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“Doctor Who”: “The God Complex” Review (SPOILERS)

I certainly was not expecting this episode to end how it did. From the trailer, I, like most people I think, assumed this would just be another standalone scary-thing episode… more

Dissecting Trailers: “The Double”

Oh, hello, I didn’t see you there. Probably because you’re not near me at all. Time for another trip down the trailer hole. (I did not like that sentence one… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more

“Torchwood: Miracle Day”: The Finale Review (SPOILERS GALORE)

So, Torchwood: Miracle Day is over. That happened. How do Russell T. Davies and Jane Espenson explain everyone on the planet not being able to die? With a massive, vacuous… more

“Doctor Who”: “The Girl Who Waited” Review (SPOILERS)

As I’ve said several times, my favorite Series 5 episode is “Amy’s Choice.” My reason for liking it so much is that it tells a relatively simple, straightforward… more

“Doctor Who”: “Night Terrors” Review (SPOILERS)

Through the eyes of a child, anything can be terrifying. To some children, including me at ages 4-9, everything can be terrifying.  Simple sounds and shadows taken for granted in… more

“Torchwood: Miracle Day” Episodes 8 and 9 Review (SPOILERS)

As I was derelict in my duties as Torchwood: Miracle Day reviewer last week, I’m going to do a double review this week and look at both episode 8, “… more

Dissecting Trailers: Old B Sci-Fi

I’m the kind of nerd who enjoys all kinds of science fiction and lately, on top of my heaping helping of the British variety, I’ve been enjoying weird old B… more

Doctor Who: “Let’s Kill Hitler” Review (SO MANY SPOILERS)

You have to love a show that isn’t afraid to do something different, and Doctor Who in the Moffat era certainly does things differently. Expositional episodes are a necessary… more

Dissecting Trailers: “The Darkest Hour”

If there’s one thing I love it’s trailers to movies that look absolutely bonkers. Last week, I saw the trailer for the movie The Darkest Hour. Let’s dissect it! First,… more

“Sentinels of the Multiverse”: A Card Game For Comic Book Fans

Hi, friends!  Just a quick post to tell you about a sweet new collectible card game that’s available. Now, I’ve never really been into those kinds of games, ala “Magic:… more

“Torchwood: Miracle Day” Review “Immortal Sins” (SPOILERS AGAIN)

And like a beacon in the night, signaling wayward ships, Jane Espenson writes an episode of Torchwood: Miracle Day that staves off my complete dismissal of the show. Everything that… more

Dissecting Trailers: “Tower Heist”

I love heist movies. The planning, the precision, the intrigue; I love them. I know next to nothing about towers save that they’re very tall. The title alone of Tower… more

“Let’s Kill Hitler” Preview Clips (SPOILERS, OF COURSE)

Happy Post-Humpday!  Here’s a couple of clips from Doctor Who’s “Let’s Kill Hitler,” which you may have heard will premiere on August 27th. These are nothing but spoilers, so don’t… more

“Let’s Kill Hitler” Prequel

As promised, on Monday the BBC released a two minute prequel to Doctor Who’s mid-series premiere, “Let’s Kill Hitler,” just like they did with a few episodes in the first… more

“Torchwood: Miracle Day” Review: “The Middle Men” (NOTHING TO SPOIL)

I miss the child rapist/murderer. That is a sentence I never hoped to utter (or type) in my life, and yet, Torchwood: Miracle Day’s sixth episode, “The Middle… more

Another BBC America “Doctor Who” Series 6B Trailer

Happy Friday, oh my nerds! Just a quick bit of Whoness for you to tide you over for the weekend. With Series 6 resuming exactly two weeks from tomorrow, BBC… more

Dissecting Trailers: “Battleship”

From almost the first fifteen seconds of watching this trailer, I knew I’d have to dissect it like nobody’s business, and by the time it was over, I began to… more

“Torchwood: Miracle Day,” “The Categories of Life” Review (SPOILERS)

All right, Torchwood, we get it; things are bad all over. We’re all on board with you now, thank you. Miracle Day’s fifth episode, “The Categories of Life,”… more

Another New Doctor Who Trailer!!!

Literally hot off the internet presses, the BBC have just released this here trailer for Series 6 Part Deux. It’s not as lengthy as the first one that came out,… more

Dissecting Trailers: Horror Movie Malarkey

As promised, friends, I’m back with trailers for upcoming horror movies. The tricky thing about horror trailers is that they tend to look good all the time, even if the… more

Allons-y! The David Tennant Years DVD Boxed Set

Attention all Tenth Doctor fans out there, and I know there are many: The BBC is releasing a massive, 26-disc set of the entirety of David Tennant’s four years as… more

Doctor Who on Late Late Show

For anybody who missed it, here are the segments with Karen Gillan and Matt Smith on The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson last week. Enjoy! Doctor Who’s sixth season… more

“Torchwood: Miracle Day” “Escape to L.A.” Review (SPOILERS)

The plot thickens. The Torchwood crew takes their fight against Phicorp out west to Los Angeles.  “Escape to Los Angeles” is the fourth episode of Torchwood: Miracle Day, and while… more