Sherlock Holmes (2009) – Guy Ritchie

Guy Ritchie brings his trademark rough and tumble style to the iconic Arthur Conan Doyle creation, Sherlock Holmes. Robert Downey Jr. steps into the titular role, and while the script plays with the literary canon and text, it remains a fun interpretation of the character. Jude Law plays the loyal Doctor John Watson, Rachel McAdams…

Angels & Demons (2009) – Ron Howard

Tom Hanks reunites with Ron Howard to bring Dan Brown’s Robert Langdon back to the screen in his second adventure (his first in the novels). Once again the renowned symbologist finds himself in over his head, but his wits and knowledge will be key to surviving. When the pope dies, the Vatican seals itself off…

Fringe (2009/2010) – Grey Matters, and Unearthed

The cryogenic heads that were stolen in the previous season are back. Well, one of them is, and it’s reattached to a body, and in the form of Thomas Jerome Newton (Sebastian Roche) is going around removing slices of brain from patients who all, once investigated, seem to have a connection to Walter (John Noble)…

Fringe (2009) – August, and Snakehead

An Observer known as August (Peter Woodward) goes rogue and takes a young woman, Christine (Jennifer Missoni) hostage in order to keep her safe in the episode August. Written by J.H. Wyman and Jeff Pinkner, this story was first broadcast on 19 November, 2009. While Walter (John Noble) worries over coming up with the perfect…

Fringe (2009) – Earthling, and Of Human Action

The case that cost Broyles (Lance Reddick) his marriage resurfaces in Earthling. Written by J.H. Wyman and Jeff Vlaming, this episode first debuted on 5 November, 2009. When a strange, crumbling body draws the attention of Fringe Division, Olivia (Anna Torv), Peter (Joshua Jackson), and Walter (John Noble), Broyce has information to share about a…

Fringe (2009) – Momentum Deferred, and Dream Logic

Olivia (Anna Torv) recalls more of her visit to the other side, and her encounter with William Bell (Leonard Nimoy) in Momentum Deferred. Written by Zack Stentz and Ashley Miller, this episode first hit the airwaves on 8 October, 2009. It seems there are a number of shapeshifters stalking the world. They are known as…

Fringe (2009) – Night of Desirable Objects, and Fracture

Olivia (Anna Torv) is released from the hospital following her car accident, and Peter (Joshua Jackson) finds a case involving missing people that may have connections to Olvia’s own disappearance in Night of Desirable Objects. Written by Jeff Pinkner and J.H. Wyman this episode was first broadcast on 24 September, 2009. Olivia is suffering from…

Fringe (2009) – Midnight, and The Road Not Taken

J.H. Wyman and Andrew Kreisberg penned Midnight, which first aired on 28 April, 2009. The ZFT organization is unleashing new experiments on the public, as Olivia (Anna Torv) and Charlie (Kirk Acevedo) lead an investigation on some very strange murders that involve the removal of the victims’ spinal fluid. While they run down leads, including…

Fringe (2009) – Unleashed, and Bad Dreams

Someone has taken one of Walter’s (John Noble) failed ideas, and perfected it, creating a hybrid animal that can deliver its eggs through a horrible sting, if it doesn’t kill you first. Unleashed was written by Zack Whedon and J.R. Orci. It first aired on 14 April, 2009. A group of animal activists make a…