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  • The Magicians 1×04 Review: “The World in the Walls”

    In “The World in the Walls”, The Magicians went a bit off the rails. Literally. The bulk of the action in this week’s episode of The Magicians takes place inside Quentin’s head. Julia, angry and hurt after their confrontation last week, conspired with Marina and Kady to cast a spell on Quentin, effectively trapping him inside his […]


  • The Magicians 1×03 Review: Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting

    Thank you, The Magicians, for doing such a good job of reminding me why Quentin so annoyed me in the books. This week’s episode of The Magicians, “Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting”, had Quentin and Julia once again reunited, but the reunion was less than happy. One thing this confrontation did was remind us that the New York […]


  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Oh My!

    I had absolutely no expectations going into Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, and that’s probably the best way to see a movie. When you go into a movie with no expectations, it allows you to be pleasantly surprised! Jane Austen is one of my favorite authors. I have the one-volume edition of her collected works. The […]


  • The Expanse 1×09 & 1×10 Review: “Critical Mass” & “Leviathan Wakes”

    Season 1 of The Expanse ended in an intense two-hour episode filled with bangs and bloodshed. After an entire season of questions, The Expanse finally delivered with some long-anticipated answers; namely, what happened to the Scopuli, the Canterbury, the Donnager, and Julie Mao. “Critical Mass” dedicated its cold open to showing what happened to Julie and how she ended up the way […]


  • The 100 3×02 Review: Wanheda, Part Two

    Last night’s episode of The 100 may as well have been called “Reunion”, since we had so many of them. Monty was reunited with his mother (I’ll get to that, I swear), and Clarke was reunited with both Bellamy and Lexa, both of which had less than optimal results. I wasn’t expecting both reunions so soon […]


  • The Magicians 1×02 Review: The Source of Magic

    When I reviewed the pilot for The Magicians back in December, I mentioned that Syfy had done an excellent job in keeping true to the atmosphere of Lev Grossman’s novels, even though elements of the story were different. I still believe that, even though I finished last night’s episode wondering why certain things had been changed. I’d […]


  • The Expanse 1×07 Review: Windmills

    This week’s episode of The Expanse, “Windmills”, allows us a little insight into Holden, revealing a backstory slightly more complicated than the standard go-to “troubled childhood”. I’ll admit to not completely understanding all the intricacies, especially the political aspects, but basically Holden is the result of eight different genetic samples and was raised to lead a fight he […]


  • The Shannara Chronicles 1×04 Review: Changeling

    This week on The Shannara Chronicles, we stray even further from the plot of the book, perhaps for the better – it remains to be seen. So far, the changes on The Shannara Chronicles have allowed them to expand on Eretria’s character, and personally any changes that allow for more opportunities for badass ladies to be badass […]


  • The Shannara Chronicles 1×03 Review: Fury

    This episode of The Shannara Chronicles picks up exactly where “Chosen” left off, with a Fury heading straight for Wil and Amberle. They are saved by Allanon, wielding a sword and being a general badass. There is little time to grieve for Amberle’s aunt (and Allanon’s ex-lover?), as they’re on a bit of a time crunch, […]


  • “Passenger” Is a Powerful Page-Turner

    Etta’s only goal in life is to be a concert violinist, but during a performance at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, she’s ambushed and pushed through a rip in the fabric of time to the year 1776. There, she finds herself facing the startling knowledge that the family she never knew has a seemingly impossible […]