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Borders Line: GRIMM And TOUCH On The Lackluster TV Horizon

Posted in Television News with tags , , , , , , , on February 24, 2011 by xymarla

Two new supernatural dramas lined up for next season make it clear that mainstream genre television isn’t going anywhere, and it isn’t getting any better. One is the newest show by Tim Kring of Heroes infamy. The other is a blatant rip-off of Fables. Read about them in my post over at Badass Digest!

It’s News Day Tuesday!

Posted in Movie News, News Day Tuesday, Television News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 22, 2009 by xymarla

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I’m back! Barely!

As we all know by now, thanks to House of the Devil I’m suddenly interested in abso everything Ti West has to offer, including this IFC original series.

Spoilers on all those pretty folks on Smallville, Dollhouse and Supernatural right here! And more Dollhouse spoilers here! Joss keeps chumming the waters with these tidbits.

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It’s News Day Tuesday!

Posted in Movie News, News Day Tuesday, Television News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 1, 2009 by xymarla

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It’s a quickie today, folks! Sorry for the systemic whittling down of DIH, but I promise to beef it back up with a vengeance in 6 weeks (aka: post-nuptially).

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Posh D has unveiled a new blog: Forever Young Adult! Also featuring Erin, frequent commenter here! I am forever in PD’s debt after she loaned me Hunger Games, so take her recommendations very seriously, folks.

20th Century Fox is rebooting the Fantastic Four franchise, hopefully with an entirely new cast and creative team because the last ones sucked ass.

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Dollhouse Renewed!!!

Posted in Television News with tags , , , , , , , on May 18, 2009 by xymarla

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I’m sure most of you know this already (I don’t like to blog on the weekends), but DOLLHOUSE HAS BEEN RENEWED FOR 13 EPISODES!!!

Which is more than enough time to prove accurate the theory my friends and I have formed. Scroll over to highlight the below hidden text if you’d like:

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Dollhouse End of Season Review

Posted in Television Review with tags , , , , , , , on May 12, 2009 by xymarla

 

Well, Friday marked Dollhouse‘s final episode of the seri…season! I mean season! We’ll most likely find out during the May 18 Fox upfronts whether we’ll get a chance to follow in season two the many intriguing plot lines left all dangly and enticing with the season finale, “Omega.” Here are the (mostly) non-spoilery questions I’m dying to have answered:

  • Will we ever find out Mellie/November/Madeleine’s full story?
  • What the hell is going on with Topher and “Dr. Saunders”? There’s definitely a provocative history there.
  • How’s Ballard going to manage his new position?
  • Exactly how big (and evil) is the Rossum Corporation?
  • What “girl” brought Boyd to the Dollhouse?
  • When oh when will we see Alpha again?
  • What’s going to happen with Victor next season?
  • Will I ever be as frosty awesome as Adelle Dewitt?

So many questions! Please oh please let them have the opportunity to be answered. In the meantime, here’s a brief recap of the roller coastery season.  (You can find my recap of the pilot here, my mid-season review here, and my brief review of the fantastic penultimate episode “Briar Rose” here.) SPOILERS BELOW!

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Dollhouse WOAH!

Posted in A+ Review, Television Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on May 4, 2009 by xymarla

HOLY CRAP, you guys!

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If you haven’t watched last Friday’s Dollhouse ep “Briar Rose”… !!!! Watch it immediately! If you have watched it, WATCH IT AGAIN.

ALPHA! Victor! Doc Saunders! Gross Ballard! VICTOR!

SO! MUCH! HAPPENED!

Fox, if you cancel this show after lighting the fire of obsession within the cockles of my soul…I will CUT YOU.

Ah-hem. That is all. Carry on.

It’s News Day Tuesday!

Posted in Movie News, News Day Tuesday, Television News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 21, 2009 by xymarla

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Dig it!

Here’s a clip from True Blood’s season 2.

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It’s News Day Tuesday!

Posted in Movie News, News Day Tuesday, Television News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 14, 2009 by xymarla

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Here we are again, friends, at another scoopy Tuesday! Are you as excited as I am?!

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I feel compelled to tell you, after yesterday’s review, about  Harper’s Globe, a supplemental web series.

There’s some pretty cool Terminator Salvation concept art here.

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Dollhouse Mid-Season Recap

Posted in Television Review with tags , , , , , on April 6, 2009 by xymarla

Well, we’re eight episodes into the first season of Joss Whedon’s sci-fi series Dollhouse (airing on Fox Friday nights 9/8c), and I guess you could say I’m hooked. Here’s a quick recap of previous episodes (if you’re not caught up on all episodes this season, this will be spoilery):

1.01 “Ghost” (aired 2.13.09):

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We’re introduced to the Dollhouse and its inhabitants. I liked it okay. 

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It’s News Day Tuesday!

Posted in Movie News, News Day Tuesday, Television News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 24, 2009 by xymarla

FINALLY!

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Here to deliver the dirt for my darlings!

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Holy crap! Kick-ass American Psycho director Mary Harron signs on for the film version of Rachel Klein’s twisted vamp novel The Moth Diaries! Ginger Snaps screenwriter Karen Walton’s name has been attached to the project. A female director helming a female screenwriter’s adaptation of a female author’s horror novel? SIGN. MARLA. UP.

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