Wonderfalls (2004) – Crime Dog, and Muffin Buffalo

Aaron (Lee Pace) begins to suspect Jaye’s (Caroline Dhavernas) secret in Crime Dog. Written by Krista Vernoff this episode was advertised on Fox, but they cancelled the series before it got a chance to air, so instead fans had to wait to discover it when it dropped on DVD in the Wonderfalls Complete Viewer Collection….

Wonderfalls (2004) – Karma Chameleon, and Wound-up Penguin

Jaye (Caroline Dhavernas) gets single white femaled in Karma Chameleon. Written by Tim Minear this episode aired second, on 19 March, 2004, when it was actually the third in the narrative order. When a fish in the bar, and a stuffed chameleon tell Jaye to help ‘get her words out’ when it comes to a…

Wonderfalls (2004) – Wax Lion, and Pink Flamingos

This week, I’m diving into the classic Bryan Fuller series, Wonderfalls. The show definitely did not get the love it deserved at the time, mainly because Fox, in their usual way of screwing over genre shows, aired them out of order. In fact, they only aired four episodes, leaving nine unaired, but the series found…

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…

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) – James Gunn

  I have to commend Marvel Studios with what they’ve done in bringing the Marvel Universe to the big screen. By establishing the basics of the universe with the first series of films leading into The Avengers, the collection generated goodwill in the audience by giving them solid stories, solid direction, brilliant production and A-List…

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) – Peter Jeackson

  From the off Peter Jackson’s second installment in The Hobbit trilogy feels like a stronger, more confident picture than it’s still enjoyable predecessor, An Unexpected Journey. Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien, the characters have already been established, as well as a large portion of the journey has already been undertaken. Threats have…