that makes sense now! Here is a brief recap then thoughts: …

  • 9 August

    “Mr. Mercedes” Drives Home the Dread

    Adapting Stephen King’s work is basically its own genre now, with sometimes successful results (the film version of “The Mist”) and not-so-great ones (the TV version of “The Mist”). I’m not necessarily talking about box office results, either, but translations of King’s works—which frequently delve deep into the minds of …

  • 1 August

    Killjoys S03E05: Attack the Rack aka The Empire Strikes First

    Dutch and D’avin are hiding out in a closet while two people are going at it hot and heavy. They take Captain Cardiff hostage and drag him back to the Quad. Not gonna lie…Imma gonna need brain bleach for this one. Later Cardiff finds himself in the company of two …

July, 2017

  • 23 July

    Killjoys S3E4: The Lion, The Witch & The Warlord aka Blonde, Bad And Beautiful

    In the left corner, we have Johnny “Old Nerd” Jaqobis and on the right, “New Nerd” Zeph. Both are trying to sort out the remnant  they picked up in the last ep. And both have their own ideas on how to do it (big surprise). It’s a nerd off! Except …

  • 21 July

    Netflix ‘SAFE’ Starts Filming in Manchester

    RED Production Company called “action” as filming commenced in Manchester on original new television drama, SAFE. The 8 x 60’ series has been ordered by CANAL+ Group and Netflix and will run on free-to-air channel C8 (CANAL+ Group) in France and Netflix globally outside of France in 2018. The eight-part …

  • 12 July

    Dark Matter Ep 306 Review: One Last Card to Play

    The alternative universe (AU) Raza Crew are back causing some trouble in the Dark Matter episode “One Last Card to Play.” Now we know who travelled from the AU when the Raza crew made it back to their universe last season.  Portia (Melissa O’Neil) and Boone (Anthony Lemke) steal one …

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