Pond Life, Episodes 2-5

I completely misunderstood, apparently, the point of these webisodes. I thought they were a Pond specific look at the daily life of a comp...
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It Still Doesn't Work On Wood

It Still Doesn't Work On Wood

An actual Sonic screwdriver, much like a working phaser, or a tricorder, is one of those things that nerds would love to wake up one mor...
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Doctor Who Goes To The Films

Doctor Who Goes To The Films

Very Hammer Films Steven Moffat, in explaining why there won't be any two-parters this series, has said his aim was to make a short...
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[List] - The Best, and Worst, Of The Daleks

 Courtesy of the BBC. All of them. Doctor Who returns tomorrow, to start off the 50th anniversary celebrations. And you can't cel...
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[Review] The Newsroom, Season 1

It's a strange thing to have to say, but I'm not an Aaron Sorkin apologist. I genuinely like his work. I also genuinely see i...
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At Least In Fringe's Future, Hatters Will Be Fully Employed

September 28th is the day Fringe returns, and I'm excited. A horrible future, ruled by Observers, Leonard Nemoy frozen in amber, tryi...
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A Small Price To Pay For The Man Who Invented The Future

A Small Price To Pay For The Man Who Invented The Future

A bit of background on this one. Nearly twenty years ago, the Tesla Science Centre formed with the goal of raising enough money to trans...
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Pond Life Episode 1

I can't say I'm disappointed in this first episode of the bizarrely named Pond Life (because companions are of course analogise t...
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Joss Whedon To Bring SHIELD To TV

You know what a good day looks like? Pretty much like this. Because Joss Whedon, and the rest of the creative team behind Dr. Horrible...
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A History Of Animation

Animation is my favourite medium. It always has been. Up until recently, it was the only way to achieve certain visions in TV and film. An...
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Bill Nye Has A Message For Fools

There is a difference between being religious, and believing in biblical literalism. One is an opinion of moral beliefs, or a philosophica...
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[Review] Warehouse 13, Season 4 Episode 6, "Fractures"

Courtesy of NBCUniversal This is what I've been saying. This is how you make an episode of TV. A strong story that supports all of...
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It Will Take You A Million Light Years From Home, But Will It Look As Good When You Have To Sub In A Red Brick For One You've Lost

It Will Take You A Million Light Years From Home, But Will It Look As Good When You Have To Sub In A Red Brick For One You've Lost

It is a booming time to be in the small, painful to step on, toy brick business. The resurgence in popularity in Lego bricks among those...
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Seth Green Likes Star Wars A Little Too Much

There is a point in every... thing, where the popularity of the thing forces it one of two ways. One, it can continue to take itself serio...
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Continuum Gets Another Year

Continuum Gets Another Year

Courtesy of Shaw Media Good news, everyone. By everyone, I of course mean, the million or so viewers that made Continuum Showcase'...
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[Review] Breaking Bad, Season 5 Episode 7, "Say My Name"

[Review] Breaking Bad, Season 5 Episode 7, "Say My Name"

Courtesy of Sony Pictures Television When Walt says "everybody wins", he doesn't mean everybody else. Hit the jump for t...
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Bow, Wedding, and Rat

Bow, Wedding, and Rat

Rule one: Steven Moffat lies. Rule two: when telling us important information, he will be as cryptic and unhelpful as possible. Rule t...
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[Review] - Hit and Run

[Review] - Hit and Run

 Courtesy of Open Road Films It's a brilliant plan: say you're an actor, tired of getting cast in nothing but terrible romant...
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Jerry Nelson, One Of The Original Muppeteers, Has Died.

Dammit to hell... If Disney Animation has the Nine Old Men, then the Muppets had the Five First Voices; the men who did voices right fro...
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Neil Armstrong Has Died

Neil Armstrong Has Died

There isn't really a need for an explanation as to who this man was, or what he did. Or that he was a hero, for making the journey i...
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Hello, Q

My bad. You see, I didn't see Total Recall when it came out because if I wanted to waste ten bucks and two hours of my life, I'd ...
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Who Are The Ponds When They're At Home

At two and a half series, the time the Ponds have spent in the TARDIS isn't ground breaking. In fact, it's practically average. Bu...
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The Tragically Hip Are Streets Ahead

The Tragically Hip are something of a Canadian institution, having spent the last thirty years cementing their place as one of the premier...
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[List] - Justice League Film Part 2: 8 DC Teams I'd Rather They Made A Film About

Part 1, which of the various Justice League s should they make a film about, can be read here . DC Comics' film division just...
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I Can Assure You, That Was Not A Very Good Ron

Amy Poehler isn't the best part of Parks and Rec . She isn't even the funniest part of the show. But she is the heart of the progr...
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Marvel News, In Brief

Marvel News, In Brief

 Courtesy of Marvel.  - Thor: The Dark World (really, Marvel, no one pitched you The Dark Realm ? Come on...) has pretty much naile...
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Cloudy, With A Chance Of Revenge!

I am not ashamed to admit one of my favourite recent animated movies was Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs . It was absurdity at it'...
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Doctor Who Returns

According to the BBC, it's American cousin, and the Canadian Space channel, the new series of Doctor Who will commence on September t...
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Bluegrass Makes Rap Listenable

I'm not really into popular music. Or rather, I am. Just music that was popular thirty, no forty. Wait... '72 to '82, '82 ...
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Men Can't Have More Sex Then Women, According To Math

This picture is unrelated to anything, and yet can be used for anything. It's like a mobius strip. With bacon. I don't know i...
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Rex Gets His Moment

I'm a big fan of actor Wallace Shawn. Of course, Princess Bride , but also his understated work in My Dinner With Andre , his overstat...
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[Review] - Warehouse 13, Season 4 Episode 5, "No Pain, No Gain"

[Review] - Warehouse 13, Season 4 Episode 5, "No Pain, No Gain"

 Courtesy of NBCUniversal  Suddenly, it all makes sense. A perfectly logical, valid explanation as to why the Leafs do now, and fore...
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We're In There, Somewhere...

You know how sometimes you can get worked up about stuff. Like how much NBC couldn't program a TV schedule if they had a rabid badger ...
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Watch This Now

Because if it's even still here by the time this goes up, it won't be for very long. Don't bookmark it and come back later, b...
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"Thursday Night Done Right" Is Now An Awkward Half Hour Block On Both Thursday And Friday

I've largely given up on American network television. It is a rare exception that gets me excited anymore, let alone that draws...
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[Review] - Breaking Bad, Season 5 Episode 6, "Buyout"

[Review] - Breaking Bad, Season 5 Episode 6, "Buyout"

Courtesy of Sony Television Strange as it may seem, but after watching this episode, I came away with the feeling that it was as close t...
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So, Does His Sister Still Want To Have The Sex With His?

Showtime has released the first good look at Dexter Season 7 , and yep, it pretty much what you'd expect consider where things left of...
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Game Of Thrones Finds It's King Beyond The Wall

Game Of Thrones Finds It's King Beyond The Wall

Via Wikipedia Ciaran Hinds, who has previously played Caeser in Rome , Bland in Tinker, Tailor, Soilder, Spy , Tardos Mors in John Cart...
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Seven Psychopaths Stand To Sicken Several Cinemas

In Bruges was, to be quick about it, utterly fantastic. Aside from getting a whole other group of people interested in Belgian architectu...
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[Review] - Safety Not Guaranteed

Safety Not Guaranteed , a fictional story based on an actual classified ad, is a movie that has no idea what it wants to be. Throughout t...
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Robot Chicken Isn't Really Chicken, It's An Evil Plot By Lex Luthor To Replace Chicken After He Was Killed By Doomsday

Robot Chicken Isn't Really Chicken, It's An Evil Plot By Lex Luthor To Replace Chicken After He Was Killed By Doomsday

DC can't get off their asses to make a decent, non-Batman related movie, but they are more then adept at making good television. Or, i...
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One Ring To Find Them All Under The Sofa After You Dig Through Your Lego Box For An Hour, And In The Darkness Bind Them

Everything about this game looks excellent, except one thing: Gollum looks like a lemur. Or a hairless squirrel. Or an albino monkey. Or a...
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A Completely Baseless But Wonderful Guardians Of The Galaxy Rumour

A Completely Baseless But Wonderful Guardians Of The Galaxy Rumour

Image by SebastianVonBuchwald on DeviateArt I am thrilled to being able to start posting stuff about Guardians of the Galaxy . To my mi...
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[Opinion] - Avengers vs. The Dark Knight Rises

 My reviews can be found here , and here Back in May, after the Avengers surprised everybody by breaking records and dominating the...
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New Doctor Who Pictures

New Doctor Who Pictures

The BBC has released several new photos from the first batch of episodes of series seven of Doctor Who , starting with the promo poster f...
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Thor Gets Bad, And Daredevil Moves On

Thor Gets Bad, And Daredevil Moves On

Courtesy of Paramount Alice Krige, perhaps best known as the Borg Queen, and thus undermining the entire point of the collective consci...
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A Movie 65 Million Years In The Making, Twenty Years Later

A Movie 65 Million Years In The Making, Twenty Years Later

Courtesy of Universal The 3D re release of Jurassic Park has been moved up from July to April of next year, to celebrate the film'...
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[Review] - Warehouse 13, Season 4 Episode 4,

[Review] - Warehouse 13, Season 4 Episode 4, "There's Always a Downside"

Courtesy of NBCUniversal So help me gods, if I hear Brent Spiner say the word 'evil' one more time, I'm going to punch some...
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Red Dwarf Tries Again

To many, Red Dwarf will always be the other British science fiction series, though obviously it can't be compared to Doctor Who . Th...
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Jeremy Renner Thought Hawkeye Got Screwed In The Avengers. He Must Also Think The Sky Is Blue, And That The Leafs Suck

Jeremy Renner Thought Hawkeye Got Screwed In The Avengers. He Must Also Think The Sky Is Blue, And That The Leafs Suck

Courtesy of Marvel/Disney While doing press for The Bourne Legacy , Jeremy Renner was asked about his turn as Clint Barton in The Aveng...
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12 Takes The Slow Path

12 Takes The Slow Path

Courtesy of CBS It seemed like it would make sense, if things had went that way. Doctor Who celebrates 50 years next year, and during ...
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[Review] - The Bourne Legacy

[Review] - The Bourne Legacy

Courtesy of Universal Pictures The Bourne Legacy is an odd duck, being the first movie of it's own anticipated series, and the fou...
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A Thing That Probably Won't Happen, But Might

A Thing That Probably Won't Happen, But Might

Courtesy of Starz For those that missed it, Party Down was a Starz series that ran for two seasons in 2009/2010. It was a single camer...
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Ron Swanson = Unstoppable Force AND Immovable Object

OK, if these promos had been released two weeks ago, there is a chance that I might have considered being interested in the Olympics. Thou...
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How Should Superheroes Be Drawn

 Mike Henry as Tarzan  Andrew Wheeler has a fascinating essay over at ComicsAlliance about the body types of superheroes in modern ...
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