Taken 2 (2012) – Olivier Megaton

Liam Neeson returns as Bryan Mills, a man with a specific set of skills, in Taken 2. Picking up shortly after the events of the first film which saw him rescue his daughter, Kim (Maggie Grace) from traffickers, Mills, his ex-wife, Lenore (Famke Janssen), and Kim find themselves targeted by the deceased’s father, Murad (Rade…

Fringe (2012) – Black Blotter, and Anomaly XB-6783746

Walter (John Noble) is in crisis. He’s trying to recall his plan to defeat the Observers and along the way, he decides to drop some LSD that he’s rediscovered in his lab. What follows is a troubling confrontation with himself as he, Astrid (Jasika Nicole), Olivia (Anna Torv) and Peter (Joshua Jackson) continue in their…

Fringe (2012) – Five-Twenty-Ten, and The Human Kind

Both Peter (Joshua Jackson) and Walter (John Noble) are having issues with their brains this week in Five-Twenty-Ten, and Olivia (Anna Torv) learns what Peter has done. Written by Graham Roland, this episode first debuted on 16 November, 2012. Peter is keeping secrets from Olivia, specifically the fact that he has incorporated Observer tech into…

Fringe (2012) – The Recordist, and The Bullet That Saved the World

The hunt for the tapes containing Walter’s (John Noble) plan continues. The team finds Tape 3 in the lab and sets off on a mission because of it. Along the way they encounter a group of infected humans who work as archivists, cataloguing human history. Written by Graham Roland, The Recordist first aired on 12…

Fringe (2012) – Transilience Thought Unifier Model-11, and In Absentia

Fringe’s fifth and final season began on 28 September, 2012 with the Transilience Thought Unifier Model-11. Written by J.H. Wyman it takes us back to the future, the year 2036, which was first introduced in the fourth season episode Letters of Transit. As Peter (Joshua Jackson), Walter (John Noble), Astrid (Jasika Nicole) track down Olivia’s…

Lincoln (2012) – Steven Spielberg

Daniel Day-Lewis takes the titular role in Spielberg’s masterful film about the iconic president and his struggle to pass the 13th Amendment in support of his Emancipation Proclamation, even as the Civil War continues to tear the country apart. Filled with themes and ideas that are still sad, and frighteningly relevant, this looks at a…

Fringe (2012) – Letters of Transit, and Worlds Apart

We leap forward to 2036 after being given a rather Blade Runner-like opening crawl that tells us that in 2015 the Observers finally got tired of observing and took over the planet. Everyone else became known as Natives, those who were loyal to the Observers were called Loyalists, and of course, there was a resistance…

Fringe (2012) – Everything in Its Right Place, and The Consultant

Lincoln (Seth Gabel) gets a look at who he could be when he crosses over to the other side to help his counterpart and Fauxlivia (Anna Torv) solve a case, and give them a better understanding of the motivations of David Robert Jones (Jared Harris) in Everything in Its Right Place. Written by David Fury…

Fringe (2012) – A Short Story About Love, and Nothing As It Seems

J.H. Wyman and Graham Roland deliver A Short Story About Love which first aired on 23 March, 2012. While Olivia (Anna Torv) and Lincoln (Seth Gabel) investigate a case that sees a killer attempting to re-experience a moment of love by dehydrating husbands and using their pheromones to seduce their wives before killing them, Peter…