“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”: Where Do We Go From Here?

SPOILERS FOR AGENTS OF SHIELD & THE MCU FOLLOW While Joss Whedon hasn’t directed an episode since the pilot, and certainly has ceded the leadership (and creation) of the show to showrunners Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. feels very much like a Whedonverse show, not only for … Get hard

Ranking The Greatest, Weirdest Cast of “Texas Rising”

Increasingly, TV casts are trumping the casts of even the biggest blockbuster movies (non-Marvel division). Strip away all the bullshit (and glorious) philosophizing, and True Detective‘s first season was essentially a dark and murky playground for Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey to play in. Game of Thrones is Shakespeare with the finest British … Get hard

My 10 Most Anticipated Sci-Fi/Fantasy Films of 2015

Because David and I are apparently clones straight outta Project Leda, while I was feverishly culling a list of my top ten most anticipated sci-fi, fantasy and horror movies from io9’s massive genre calendar, David was doing the exact same thing. Like Rambo, he struck first blood, in a post you … Get hard

Ranking the superhero TV shows for the 2014-15 season

It’s almost hard to believe that just a few years ago, the superhero market on television was Smallville and nothing else. Then Arrow debuted, followed by Marvel’s Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., and now, we’re in the midst of a full-blown explosion of TV shows based in some way off superhero or comic book properties. (“Superhero show” … Get hard

Fan Friction: Ranking the Best of BUFFY’s Babblings

MINI-SPOILERS ABOUND. During this last watch-through of BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (yes, this was Buffy-binge #8) I really had a wonderful appreciation of all the speeches that happened over the course of those glorious seven seasons. There were some funny ones, some touching ones, some angering ones and because I … Get hard

Random Rankings: 10 Things To Watch Now That “Game of Thrones” Has Ended

Right now you’d be in your arm chair, a mug of beer in tow, watching the newest installment of HBO’s GAME OF THRONES. Unfortunately, you won’t be doing that this Sunday night. GAME OF THRONES’ fourth season was probably its best yet, which is an impressive statement, since the first three seasons were essentially … Get hard