Fringe (2012) – A Better Human Being, and The End of All Things

A Better Human Being first aired on 17 February, 2012 and was written by Alison Schapker and Monica Owusu-Breen from a story by Glen Whitman and Robert Chiappetta. The team gets called in to investigate a young man’s connection to a series of murders, he can hear their voices in his head, and it leads…

Fringe (2012) – Making Angels, and Welcome to Westfield

What are the Observers up to? Making Angels is a solid episode, that gives Jasika Nicole a chance to shine in her dual Astrid roles. Written by Akiva Goldsman, J.H. Wyman and Jeff Pinkner, it first aired on 3 February, 2012. A man, Neil (Chin Han), seems to have a unique ability to see all…

Fringe (2012) – Enemy of My Enemy, and Forced Perspective

Enemy of My Enemy really amps up the season and mythology arc. Written by Alison Schapker and Monica Owusu-Breen and first aired on 20 January, 2012 . Last episode ended with the reveals that the Observer (Michael Cerveris) has told Olivia (Anna Torv) she has to die and that the alternate version of Broyles (Lance…

Fringe (2011/2012) – Wallflower, and Back to Where You’ve Never Been

Olivia (Anna Torv) is suffering from migraines. Peter’s (Joshua Jackson) intrusion into the timeline is making things difficult for everyone, and there is trouble on the horizon. Olivia doesn’t have too much time to worry about that when she and Lincoln (Seth Gabel) are thrown a case that sees an invisible man killing people to…

Red Lights (2012) – Rodrigo Cortes

Red Lights is a bit of a mess, there are some solid ideas to it, but it doesn’t come off as well as it could have. It does feature a solid cast including Robert De Niro, Sigourney Weaver, Cillian Murphy, Elizabeth Olsen, Joely Richardson, and Toby Jones. Dr. Margaret Matheson (Weaver) is a skeptic who…

Moonfall (2022) – Roland Emmerich

Roland Emmerich seems to really enjoy putting global destruction, and cardboard characters on the screen, and Moonfall is no different, but unlike 2012 , and Independence Day: Resurgence this one actually like a lot of fun, though there’s a bit of a stumble with the last third of the film, though there may have been…

Looper (2012) – Rian Johnson

Rian Johnson is a fantastic writer/director (no matter what some Star Wars fans may think), and with his science fiction thriller, Looper, he plays with a number of familiar tropes, especially those of the western genre as he explores, and plays with, causality, in this brilliant actioner that stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, and Emily…

Shadow and Bone (2012) – Leigh Bardugo

My second foray into the Grishaverse was the first one written, Shadow and Bone. And much like Six of Crows, I got swept up pretty damned quick in the story and the characters, and can’t wait to continue to explore the rest of the realm that Bardugo created. In this novel, we are introduced to…

Whispers Under Ground (2012) – Ben Aaronovitch

The third book in what has become known as the Rivers of London series takes Peter Grant beneath London in the next volume of the urban fantasy series. Working a murder case, while still hunting down the Faceless Man and his students, Grant, alongside Lesley, who has now joined the Folly (where they work from)…

Chuck (2012) – Versus the Bullet Train, Versus Sarah, Versus the Goodbye

We’re racing to the conclusion this week! Chuck (Zachary Levi) has been captured by Nicholas Quinn (Angus Macfadyen) and is aboard a bullet train in Japan in Chuck Versus the Bullet Train. Written by Nicholas Wootton this episode debuted on 20 January, 2012. Chuck thinks Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski) and Casey (Adam Baldwin) are dead, but…