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Agent Carter: Kicking Ass, Building Friendships, and Moving On

Agent Carter Genre: Sci-fi/Superhero/Historical Synopsis: After the war and the loss of Captain America, Peggy Carter comes home to a job at the Strategic Scientific Reserve (SSR) where her co-workers treat her like a secretary. Then her former colleague Howard … Continue reading

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Agent Carter Rises Above Her Dreary Beginning in The First Avenger

Agent Carter Genre: Sci-fi/Superhero/Historical Synopsis: After the war and the loss of Captain America, Peggy Carter comes home to a job at the Strategic Scientific Reserve (SSR) where her co-workers treat her like a secretary. Then her former colleague Howard … Continue reading

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Agents of SHIELD Midseason: Those Unpredictable Wild Cards

Genre: Action/Superhero Synopsis: HYDRA, an organization bent on unlocking a powerful alien weapon and unconcerned with collateral damage, has shattered SHIELD, with all remaining loyal agents in hiding. Coulson and his team have to stop HYDRA before they unlock the … Continue reading

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Fall 2014 TV: Flash

Genre: Superhero Synopsis: A forensic scientist gets superpowers (speed), and uses them to combat supervillains. Meanwhile, the case of his mother’s murder in his past continues to haunt him. Series: Season 1 I’ve Watched: Episodes 1-2 Verdict: Okay/Decent Some spoilers … Continue reading

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The start of the Fall 2014 TV season: Gotham, SHIELD, How To Get Away With Murder, and Fate/stay night

Gotham Genre: Superhero Synopsis: This show will follow the early days of Detective James Gordon, and little Bruce Wayne, in addition to addressing origin stories for Batman villains. Series: Season 1 I’ve Watched: First 2 eps Verdict: Not promising The … Continue reading

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Agents of SHIELD: Oh, the Irony!

I’m sorry, did anyone thing I would stop talking about the current Whedon TV project just because it’s between seasons? Before season 2 hits (which will have Lucy Lawless–-it’s like my childhood dream come true), I do want to spend … Continue reading

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X-Men: Days of Future Past, as our favorite Trio changes the world

Verdict: Good movie! Plot: There’s a bad future. Wolverine gets sent back in time to try to make Charles and Eric work together to make it not happen.  I truly believed going into this movie that is was going to … Continue reading

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TV Update: Orphan Black, Warehouse 13, Agents of SHIELD

I’m behind on almost all of the other shows I’m watching, but these I’m current on. Orphan Black Season: 2 (10 eps/season) Genre: Sci-fi thriller Premise (S1): Grifter Sarah Manning happens to meet a woman who looks exactly like her … Continue reading

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Predictions on Redemption on Agents of SHIELD, Through the Lens of Whedon-Verse Shows, Part II

A continuation of yesterday’s post, Predictions on Redemption on Agents of SHIELD, Through the Lens of Whedon-Verse Shows, Part I. This is a look at redemption archs in Joss Whedon shows. Spoilers for Agents of SHIELD, Dollhouse, Buffy the Vampire … Continue reading

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Predictions on Redemption on Agents of SHIELD, Through the Lens of Whedon-Verse Shows, Part I

Fine, internet. You win. Let’s systematically go through the history of redemption on Joss Whedon shows. Spoilers for Agents of SHIELD, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel. My first instinct when I saw Ward go bad (or reveal himself as bad) … Continue reading

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