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Lawyer. Writer. Columnist. Geek. Eternal optimist. Fangirl since the dawn of time. Hates the color yellow, olives and cigarettes. Has a recurring nightmare where she’s forced to choose between sports and books. Falls in love with fictional characters.

Game of Thrones 6×05 Roundtable “The Door”

The most famous of the memes I saw going around after last week’s episode said, “Not all heroes hold weapons, some just hold the door” – and, oh, Hodor. How will we miss you. Join us as we discuss this…

Once Upon A Time: Captain Hook or the joys of character development

A few days ago I read an article on “character underdevelopment” on Once Upon A Time. It was a truly fascinating read, especially because I agree with a lot of what was said in the piece. The more the cast…

New Deepwater Horizon Trailer and Character Posters!

We’re either concerned or excited about Deepwater Horizon. Quite possibly both. The movie is based on the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. It stars Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, John Malkovich, Dylan O’Brien, Gina Rodriguez and…

Game of Thrones 6×04 Roundtable “Book of the Stranger”

Well, a picture is starting to emerge. And it’s a much happier one than we expected. Because, alas, the Starks have reunited. Or, at least, two of them. But that’s more than we thought we were going to get. Ramsay…

Exclusive Interview with Kingdom’s Joanna Going

Joanna Going is not one of those actresses who likes to be typecast. Well, unless you want to typecast her as a beautiful, diverse actress. She is as likely to inhabit the role of First Lady Tricia Walker in Netflix’s…

CBS reveals fall schedule

Well, this is how CBS’s programming will look next fall. The MacGyver reboot will be on Friday Nights, NCIS: Los Angeles is moving to Sundays, Bull, staring Michael Weatherly will be sandwiched between NCIS and NCIS: New Orleans and The…

Castle Postmortem: Wishful Thinking

This is how it ends. Not with a bang, but with a whimper. I will admit it’s been a while since I cared so much. This season has been …well, a struggle would be putting it nicely. Fact is the…

Outlander to skip SDCC this year

Say it isn’t so! Though Starz hasn’t officially confirmed the news (yet), both Diana Dabaldon and executive producer Maril Davis have stated that the Starz series, which is still airing it’s second season, will be skipping San Diego Comic-Con this…

Watch Trailers for FOX’s 2016 shows

Here be trailers! Just so you can get a preview of what FOX has to offer. Network upfronts are a funny and informative time, and so today, FOX gave a preview of its new fall shows, as well as some of it’s mid-season offerings,…

‘Once Upon A Time’ 5×22 &5×23 Review: “Only You” & “An Untold Story”

And, so it ends. When the episode is fresh it’s always hard to reflect back on the entire season, to try to connect the dots. So I’m not even going to try. In a week or two, I can look…

‘Game of Thrones’ 6×03 Roundtable “Oathbreaker”

Jon is alive! So is Rickon! A battle is brewing in the North.  Daenerys is a captive in Vaes Dothrak. Jamie and Cersei face open revolt. Arya is “No One.” And we have all the theories, all the speculations, and…

NBC adds four new series

NBC handed out series pickups today to four new series, two dramas, Midnight, Texas and Timeless, as well as two comedies, Great News and Marlon. Timeless is described as an action-adventure series, in which a mysterious criminal (Goran Visnjic) steals…

Bring the The Divergent Series: Allegiant home!

Are you ready to find out what lies beyond the wall and behind the iconic scenes, sets and stunts in The Divergent Series: Allegiant? Well, not you can, because the movie arrives on Digital HD June 21st and Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and…

‘Once Upon A Time’: Robin Hood, Gentleman in Distress

The damsel in distress is a classic figure in literature, art, film, video games and television. If we look for a definition, we’ll find that the term usually refers to:  a young woman in trouble (with the implication that the…

The Myth of Fanservice

I contemplated starting this piece with a definition. We can’t talk of a subject we don’t understand, after all. I decided against it for one particular reason: we all think we know what fanservice is all about. Not only that,…

‘Once Upon A Time’ 5X21 Review “Last Rites”

I don’t even know how to feel. Do I feel happy? Do I feel sad? Do I feel disappointed? Do I feel hopeful? Is it possible to feel all the things at once, to be a mess of hopes and…

The new Han Solo is …Alden Ehrenreich?

Alden Ehrenreich, welcome to the Star Wars family. In a way, they were never going to get it right. Not unless they built a time-ship and traveled back thirty years or so Harrison Ford could still play Han Solo. Can…

‘Once Upon A Time’ 5×20 Review “Firebird”

Well, what a rollercoaster. Or, wait, can it honestly be called a rollercoaster if you feel like you’ve been kicked down and you’re never, ever going to get up? It probably can’t. Bad comparison. This is more like one of…

‘Game of Thrones’ 6×01 “The Red Woman” Roundtable

Game of Thrones returned last week, with an episode that provided more questions than answers. Is Jon Snow coming back? What does this season have in store for Daenerys? What exactly is going on in Dorne? Who’s first on Cersei’s…

What’re You Reading: Damien Darhk from ‘Arrow’
Fangirlish writers adore their fictional characters. We all have our favorites from a variety of television shows especially. So in a fit of genius or insanity because we are all fannishly busy stressing over making sure readers have preview guides, recaps and…
‘Hunters’ 1×03 Review: Maid of Orleans

One of these days, this show will make sense. I think. I hope. Today, however, is not that day. But, at least, in “Maid of Orleans,” the show tries, at last, to provide some backstory. It tries to get us…